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Red Sox Praise Rick Porcello After Complete-Game Effort Vs. Angels

If you didn’t stay up to watch the Boston Red Sox’s 6-2 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, you missed one heck of a pitching performance from Rick Porcello. The Red Sox right-hander allowed only two earned runs on five hits while striking out three in a complete-game effort against the Angels. Porcello now is 14-2 with a 3.47 ERA on the season. Hear what manager John...
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Rick Porcello Has Proven he is Worthy of His Contract

Prior to the 2015 MLB season, the Boston Red Sox and General Manager Ben Cherington traded for and signed New Jersey native and right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello to a four-year $ 82.5 million contract. For a guy that at the time, had never thrown a pitch in a Red Sox uniform, the deal was absurd and Cherington was being absolutely ridiculed. How could he have made such a huge investment...
Via The Sports Journal
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Porcello ties AL leaders with 14th win

The clutch performance Rick Porcello produced at Angel Stadium while twirling his first complete game in a Red Sox uniform brought attention to a recurring theme manager John Farrell explained perfectly following Friday night's 6-2 victory.
18 hours ago

Porcello stymies Angels as Red Sox end skid

Rick Porcello tossed his first complete game as a member of the Red Sox and got some help on homers from Xander Bogaerts and Jackie Bradley Jr. in a 6-2 win over the Angels on Friday night at Angel Stadium.
19 hours ago

Boston Red Sox Recap: JBJ and X-Man Homer in Porcello’s Complete Game 6-2 Victory Over Angels

The Boston Red Sox (56-45) ended their 4-game skid behind a dominant complete game performance from Rick Porcello, who limited the Los Angeles Angels (46-57) to two runs on five hits.
Via CLNS Radio
23 hours ago

LEADING OFF: Porcello seeks 14th win, Ichiro closing on 3K

A look at what's happening all around the majors Friday: --- TRYING TO JOIN ELITE COMPANY Rick Porcello tries to become the fourth 14-game winner in the majors this season as the Boston Red Sox continue a four-game weekend series against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif. Porcello, 13-2 with a 3.57 ERA, trails only Baltimore's Chris Tillman (14-3), and the Chicago White Sox...
Via Associated Press
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Fenway Park Continues To Feel Like Home Sweet Home For Rick Porcello

Rick Porcello is on track to have one of the best seasons in his Major League Baseball career, and Fenway Park continues to be a big reason why. Porcello now is 10-0 with a 3.21 ERA with 60 strikeouts and only 10 walks in 70 innings pitched at home this season after the Boston Red Sox’s 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Hear Porcello talk about his performance against...
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Rick Porcello slams MLB Drug Policy

Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello yesterday let his feelings be known about the MLB drug testing program this weekend in New York.  To summarize, he flatly does not believe Major League Baseball has done enough to eradicate drugs from the game. Although MLB has seemingly improved exponentially from its steroid era which occurred in the not-too-recent past, suspensions are...
Via RedSoxLife
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Contract Looking Much Better For Red Sox With 2016 Bounce-Back

Rick Porcello makes a lot of money to throw a baseball. Some would even argue he makes too much. The Boston Red Sox traded for Porcello prior to the 2015 season before promptly signing him to a four-year contract worth a reported $82.5 million. Like we said, he’s a very rich man. That fact wasn’t lost on Red Sox fans before the 2015 season began. The blow-back started as soon...
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Rick Porcello: MLB drug testing program has ‘failed’

There is definitely an undercurrent of dissatisfaction among some Major League players with regard to how the league’s drug program works. Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello is the latest to speak against it, saying that the policy has “failed” to deter players from using performance enhancing drugs. “I’m all in favor for (stiffer penalties),” Porcello said, via Christian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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