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Rotoworld
Rick Porcello pitched seven innings of three-run ball in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Rotoworld Jul 23, 2014

Porcello goes seven in ND loss to ARI - Rick Porcello (S) Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello pitched seven innings of three-run ball in Tuesday's 5-4 loss to the Diamondbacks.
Bless You Boys Jul 22, 2014

Game 97: Tigers at Diamondbacks

Rick Porcello toes the rubber for the Tigers, looking for his team-leading 12th win of 2014. Rookie Chase Anderson will take the ball for the Diamondbacks. Detroit Tigers (55-41) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-57) Time/Place: 9:40 p.m., Chase Field SB Nation blog: AZ Snake Pit Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Rick Porcello (12-5, 3.39 ERA) vs. RHP Chase Anderson (6-4, 3.64 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Porcello 18 119.1 5.05 2.11 0.83 1.18 3.95 4.22 1.7 Anderson 10 54.1 7.79 3.15 1.49 1.40 4.72 3.97 0.1 The...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 22, 2014
Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Arizona Diamondbacks (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers at Arizona Diamondbacks (chat)

Can Rick Porcellos first-half success carry into the second half? Porcello will make his first start since the All-Star break as the Tigers continue a three-game series in Arizona. There will be NO IN-GAME UPDATES. Please join the conversation in the comments section. If you're viewing this on a mobile device, click here. Who: Detroit Tigers (55-41) at Arizona Diamondbacks (43-57)When: 9:40 p.m.Where: Chase Field in Phoenix, ArizonaTV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow James Schmehl Rick Porcello...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 15, 2014
Column: Size of All-Star rosters, performances of others means Rick Porcello not truly 'snubbed'

Column: Size of All-Star rosters, performances of others means Rick Porcello not truly 'snubbed'

An argument could be made that Porcello isnt even the most deserving Tigers pitcher to be left off the AL roster. Garrett Richards of the Los Angeles Angels is certainly more deserving. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- "Snub" is a strong word. It's also the wrong word when it comes to describing what happened to Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello regarding the American League All-Star team. All-Star rosters have grown large. Plenty of players are represented. In addition to that, there are others who are at least as worthy as Porcello who are not on the team. In fact,...
Detroit Free Press Jul 13, 2014

Detroit 5, K.C. 1: Porcello, Tigers continue to roll Royals

Rick Porcello showed once again why he was worthy of being an All-Star this season. If the invitation doesn't come, he plans to go fishing.
Bless You Boys Jul 12, 2014

Tigers 5, Royals 1: Porcello robs the Royals of runs, Martinez and Avila homer in the ninth

Rick Porcello battled through seven innings and held the Royals to one run. J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila delivered with a solo shot and a two-run homer respectively to give the Tigers a late-game comfortable lead. An eight-inning nailbiter turned into four runs of breathing room as J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila both homered in the ninth to give the Tigers a 5-1 victory, handing them the series over the Royals and a five-game winning streak. Rick Porcello worked through seven innings on his way to picking up his 12th win of the season as the Tigers cruised to a comfortable lead of 7 1/2 games...
Detroit News Jul 12, 2014

Rick Porcello pitches like a star, Tigers trump Royals

One would think that even at this late date, one day before the break begins, there would be room on the American League All-Star team for a pitcher with 12 wins.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 12, 2014
Tigers 5, Royals 1: Rick Porcello pitches well, helps Detroit build division lead to 7 1/2 games

Tigers 5, Royals 1: Rick Porcello pitches well, helps Detroit build division lead to 7 1/2 games

Alex Avila and J.D. Martinez hit late home runs to help the Tigers pull away. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Detroit Tigers are rolling. The Kansas City Royals are plummeting toward .500 and falling well behind in the division race. Rick Porcello threw seven strong innings Saturday night and J.D. Martinez and Alex Avila hit late home runs as the Tigers pulled away for a 5-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals. The Tigers have won the first three games of the series and all six games this season at Kauffman Stadium. They now lead the Royals by 7 1/2 games in the Central...
Grand Rapids Press Jul 11, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello joins Twitter, posts message thanking fans for support in 'Final Vote'

Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello joins Twitter, posts message thanking fans for support in 'Final Vote'

Porcello said Thursday that he might join Twitter in part to say thanks to everyone for their support this week. A day later, he did just that. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rick Porcello said Thursday that he might join Twitter in part to say thanks to everyone for their support this week. A day later, he did just that. Porcello joined Twitter on Friday and posted a message to fans. "It's hard to put into words how much the #PickRick votes have meant to me but the only think I can think to say is thank you," a portion of the note said. "Thank you to the Tigers, thank you...
Bless You Boys Jul 11, 2014

Rick Porcello finishes third in AL Final Vote

Rick Porcello misses out on his first All-Star Game appearance with a third-place finish in the AL Final Vote. White Sox left-hander Chris Sale wins the final spot on the AL roster. The Detroit Tigers' effort to get out the vote for a Rick Porcello All-Star Game appearance has fallen short. Porcello finished third overall in the AL Final Vote, losing the last roster spot to White Sox left-hander Chris Sale. Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo won the NL Final Vote, making it an all-Chicago sweep for the final two spots in Tuesday's All-Star Game. A Windy City sweep! @ARizzo44 (8.8 million...
Detroit Free Press Jul 10, 2014

Tigers' Porcello finishes third in AL Final Vote

Tigers' righty Rick Porcello isn't headed to the All-Star Game - not yet at least.
Detroit News Jul 10, 2014

Tigers' Rick Porcello falls short in bid to make AL All-Star team

The Tigers' Rick Porcello is having the best season of his six-year big league career. But it wasn't enough to earn a spot on the American League team for Tuesday's All-Star Game.
Grand Rapids Press Jul 10, 2014
Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello grateful for support despite missing out in bid to make All-Star team

Detroit Tigers' Rick Porcello grateful for support despite missing out in bid to make All-Star team

Mentions on Twitter during the day Thursday that used the hashtag #PickRick counted in the voting. Porcello contributed $21,000 -- 21 cents per Twitter mention up to that maximum -- to the Boys and Girls Club of America. KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Rick Porcello is not headed to the All-Star Game. Not as a result of the "Final Vote" held by Major League Baseball anyway. But the Detroit Tigers right-hander was clearly overwhelmed by the support he received. Rick Porcello  Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale finished first in the fan voting for the 34th and final...
Porcello will pay (or at least donate) for #PickRick votes

Porcello will pay (or at least donate) for #PickRick votes

With one more day to go in the Final Vote, Tigers starting pitcher Rick Porcello has announced that he'll donate $0.21 for every vote he receives (up to 100,000 votes) in Thursday's Twitter balloting.Between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. (EDT) Thursday, every use of the #PickRick hashtag will count as one vote, earning a contribution from Porcello for the Boys and Girls Clubs of America.Porcello has been steadily running in third place in the online voting for the first two days of the Final Vote, behind Chicago's Chris Sale and the Angels' Garrett Richards, but ahead of Cleveland's Corey Kluber and...
Detroit Free Press Jul 10, 2014

Tigers notes: Even if it doesn't happen, Porcello appreciates All-Star attention

Rick Porcello is embarrassed and thankful. He sees the 'Vote for Rick' signs around the clubhouse and at Comerica Park. He is one of five American League players who still could make the All-Star Game in a fan voting contest.

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