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Look who has reported early to Red Sox Spring Training

(STAN GROSSFELD/GLOBE STAFF)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer Pitchers and catchers don't report for weeks yet, but maybe the acquisition of David Price has put a sense of urgency into the Red Sox pitching staff.Last week Rob Bradfo posted a small article with video of the following already in Fort Myers, weeks ahead of the February 18 reporting date for pitchers and catchers...
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Does N.J.'s Rick Porcello regret signing with Boston Red Sox?

The Seton Hall Prep legend talked about his contract recently Watch video Chester native Rick Porcello saw the huge contracts some starting pitchers received this offseason. But the 27-year-old righty doesn't regret accepting a four-year, $82.5-million extension from the Red Sox last season, he said recently, according to a...
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Three Players Who MUST Succeed for the Boston Red Sox to Win the 2016 World Series

In 2015, the Boston Red Sox finished fifth in the Eastern Division for the second consecutive year. After winning the World Series in 2013, Boston have struggled to live up to the hype and have slipped out of playoff contention in recent times. However, there are plenty of reasons to be optimistic ahead of the upcoming campaign and it’s only a matter of time before the Red Sox...
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The Wainwrightization of Rick Porcello

I don’t know if you paid much attention to Rick Porcello last year, but I bet you have made a bad pancake. You know, one of those pancakes when you wait too long before you flip it. Or maybe you tried to make a pancake without preheating the cooking surface. The parallels work as well as any parallels do — you mess things up from the start, despite the best of intentions, but...
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Rick Porcello Says He's Ready For Year Two With Sox

Rick Porcello said during the Winter Weekend that he is ready and excited for his second year with the Red Sox. 
Via CLNS Radio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello’s Excited To Have David Price Pitching For Red Sox (Video)

The Boston Red Sox searched for an ace this offseason, and they found one in David Price. The left-hander has brought renewed hope to the Red Sox’s rotation, and one of his fellow pitchers and former teammates with the Detroit Tigers is happy to have him around. “He’s everything that we need,” Rick Porcello told’s Michaela Vernava on Saturday at the Red Sox...
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Dave Dombrowski Hoping For Good Things From David Price, Rick Porcello

Dave Dombrowski had his hands full when he was named president of baseball operations for the last-place Boston Red Sox. The former Detroit Tigers executive approached the offseason with a number of needs to fill for the Red Sox and he did so by adding David Price, Craig Kimbrel, Chris Young and Carson Smith.’s Michaela Vernava went one-on-one with Dombrowski to see what...
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Roster Recap: Rick Porcello Salvages an Ugly Season

Welcome to BP Boston’s Roster Recap series! Over the next four months, we’ll be breaking down every player on Boston’s 40-man roster and many of their top prospects in order to provide a comprehensive overview of the Red Sox roster’s strengths and weaknesses, as well as what we can expect moving forward. There’s no better time than the offseason to review the best (there...
Via BP Boston
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Will Rebound In 2016

For all intensive purposes, the Boston Red Sox starting rotation for 2016 is set. While there may be the off-chance Dave Dombrowski can swing another trade or sign another starter, most Red Sox fans are satisfied with the rotation as it currently sits. The man that will make the biggest difference in 2016 will obviously be their new-found ace David Price, but the man to watch is...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Rick Porcello's big deal is a big deal

By Marty Gitlin Contrary to the belief of many, Marvin Miller did not awaken from the dead and scream out, “Now that’s too much money” upon hearing of the contract extension provided right-hander Rick Porcello by the Red Sox. He merely rolled over in his grave. Miller was the driving force for player freedom in Major League Baseball. His brilliance as an attorney and...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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