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Rick Porcello
3.57 13-2 108
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-5 / 205 NFBC ADP: 326.66
Position: SPBorn: 12/27/1988 Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Tigers (2007)

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July 24 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET19:45 ET23:45 GMT7:45 4:45 PM MST6:45 PM EST7:15 PM VEN3:45 UAE (+1)6:45 PM CT-Porcello won his fifth straight start and seventh consecutive decision Sunday, allowing five runs over 6 2/3 innings in an 8-7 victory over Minnesota.
Analysis: Porcello, who hasn't lost since May 17, has a 2.53 ERA during his five-start streak. He is the first Boston pitcher in 55 years to open a season 10-0 at Fenway Park.
July 20 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET16:39 ET20:39 GMT4:39 1:39 PM MST3:39 PM EST4:09 PM VEN0:39 UAE (+1)3:39 PM CT-Porcello won his fourth straight start with a masterful performance Tuesday against San Francisco, in which he yielded four singles over 6 1/3 scoreless innings.
Analysis: Porcello owns a stellar 1.78 ERA during the streak and has allowed just one home run in 25 1/3 innings of work over those four starts. He's now 12-2 with a 3.47 ERA during this breakthrough season, with the Red Sox having won his last six outings.
July 9 6:08 PM PT7:08 PM MT8:08 PM CT9:08 PM ET21:08 ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST8:38 PM VEN5:08 UAE (+1)8:08 PM CT-Porcello moved to 11-2 by limiting the Rays to one run over seven sharp innings Monday.
Analysis: Though his glossy record has been aided by a wealth of run support, Porcello still owns a solid 3.66 ERA and has thrown 12 quality starts in 18 appearances. He's posted a 2.37 ERA in winning his last three assignments.
July 4 5:15 PM PT6:15 PM MT7:15 PM CT8:15 PM ET20:15 ET0:15 GMT8:15 5:15 PM MST7:15 PM EST7:45 PM VEN4:15 UAE (+1)7:15 PM CT-Porcello again benefited from a potent Red Sox lineup Monday, allowing three earned runs and a career high-tying 12 hits over six innings against the Rangers to win his fourth straight decision.
Analysis: The right-hander has a 4.34 ERA in his last 11 starts, but he's gone 5-1 behind an 8.01 run-support average.
June 27 8:34 PM PT9:34 PM MT10:34 PM CT11:34 PM ET23:34 ET3:34 GMT11:34 8:34 PM MST10:34 PM EST11:04 PM VEN7:34 UAE (+1)10:34 PM CT-Porcello picked up his ninth win Tuesday by holding the Rays to one run and striking out eight over six innings.
Analysis: Porcello did walk three batters to end a streak of 19 consecutive starts in which he allowed two or less. The right-hander continues to be a solid choice operating behind the majors' highest scoring team.
June 18 5:50 PM PT6:50 PM MT7:50 PM CT8:50 PM ET20:50 ET0:50 GMT8:50 5:50 PM MST7:50 PM EST8:20 PM VEN4:50 UAE (+1)7:50 PM CT-Porcello allowed two runs and struck out six in six innings of a 6-2 home win over the Mariners on Saturday.
Analysis: Porcello is 6-0 with a 3.03 ERA at Fenway Park in 2016.
June 8 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE12:06 PM CT-Porcello went six innings and allowed three runs in the Red Sox's 5-3, 10-inning win over the Giants on Tuesday.
Analysis: This was Porcello's first quality start in his last five after going six straight prior to that. Porcello is what he is - a guy who can usually give you six decent innings who's going to get great run support from a solid Red Sox offense. The wins will be there even if the other stats aren't so great.
May 12 3:05 PM PT4:05 PM MT5:05 PM CT6:05 PM ET18:05 ET22:05 GMT6:05 3:05 PM MST5:05 PM EST5:35 PM VEN2:05 UAE (+1)5:05 PM CT-Porcello improved to 6-1 after working 6 2/3 innings in Wednesday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: He allowed three runs but received a wealth of offensive support in the 13-3 rout. Porcello sports a solid 3.11 ERA through seven starts and should be in line for more success with the way the Red Sox have been swinging the bats.
May 7 8:23 AM PT9:23 AM MT10:23 AM CT11:23 AM ET11:23 ET15:23 GMT23:23 8:23 AM MST10:23 AM EST10:53 AM VEN19:23 UAE10:23 AM CT-Porcello was dealt his first loss of 2016 Friday against the Yankees.
Analysis: The Boston hurler still pitched solidly in the 3-2 defeat, working seven innings and fanning five while allowing all three runs. After losing 15 games in his Red Sox debut last season, Porcello is 5-1 with a 2.95 ERA in six starts.
May 1 10:41 AM PT11:41 AM MT12:41 PM CT1:41 PM ET13:41 ET17:41 GMT1:41 10:41 AM MST12:41 PM EST1:11 PM VEN21:41 UAE12:41 PM CT-Porcello won his fifth straight start to move to 5-0 on Saturday.
Analysis: Porcello had six strikeouts and gave up five hits in seven innings to tie for the major league lead in wins. He looks like a Cy Young candidate. Porcello has pitched at least six innings in each of his last 13 starts since coming off the disabled list last August.
Apr. 26 11:48 AM PT12:48 PM MT1:48 PM CT2:48 PM ET14:48 ET18:48 GMT2:48 11:48 AM MST1:48 PM EST2:18 PM VEN22:48 UAE1:48 PM CT-Porcello won his fourth straight start, allowing only four hits with two walks Monday.
Analysis: The right-hander, a solid fantasy asset, said he is pitching with confidence after finding his comfortable slot in spring training.

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