Rick Porcello

#22 SP / Boston Red Sox / EXP: 11YRS Height: 6-5 Weight: 202 lb Age: 30 College: None Bats/Throws -/-

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Calms down after shaky start

      Rick Porcello allowed two runs on five hits while striking out six over 6.2 innings in a no-decision against the Rangers on Wednesday.Porcello put the Boston Red Sox in an early hole, giving up a two-run, first-inning double to Hunter Pence, but he settled in after that. He retired the next 15 batters, and 18 of the final 20 he faced overall. The right-hander had allowed 14 runs over his three previous outings before turning in Wednesday's quality start. Next up for Porcello is a road matchup against the Twins on Monday.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Stung by Rays

      Rick Porcello (4-5) took the loss Friday as the Boston Red Sox were downed 5-1 by the Rays. He gave up four runs on eight hits and a walk and struck out four over six innings.It was a typical Porcello outing, as the right-hander attacked the strike zone without fooling many batters, managing only six swinging strikes among his 100 pitches (68 total strikes). He'll take a 4.86 ERA -- his highest mark since 2015 -- and 60:24 K:BB through 74 innings into his next start Wednesday, at home against the Rangers.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Saddled with fifth loss

      Rick Porcello (4-5) took the loss Saturday against the Yankees by allowing five runs on nine hits over 4.2 innings. He struck out five and walked one.Porcello gave up only one extra-base hit Saturday, but it was a costly one as Gary Sanchez's two-run homer in the fifth inning proved to be the difference in the game. The outing breaks a string of eight consecutive starts of at least five innings for the 30-year-old. Porcello carries a 4.76 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 56:23 K:BB over 68 innings heading into Thursday's start in Kansas City.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Earns fourth win

      Rick Porcello (4-4) gave up five runs (three earned) on eight hits and three walks while striking out four through 6.2 innings to get the win against the Indians on Monday.Porcello ran into trouble right out of the gate as he allowed three runs in the first three innings, but settled down to give the Boston Red Sox a chance to get him his fourth win. While he doesn't strike out many batters, he delivered his seventh consecutive outing of six or more innings. The 30-year-old has a 4.41 ERA and a 7.3 K/9 through 11 starts this season. Porcello will make his next start Saturday against the Yankees.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Solid effort in no-decision

      Rick Porcello didn't factor into the decision in Wednesday's 6-5 extra-innings win over the Blue Jays, allowing one run on three hits over six innings while striking out four.A Vlad Guerrero Jr. homer in the fourth inning was the only blemish on the right-hander's ledger, but he missed his chance at his fourth win of the year when Marcus Walden blew the save in the ninth. Porcello will carry a 4.45 ERA and 47:19 K:BB through 56.2 innings into his next start Monday, at home against Cleveland.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Gives up costly homer

      Rick Porcello (3-4) allowed two runs on six hits with three strikeouts and one walk across seven-plus innings while taking a loss against the Astros on Friday.The right-hander permitted baserunners to reach scoring position in just two of the first seven frames, but to open the eighth, Porcello allowed a double and home run. He exited after that, but his night was already ruined, as he coughed up a one-run lead. Just as it's been the last few years, Porcello has experienced difficulties keeping the ball in the park in 2019. He owns a 1.6 HR/9 through nine starts, which is only slightly better than his 1.7 HR/9 he posted in 2017 when he led the league with 38 homers allowed. His FIP also sits at 4.96, which is the highest of his career. Porcello is 3-4 with a 4.80 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 43 strikeouts in 50.2 innings this season. He will start next at the Blue Jays on Wednesday.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Allows four runs but gets win

      Rick Porcello (3-3) picked up the win Saturday against Seattle after allowing four runs on five hits and a walk in 6.2 frames. He struck out five batters and gave up one homer.All of the Mariners' damage came in the first inning, courtesy of back-to-back doubles by Daniel Vogelbach and Domingo Santana and a two-run homer by Jay Bruce. The only batter to reach base over the next 5.2 frames did so on an error, and the Boston Red Sox's eight-run third inning gave Porcello an easy win. Porcello's next start is expected to come Friday against the Astros.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Turns in quality start

      Rick Porcello surrendered two runs on five hits and struck out seven over six innings Sunday in a no-decision against the White Sox.Porcello posted his third consecutive quality outing, but he was unable to snag the victory in what turned out to be a blowout win for Boston. Both of his earned runs came off solo homers in the fifth and sixth innings. Porcello will carry a 5.11 ERA and 1.57 WHIP with a 35:17 K:BB over 37 frames into his next start, which lines up for Saturday against Seattle.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Delivers eight stellar frames

      Rick Porcello (2-3) earned the win against the Athletics on Tuesday by giving up only two hits across eight shutout innings. He struck out eight and walked two.Porcello allowed only two baserunners into scoring position all evening as he locked down Oakland. The 30-year-old had a rough start to the season but over his last three starts has allowed five runs over 19.2 innings (2.29 ERA) with an 18:4 K:BB. Porcello will look to keep things going when he faces the White Sox on Sunday.

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      Red Sox's Rick Porcello: Tosses quality outing

      Rick Porcello (1-3) picked up the win after surrendering three runs on six hits and two walks while striking out five over six innings Thursday against Detroit.Porcello finally managed to turn in his first quality outing of the season, and he needed 91 pitches (63 strikes) to do so. He gave up all three of his runs in the third inning on three hits and an error but managed to settle down and hurl three scoreless frames to close out his start on a positive note. The 30-year-old righty now owns a 7.43 ERA with 20 punchouts over 23 innings. His next start is scheduled for Tuesday at home against Oakland.