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Postby I Stumped the Schwab » Wed Jun 12, 2013 8:35 pm

His last 3 starts read

CLE 6 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 BB, 7 K
@BAL 6 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 1 BB, 7K
PIT 8 IP, 3 H, 0 ER, 1 BB, 11 K

Granted it's not elite competition, but still, for a former top prospect, maybe we're looking at a post-hype breakout? I mean if Domonic Brown can do it? You have to at least like that he has now been consistently striking people out and that he is showing good command.
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Re: Rick Porcello

Postby thatguy27 » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:21 pm

I picked him up for a spot start yesterday and am now considering holding onto him on a trial basis... He's been great for the last month and a half.
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Re: Rick Porcello

Postby kimchi_chigae » Sat Jun 15, 2013 12:57 pm

He just keeps on Rick Rolling people.

Fangraphs on the changes he has made

http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/rick-por ... est-tease/

Enjoy the ride. He has the Tigers bats behind him. If he has figured things out, great. If he goes back to mediocrity, I doubt anyone will hesitate in dropping him. Good upside in picking him up.
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