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Boston Red Sox: Winter Meetings Reactions

The Boston Red Sox had a very eventful couple of days, making several moves that changed the scape of the team’s 2015 outlook. The team failed to resign ace Jon Lester, who in turn took a six-year, $155 million contract with the Chicago Cubs. Powerhitting left fielder Yoenis Cespedes was traded to the Detroit Tigers in exchange for starting pitcher Rick Porcello and Wade Miley...
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Tigers trade Rick Porcello for Yoenis Cespedes and other parts

I very badly wanted Yoenis Cespedes when he came to the States a few years ago and this video is mostly why: Thank you, Rick Porcello, for your service and that time five years ago when you threw Kevin Youkilis to the ground. 
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Boston Red Sox Bolster Pitching Staff

The Boston Red Sox, after an off 2014 season have bolstered their pitching staff today in order to improve their chances of claiming the A.L East crown in 2015. After losing out on former ace Jon Lester to the Chicago Cubs, the Bo-Sox were able to pull the trigger on a couple of deals that brought Rick Porcello and Justin Masterson over. Porcello was acquired from the Detroit...
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Tigers, Red Sox swap Yoenis Cespedes, Rick Porcello

The Tigers needed another outfielder. The Red Sox needed starting pitching, and needed to trade an outfielder or three. The fit seems reasonable, and so now it appears that Detroit and Boston have exchanged Yoenis Cespedes for Rick Porcello, with the Tigers getting two additional players as well. And to add to the intrigue, the […]
Via Fangraphs
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Red Sox, Tigers reportedly swap Yoenis Cespedes, Rick Porcello

During the summer, a year and a half of Yoenis Cespedes was worth two months of Jon Lester. During the winter, a year of Cespedes is apparently worth a year of Rick Porcello. The Red Sox and Tigers have swapped the two players, each with one year left before hitting the free agent market. Told Cespedes to Detroit, Porcello to Boston is done. — CJ Nitkowski (@CJNitkowski) December...
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Tigers send Rick Porcello to the Red Sox for OF Yoenis Cespedes

After being at the center of trade talks for really the past couple of seasons the Tigers finally pulled the trigger on a Rick Porcello trade. According to CJ Nitkowski, the Tigers have sent Porcello to the Red Sox for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. Told Cespedes to Detroit, Porcello to Boston is done. — CJ Nitkowski (@CJNitkowski) December 11, 2014 This news is obviously very...
Via The Majors Detroit
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Report: Tigers trade Rick Porcello for Yoenis Cespedes

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports In a move that has been talked about for the better part of a week, the Tigers have reportedly traded starting pitcher Rick Porcello for Red Sox outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. In Cespedes, the Tigers receive an ultra-talented outfielder with one of the Major League’s best arms.  They also receive a guy who has missed over 25 games in two of his three...
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Sox Trade Cespedes To Tigers For Rick Porcello

According to MLB Network Radio's C.J. Nitkowski, the Red Sox have traded Yoenis Cespedes to the Tigers for starting pitcher Rick Porcello. The 25-year old Porcello is sort of a younger version of Wade Miley—from the right side. He is 76-63 in six MLB seasons—never winning fewer than 10 games. Of course, he's been on one of the best offensive teams in baseball for those six years...
Via FenwayNation
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Reports: Red Sox, Tigers Discussed Yoenis Cespedes-Rick Porcello Trade

This embed is invalid" /> There’s clearly smoke between the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers. There’s just no fire right now.’s Jayson Stark reported last week that the Red Sox and Tigers seem to have the makings for a trade involving Boston outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and Detroit pitcher Rick Porcello. The talks don’t seem to have...
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Detroit Offers Rick Porcello For Cespedes

Porcello (L); Cespedes (R)Multiple sources are tonight reporting that the Detroit Tigers have offered starting pitcher Rick Porcello in exchange of OF Yoenis Cespedes. Porcello—a 25-year old right-hander—is a six-year veteran, who has never lived up to the initial hype that surrounded him. He is 76-63 with a 4.30 ERA. While a workhorse (at least 30 starts in five of his six...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

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