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Rick PorcelloHigh Level: MLB Current Team: Boston Red Sox MLB Years: 2009-2017
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsP-308Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrederick Porcello
Height6-5Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 27,1988 [29.054]PlaceMorristown,New Jersey
High SchoolSeton Hall Prep (West Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers in the 1st round (27th overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$3,580,000Signing ScoutsBill BuckService Time8.170 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#21 ... 2008-DET-#1 ... 2009-MLB-#21 ... 2009-DET-#1
MLB DebutApril 9,2009 [20.103]
OrganizationsDET [7] BOS [3] Awards6Awards Voting2-201
TBC Player ID128926Retrosheet IDporcr001MLBAM ID519144
RelationshipsBrother of Jake Porcello, Brother of Zach Porcello
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts34Walks87Hittable35SO/BB75vsPower35Hitting0Durability79Team.512Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Lakeland Flying TigersFSLA+det45ST19862.66242400000125.01165137733723001.198.350.502.385.182.18.571-
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST201493.96313100000170.217681752352896131.349.281.212.744.691.71.6094.77
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48ST21123.21440000028.0241110010190101.217.71--3.216.111.90.333-
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST2110124.92272700000162.2188968918388411371.3910.401.002.104.652.21.4554.31
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST221494.75313100000182.021010396184610412081.4110.380.892.275.142.26.6094.06
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST2310124.59313100000176.02261019016441076061.5311.530.822.255.462.43.4553.91
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST241384.32322931010177.0185878518421426131.289.410.922.147.223.38.6193.53
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST2515133.43323113310204.2211897818411290041.239.280.791.805.673.15.5363.67
2015Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos38ST26000.0011000003.23000110001.097.36--2.452.451.00--
2015Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos22ST26004.7611000005.23331060000.534.761.59--9.530.00--
2015Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0002.8922000008.06331170000.755.790.960.966.757.00--
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST269154.92282800000172.0196103942538149121101.3610.261.311.997.803.92.3754.13
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST272243.15333303000223.01938578233218930131.017.790.931.297.635.91.8463.40
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST2811174.65333302000203.023612510538481815061.4010.451.682.128.013.77.3934.60
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter118994.25278274493201669.218218707901973811174616601.329.801.062.056.323.08.5440.92
Minor League Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter982.77303000000161.01466550844983101.178.090.442.445.432.23.529-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter123.48550000033.2271413110250101.107.220.272.676.682.50.333-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter862.66242400000125.01165137733723001.198.350.502.385.182.18.571-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter000.0011000003.23000110001.097.36--2.452.451.00--
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter76634.30184180443201071.01196557513111263655415311.3610.030.932.215.492.49.547-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter42364.17949405000598.062531327786118519201291.249.401.291.777.814.40.538-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16134.25373611000220.024011410426501558181.329.801.062.056.323.08.5520.92
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings12112.77414100000220.0198886811601334101.178.090.442.445.432.23.522-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet48p2025020002000100000.400.400.400.800205.500.000.000.3580.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet48p2111000000000101000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet48p2236010000000300000.167.167.167.334106.333.000.000.1480.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet48p23312000000000101000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p24323010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.2960.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet21p25324000000000201000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22p26282000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22p2725010000000100000.200.200.200.400105.250.000.000.1760.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22p2824000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter133320500020001403000.156.156.156.3125035.278.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter10121040002000803000.190.190.190.3804024.308.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter3211010000000600000.091.091.091.1821011.200.000.000.0000.0054.550.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162390600020001704000.156.156.156.3126043.278.000.000.0000.0040.000.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det19P24--1734425551.9272.13------24100.017.5
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet20P31311701125213836.9471.160.21-----31100.019.0
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet21P4--23--551.0001.25------4100.02.8
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet21P2727162915132524.9600.890.15-----27100.016.7
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet22P31311821521243836.9471.160.20-----31100.019.1
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet23P313117612305-4742.8941.350.2418578.3-31100.019.1
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet24P32291771521123736.9731.130.2012570.6-32100.019.8
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet25P32312041817423935.8971.090.177750.0-32100.019.8
2015Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos26P1---1--111.0001.00------1100.01.3
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos26P1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.7
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos26P28281721019333229.9061.040.1718578.3-28100.017.3
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos27P33332236151-2221.9550.640.097370.0-33100.020.4
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P33332031017323027.9000.820.1315478.9-33100.020.4
MLB Totals for P - 9 season(s)-   P27827416691061802217308286.9291.030.17772972.6-2780.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P5--33--661.0001.20------50.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P24--1734425551.9272.13------240.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P1---1--111.0001.00------10.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Lakeland Flying Tigers FSLA+det1924----------
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet2031----------
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet214----------
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet2127----------
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet2231----------
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet2331----------
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet2432----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet2532----------
2015Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos261----------
2015Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos261----------
2015Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2628----------
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2733----------
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2833----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB19001.5930300005.2311022000.964.760.003.183.181.001.59.000
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB20000.00000000028.01120111200.433.540.320.320.321.000.64.000
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB21111.21660000022.113631310000.725.240.401.214.033.332.42.500
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB22023.90761000027.229121231117011.479.430.983.585.531.553.90.000
2011Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB22016.0011000006.05440150001.007.500.001.507.505.006.00.000
2011Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB22004.0031200009.010540170001.2210.000.001.007.007.005.00.000
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB23201.59404000017.01653039101.128.470.001.594.763.002.651.000
2012Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB23000.0010100100.10000000000.000.000.000.000.0000.00.000
2012Detroit TigersWorld SeriesMLB23000.0010100101.00000010000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000
2013Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB24413.00660000024.018883021000.756.751.130.007.8803.00.800
2013Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB2400null10100100.0100000000----------0null.000
2013Detroit TigersChamp. SeriesMLB2401null10100100.0210000100----------0null.000
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB25127.85550000018.12716164215001.6013.251.960.987.367.507.85.333
2015Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB26002.57440000014.015540311001.299.640.001.937.073.673.21.000
2016Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB27029.77440000015.2291717449202.1716.662.302.305.172.259.77.000
2016Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB270110.3811000004.16553060001.4612.466.230.0012.46010.38.000
2017Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB28207.07440000014.02011111412101.7112.860.642.577.713.007.071.000
2017Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB28004.5021100104.05220341002.0011.250.006.759.001.334.50.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1083.62433580000186.718183751733107611.158.730.821.595.163.244.00.556
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs026.75633003014.71711113415101.4310.431.842.459.203.756.75.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs014.0041300109.01264017101.4412.000.001.007.007.006.00.000
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs000.0010100101.0000001000.000.000.000.009.0000.00.000

Awards [6]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007High School All-American - 1st Team (P)1
2008Florida State League All-Star Team (SP) ... Detroit Tigers Minor League Player of the Year2
2009AL Rookie of the Month (May)1
2016American League Cy Young Award ... AL Pitcher of the Month (September)2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2015-08-26SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2015-08-26
2015-08-03SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right tricepsTeam Roster on 2015-08-03
2015-04-07SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($82.5) 20--20--21--21 Signing bonus of $500k [Extension]Team Roster on 2015-04-07
2015-01-17SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($12.5m) Avoids arbitrationTeam Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-12-12SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Tigers to Red Sox for Yoenis Cespedes, Alex Wilson and Gabe SpeierTeam Roster on 2014-12-12
2014-01-17SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8.5m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-07-20SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspensionTeam Roster on 2013-07-20
2013-07-11SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YRestricted--Started serving suspensionTeam Roster on 2013-07-11
2013-07-02SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 6 games for intentionally throwing at Ben ZobristTeam Roster on 2013-07-02
2013-01-18SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.1m) Avoiding arbitrationTeam Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-06SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2007-08-15ContractSigned by Tigers 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Detroit Tigers-183,580,000-------3,580,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (1st round - 27th overall)
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll202,095,000-31918612,746,792400,0005,675,000
2010Detroit TigersTeam Payroll211,920,000-33912632,812,412400,0007,595,000
2011Detroit TigersTeam Payroll221,536,000-36412602,722,607414,0009,131,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll233,100,000-2691271++2,954,887480,00012,231,000
2013Detroit TigersTeam Payroll245,100,000-2001078++3,021,531490,00017,331,0002013-01-18 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.1m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll258,500,000-1291186++3,256,497500,00025,831,0002014-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8.5m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2612,500,0006.1778692++3,571,283507,50038,331,0002015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($12.5m) Avoids arbitration
2015-04-07 - Signed to 4-year contract for 2016-2019 ($82.5) 20--20--21--21 Signing bonus of $500k [Extension]
2016Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2720,000,0007.1724397++3,498,245507,50058,331,000
2017Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2820,000,000-27397++3,582,271535,00078,331,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red