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Boston Red Sox AL East
Rick Porcello • #22 • SP
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'5", 205 lbs.
Born:Dec 27, 1988 (29 yrs) in Morristown, NJ
Hometown:Chester, NJ
Experience:9 years
Drafted:Drafted by Detroit in 2007 (1/27).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Detroit in 2014.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Is good at pitching to contact and displays impressive command of his arsenal. Has an ideal pitchers' frame. Can also finish what he starts when on top of his game.
Flaws: Is not a true strikeout pitcher, so he gives up a few too many hits and serves up a few too many long balls. So, he needs to put away hitters earlier in the count.
Career Potential: Veteran, innings-eating starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Cy Young Award 2016
AL Players Choice Awards - Outstanding Pitcher 2016
AL Comeback player of the year 2016
Florida State League (A) All-Star Team 2008
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