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Rick Porcello is the first pitcher in 55 years to start 10-0 at Fenway

Rick Porcello continued his dominance of Fenway Park on Sunday, picking up his 10th home win of the season in the Boston Red Sox's 8-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins. He became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway Park.Porcello allowed five runs with eight strikeouts in 6 2/3 innings, matching Don Schwall's 10-0 start in 1961.The right-hander is...
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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...
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Porcello remains unbeaten at Fenway, Sox beat Twin

BOSTON (AP) A year ago, Rick Porcello was hearing nearly as many boos as cheers in Fenway Park. Now, he's piling up wins in front of the home fans. Porcello became the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 in Fenway, and Hanley Ramirez and Travis Shaw both hit a three-run homer as the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 8-7 Sunday to earn a split of a four-game series...
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Three HRs boost Porcello to 10-0 at Fenway

Two of the biggest constants of the season for the Red Sox -- Rick Porcello winning at home and the Boston bats hitting at home -- intersected nicely in Sunday's 8-7 victory over the Twins that salvaged a split of a four-game series at Fenway Park.
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Porcello faces Twins, seeks 10-0 start at Fenway

Home sure has been a happy place for Rick Porcello this season. The Red Sox right-hander is 9-0 with a 2.98 ERA in 10 starts at Fenway Park. He comes into Sunday's series finale against lefty-hander Tommy Milone and the Twins looking to become the first Red Sox starter since 1961 to begin the season 10-0 at home.
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Rick Porcello slams MLB Drug Policy

Boston Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello yesterday let his feelings be known about the MLB drug testing program this weekend in New York.  To summarize, he flatly does not believe Major League Baseball has done enough to eradicate drugs from the game. Although MLB has seemingly improved exponentially from its steroid era which occurred in the not-too-recent past, suspensions are...
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Rick Porcello Contract Looking Much Better For Red Sox With 2016 Bounce-Back

Rick Porcello makes a lot of money to throw a baseball. Some would even argue he makes too much. The Boston Red Sox traded for Porcello prior to the 2015 season before promptly signing him to a four-year contract worth a reported $82.5 million. Like we said, he’s a very rich man. That fact wasn’t lost on Red Sox fans before the 2015 season began. The blow-back started as soon...
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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...
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Recap - Rick Porcello Shines In Red Sox Win Over Tampa

Jim MonaghanContributing WriterSeven strong innings from Rick Porcello were aided by a two-run Xander Bogaerts home run as the Red Sox beat the Rays 4-1 Saturday afternoon at Fenway Park.Photo courtesy of the Associated PressPorcello (pictured) improved his record to 11-2 allowing just a first-inning run on a Brad Miller home run. He followed with six shutout innings, scattering...
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Rick Porcello Enters Elite Company With Another Strong Home Start

BOSTON — If we told you one year ago that Rick Porcello would enter the 2016 All-Star break as one of three pitchers in Major League Baseball yet to lose a home game, you might have called us crazy. After all, the Red Sox right-hander had a pretty forgettable start to his tenure in Boston, sporting a 5-9 record and 5.90 ERA in 2015 through his first 17 starts in a Red Sox uniform...
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