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Aug 26, 2014
Rotoworld
Rick Porcello earned his 15th win on Tuesday, limiting the Yankees to two runs over eight innings.

VIDEO: Kinsler's spectacular diving play helps out Porcello

Ian Kinsler made a spectacular diving grab to rob Ichiro Suzuki in Tuesday night's game. Rick Porcello talked about how Kinsler's defense has helped him in his own breakout season.Here's a look at the play that had Porcello saying 'Wow':Your browser does not support iframes.
Bless You Boys Aug 27, 2014

Tigers 5, Yankees 2: Rick Porcello dominant through eight as Joe Nathan slams the door

Rick Porcello was solid in eight innings of two-run ball, allowing his ground ball pitching and solid defense to keep the Yankees at bay. The offense had well-timed hits once again and Joe Nathan sat the Yankees down in order. DETROIT — The Tigers are streaking again. Rick Porcello followed up his last shutout performance with eight solid innings and the offense worked like a charm. Topped off by a well-received short game, Joe Nathan shut down the Yankees with a 1-2-3 inning. handing the Tigers their 5-2 victory over the Yankees in the series opener. Porcello made just one mistake; he...
New York Post Aug 26, 2014

Yankees again in trouble, have five-game win streak snapped

DETROIT — Their five-game winning streak fractured by New Jersey product Rick Porcello Tuesday night, the Yankees’ face David Price Wednesday evening attempting to avoid losing two in a row...
Rotoworld Aug 26, 2014

Porcello fires 8 strong innings for 15th win - Rick Porcello (S) Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello earned his 15th win on Tuesday, limiting the Yankees to two runs over eight innings.
Detroit News Aug 26, 2014

Rick Porcello pitches Tigers past Yankees in series opener

Nothing like a little Yankees series to bring out the intensity in the Tigers. Perhaps lost in all the anticipation of honoring Derek Jeter has been the fact that in the race for the second wild-card spot, the Tigers led the Yankees by only two games at the start of this game.
Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2014
Tigers 5, Yankees 2: Rick Porcello pitches another gem to snap New York's five-game winning streak

Tigers 5, Yankees 2: Rick Porcello pitches another gem to snap New York's five-game winning streak

On the heels of a three-hit shutout, Rick Porcello tossed eighth strong innings and fell just shy of a second straight complete game as the Tigers snapped the New York Yankees five-game winning streak. DETROIT -- Rick Porcello picked up right where he left off. On the heels of a three-hit shutout, Porcello tossed eighth strong innings and fell just shy of a second straight complete game as the Tigers snapped the New York Yankees' five-game winning streak with a 5-2 victory on Tuesday night. It marked the third straight win for the Tigers, who moved within one...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 26, 2014
Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 4, Yankees 1

Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 4, Yankees 1

Rick Porcello pitched four scoreless innings Tuesday before New Yorks Jacoby Ellsbury hit a solo homer to snap a his consecutive scoreless streak at 14 innings. DETROIT -- Rick Porcello has picked up right where he left off. On the heels of a three-hit shutout, Porcello pitched four scoreless innings Tuesday before New York's Jacoby Ellsbury hit a solo homer to snap his consecutive scoreless streak at 14 innings. It's the only run Porcello has given up through six innings as the Tigers have taken a 4-1 lead over the New York Yankees into the seventh inning at...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 21, 2014
Analysis: Detroit Tigers' patience finally paying off as Rick Porcello continues breakout season

Analysis: Detroit Tigers' patience finally paying off as Rick Porcello continues breakout season

It took nearly six years, but it appears the wait has finally paid off for the Detroit Tigers. Rick Porcello has been absolutely dominate this season. Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello delivers a pitch to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Fla. AP Photo  ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- For the past five years, the Detroit Tigers have ranted and raved about starting pitcher Rick Porcello. Porcello hasn't come close to reaching his ceiling, they've said time and time again. Let him mature, they cautioned each year. He'll eventually...
Bless You Boys Aug 20, 2014
Tigers 6, Rays 0: Rick Porcello fires third shutout of season

Tigers 6, Rays 0: Rick Porcello fires third shutout of season

The Tigers rode the arm of Rick Porcello and bat of Victor Martinez to a 6-0 victory over the Rays. A dominant Porcello tossed a three hit shutout, given all the support he would need by Martinez driving in five runs with a double and grand slam. The Detroit Tigers turned a pitcher's duel into an easy win by scoring five times in the seventh inning, riding the right arm of Rick Porcello to a 6-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays. Without most of the fan base realizing it, the Tigers have ended their losing skid, now winners of five of their last seven games. The night was dominated by a pair...
Detroit News Aug 20, 2014

Rick Porcello pitches 3-hit shutout as Tigers win second straight over Rays

ST. Petersburg, Fla. — Rick Porcello pitched a three-hitter for his AL-leading third shutout and Victor Martinez hit a grand slam, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 Wednesday night.
DRaysBay Aug 20, 2014

DET 6, TB 0: Rick Porcello complete game shutout stymies Rays

Rick Porcello sifted the Rays lineup well, allowing just one hit through the first 21 outs. The single was a pitch low and away that Zobrist reached for and kept fair up the left field line. I'm glad he did, because the Rays would have otherwise been on alert for a no-hitter. Fortunately, Jake Odorizzi hadn't left his A-game in tonight's start in the clubhouse and could have given the Rays a chance. Could have. Despite striking out two in the first inning, Hodor did allow an earned run in the first. Miguel Cabrera hit a tapper up the middle that rolled into center field, and Victor Martinez...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2014
Tigers 6, Rays 0: Victor Martinez crushes grand slam, Rick Porcello tosses three-hit shutout in Tampa

Tigers 6, Rays 0: Victor Martinez crushes grand slam, Rick Porcello tosses three-hit shutout in Tampa

Backed by Victor Martinezs towering grand slam, Rick Porcello turned in a dominating performance against the Rays, needing just 104 pitches to throw a three-hit shutout. ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Rick Porcello entered this season having never pitched a complete game in his six-year career. He's now done it three times this season. The gem he tossed Wednesday might've been his best yet. Backed by Victor Martinez's towering grand slam, Porcello turned in a dominating performance against the Rays, needing just 104 pitches to throw a three-hit complete game shutout in...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2014
Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 1, Rays 0

Seventh-inning stretch: Tigers 1, Rays 0

Rick Porcello and Jake Odorizzi have been engaged in a pitchers duel. So far, Porcello has gotten the best of it. Rick Porcello and Jake Odorizzi have been engaged in a pitchers' duel. So far, Porcello has gotten the best of it. The Tigers scraped out a run with two outs in the top of the first inning, but that's all the run scoring there was through six innings as the Tigers carried a 1-0 lead over the Tampa Bay Rays into the seventh inning. Porcello allowed just one hit through six innings. MORE: Live updates from Tigers-Rays Here are inning-by-inning...
Bless You Boys Aug 20, 2014

Game 124: Tigers at Rays

In game two of their series with the Rays, Rick Porcello takes the mound for Detroit, looking for his 13th win. Tampa counters with right-hander Jake Odorizzi. Detroit Tigers (67-56) at Tampa Bay Rays (61-64) Time/Place: 7:10 p.m., Tropicana Field SB Nation blog: DRaysBay Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Rick Porcello (13-8, 3.28 ERA) vs. RHP Jake Odorizzi (9-9, 3.82 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Porcello 23 156.1 5.53 1.84 0.75 1.16 3.66 3.90 2.5 Odorizzi 24 129.2 10.13 3.19 0.90 1.27 3.32 3.38 2.2 Jake...

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