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Porcello goes for league high win No. 13 Sunday

The Los Angeles Angels finally have consecutive victories on their 10-game homestand, though closing out the stay with another one could be difficult against one of the AL's win leaders. As Los Angeles looks to win this four-game set Sunday, Detroit's Rick Porcello will try become the league's first 13-game winner while helping the Tigers avoid their ninth loss in 10...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

How much does it cost to create a single run?

What is one run worth? In recent years, we have seen the salaries of Major League Baseball players increase dramatically.  Almost every year there seems to be a new record setting deal signed, which shows that teams are willing to go to great lengths to sign a player who they desire. For the interest of accurately gauging the cost one run created, we will take statistics from the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Porcello goes for AL-leading 13th win Tuesday against Diamondbacks

After being passed over for what would have been his first All-Star selection, Rick Porcello could have good reason to be pitching with a chip on his shoulder in the second half. He's more likely to just keep going about his business for the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers. The right-hander goes for his AL-leading 13th victory Tuesday night against the Arizona Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Porcello will be oh so close to free agency

The Detroit Tigers could be facing double jeopardy this offseason. They could have the two biggest winners on their pitching staff both hitting the free agent market in November. You know all about Max Scherzer (11-3), who turned down a six-year deal for $144 million in spring training and will become the object of every team with deep pockets in four months. But did you know that...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello pitches like a star, Tigers trump Royals

One would think that even at this late hour, with the break beginning after Sunday’s games, there’d be room on the American League All-Star team for a pitcher with 12 wins. Such as Rick Porcello. After all, there’s no one in the A.L. with more than Porcello’s 12 – the latest being his 5-1 victory on Saturday night over the Kansas City Royals. For the Tigers, the victory...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiser Investment: Porcello or Scherzer?

This offseason, Detroit will likely be forced to part with one of their starting five. As the Tigers reach the midway point, it’s not too early to begin thinking of a solution to this dilemma. Rick Porcello and Max Scherzer both have incredible value in very different senses, so which one is a wiser pick? Let’s start with the obvious choice (And probably future New York Yankee...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Porcello tries to tie for major league lead with 12th win Saturday

Continued success in Kansas City has enabled the Detroit Tigers to build a sizable lead over the second-place Royals in the AL Central. As Rick Porcello tries to tie for the major league lead with his 12th victory, the Tigers can further increase their division advantage with a sixth consecutive win at Kauffman Stadium on Saturday night. Detroit (52-37) has split its six home games...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
15 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Anibal Sanchez Steals Rick Porcello’s Spotlight to Promote ‘Vote Porcello’ All-Star Campaign

Rick Porcello may not wind up with a spot in the All-Star Game, but Anibal Sanchez seems willing to do whatever he can to help the cause. Sanchez, now notorious for invading the in-game interviews of his teammates, sidestepped his way into Porcello’s chat with the MLB Network announcing crew on Tuesday night during Detroit’s win over the Dodgers. In between dumping sunflower...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
19 days ago  |  Discuss

How great was Rick Porcello’s 0-strikeout, 0-walk complete game shutout?

When Joe Posnanski calls it miraculous, you read: As mentioned, these zero-walk, zero-strikeout shutouts — let’s call them Porcellos to make it simple — these Porcellos used to be rare but they did happen. If you go back to 1969 — that expansion year championship series in each league — there have been nine Porcelllos pitched: July 18, 1971: Cincinnati’s Ross Grimsley...
Via Detroit4lyfe
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rick Porcello loses grip, throws blooper pitch

Your browser does not support iframes.Detroit Tigers pitcher Rick Porcello lost his grip on the baseball during a pitch in the second inning of Tuesday's spring training game against Atlanta. As a result, Porcello's 0-2 pitch to Braves batter B.J. Upton went straight up in the air and fell several feet short of home plate.Porcello ended up striking out Upton, but it looks...
Via Holdout Sports
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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