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Sep 26, 2014
Rotoworld
Rick Porcello was knocked around again in Friday’s loss to the Twins, surrendering six runs (four earned) on six hits in just 3 2/3 innings of work.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 27, 2014
Rick Porcello continues downward spiral in ugly loss, coming unglued at wrong time for Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello continues downward spiral in ugly loss, coming unglued at wrong time for Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello didnt look like himself Friday night. Come to think of it, Porcello hasnt looked like himself for quite some time now. Detroit Tigers starter Rick Porcello (21) delivers a pitch in the first inning against the Minnesota Twins at Comerica Park in Detroit on Sept. 26.Mike Mulholland | MLive.com  DETROIT -- Rick Porcello didn't look like himself Friday night. Come to think of it, Porcello hasn't looked like himself for quite some time now. Porcello's downward spiral reached another low Friday night when he was chased from the game after just 3 2/3...
Bless You Boys Sep 27, 2014

Twins 11, Tigers 4: Rick Porcello roughed up in loss, Miguel Cabrera homers again

Rick Porcello's final outing of the regular season didn't go as planned. Despite 10 hits and a home run by Miguel Cabrera, the offense couldn't dig the bullpen out of a deep hole. DETROIT — It was not the outing the Tigers were hoping for from Rick Porcello for his final start of the regular season. Porcello didn't make it out of the fourth inning, taking the loss in a 11–4 drubbing by the Twins. The offense fought back, cutting the deficit in half at one point in the game, but the bullpen handed it right back in the sixth inning. Porcello (L, 15–13) got off to a bad start. After two...
Twinkie Town Sep 26, 2014

Twins Stifle Tigers, 11-4

Tigers fail as Twins balls sail RHYMES Rick Porcello had a chance to push Detroit to the precipice of an AL Central title.  Instead, he got shelled. By the Twins. And with the Royals beating the Whities, the Tigers lead is down to one game with two to go, as they got curbstomped by Minnesota 11-4. The Twins pounced on Porcello immediately, plating three runs in the first on Danny Santana double, Brian Dozier single, and a majestic Oswaldo Arcia dong.  And the Twins kept their boot on Detroit's neck, extending the lead to 6-0 on a Dozier solo dong and a 2-run throwing error by Nick...
Rotoworld Sep 26, 2014

Rick Porcello hit hard again in loss to Twins - Rick Porcello (S) Detroit Tigers

Rick Porcello was knocked around again in Friday’s loss to the Twins, surrendering six runs (four earned) on six hits in just 3 2/3 innings of work.
Grand Rapids Press Sep 26, 2014
Twins 11, Tigers 4: Rick Porcello chased early; Detroit fails in attempt to cut into magic number

Twins 11, Tigers 4: Rick Porcello chased early; Detroit fails in attempt to cut into magic number

The Tigers magic number to clinch the Central Division remains at two after the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers still have the lead in the Central Division. But they have just two games left in the regular season and have yet to clinch.  The Minnesota Twins jumped on Rick Porcello early Friday night and didn't let up against the bullpen in an 11-4 rout of the Tigers. Miguel Cabrera homered for Detroit. The Tigers' magic number to clinch the Central Division remains at two after the Kansas City...
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...

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