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Red Sox Starter Rick Porcello Hurt By Long Ball In Loss To Twins

Boston Red Sox starter Rick Porcello has been a ground ball pitcher throughout his career, but it was the long ball that hurt him in Wednesday’s 6-4 loss to the Minnesota Twins. Porcello gave up two home runs, bringing his total to 11 on the season. He’s allowed at least one home run in seven of his 10 starts this season. The Red Sox gave Porcello a 2-0 lead when second baseman...
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Porcello 'Pitches In' For Today's 6-4 Sox Loss

(AP Photo)Another day, another dismal starting pitching performance. Today, we were treated to a "matinee" defeat (6-4) thanks to Rick Porcello—who went seven innings and gave up six earned runs. Three of the runs came on two HRs—the 10th and 11th Porcello has given up this year. The loss came despite the best efforts of Dustin Pedroia—who clouted two two-run HRs to account...
Via FenwayNation
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Rick Porcello Struggles As Twins Sweep Sox With 6-4 Win

The Boston Red Sox were swept by the Minnesota Twins at Target Field on Wednesday. The Twins earned a 6-4 victory and won the three-game series by a combined score of 15-7. The loss drops the Red Sox to 21-26 at the bottom of the American League East Division. That said, the Sox are still just 3.5 games out of first place. Here’s a closer look at the series finale. GAME IN A WORD...
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Angels Bash Away At Sox Pitching in Series Opener

The Red Sox just lost a series against the Rangers and looked to rebound against the Angels.  The Sox had Rick Porcello on the mound vs. Garrett Richards for the Angels.  Porcello started off well, but when the Angels were able to score 9 runs in the 5th inning that is a hard game to win. The Sox got on the scoreboard first in Friday’s game.  Mike Napoli hit a solo homerun in...
Via Fenway West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Succumb To A Heavenly Pounding

(AP Photo)Rick Porcello was getting along just swimmingly. Through three innings, he was "dealing" with good stuff and his team up, 1-0. Then, he went to the deep end of the pool—or should we say the deep end of the Pujols (Albert Pujols, that is). The veteran slugger lead off the fourth by lining a hanging slider into the Monster Seats and the Red Sox lead was gone. Another run...
Via FenwayNation
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Outpitches The King

The Boston Red Sox sent Rick Porcello to the hill on Saturday night, and he walked away the victor against one of baseball’s best starters, Felix Hernandez. The Red Sox claimed a 4-2 victory and also handed the King his first loss of the season. Boston improved to 18-19 on the season and they’ll look to get back to .500 and take the series over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Rises To Occasion In Helping Red Sox Dethrone King Felix

This embed is invalid" /> We could sit here for hours and make royalty puns about aces beating kings, and things like that, with regard to the Boston Red Sox defeating Felix Hernandez aka “King Felix.” But we won’t because… 1. It’s stupid. 2. Hernandez still is the best pitcher in Major League Baseball not named Clayton Kershaw And 3. It’s...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello: Knight In Shining Armor

Excuse the hyperbole, but the Boston Red Sox entered Tuesday night looking for a starter to take complete control and put the team in position to snap their 4 game losing streak. That is exactly what Rick Porcello did for the hometown team. With Boston donning the ’75 throwback jerseys, Porcello turned out one of the most important starts of the season for the Red Sox. Porcello...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: The best is yet to come

At 8-5, the Boston Red Sox sit atop the American League after recording a series split with the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park. The rotation, for the most part, has turned out exactly how people predicted. Quality starts have been hard to come by with the rotation of Clay Buchholz, Rick Porcello, Justin Masterson, Wade Miley and Joe Kelly all struggling at different times through...
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Why Rick Porcello's big deal is a big deal

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 ability to outwit...
Via The Sports Post
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

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