Add to MyYahoo RSS

Rick Porcello News

Rick Porcello news continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

11 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Tigers week in review: Tigers tearing it up on basepaths

Tuesday night: Postponed Wednesday night: Indians 3, Tigers 2 Winning pitcher: Zach McAllister Losing pitcher: Anibal Sanchez Thursday: Tigers 7, Indians 5 Winning pitcher: Justin Verlander Losing pitcher: Danny Salazar Friday night: Angels 11, Tigers 6 Winning pitcher: Jered Weaver Losing pitcher: Drew Smyly Saturday: Tigers 5, Angels 2 ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Justin Verlander, Danny Salazar, Max Scherzer, Drew Smyly

19 hrs ago | The Detroit News

Sunday's Tigers-Angels lineups: Victor Martinez at 1B, Miguel Cabrera is DH

Detroit -- The Tigers and Angels play the third and deciding game of their series on Sunday at 1:08 p.m. at Comerica Park .


Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Danny Worth, Brennan Boesch, Austin Jackson

Yesterday | Bless You Boys

Game 15 Preview: Angels at Tigers

Rick Porcello seeks revenge against the Los Angeles Angels on the one-year anniversary of the worst start of his career.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Hector Santiago, Tyler Skaggs, Mark Trumbo

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Detroit Free Press

Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Miller gladly accepts pink backpack

Matchup: Los Angeles at Tigers, 1:08 p.m. TV/radio: FSD; WXYT-AM . Pitching: Tigers - RH Rick Porcello .


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Ian Krol

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Detroit Tigers

Scherzer strategizing to neutralize Angels

Against the Angels' righty-centric lineup Saturday, one can expect a healthy dose of sliders and changeups from Tigers starter Max Scherzer.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer, Albert Pujols, Brennan Boesch, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball


Michael Beller: Fantasy baseball Pitcher Streaming Options: Josh Beckett, Robbie Erlin

Streaming is a time-tested approach prized by fantasy owners of all stripes. Categories in head-to-head leagues can often come down to the thinnest of margins, making the weekend a crucial time to think about streaming pitchers.


Related Topix: Sports, Robbie Erlin, San Diego Padres

Halos Heaven

Series Preview: @ Detroit Tigers

After some upsetting late-game upsets earlier this week, the Angels head out to Detroit to face a slumping Miguel Cabrera and the Tigers.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Drew Smyly, Max Scherzer

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Detroit News

Joe Nathan says Tigers bullpen getting stronger

But a closer can only save games if those who precede him keep a save situation stitched together, which the Tigers bullpen did in Thursday's 7-5 victory over the Indians at Comerica Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Nick Castellanos, Brennan Boesch, Max Scherzer

CBS Sports

By the Numbers: Better late than never?

We Fantasy owners are an excitable bunch, and nothing gets us more revved up than the major league debut of a highly-touted prospect, as Wednesday's callup of George Springer reminds us.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Yovani Gallardo, Carlos Gomez, Travis Snider, Dayan Viciedo

Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Detroit News

Postponements make it difficult for Tigers players to get into rhythm

Detroit -- It was cold on Wednesday, but at least there was a game played. Sooner or later, the season will get underway -- and the rhythm of one night game after another will take over.


Related Topix: Sports, Torii Hunter, Baseball Players, Max Scherzer

Rotation set for series against Los Angeles Angels; Drew Smyly to make first start of...

Detroit Tigers manager Brad Ausmus has the rotation arranged the way he wants it.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Angels, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Drew Smyly, Max Scherzer

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit News

Free-agency questions loom for Tigers

Victor Martinez, who turns 36 in December, has not lost his switch-hitting skills.


Related Topix: Sports, Victor Martinez, Baseball Players, Doug Fister, Miguel Cabrera, Max Scherzer, Austin Jackson

Postponement of Tigers-Indians game pushes back Drew Smyly's return to starting rotation

Drew Smyly saw his first start of the 2014 season pushed back when the game between the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians that was set for Tuesday night was postponed.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Drew Smyly, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bless You Boys

Detroit Tigers Links: Worrying about Miguel Cabrera & why you should trust in Dave Dombrowski

Why you should trust in Dave Dombrowski, there is still time for the Tigers' relievers to heat up, and is it time to start worrying about Miguel Cabrera? He is described by the journalists who travel with the Tigers as being 'cool.'


Related Topix: Sports, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players, Doug Fister, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Corey Kluber

Motor City Bengals

Detroit Tigers Links: Justin Verlander's first hits, Stephen...

Mar 6, 2014; Peoria, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres relief pitcher Joaquin Benoit pitches against the Texas Rangers at Peoria Sports Complex.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Joaquin Benoit, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, San Diego Padres

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

With Padres' pitching, there's hope yet

You hear a name like Miguel Cabrera, or Torii Hunter, or Ian Kinsler and you think....what? "All-Star"? "Home run"? "May-God-have-mercy-on-the-poor-pitcher's-soul"? The Tigers walked into Petco Park on Friday hitting .278, good for the fourth best batting average in Major League Baseball.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Everth Cabrera, Miguel Cabrera, Will Venable, Justin Verlander, Max Scherzer

WKHM-AM Jackson

Verlander ends hitless streak in first '14 win

Justin Verlander has been able to call himself a pitching Triple Crown winner, Rookie of the Year, All-Star starter, Cy Young Award winner and MVP.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Alex Avila, Matt Bush

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit News

Tigers' Brad Ausmus explains why Nick Castellanos hasn't...

With the Tigers' last two series in interleague ballparks, manager Brad Ausmus has had a hard time getting Nick Catsellanos into the lineup.


Related Topix: Sports, Nick Castellanos, Baseball Players, Justin Verlander, Don Kelly


Sports Minute: Here is the latest Michigan sports news from The Associated Press

Andrew Cashner threw his second career one-hitter and struck out a career-high 11, and Chase Headley hit a two-run homer to lead the San Diego Padres to a 6-0 victory against the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Chase Headley, Baseball Players, Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, Charlotte Bobcats, Indiana Pacers, NBA Players, D.J. Augustin, Taj Gibson

San Diego Padres

Kennedy looks to keep Padres rolling against Tigers

Justin Verlander's quest for his first Major League hit is back on, albeit a little early this year.


Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, National League, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, San Diego Padres