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Sep 21, 2014
Rotoworld
Rick Porcello allowed nine hits and four runs over 3 1/3 innings in a loss to the Royals on Sunday.
Rotoworld Sep 21, 2014

Porcello allows nine hits over 3 1/3 in loss - Rick Porcello (S) Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello allowed nine hits and four runs over 3 1/3 innings in a loss to the Royals on Sunday.
Bless You Boys Sep 16, 2014

Game 151: Tigers at Twins

Rick Porcello faces the Twins' Ricky Nolasco as the Tigers look to extend their lead in the AL Central. Detroit Tigers (84-66) at Minnesota Twins (63-87) Time/Place: 8:10 p.m., Target Field SB Nation blog: Twinkie Town Media: Fox Sports Detroit, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP Rick Porcello (15-11, 3.23 ERA) vs. RHP Ricky Nolasco (5-11, 5.64 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Porcello 28 189.2 5.55 1.61 0.71 1.18 3.52 3.82 3.3 Nolasco 24 140.1 6.35 2.18 1.28 1.55 4.40 4.14 0.9 To say Ricky Nolasco has been a disappointment in 2014 would be a...
Bless You Boys Sep 11, 2014
Royals 3, Tigers 0: Royals shut out Tigers in series finale

Royals 3, Tigers 0: Royals shut out Tigers in series finale

Rick Porcello's two-run fourth inning gave the Royals the momentum they needed to snatch a win, avoid being swept, and stand alone atop the AL Central. DETROIT — The Tigers needed a win to sweep the Royals out of town and take sole possession of first place in the AL Central. Rick Porcello found himself on the losing end of a pitcher's duel against James Shields and the Tigers were shut out 3-0, despite a decent outing by Porcello and a highlight performance by Al Alburquerque in the eighth inning. James Shields faced the minimum through six innings and holding the Tigers to just two hits...
Lineups for series finale between Royals and Tigers (if it's played)

Lineups for series finale between Royals and Tigers (if it's played)

The series finale between the Tigers and Royals is scheduled for 7:05 p.m., but could start much later, as it's expected to rain all night. If it's not played on Wednesday, it could be moved to a mutual off day on Thursday, Sept. 18.The winner of the game will head out with a one-game lead in the division, with a little under three weeks to go.Here are the lineups:DETROIT TIGERS (80-65):Ian Kinsler, 2BTorii Hunter, RFMiguel Cabrera, DHVictor Martinez, 1BJ.D. Martinez, LFDon Kelly, CFNick Castellanos, 3BAlex Avila, CAndrew Romine, SSPitcher: Rick Porcello, RHP (15-10, 3.30 ERA)KANSAS CITY...
Detroit Free Press Sep 10, 2014

Detroit Tigers lineup: Don Kelly back in center, Rick Porcello facing Royals

Tonight's Detroit Tigers-Kansas City Royals game may get postponed. But just in case it isn't, we have a lineup (7 p.m., FSD). On the mound, it's Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello (15-10, 3.30 ERA) against Royals right-hander James Shields (13-7, 3.23 ERA).
Bless You Boys Sep 6, 2014

Giants 8, Tigers 2: Rick Porcello suffers loss in shortest start of season as Tigers fall back in AL Central

Rick Porcello gave up 10 hits en-route to his shortest outing of the season to take the loss as the offense slumbered at the plate. DETROIT — After four hours, 50 minutes, half of which was due to a rain delay, the Tigers lost 8-2 as Rick Porcello gave up six runs, putting the Tigers in an early hole they could not climb out of. The offense was mostly absent for a third consecutive day but this time there was no explosive comeback waiting for them in the ninth inning. Even if there wouldn't have been a rain delay, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus would not have sent Rick Porcello out for the...
Rotoworld Sep 6, 2014

Rick Porcello knocked around by Giants - Drake Britton (R) Boston Red Sox

Rick Porcello was knocked around in Friday's loss to the Giants, surrendering five runs on 10 hits over three innings on a rain-soaked evening in Detroit.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 6, 2014
Giants 8, Tigers 2: Detroit falls into six-run hole before delayed the game almost three hours

Giants 8, Tigers 2: Detroit falls into six-run hole before delayed the game almost three hours

The game was delayed by rain for two hours, 42 minutes with San Francisco leading 6-0. DETROIT – The Detroit Tigers outlasted the weather Friday night but they were no match for the San Francisco Giants. In their first visit to Comerica Park since sweeping the Tigers in the 2012 World Series, the Giants pounded Detroit 8-2 in a game that was delayed almost three hours by inclement weather. The Giants roughed up Tigers starter Rick Porcello for one run in the first inning, three in the second and two more in the third before the rain hit and San Francisco headed...

SF Giants take 6-0 lead before hellacious storm causes delay, injury

The Detroit grounds crew initially struggles with a strong wind to place the tarp on the field. The Giants are leading the Tigers 6-0 after three innings. They scored six runs on 10 hits against Rick Porcello, with every Giants owning at least one hit, before a strong, windy storm hit Comerica Park. A woman working on the grounds crew incurred what looks like a knee injury as she and her mates struggled to cover the field with the tarp, which, unlikely Chicago, was done properly despite the crew’s struggles with the wind. The woman tried to walk off the field by herself, but her leg gave...
Grand Rapids Press Sep 5, 2014
Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants (chat)

Open thread: Detroit Tigers vs. San Francisco Giants (chat)

The Tigers and Giants are both battling for playoff spots as they open a three-game series at Comerica Park. Who: Detroit Tigers (77-63) vs. San Francisco Giants (76-64)Where: Comerica Park in DetroitWhen: 7:08 p.m.TV: Fox Sports DetroitRadio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Tigers radio networkTwitter: Follow Brendan Savage Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello will be after his team-leading 16th victory tonight. Porcello (15-9) shares the American League lead in victories with teammate Max Scherzer, the Angels' Jered Weaver and Minnesota's Phil Hughes. Porcello will...
Bless You Boys Aug 31, 2014
Game 136: Tigers at White Sox

Game 136: Tigers at White Sox

Rick Porcello goes for his 16th victory against Chicago's Jose Quintana Detroit Tigers (74-61) at Chicago White Sox (61-75) Time/Place: 2:10 p.m. E.T.,U.S. Cellular Field SB Nation blog: South Side Sox Media: Fox Sports Detroit, ESPN, MLB.TV, Tigers Radio Network Pitching Matchup: RHP  Rick Porcello (15-8, 3.06 ERA) vs. LHP Jose Quintana (6-10, 3.48 ERA) Pitcher GS IP K/9 BB/9 HR/9 WHIP FIP SIERA fWAR Porcello 25 173.5 5.3 1.7 0.8 1.12 3.68 3.89 2.7 Quintana 27 165.2 7.7 2.6 0.4 1.26 2.87 3.68 4.3 Jose Quintana has been quietly having a fine season for the...

Game 2014.136: Tigers at White Sox

Baseball Reference Game Preview Rick Porcello vs. Jose Quintana Last night: Once again a rookie starter making his MLB starting debut comes through for the Tigers after a loss. Last time Lobstein, this time Ryan. Sigh of relief. And speaking of relief… sigh. Not “Cy.” Some job by the hitters in the top of the […]

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...

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