rick porcello

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Rob Bradford
August 11, 2019 - 6:53 am
Rick Porcello is a smart guy. As his manager Alex Cora often points out, the Red Sox pitcher is undoubtedly one of the club's bigger students of the game. Part of that is having a keen self-awareness, which was put on display after another uneasy start. Following the Red Sox' 12-4 loss to the...
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Rob Bradford
August 06, 2019 - 7:50 am
It's easy to overreact to one game in a baseball season. Monday night was a perfect example. The Red Sox break their eight-game losing streak by beating a Major League Baseball team (we think) called the Kansas City Royals, 7-5, at Fenway Park. The win coincided with all three of the teams the Sox...
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Rob Bradford
August 01, 2019 - 6:29 am
There's a lot that needs to be fixed at Fenway Park these days. Let's start with the television sets in the Red Sox' dugout. After giving up a run in the first inning of what would ultimately be an 8-5 Sox loss to the Rays Wednesday night, Rick Porcello could be seen briskly walking through the...
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Rob Bradford
July 22, 2019 - 11:56 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- In many ways, there is no better representative of the Red Sox' lot in life than Rick Porcello. The expectations. The roller coaster of a season. The contract talk. And now the trade-deadline uncertainty. Welcome to the world of the Red Sox and the pitcher who may have a...
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Dave Dombrowski and Alex Cora
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Nick Friar
July 16, 2019 - 12:21 pm
The acquisition of Andrew Cashner looks like the answer to whether the Red Sox are going to be MLB Trade Deadline buyers or sellers. Boston’s shot at earning a Wild Card spot has only gotten more challenging with the A’s vying for position, the Indians currently set as second Wild Card team and the...
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Amin Touri
July 07, 2019 - 8:28 am
Sticking to a season-long pattern, Saturday saw another rough outing from a Red Sox starting pitcher, this time with Rick Porcello getting roughed up by the Tigers to the tune of nine hits and six runs over 5 2/3 innings, but the Boston bats did enough to bail him out. Porcello’s struggles were...
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Amin Touri
July 05, 2019 - 9:31 pm
Looking to return some consistency to a starting rotation lacking it top to bottom, Eduardo Rodriguez came out and threw five solid innings in Detroit on Friday to help the Red Sox maintain an early lead. In a rain-shortened outing, as storms rolled through southern Michigan late Friday evening,...
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Rob Bradford
June 21, 2019 - 8:27 am
Remember when John Farrell needed to gather the perceived leaders on the Red Sox back in 2015 ? "There was a group of guys that I had in to talk about a number of things," the then-Red Sox manager said at the time, with his team experiencing an early-June downturn. Those guys? They were Dustin...
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Rob Bradford
June 18, 2019 - 3:36 am
MINNEAPOLIS -- It would be easy to scream from the top of Target Field that Rick Porcello deserves a new contract after what we witnessed Monday night. The starter was dominant against Major League Baseball's most effective lineup, tossing seven shutout innings while leading the Red Sox' to a 2-0...
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Gabby Guerard
June 12, 2019 - 10:08 pm
The crowd was on their feet in the ninth inning, after the Red Sox snapped their three-game losing streak by defeating the Rangers in a walk-off 4-3 victory, and it all began with starting pitcher Rick Porcello. The team needed someone to step up after the starting pitchers had gone 1-5 over the...
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