rick porcello

USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
April 13, 2019 - 6:35 pm
One of the changes in the Red Sox' home clubhouse is where the manager's office resides. It used to be the room all visitors would immediately see upon entering the team's dressing room, with the skipper getting an immediate glance at any and all visitors. But this year Alex Cora's sanctuary isn't...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
April 13, 2019 - 1:32 pm
Things hadn't been going Rick Porcello through the first two starts of his 2019 season. But as bad as the Red Sox' hurler's struggles had been they were nothing compared to what the hitter he faced with two outs and the bases loaded in the first inning Saturday had been going through. After Friday...
Read More
Red Sox reliver Jenrry Mejia
USA Today Sports
Nick Friar
April 13, 2019 - 12:36 pm
When Jenrry Mejia received his third suspension from Major League Baseball back in 2016, it was supposed to be his last one. He tested positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the third time, which meant a lifetime ban was in order. Mejia’s future in MLB didn’t seem like a topic of debate...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
April 05, 2019 - 3:03 pm
When Rick Porcello sat down to look at the video of his start in Seattle, it didn't take long for a eureka moment. "It did jump out," the Red Sox starter said. What was there on the screen was a flaw in his delivery that offered a quick explanation for what happened in his first start of the season...
Read More
Rick Porcello
Jennifer Buchanan/USA Today Sports
John Tomase
March 31, 2019 - 10:39 pm
And now it's up to David Price to stop the bleeding. The Red Sox rotation was rightly hailed as a strength entering the season. With the top four starters in the midst of contracts guaranteeing them more than half a billion dollars combined, the team had every right to expect elite performance from...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
March 31, 2019 - 5:47 pm
SEATTLE -- The Red Sox have gotten off to a historic start to begin the 2019 season, and not in a good way. Rick Porcello became the latest Sox starter to be bludgeoned by the Mariners bats with the righty surrendering nine runs (4 earned) over just 2 2/3 innings Sunday afternoon. In the four games...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
March 27, 2019 - 10:15 pm
SEATTLE -- They were the final hours before Opening Day. For Rick Porcello, however, the excitement of starting the 2019 season was somewhat tempered. The starting pitcher didn't want to head into the current campaign with questions regarding his future with the Red Sox. But, much to Porcello's...
Read More
USA Today Sports
John Tomase
March 26, 2019 - 3:25 pm
If you were betting on the season-opening Red Sox rotation, you probably wouldn't have settled on this permutation. Manager Alex Cora told reporters in Arizona on Tuesday that Chris Sale will get Thursday's opening day start in Seattle, which we already knew. The rest of the rotation shook out in...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Nick Friar
March 06, 2019 - 11:18 am
FORT MYERS—The Red Sox had several pivotal moments throughout the 2018 postseason, especially from their pitchers. Joe Kelly re-emerged as a bullpen weapon when it seemed Boston had next to no options entering the playoffs. David Price turned the corner and made a case as the World Series MVP...
Read More
USA Today Sports
Rob Bradford
March 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's supposed to be a simple equation. You're a Major League Baseball player who has earned the right to make a significant career choice. Hence, FREE agency. Want to prioritize a certain organization in a specific part of the country? Sure. Or perhaps it's more about getting a...
Read More

Pages