|Jan. 17 1:23 PM PT2:23 PM MT3:23 PM CT4:23 PM ET16:23 ET21:23 GMT5:23 CST2:23 PM MST4:23 PM EST4:53 PM VEN1:23 UAE (+1)3:23 PM CT-Detroit reached one-year agreements with right-handers Rick Porcello and Al Alburquerque, and outfielders Andy Dirks and Austin Jackson. All had filed for arbitration.
Analysis: Porcello went 13-8 with a 4.32 ERA and a career-high 142 strikeouts.
|Sep. 17 10:56 AM PT11:56 AM MT12:56 PM CT1:56 PM ET13:56 ET17:56 GMT1:56 CST10:56 AM MST12:56 PM EST1:26 PM VEN21:56 UAE12:56 PM CT-Porcello (13-8) allowed a run and five hits with two walks in Monday's win over Seattle.
Analysis: He stuck out 10, falling one shy of his career high.
|Aug. 26 10:17 AM PT11:17 AM MT12:17 PM CT1:17 PM ET13:17 ET17:17 GMT1:17 CST10:17 AM MST12:17 PM EST12:47 PM VEN21:17 UAE12:17 PM CT-Porcello allowed three runs and four hits in seven innings in Sunday's 11-3 road win over the New York Mets.
Analysis: Porcello improved to 6-1 with a 3.38 ERA in his last nine starts. He is 6-2 with a 2.54 ERA during a nine-start stretch on the road.
|Aug. 21 10:58 AM PT11:58 AM MT12:58 PM CT1:58 PM ET13:58 ET17:58 GMT1:58 CST10:58 AM MST12:58 PM EST1:28 PM VEN21:58 UAE12:58 PM CT-Porcello took a loss for the first time in eight starts in Detroit's 6-3 defeat to Minnesota on Tuesday.
Analysis: Porcello has a 4.66 ERA over his last five starts but is 2-1 with help from a 6.21 run-support average.
|Aug. 15 5:40 PM PT6:40 PM MT7:40 PM CT8:40 PM ET20:40 ET0:40 GMT8:40 CST5:40 PM MST7:40 PM EST8:10 PM VEN4:40 UAE (+1)7:40 PM CT-Porcello won his fifth straight decision on Wednesday despite yielding a season-high 11 hits, limiting the White Sox to three runs over six innings of a 6-4 victory.
Analysis: Porcello is 5-0 with a 2.62 ERA over seven outings since his last defeat.
|Aug. 5 11:46 AM PT12:46 PM MT1:46 PM CT2:46 PM ET14:46 ET18:46 GMT2:46 CST11:46 AM MST1:46 PM EST2:16 PM VEN22:46 UAE1:46 PM CT-Porcello was effective in Sunday's 3-2, 12-inning win over the ChiSox.
Analysis: Porcello allowed a run and eight hits in 7 2-3 innings. He struck out four and walked one.
|July 29 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 CST3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Porcello won for the fourth straight start in Detroit's 12-4 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday.
Analysis: Porcello has made fantasy owners happy recently, going 4-0 with a 2.08 ERA in his last four starts. He was 4-6 with a 5.21 ERA prior to that stretch.
|July 24 3:33 PM PT4:33 PM MT5:33 PM CT6:33 PM ET18:33 ET22:33 GMT6:33 CST3:33 PM MST5:33 PM EST6:03 PM VEN2:33 UAE (+1)5:33 PM CT-Porcello gave up four hits over seven shutout innings to earn a victory for the third straight start in Detroit's 6-2 win over the White Sox on Tuesday.
Analysis: Porcello has limited opponents to three runs over 20 innings while winning three consecutive outings.
|July 11 10:23 AM PT11:23 AM MT12:23 PM CT1:23 PM ET13:23 ET17:23 GMT1:23 CST10:23 AM MST12:23 PM EST12:53 PM VEN21:23 UAE12:23 PM CT-Porcello had his suspension for throwing at Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist reduced to five games. He'll begin serving it Thursday.
Analysis: Porcello was initially suspended six games after hitting Zobrist on June 30. He pitched Wednesday night and said before Thursday's game against the Chicago White Sox he was ready to start serving the ban.
|July 2 1:36 PM PT2:36 PM MT3:36 PM CT4:36 PM ET16:36 ET20:36 GMT4:36 CST1:36 PM MST3:36 PM EST4:06 PM VEN0:36 UAE (+1)3:36 PM CT-Major League Baseball has suspended Porcello for six games for hitting Tampa Bay's Ben Zobrist with a pitch, but the pitcher is appealing.
Analysis: Porcello threw high and inside, hitting Zobrist in the first inning of Sunday's game against the Rays. He beat the Tribe on Friday since he is appealing the decision.
|June 9 9:27 AM PT10:27 AM MT11:27 AM CT12:27 PM ET12:27 ET16:27 GMT0:27 CST9:27 AM MST11:27 AM EST11:57 AM VEN20:27 UAE11:27 AM CT-Porcello earned his first win since May 17 in the Tigers' 6-4 victory over Cleveland on Saturday.
Analysis: Porcello (3-3, 4.86 ERA) gave up two runs - one earned - and three hits while striking out seven over six innings. He had a 3.79 ERA in his previous three starts but had received a combined five runs of support.
|June 3 3:34 PM PT4:34 PM MT5:34 PM CT6:34 PM ET18:34 ET22:34 GMT6:34 CST3:34 PM MST5:34 PM EST6:04 PM VEN2:34 UAE (+1)5:34 PM CT-Porcello fell to 2-3 with Sunday's 4-2 loss to the O's.
Analysis: Porcello was working on a three-hitter and took a 2-0 lead into the seventh before things unraveled. He let all three batters reach and lost the ballgame.
|May 29 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 CST10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-After a rough outing in his previous start, Porcello responded with his best performance of the season in Detroit's 1-0 11-inning loss to Pittsburgh on Tuesday.
Analysis: Porcello struck out 11 batters across eight shutout innings and gave up only three hits but the Detroit bullpen was the first to buckle in extra innings.
|May 18 2:50 PM PT3:50 PM MT4:50 PM CT5:50 PM ET17:50 ET21:50 GMT5:50 CST2:50 PM MST4:50 PM EST5:20 PM VEN1:50 UAE (+1)4:50 PM CT-Porcello had another solid performance in Detroit's 2-1 win over Texas on Friday night.
Analysis: Porcello (2-2, 5.92 ERA) allowed one run and five hits in 5 2-3 innings with six strikeouts and a walk. He's 2-0 with a 3.24 ERA in four starts since giving up nine runs in two-thirds of an inning April 20 against the Los Angeles Angels.
|May 3 11:19 AM PT12:19 PM MT1:19 PM CT2:19 PM ET14:19 ET18:19 GMT2:19 CST11:19 AM MST1:19 PM EST1:49 PM VEN22:19 UAE1:19 PM CT-Porcello turned in his best outing of the season Thursday, allowing five hits and three runs while striking out seven over seven innings in Detroit's 7-3 win at Houston.
Analysis: Porcello still didn't get the win so he stays at 1-2, though his ERA improved to a still-unsightly 7.52.
|Apr. 28 1:37 PM PT2:37 PM MT3:37 PM CT4:37 PM ET16:37 ET20:37 GMT4:37 CST1:37 PM MST3:37 PM EST4:07 PM VEN0:37 UAE (+1)3:37 PM CT-Last weekend, Porcello allowed nine runs and was pulled before the end of the first inning, but he bounced back nicely Saturday, holding the Atlanta Braves mostly in check in the Tigers' 7-4 victory.
Analysis: Porcello (1-2) allowed three runs in 6 1-3 innings. He was convinced his previous start at Los Angeles wasn't as bad as it looked - but this was an important showing for the 24-year-old who wasn't assured of a spot in Detroit's rotation until he won a job in spring training.
|Mar. 26 10:06 AM PT11:06 AM MT12:06 PM CT1:06 PM ET13:06 ET17:06 GMT1:06 CST10:06 AM MST12:06 PM EST12:36 PM VEN21:06 UAE11:06 AM CT-Porcello has earned the No. 5 starter's job in the Detroit Tigers' rotation, and Drew Smyly will start the season in the bullpen.
Analysis: Porcello was 10-12 with a 4.59 ERA in 31 starts for the AL champions last season. He is 3-1 with a 3.00 ERA in six spring training appearances.
|2009||Det||14||9||0 - 0||31||31||0||170.2||176||81||75||23||52||0||89||1.34||3.96||$140.67|
|2010||Det||10||12||0 - 0||27||27||0||162.2||188||96||89||18||38||2||84||1.39||4.92||$94.67|
|2011||Det||14||9||0 - 0||31||31||0||182.0||210||103||96||18||46||1||104||1.41||4.75||$132.00|
|2012||Det||10||12||0 - 0||31||31||0||176.1||226||101||90||16||44||3||107||1.53||4.59||$108.33|
|2013||Det||13||8||0 - 0||32||29||1||177.0||185||87||85||18||42||4||142||1.28||4.32||$185.50|
|Career||61||50||0 - 0||152||149||1||868.2||985||468||435||93||222||10||526||1.39||4.51|
|2011||Det||Total||0||1||0 - 0||4||2||0||15.0||15||9||8||0||2||2||12||4.80|
|0||1||0 - 0||1||1||0||6.0||5||4||4||0||1||1||5||6.00|
|LCS||0||0||0 - 0||3||1||0||9.0||10||5||4||0||1||1||7||4.00|
|2012||Det||Total||0||0||0 - 0||2||0||0||1.1||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.1||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0.00|
|WS||0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||1.0||0||0||0||0||0||0||1||0.00|
|2013||Det||Total||0||1||0 - 0||2||0||0||0.0||3||1||0||0||0||0||0||�|
|0||0||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.0||1||0||0||0||0||0||0||-|
|LCS||0||1||0 - 0||1||0||0||0.0||2||1||0||0||0||0||0||-|
|Career||0||2||0 - 0||8||2||0||16.1||18||10||8||0||2||2||13||4.41|