Rick Porcello SP BOS 2 weeks ago

Porcello credits going back to a pitch-mix dominated by his sinker for his improvement at the end of the 2015 season, the Providence Journal reports. "First and foremost, [it was] getting back to keeping the ball down and sinking the ball, especially early in the count," Porcello explained. "Trying to get weak contact early in the count is my strength. That's where we start."

Rick Porcello SP BOS 4 months ago

Porcello gave up four runs on six hits and one walk while striking out eight over eight innings Tuesday in New York.

Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello (8-14) gave up three runs (two earned) on 11 hits and a walk while whiffing eight over seven innings in a loss against the Rays on Wednesday.

Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello allowed six runs (five earned) on eight hits, walking two and striking out four over six innings of a 6-1 loss to Toronto on Friday night.

Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello allowed three runs on five hits and three walks while striking out eight in seven innings in Saturday night's win over the Rays. An big lead early provided a cushion for Porcello, who has won three of his four starts since coming off the disabled list.

Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello, who had been scheduled to start Sunday, has been moved up to Saturday against the Rays, the Boston Globe reports.

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Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello won't start Sunday and will presumably have his next start pushed to Monday, the Providence Journal's Brian MacPherson reports.

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Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello (7-12) earned the win Monday against Toronto, allowing three earned runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out four over 7.1 innings.

Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello's rediscovery of his ideal arm slot and release point on his two-seam fastball has allowed him to reclaim success while working with his sinker, according to Boston pitching coach Carl Willis, the Boston Globe reports.

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Rick Porcello SP BOS 5 months ago

Porcello notched a career-high 13 strikeout Tuesday, but he was the tough-luck loser, giving up three runs (one earned) on five hits and one walk in eight innings against the Yankees.