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Rick Porcello
ERA W-L K
4.23 2-5 58
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-5 / 205 NFBC ADP: 112.83
Position: SPBorn: 12/27/1988 Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Tigers (2007)


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May 18 9:24 AM PT10:24 AM MT11:24 AM CT12:24 PM ET12:24 ET16:24 GMT0:24 9:24 AM MST11:24 AM EST11:54 AM VEN20:24 UAE11:24 AM CT-Rick Porcello allowed four runs on nine hits and three walks in 6.0 innings as the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Wednesday. Porcello struck out six, ending the game with a 4.23 ERA and 1.41 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Porcello has allowed a major league-worst 66 hits, though he has lasted at least six innings in eight of his nine starts. He next pitches Tuesday against Texas, a team which has hit .349 off Porcello in nine matchups.
May 12 7:43 PM PT8:43 PM MT9:43 PM CT10:43 PM ET22:43 ET2:43 GMT10:43 7:43 PM MST9:43 PM EST10:13 PM VEN6:43 UAE (+1)9:43 PM CT-Rick Porcello fell to 2-5, allowing five runs - three earned - on nine hits in 6.0 innings, as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday. Porcello struck out seven, ending the game with a 4.01 ERA and 1.34 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: The Red Sox didn't produce a run with Porcello on the mound for the fifth time in his last six starts, a stark contrast from a year ago. The right-hander received an MLB-leading 7.63 runs per nine innings en route to a 22-win season and the 2016 AL Cy Young Award.
May 6 2:48 PM PT3:48 PM MT4:48 PM CT5:48 PM ET17:48 ET21:48 GMT5:48 2:48 PM MST4:48 PM EST5:18 PM VEN1:48 UAE (+1)4:48 PM CT-Rick Porcello improved to 2-4, allowing one run on seven hits in 7.0 innings, as the Boston Red Sox defeated the Minnesota Twins 11-1 on Saturday. Porcello struck out six, ending the game with a 3.95 ERA and 1.32 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Porcello has been fantastic over his last four starts with a 1.69 ERA, but he had lost his previous three somehow.
May 1 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET23:11 ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST10:41 PM VEN7:11 UAE (+1)10:11 PM CT-Rick Porcello fell to 1-4, allowing two runs on five hits in 6.0 innings, as the Boston Red Sox lost to the Baltimore Orioles 5-2 on Monday. Porcello struck out seven, ending the game with a 4.46 ERA and 1.38 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Porcello has already matched last year's loss total. He was 22-4 while winning the Cy Young Award in 2016. Since allowing eight runs in a loss to the Rays on April 14, he is 0-3 despite a 1.83 ERA.
Apr. 27 9:26 AM PT10:26 AM MT11:26 AM CT12:26 PM ET12:26 ET16:26 GMT0:26 9:26 AM MST11:26 AM EST11:56 AM VEN20:26 UAE11:26 AM CT-Porcello allowed two earned runs in 6 2/3 innings of a 3-1 loss to the Yankees on Thursday.
Analysis: Porcello is 1-3 with a 4.75 ERA, and not helping his fantasy owners.
Apr. 9 4:28 PM PT5:28 PM MT6:28 PM CT7:28 PM ET19:28 ET23:28 GMT7:28 4:28 PM MST6:28 PM EST6:58 PM VEN3:28 UAE (+1)6:28 PM CT-Porcello struck out eight Detroit batters over six-plus innings in Sunday's start, though the reigning AL Cy Young winner was hit hard. He was reached for 11 hits and four runs - three earned - while not getting a decision in Boston's 7-5 win.
Analysis: Porcello has posted a 4.38 ERA through his first two starts but has fanned 13 in 12 1/3 innings. The right-hander went 5-0 with a 3.07 ERA in six 2016 meetings with Tampa Bay, which he'll next face Friday at Fenway Park.
Apr. 3 4:40 PM PT5:40 PM MT6:40 PM CT7:40 PM ET19:40 ET23:40 GMT7:40 4:40 PM MST6:40 PM EST7:10 PM VEN3:40 UAE (+1)6:40 PM CT-Porcello gave up three runs and six hits in 6 1/3 innings while striking out five to beat the Pirates 5-3 on Monday.
Analysis: The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner went 22-4 with a 3.15 ERA and 189 strikeouts over 33 starts last season.
Mar. 8 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET21:18 GMT5:18 2:18 PM MST4:18 PM EST4:48 PM VEN1:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-Porcello threw five scoreless innings Monday in an intrasquad game, five days after being struck on the pitching hand by a batted ball.
Analysis: Porcello was hit on the thumb by Yoenis Cespedes' fourth-inning grounder during his start Wednesday against a New York Mets' split squad.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2009 Det 14 9 0 - 0 31 31 0 170.2 176 81 75 23 52 0 89 1.34 3.96
2010 Det 10 12 0 - 0 27 27 0 162.2 188 96 89 18 38 2 84 1.39 4.92
2011 Det 14 9 0 - 0 31 31 0 182.0 210 103 96 18 46 1 104 1.41 4.75
2012 Det 10 12 0 - 0 31 31 0 176.1 226 101 90 16 44 3 107 1.53 4.59
2013 Det 13 8 0 - 0 32 29 1 177.0 185 87 85 18 42 4 142 1.28 4.32
2014 Det 15 13 0 - 0 32 31 3 204.2 211 89 78 18 41 4 129 1.23 3.43
2015 Bos 9 15 0 - 0 28 28 0 172.0 196 103 94 25 38 0 149 1.36 4.92
2016 Bos 22 4 0 - 0 33 33 3 223.0 193 85 78 23 32 0 189 1.01 3.15
2017 Bos 2 5 0 - 0 9 9 0 55.1 66 33 26 10 12 0 58 1.41 4.23
Career 109 87 0 - 0 254 250 7 1523.2 1651 778 711 169 345 14 1051 1.31 4.20

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 Det 31 5 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 .400 .400 .400
2010 Det 27 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2011 Det 31 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .167 .167 .167
2012 Det 31 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2013 Det 32 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .333
2014 Det 32 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2015 Bos 28 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
2016 Bos 33 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .200 .200 .200
2017 Bos 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 254 30 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 13 0 0 .167 .167 .167

Postseason

Pitching Statistics
Year Team Round W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K ERA
2011 Det Total 0 1 0 - 0 4 2 0 15.0 15 9 8 0 2 2 12 4.80
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 6.0 5 4 4 0 1 1 5 6.00
    LCS 0 0 0 - 0 3 1 0 9.0 10 5 4 0 1 1 7 4.00
2012 Det Total 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 1.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00
    WS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.00
2013 Det Total 0 1 0 - 0 2 0 0 0.0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0
    LDS 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -
    LCS 0 1 0 - 0 1 0 0 0.0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 -
2016 Bos Total 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 6 5 5 3 0 0 6 10.38
    LDS 0 1 0 - 0 1 1 0 4.1 6 5 5 3 0 0 6 10.38
Career 0 3 0 - 0 9 3 0 20.2 24 15 13 3 2 2 19 5.66


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 586 96 85 89.4 62.27
Curveball 174 79 70 75.2 18.49
Slider 112 89 81 85.1 11.9
Changeup 69 84 75 80.2 7.33

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