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Red Sox Blow 3-0 Lead, Fall In Extra Innings, 4-3

(AP Photo)Rick Porcello was cruising along with a seemingly comfortable 3-0 lead. Then, the Rays started chipping away—tying the game in the seventh at 3-3. Then, the bullpen took over and—until the 11th—held its own. Sloppy fielding by Heath Hembree on what should have been the third out of that frame, led to the winning score in the 4-3 loss. On the bright side, David Ortiz...
Via FenwayNation
2 days ago

Rick Porcello Has Another Solid Outing Despite Allowing Late Home Run

Rick Porcello’s statistics have been impressive all season, but especially in his last 11 starts. The Boston Red Sox right-hander has gone 9-1 with a 2.40 ERA, 10 walks and 64 strikeouts in 78 2/3 innings during that stretch, although he left Tropicana Field with a no decision Wednesday night after the Tampa Bay Rays’ 4-3 win in 11 innings. Hear what Porcello had to say about...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays Pregame Notes 8/24/16

Rick Porcello (17-3) will look to become the majors’ first 18-game winner on Wednesday evening at the Trop, as the Boston Red Sox (71-54) attempt to clinch a series win against the last-place Tampa Bay Rays (52-72). The Red Sox are one of the hottest teams in the league, as…
Via CLNS Radio
2 days ago

Porcello seeks MLB-leading 18th victory

If any team is going to have a chance to beat Rick Porcello this season, they're going to have to do so when the right-hander is on the road.
3 days ago

Boston Red Sox: Rick Porcello’s Cy Young case

The Boston Red Sox have the Major League’s best offense with superstars like Mookie Betts, David Ortiz, and Xander Bogaerts and many other good players in their lineup they average over 5.5 runs per game. In order for the Boston Red Sox to go far into the postseason they need good pitching. Their starting pitching has been pretty good led by Rick Porcello, but their bullpen is...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Ups 2016 Fenway Park Record To 12-0 With Win Vs. Diamondbacks

Rick Porcello continued his historic 2016 with yet another win at Fenway Park on Sunday. So why is it historic? Well, besides putting up inane statistics across the board, Porcello is the first Red Sox pitcher in 70 years to start the season with a record of 12-0 or better at home. Rick Porcello is the first Red Sox pitcher in 70 years to begin a season 12-0 at Fenway (last...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Sox Wrap: Rick Porcello Outdueled, Boston Loses 3-1 To Mariners

The Red Sox’s bats were silenced and Rick Porcello was outdueled by Hisashi Iwakuma. Boston loses its second game in a row, this time 3-1. Boston is now 3-4 on the road trip. Let’s take a look at how things happened. GAME IN A WORDQuick. The official time of game was under two-and-a-half hours in this low-scoring affair. IT WAS OVER WHEN …Edwin Diaz recorded the final out of...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello Has Proven he is Worthy of His Contract

Prior to the 2015 MLB season, the Boston Red Sox and General Manager Ben Cherington traded for and signed New Jersey native and right-handed pitcher Rick Porcello to a four-year $ 82.5 million contract. For a guy that at the time, had never thrown a pitch in a Red Sox uniform, the deal was absurd and Cherington was being absolutely ridiculed. How could he have made such a huge investment...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Fenway Park Continues To Feel Like Home Sweet Home For Rick Porcello

Rick Porcello is on track to have one of the best seasons in his Major League Baseball career, and Fenway Park continues to be a big reason why. Porcello now is 10-0 with a 3.21 ERA with 60 strikeouts and only 10 walks in 70 innings pitched at home this season after the Boston Red Sox’s 8-7 win over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Hear Porcello talk about his performance against...
July 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello: MLB drug testing program has ‘failed’

There is definitely an undercurrent of dissatisfaction among some Major League players with regard to how the league’s drug program works. Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello is the latest to speak against it, saying that the policy has “failed” to deter players from using performance enhancing drugs. “I’m all in favor for (stiffer penalties),” Porcello said, via Christian...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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