Rick Porcello said he's had no contract talks with the Red Sox this spring, doesn't expect to. Already weary of answering that question.
CSN New England "The Red Sox have bolstered their rotation by adding righthander Rick Porcello in a trade with the Tigers than sends outfielder Yoenis Cespedes to Detroit. The trade was first reported by former major league pitcher and current FOX Sports One analyst C.J. Nitkowski. CSNNE.com has confirmed that..." December 12
Told Cespedes to Detroit, Porcello to Boston is done.
#Tigers avoid arbitration with Rick Porcello. He gets $8.5M in 2014.
Dave Dombrowski said Tigers intend for Drew Smyly to be in 2014 rotation. This supports notion of Scherzer/Porcello being available.
#tigers have told teams they're open to trading either scherzer or porcello
Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Tigers announced this morning that left-handed pitcher Jose Alvarez will start tonight’s game against the Miami Marlins instead of Rick Porcello (7:10 p.m. FSD). The Tigers plan to get in a lot of work for their bullpen tonight. Porcello could still pitch just not as the..." September 27
Detroit Free Press "Rick Porcello notched his first-ever complete game allowed a run and striking out five as the Detroit Tigers beat the White Sox 9-1 tonight in Chicago. Porcello who had the most starts in the majors without a complete game before tonight gave up seven hits and a walk on 105 pitches. Prince..." September 11
Detroit Free Press "Beyond the excellent trades general manager Dave Dombrowski made for Max Scherzer Doug Fister and Anibal Sanchez he also formed the Tigers’ formidable rotation with one trade he didn’t make. He didn’t trade Rick Porcello. There were plenty of reasons to deal Porcello this past off-season. He..." September 04
Detroit Free Press "Rick Porcello kept everything down. A ground ball here, a ground ball there. Ground balls everywhere. But with the Tigers leading the Chicago White Sox by two runs in the fourth inning Wednesday night at Comerica Park, he left a slider up. And catcher Tyler Flowers didn’t..." July 11
Baseball suspends #Tigers’ Porcello six games and issues him undisclosed fine.
Detroit News "His head was down when reporters entered the Tigers' clubhouse on Saturday. That was to be expected. After all, Rick Porcello had just been lit up for nine runs in 2/3 inning of a 10-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels. His ERA more than doubled in the process, going from 5.11 to..." April 21
Michigan Live "Rick Porcello has had a decent bit of success for a guy who just turned 24 this past offseason. He has 48 career victories and has reached double-digits in wins in each of his four seasons in the majors. But it has been a bumpy ride at times. Porcello hasn't had an ERA lower than 4.59 since his..." March 31
Detroit News "Rick Porcello is ready for the season to begin, and manager Jim Leyland is ready on his behalf. "He looks good," Leyland said. "He's had a good spring." Not that spring training records mean much, but Porcello is 4-1 after a 6-3 victory over the Marlins on Monday. Porcello's ERA in six..." March 26
Sporting News "The Detroit Tigers have announced that righthander Rick Porcello will begin the season in their rotation. As a result, lefthander Drew Smyly will move to the bullpen. This has been one of the most closely tracked position battles of the spring, with Porcello’s name being mentioned in plenty..." March 26
Detroit News "Eleven days ahead of a new season, trade talk has heated up, Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski said Thursday. The Tigers are listening, and only listening, to offers that often begin with one name: Rick Porcello. But they have initiated nothing with respect to their 24-year-old,..." March 22
Sporting News "Detroit Tigers righthander Rick Porcello sparkled on the mound again Wednesday, despite dealing with the ongoing speculation that he will be dealt before opening day. Porcello allowed just one hit and an unearned run in 6 2/3 innings. In 18 Grapefruit League innings, he has a 2.50 ERA, 18..." March 21
Fox Sports "A half-dozen scouts stood behind a chain-link fence Wednesday, making a spring training game between the High Class-A affiliates of the Tigers and Astros actually seem important. And in a way it was. Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello, the subject of trade speculation, started the..." March 20
Fox Sports "The teams interested in acquiring right-hander Rick Porcello continue to wonder if the Tigers actually will trade him. The Rangers and Padres are the teams most active on Porcello, according to major-league sources. The Orioles also have scouted Porcello, but the Red Sox – another team with..." March 20
Detroit News "Some baseball historians might classify Tony La Russa as quirky, the master of the oddball gimmick. Personally, I'd rate him more as a genius. In any ordinary season, La Russa was usually two or three jumps ahead of his grizzled rivals. He was the manager who gave modern Major League..." March 17
Detroit News "For whatever role that awaits him — starting for the Tigers, relief for the Tigers, or pitching elsewhere if there's a trade — Rick Porcello has prepared himself well this spring Speaking after an effective five-inning stint on Friday in the Tigers' 4-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays,..." March 16
Detroit News "Jim Leyland talked Sunday about Rick Porcello and how a 24-year-old pitcher "has handled himself terrifically under a little bit of tough circumstances." The tough circumstances had been addressed by Porcello an hour or so earlier. Politely, he informed a clubhouse media group that he would..." March 11
Detroit News "We learned a couple of things Monday as the Tigers dealt with a closer crisis they might want to resolve before spring camp adjourns in 25 days. Development No. 1: The Tigers could, in a wild scenario, decide a new and improved Rick Porcello is at least worth discussing as a ninth-inning choice..." March 06
Detroit News "We learned a couple of things Monday as the Tigers dealt with a closer crisis they might want to resolve before spring camp adjourns in 25 days. Development No. 1: The Tigers could, in a wild scenario, decide a new and improved Rick Porcello is at least worth discussing as a ninth-inning choice..." March 05
MLB.com "As questions from reporters go, Rick Porcello as a closer wasn't the craziest idea that manager Jim Leyland has ever heard. Judging by his answer on Monday, it wasn't even high up on the crazy list. "I don't know that that's necessarily a wild thought," Leyland answered. Whether it's..." March 05
Detroit News "If it happens twice, you'll know for sure why. Rick Porcello made his third start of the spring Monday, working four scoreless innings with six strikeouts in the Tigers' 8-5 victory over the Houston Astros at Joker Marchant Stadium. In the stands were more than a few scouts. OK, a lot of..." March 05
ESPN.com "The Texas Rangers, still trying to determine a No. 5 starter for their rotation, inquired Monday about Detroit Tigers right-hander Rick Porcello, a source told ESPNNewYork.com's Adam Rubin. On Sunday, two Rangers pitchers in contention for the spot each had outings to forget. Justin Grimm, a..." March 04
Detroit News "Remember, it's called spring training. The Tigers lost to the Braves on Wednesday because of a pitch that defines the difference between the regular season and spring training. With runners on second and third and two outs in the first inning, Tigers starter Rick Porcello threw Braves..." February 28
Michigan Live "GAME INFORMATION Who: Detroit Tigers at Atlanta Braves. Where: Champion Stadium at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista. First pitch: 1:05 p.m. Television: None. Radio: 97.1 The Ticket and the Detroit Tigers radio network. Twitter: Follow Chris Iott and James Schmehl. Live..." February 22
Michigan Live "During spring training a year ago, six young pitchers competed for the fifth spot in the Detroit Tigers starting rotation. This year, there are just two pitchers battling. But the competition might be just as interesting. Right-hander Rick Porcello has been the subject of trade rumors..." February 12
Detroit Free Press "Rick Porcello and Drew Smyly have become good friends. In spring training, they will compete for the final spot in the Tigers' rotation. "I was in that situation one year with Oakland," pitching coach Jeff Jones said Saturday. "My best friend on the team was Rick Lysander, and we were..." February 10