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Rick Porcello gets 15th win as Tigers end Yankees win streak

  Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings to set a career high for victories, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2. Porcello (15-8) joined teammate Max Scherzer as the American League's only 15-game winners, allowing two runs and nine hits. The 25-year-old right-hander threw a shutout in his previous...
Via AP on Fox
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Porcello, Tigers halt Yankees' run with 5-2 win

DETROIT (AP) -- Rick Porcello pitched eight impressive innings to set a career high for victories, and the Detroit Tigers snapped New York's five-game winning streak Tuesday night, beating the Yankees 5-2. Porcello (15-8) joined teammate Max Scherzer as the American League's only 15-game winners, allowing two runs and nine hits. The 25-year-old right-hander threw a shutout...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
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Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/26/14)

  Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The Yankees continue the push for the playoffs as Brandon McCarthy (5-2, 1.90 ERA) takes on Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10 ERA) in game to in Detroit. McCarthy had his best outing of the season his last time out. He threw a four hit shutout against the Astros, racking up eight strikeouts in his longest start in pinstripes. “I feel confident again,” McCarthy...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Porcello takes mound in opener of three-game series against Yankees

Rick Porcello continues to look like one of the best young pitchers in baseball, while Brandon McCarthy has resembled an almost entirely different hurler since being traded to the New York Yankees. They'll take the mound as visiting New York tries for a season-best sixth straight win Tuesday night in the opener of a three-game series against the Detroit Tigers (6 p.m. pregame...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Is Helping to Stabilize a Detroit Tigers Rotation in Flux

Thanks to a post All-Star break skid and a surge by the Kansas City Royals, the Detroit Tigers playoff odds are in jeopardy. Their rotation is missing Anibal Sanchez and Justin Verlander only just returned from the disabled list. As a consequence, rookies Robbie Ray and Buck Farmer have been thrust into starting duty. One rotation member who has helped keep the Tigers‘ heads...
Via Baseball News Source
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily SP Rankings: Tuesday, Aug 26

Tuesday’s probable pitchers are a pretty deep crop with 18 starts ranking as league average or better and some solid names/matchups from number 1 down to about 13 or 14. Facing the Yankees in Comerica, a Yankees team with the 22nd-best wOBA in baseball over the last month, I’m more bullish on Rick Porcello than the rankings indicate. He has a 3.10 ERA on the season but Steamer...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers' Porcello tied for most wins in majors

DETROIT -- Rick Porcello was brilliant Saturday night, striking out 10 and limiting the Colorado Rockies to two runs over eight innings and running his record to 13-5 with a victory. That tied him for the American League lead in wins with teammate and reigning Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer. They share the major league lead with Clayton Kershaw (Los Angeles Dodgers), Adam Wainwright...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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
July 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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
July 22, 2014  |  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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