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Rick Porcello
Birthdate: 12/27/1988 (27 y, 4 m, 9 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-5/200     Position: P
Drafted: 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 27, Overall: 27, Team: Detroit Tigers
Contract: $12.5M / 1 Years (2015)
Extension: $82.5M / 4 Years (2016 - 2019)
RotoWire News: Porcello (5-0) shut down the Yankees Saturday, allowing zero runs on five hits over seven innings. He struck out six and walked one. (4/30/2016)
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2008Tigers (A+)24000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2009Tigers31500200.0 %20.0 %.000.500.400.400.400.3581140.00.10.50.1
2010Tigers (AAA)4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2010Tigers27200000.0 %50.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2011Tigers31600000.0 %50.0 %.000.333.167.167.167.148-200.0-0.80.60.0
2011Tigers4000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2012Tigers31300000.0 %33.3 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.80.30.0
2012Tigers2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2013Tigers32300000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.296830.0-0.10.30.0
2013Tigers2000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2014Tigers32500000.0 %40.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-1.20.5-0.1
2015Red Sox (A-)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Red Sox (AAA)1000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    
2015Red Sox28200000.0 %100.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.50.20.0
2016Red Sox5300000.0 %0.0 %.000.333.333.333.333.295820.0-0.10.30.0
Total- - -2172900200.0 %34.5 %.000.313.192.192.192.171-90.0-3.92.90.0
Postseason- - -8000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-100    

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2008Tigers (A+)24000000000000000000.000
2009Tigers31552200002001000000.400
2010Tigers (AAA)4000000000000000000.000
2010Tigers27120000000001001000.000
2011Tigers31661100000003000000.167
2011Tigers4000000000000000000.000
2012Tigers31230000000001001000.000
2012Tigers2000000000000000000.000
2013Tigers32331100000000000000.333
2013Tigers2000000000000000000.000
2014Tigers32450000000002001000.000
2015Red Sox (A-)1000000000000000000.000
2015Red Sox (AAA)1000000000000000000.000
2015Red Sox28220000000002000000.000
2016Red Sox5331100000000000000.333
Total- - -217262955000020010003000.192
Postseason- - -8000000000000000000.000

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2008Tigers (A+)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2009Tigers0.0 %20.0 %0.00.400.400.400.800.0000.1.500  0.010.1.358114
2009Average8.9 %18.0 %0.49.262.333.418.751.1555.0.299     .329 
2010Tigers (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Tigers0.0 %50.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011Tigers0.0 %50.0 %0.00.167.167.167.333.0000.1.333  0.00-0.8.148-20
2011Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Tigers0.0 %33.3 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.8.000-100
2012Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0000.1.333  0.000.0.29683
2013Tigers0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Tigers0.0 %40.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.0-1-1.2.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Red Sox (A-)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Red Sox (AAA)0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2015Red Sox0.0 %100.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.5.000-100
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.333.333.333.667.0000.1.333  0.00-0.1.29582
2016Average8.5 %21.2 %0.40.250.319.405.724.1554.7.296     .316 
Total- - -0.0 %34.5 %0.00.192.192.192.385.0000.1.313  0.00-3.7.171-9
Postseason- - -0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2009Tigers3.0025.0 %75.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %0.0 %75.0 %25.0 %
2010Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2011Tigers3.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %66.7 %0.0 %
2011Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %50.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2012Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2013Tigers2.0033.3 %66.7 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %
2013Tigers0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014Tigers2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %66.7 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %0.0 %66.7 %
2015Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2016Red Sox2.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %100.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %66.7 %33.3 %0.0 %
Total- - -12.0013.3 %80.0 %6.7 %0.0 %0.0 %16.7 %25.0 %57.9 %15.8 %26.3 %26.3 %52.6 %21.1 %
Postseason- - -0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2009Tigers301000081018
2010Tigers0000010257
2011Tigers3000100101828
2011Tigers0000000000
2012Tigers010001001010
2012Tigers0000000000
2013Tigers2010000268
2013Tigers0000000000
2014Tigers200001051318
2015Red Sox0000000268
2016Red Sox2000111055
Total- - -121202412973102
Postseason- - -0000000000

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2009Tigers0.18-0.050.231.330.141.13 00.050.11
2010Tigers-0.02-0.020.00-0.38-0.040.54 0-0.040.00
2011Tigers-0.06-0.080.02-0.61-0.060.65 0-0.09-0.01
2011Tigers       0  
2012Tigers-0.10-0.100.00-0.95-0.101.38 0-0.070.00
2012Tigers       0  
2013Tigers-0.04-0.050.01-0.50-0.060.87 0-0.02-0.03
2013Tigers       0  
2014Tigers-0.14-0.140.00-1.04-0.111.32 0-0.110.01
2015Red Sox-0.04-0.040.00-0.25-0.030.71 0-0.050.00
2016Red Sox0.01-0.020.030.190.020.86 00.020.00
Total- - --0.20-0.500.29-2.21-0.250.97 0-0.310.10
Postseason- - -       0  

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2009Tigers88.9% (90.0)5.6% (85.0) 5.6% (80.0)    
2010Tigers28.6% (92.0)57.1% (84.5)   14.3% (87.0)  
2011Tigers67.9% (88.1)7.1% (83.0) 3.6% (75.0)21.4% (80.8)   
2012Tigers90.0% (93.7)10.0% (84.0)      
2013Tigers62.5% (89.2)37.5% (82.7)      
2014Tigers77.8% (90.7)16.7% (81.3) 5.6% (75.0)    
2015Red Sox50.0% (88.8)25.0% (79.5)25.0% (87.0)     
2016Red Sox100.0% (90.2)       
Total- - -72.5% (90.0)15.7% (82.8)2.0% (87.0)2.9% (76.7)5.9% (80.8)1.0% (87.0)  

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2009Tigers88.9 %     11.1 %       
2010Tigers     42.9 %57.1 %       
2011Tigers46.4 %21.4 %    7.1 %3.6 %  21.4 %   
2012Tigers90.0 %     10.0 %       
2013Tigers25.0 %37.5 %    37.5 %       
2014Tigers27.8 %16.7 %   22.2 %16.7 %5.6 %  11.1 %   
2015Red Sox75.0 %     25.0 %       
2016Red Sox80.0 %20.0 %            
Total- - -53.9 %12.8 %   6.9 %16.7 %2.0 %  7.8 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2009Tigers90.0     82.6      
2010Tigers     90.684.6      
2011Tigers88.487.4    83.175.0  80.8  
2012Tigers93.6     84.0      
2013Tigers88.289.6    82.5      
2014Tigers91.691.0   90.181.074.9  89.0  
2015Red Sox87.9     79.8      
2016Red Sox90.789.4           
Total- - -90.188.9   90.382.675.0  82.8  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2009Tigers-0.1-0.2 0.5   -0.80-18.50 50.76   
2010Tigers0.0-0.2   -0.2 -2.04-5.88   -17.68 
2011Tigers-0.80.1 0.0-0.1  -4.003.19 3.75-1.54  
2012Tigers-0.5-0.2     -5.79-17.13     
2013Tigers-0.60.5     -11.8016.81     
2014Tigers-0.8-0.1 -0.2   -5.75-2.31 -16.24   
2015Red Sox0.0-0.3-0.2    -0.55-13.92-11.29    
2016Red Sox0.6      12.41      
Total- - --2.2-0.4-0.20.4-0.1-0.2 -3.04-2.32-11.2912.76-1.54-17.68 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2009Tigers-0.1     0.3      
2010Tigers     -0.2-0.2      
2011Tigers-0.3-0.5    0.10.0  -0.1  
2012Tigers-0.5     -0.2      
2013Tigers-0.3-0.3    0.5      
2014Tigers-0.4-0.4   0.1-0.1-0.2  -0.1  
2015Red Sox-0.2     -0.3      
2016Red Sox0.20.4           
Total- - --1.6-0.8   -0.10.1-0.1  -0.2  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2009Tigers-0.80     16.13      
2010Tigers     -7.22-5.88      
2011Tigers-2.07-8.14    3.183.74  -1.54  
2012Tigers-5.79     -17.12      
2013Tigers-12.91-11.02    16.78      
2014Tigers-8.68-13.20   2.38-2.33-16.36  -3.81  
2015Red Sox-3.74     -13.69      
2016Red Sox6.0837.69           
Total- - --2.89-6.45   -1.730.82-6.31  -2.11  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2009Tigers18.2 %100.0 %50.0 %50.0 %100.0 %88.9 %38.9 %20.0 %5.6 %
2009Average25.1 %66.0 %44.8 %62.5 %87.8 %80.5 %48.3 %58.2 %8.7 %
2010Tigers50.0 %100.0 %71.4 %0.0 %66.7 %40.0 %42.9 %100.0 %42.9 %
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011Tigers31.3 %91.7 %57.1 %60.0 %81.8 %75.0 %42.9 %66.7 %14.3 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012Tigers66.7 %100.0 %80.0 %25.0 %50.0 %37.5 %40.0 %100.0 %50.0 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Tigers33.3 %60.0 %50.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %62.5 %100.0 %0.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014Tigers0.0 %44.4 %22.2 % 100.0 %100.0 %50.0 %80.0 %0.0 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Red Sox50.0 %75.0 %62.5 %50.0 %33.3 %40.0 %50.0 %100.0 %37.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016Red Sox 80.0 %80.0 % 75.0 %75.0 %100.0 %100.0 %20.0 %
2016Average27.1 %65.9 %45.5 %61.1 %85.9 %78.1 %47.3 %59.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -30.2 %79.6 %53.9 %43.8 %79.5 %69.1 %48.0 %75.9 %16.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2009Tigers18.2 %100.0 %50.0 %50.0 %100.0 %88.9 %38.9 %20.0
2009Average27.9 %61.4 %44.8 %65.5 %88.0 %81.0 %50.4 %21.4
2010Tigers50.0 %100.0 %71.4 %0.0 %66.7 %40.0 %42.9 %21.3
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011Tigers30.8 %80.0 %57.1 %50.0 %83.3 %75.0 %53.6 %18.1
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012Tigers33.3 %100.0 %80.0 %0.0 %42.9 %37.5 %70.0 %21.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Tigers33.3 %60.0 %50.0 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %62.5 %20.6
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014Tigers0.0 %40.0 %22.2 % 100.0 %100.0 %55.6 %18.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Red Sox33.3 %60.0 %50.0 %100.0 %33.3 %50.0 %62.5 %13.7
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016Red Sox 80.0 %80.0 % 75.0 %75.0 %100.0 %14.5
2016Average29.3 %63.2 %45.5 %62.3 %86.0 %78.0 %47.9 %22.6
Total- - -24.4 %75.4 %52.9 %45.5 %76.7 %70.4 %55.9 %18.9

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2009TigersP3131170.211252021100 8   .947 
2010TigersP2727162.29151102300 10   .960 
2011TigersP3131182.015212024400 16   .947 
2012TigersP3131176.112305040000 18   .894 
2013TigersP3229177.015211012200 12   .973 
2014TigersP3231204.218174042101 7   .897 
2015Red SoxP2828172.010193123201 18   .906 
2016Red SoxP5532.2120000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P2172131278.09115018215141302 91   .931 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2009TigersP170.20  -1-2-3              
2010TigersP162.20  0-4-4              
2011TigersP182.0-1  0-1-1              
2012TigersP176.1-1  010              
2013TigersP177.00  -1-3-4              
2014TigersP204.21  0-10              
2015Red SoxP172.0-1  -11-2              
2016Red SoxP32.20  000              
Total- - -P1278.0-2  -3-9-14              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012TigersP176.10.0%      (1)11.1%      (9)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (1)83.3%      (6)91.7%    (24)
2013TigersP177.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)33.3%      (3)0.0%     (0)80.0%      (5)100.0%    (16)
2014TigersP204.20.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)100.0%      (7)90.9%    (11)
2015Red SoxP172.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (2)100.0%    (13)
2016Red SoxP32.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -P1278.00.0%      (4)7.7%    (13)20.0%      (5)75.0%     (4)90.0%    (20)95.5%    (66)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2009Tigers0.10.0 0.50.10.50.00.20.80.1$0.5 
2010Tigers-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.30.0($0.2) 
2011Tigers-0.80.0 0.6-0.80.60.00.2-0.10.0($0.1) 
2012Tigers-0.80.0 0.3-0.80.30.00.1-0.40.0($0.2) 
2013Tigers-0.10.0 0.3-0.10.30.00.10.30.0$0.3 
2014Tigers-1.20.0 0.5-1.20.50.00.1-0.5-0.1($0.4) 
2015Red Sox-0.50.0 0.2-0.50.20.00.1-0.20.0($0.2) 
2016Red Sox-0.10.0 0.3-0.10.30.00.10.30.0$0.3 
Total- - --3.90.0 2.9-3.92.90.10.80.00.0($0.1) 

  • $82.5m / 4 Years (2016 - 2019) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 4/6/2015 (Extension)
    • 2016: $20M, 2017: $20M, 2018: $21M, 2019: $21M
    • Signing Bonus: $0.5M
    • No Trade: Limited
      • Three teams he can block trades to
    • Agent / Agency: Jim Murray of Excel Sports Management
    • Originally Reported By: Alex Speier
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $12.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Boston Red Sox on 1/16/2015 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2015: $12.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Jim Murray of Excel Sports Management
    • Originally Reported By: Mike Perchick
    • Source: twitter.com
    • Submitted by matthewyaspan
  • $8.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Detroit Tigers on 1/17/2014 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2014: $8.5M
    • Agent / Agency: Hendricks Sports
    • Originally Reported By: Joel Sherman
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: blessyouboys.com
    • Submitted by John Benedetto
  • $3.1m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Detroit Tigers on 1/16/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $3.1M
    • Source: espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Jeff Zimmerman
  • $0m / 4 Years (2007 - 2010) + 2 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Detroit Tigers on 8/14/2007 (Other)
    • 2007: $0.1M, 2008: $1.1M, 2009: $1.2M, 2010: $1M
    • 2011 Team Option: $1.6M
    • 2012 Team Option: $1.3M
    • Other Notes: $925,000 annual salary in minor leagues
    • Source: baseballamerica.com, Hat Tip: sports.espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Bailey Winston
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  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 27, Overall: 27
    • Team: Detroit Tigers
    • School: Seton Hall Prep School