Rick Porcello

Tigers Throttle Indians to Win Fifth in a Row
Jason Miller, Getty ImagesDetroit Tiger starter Rick Porcello surrendered 3 hits and one run in 6 1/3 innings of work in last night’s 10 – 1 win over the Cleveland Indians.   Victor Martinez, Miguel Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta provided the big offensive punch for the T…
Tigers Pound Twins in Series Opener
The Detroit Tigers managed to find a way to make up for starter Rick Porcello’s erratic pitching performance to beat the Minnesota Twins last night, 8 – 1.  Tiger hitters picked up 16 hits, with Delmon Young, Ryan Raburn and Miguel Cabrera picking up 3 hits apiece...
Tigers Sweep Series with the Tribe
In a game that ended up closer than expected after taking a 7 zip lead, the Tigers went on to beat the Cleveland Indians ; 8 – 7 to sweep the series.  After spotting starter Rick Porcello to a 7 zip lead … Porcello struggled in the middle innings allowing the Indians to close the g…
Indians Beat Tigers in 14th Inning
Newly acquired Tiger reliever David Pauley hit a Cleveland Indian on the left arm with the bases loaded in the 14th inning to force in the winning run as the Indians tightened the AL Central race with a 3 - 2 win on Tuesday night — actually early Wednesday — to close within three games o…
Tigers Take Three Out of Four from the Twins
The Tigers wrapped up their weekend series with the Minnesota by beating the Twins, 5 to 2.  Starter Rick Porcello picked up his 10th win of the season.  Tigers Jhonny Peralta, Wilson Betemit and Ramon Santiago each had an RBI and Victor Martinez added three hits to provide the Detroit wit…
Tigers Come Back to Win Series Finale Against Chisox
The Tigers managed just enough offense to win the series finale from the Chicago White Sox on Sunday afternoon.  The final:  Tigers 4, Chisox 3.  Starter Brad Penny picked up his seventh win of the season.  Carlos Guillen hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Detroit's three-…
Tigers Win Two in a Row
The Detroit Tigers won their second game in a row last night, this time in the series opener against the Kansas City Royals.  The final score:  Tigers 3 – Royals 1.  Starter Max Scherzer pitched a strong 6 & 2/3 innings giving up six hits and one earned run.  ...
Tiger Pitchers Give up Two Grand Salami’s in Loss to Mets
Last night was one of those days which Tiger pitchers just want to forget.  Five Tiger pitchers gave up 18 hits in route to a 14 to 3 loss to the New York Mets.  Tiger starter Rick Porcello took the loss and relief pitcher Daniel Schlereth gave up grand slams in back-to-back innings...
Tiger Hitters Pound Texas Pitchers, AGAIN!
The Tigers continue to swing hot bats and set season highs for hits on back-to-back nights, destroying Texas pitching for 20 hits on Tuesday night in an 8 - 1 victory over the AL West-leading Rangers.  Austin Jackson, Victor Martinez, Casper Wells and Alex Avila all picked up three hits a piece…
Tigers Bats Wake Up in Opener against Texas
Brennan Boesch had a career night against the Texas Rangers last night.  Boesch went 5 for 6 with two home runs and 5 RBI’s in route to a 13 – 7 win over the Rangers.  Andy Dirks and Alex Avila also hit bombs for Detroit.  Pitcher Max Scherzer picked up his seven…
Tigers Sweep the Twins
The Tigers completed the sweep of the last place Minnesota Twins last night.  Final score:  4 – 2.  The Tigers benefited from a three run bomb from first baseman Miguel Cabrera and solid starting pitching from Rick Porcello.  The bullpen was also strong with four Tiger pitc…
Tigers win … but still don’t hit!
The Tigers managed to snap a five game losing streak by salvaging a win from their weekend series against the Pittsburg Pirates yesterday.  Starter Rick Porcello tossed eight innings while allowing only one hit before giving way to closer Jose Valverde...