Detroit Tigers Send Down Rick Porcello

Posted: 21st June 2010 by Adam Bernacchio in MLB
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The Detroit Tigers sent down Rick Porcello to Triple-A on Sunday and are hoping to get the same results from this move that they got from sending down Max Scherzer earlier in the year. Earlier this year, the Tigers sent down Scherzer and his 7.29 ERA and 5.6 K’s/9 to Triple-A. Since Scherzer has returned, the 25-year-old righty has a 3.48 ERA and has struck out 11.9 batters per nine IP. That is impressive. Those are the results the Tigers are hoping to get from Porcello. After finishing third in the AL Rookie of the Year voting last year with a 14-9 record a 3.96 ERA, Porcello has really struggled in 2010. He is currently 4-7 with a 6.14 ERA. I was actually thinking about picking up Porcello in my fantasy league for a spot start on Saturday night and thankfully I didn’t. I thou ...

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