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|2015 Season (CBSSports.com)||205.00||13.00||11.00||0.00||3.69||1.25||134.00||43.00|
|Games Played By Position|
|vs Toronto|| 9.0||1||1|| 8.00||0||2||9|
|vs LHB|| 52.0||0||0|| 5.54||0||11||40|
|vs RHB|| 42.2||0||0|| 6.75||0||11||35|
|12/26/2014||Kyle Seager, 3B SEA|
Albert Pujols, 1B LAA
Fernando Rodney, RP SEA
Jose Quintana, SP CHW
Alexei Ramirez, SS CHW
Chris Sale, SP CHW
Carlos Santana, 1B CLE
Tanner Roark, RP WAS
Glen Perkins, RP MIN
Rick Porcello, SP BOS
Jimmy Rollins, SS LAD
Salvador Perez, C KC
|Jake Peavy, SP SF|
James Paxton, SP SEA
Collin McHugh, SP HOU
Buster Posey, C SF
Jhonny Peralta, SS STL
Marcell Ozuna, CF MIA
Dustin Pedroia, 2B BOS
Joe Nathan, RP DET
Hunter Pence, RF SF
Shelby Miller, SP ATL
Hanley Ramirez, LF BOS
Trevor Rosenthal, RP STL
|12/26/2014||David Price, SP DET|
Rick Porcello, SP BOS
|Jose Quintana, SP CHW|
Andrew Miller, RP NYY
|12/25/2014||Rick Porcello, SP BOS||Kevin Quackenbush, RP SD|
Alex Meyer, RP MIN
|Last 10 Games|
Red Sox might skip Rick Porcello's next start after dropping to 4-9
|by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com|
|(7/1/15) Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello lasted just two innings during Wednesday's 11-2 loss against the Blue Jays, and now his next turn through the rotation might be skipped. Manager John Farrell hinted at the move following Wednesday's game by citing two off-days next week could allow the team to get creative with the rotation.
As for Porcello's shortest start of the season, the right-hander was in trouble from the first batter he faced Wednesday. Jose Reyes and Josh Donaldson led off the game with singles before Edwin Encarnacion launched a one-out, three-run homer. Russell Martin was then hit by a pitch before Justin Smoak parked a two-run homer.
Porcello (4-9) appeared to be doing better in the second inning, as he struck out two of the first three batters he faced. However, Jose Bautista hit a two-out, two-run homer to extended the Toronto lead to 7-0.
"I threw a lot of pitches over the middle of the plate," Porcello said. "Changeup to Encarnacion was low-middle, changeup to Smoak was middle and fastball to Bautista in the second again was middle."
He was charged with seven runs on seven hits and no walks, while striking out three. Porcello is now winless in his last eight starts (0-7). His ERA stands at 6.08 through 16 starts.
"It's been a tough run for him," Farrell said, per MLB.com. "About an eight-start stretch where he continues to battle. But his approach in between starts doesn't change, his preparation doesn't change, and yet the results for the work put in is not there."
Rick Porcello gives up nine hits in no-decision for Red Sox
|by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com|
|(6/26/15) Red Sox starter Rick Porcello gave up nine hits over six innings, but he didn't suffer a loss. Porcello had losses in his previous six starts and hasn't won since May 16.
He escaped with a no-decision in Boston's extra-inning win over Tampa on Friday, giving up three runs and striking out five. Prior to that, Porcello had given up 30 runs in his last six starts, spanning 36 innings.
Red Sox SP Rick Porcello falls apart in fifth inning
|by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer|
|(6/20/15) The fifth inning proved to be Rick Porcello's downfall Saturday, as the Red Sox starter squandered an early lead in a loss to the Royals.
Porcello lasted just five innings, allowing six earned runs and eight hits, including all five runs in the fifth as the Red Sox blew a 4-1 advantage.
"There's nothing physically," manager John Farrell said, per MLB.com. "The beginning has been the issue, and we continue to work at talking through game situations and make the awareness be known. But as far as removing out of the rotation, that hasn't been discussed."
Porcello has now lost six straight starts, allowing 30 earned runs over that stretch.
Porcello has not won since May 16, and his ERA has skyrocketed to 5.61.
Red Sox P Rick Porcello has rough third inning in loss
|by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com|
|(6/15/15) Red Sox pitcher Rick Porcello gave up four earned runs in Monday night's 4-2 loss against the Braves.
Porcello went 6 1/3 innings and allowed six hits. The Braves did most of their damage in the fourth inning by totaling three runs in that frame. Porcello now has an ERA of 5.29 for the season.
His next start is projected for Saturday against the Royals.
Red Sox SP Rick Porcello roughed up, takes loss against Orioles
|by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer|
|(6/10/15) Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello struggled mightily in his team's 5-2 loss against the Orioles on Wednesday.
Porcello tossed 5 1/3 innings, struck out five batters but allowed 10 hits and five earned runs while picking up his sixth loss of the year.
Porcello (4-6) has a 5.26 ERA with 60 strikeouts in 75 1/3 innings this season.
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Francoeur, Harang lead Phillies over Red Sox
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jeff Francoeur wanted to stick around baseball badly enough that he even tried pitching in the minors.
Francoeur, Harang lead Phillies over Red Sox
PHILADELPHIA (AP) Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer, Aaron Harang took a one-hitter into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Wednesday night.
|2014 summary: Fantasy owners had been waiting for a Rick Porcello breakout for a few years, and it finally happened in his age-25 season. Porcello registered his first sub-3.50 ERA ever and his first sub-4.00 ERA in five years, but he didn't do it by missing more bats. Instead, Porcello tightened up his control and stranded more of his baserunners, resulting in a 3.43 ERA and 1.23 WHIP. He also pitched deeper into games, which allowed him to set career highs for innings pitched (204 2/3) and quality starts (21). Porcello will attempt to build on his progress with the Red Sox, to whom he was traded this offsesason.
Playing time status: Porcello has been durable over his six-year career, and now that he is more efficient, he has a chance to top 200 innings again in 2015 for the Red Sox.
2015 outlook: Last season, Porcello was a top 40 starter in points leagues, but a top 50 starter in Rotisserie leagues. Because innings and quality starts could be an important part of his value again this year, owners should expect a similar discrepancy in his value between formats. Either way, Porcello is an appropriate target in the middle-to-late rounds in standard mixed leagues.
|Upcoming 7 Games|
|7/3/15||HOU||7:10 pm||Dan Straily|
|7/4/15||HOU||1:35 pm||Collin McHugh|
|7/5/15||HOU||1:35 pm||Lance McCullers|
|7/7/15||MIA||7:10 pm||Dan Haren|
|7/8/15||MIA||7:10 pm||Jose Fernandez|
|7/10/15||NYY||7:10 pm||Michael Pineda|
|7/11/15||NYY||7:15 pm||CC Sabathia|
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