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Rick Porcello
3.23 17-3 145
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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Aug. 25 10:09 PM PT11:09 PM MT12:09 AM CT1:09 AM ET1:09 ET5:09 GMT13:09 10:09 PM MST12:09 AM EST12:39 AM VEN9:09 UAE12:09 AM CT-Porcello failed in his attempt to become the majors' first 18-game winner, giving up three runs and nine hits while striking out eight in Boston's 4-3, 11-inning loss to the Rays on Wednesday.
Analysis: Porcello failed to win for only the second time in 11 starts since June 23, but he pitched seven or more innings in a career-high sixth straight start.
Aug. 20 10:41 PM PT11:41 PM MT12:41 AM CT1:41 AM ET1:41 ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST1:11 AM VEN9:41 UAE12:41 AM CT-Porcello allowed one earned run over seven innings en route to tying for the major league lead with his 17th win in Friday's 10-2 victory over the Tigers.
Analysis: Porcello has been outstanding for fantasy owners, going 17-3 with a 3.22 ERA in 25 starts.
Aug. 14 5:39 PM PT6:39 PM MT7:39 PM CT8:39 PM ET20:39 ET0:39 GMT8:39 5:39 PM MST7:39 PM EST8:09 PM VEN4:39 UAE (+1)7:39 PM CT-Porcello (16-3) became the first Red Sox pitcher in 70 years to open a season 12-0 at Fenway Park as Boston completed a three-game sweep of Arizona on Sunday. Porcello allowed one run on three hits over seven innings in the 16-2 victory.
Analysis: Porcello also matched Toronto's J.A. Happ for the major league lead with his 16th victory.
Aug. 13 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Porcello looks to become the first Red Sox pitcher in 70 years to open a season 12-0 at Fenway Park in a series finale against Arizona on Sunday. Porcello (15-3, 3.40 ERA) is 11-0 in his 12 home starts.
Analysis: Righty Dave ''Boo'' Ferriss is the last Boston hurler to win his first 12 decisions in Fenway, finishing 13-0 at home when he went 25-6 overall with three saves in 1946.
Aug. 10 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Porcello stayed unbeaten at Fenway Park this season after holding the Yankees to two runs over eight sharp innings Tuesday in the Red Sox's 5-3 win.
Analysis: Porcello is now 11-0 with a 3.12 ERA in 12 home starts and 15-3 overall, including a 7-1 mark and 2.53 ERA over his past eight outings. His next start also takes place at Fenway against lowly Arizona on Sunday.
Aug. 4 8:42 AM PT9:42 AM MT10:42 AM CT11:42 AM ET11:42 ET15:42 GMT23:42 8:42 AM MST10:42 AM EST11:12 AM VEN19:42 UAE10:42 AM CT-Porcello suffered his first loss since May 17 on Wednesday, snapping a streak of eight straight wins by the right-hander.
Analysis: Porcello (14-3) had allowed three home runs in his previous 10 starts before losing on three solo homers at Seattle in his second straight complete game.
July 30 2:09 PM PT3:09 PM MT4:09 PM CT5:09 PM ET17:09 ET21:09 GMT5:09 2:09 PM MST4:09 PM EST4:39 PM VEN1:09 UAE (+1)4:09 PM CT-Porcello tied for the major league lead with his 14th victory Friday, firing a five-hitter to beat the Angels 6-2.
Analysis: He walked none and struck out three in his first complete game since 2014, moving within one win of his career high. Porcello has won six straight starts behind a 2.41 ERA, and he's won eight consecutive decisions since a loss at Kansas City on May 17.
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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