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Rick PorcelloTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Boston Red Sox MLB Years: 2009-2018
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Drafted
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsP-341Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameFrederick Porcello
Height6-5Weight195BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 27,1988 [29.327]PlaceMorristown,New Jersey
High SchoolSeton Hall Prep (West Orange,NJ)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] 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 [4] Awards6Awards Voting2-201
TBC Player ID128926Retrosheet IDporcr001MLBAM ID519144
RelationshipsBrother of Jake Porcello, Brother of Zach Porcello
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (35.70%) -- Fastball (25.73%) -- Slider (15.51%) -- Changeup (12.00%) -- Curveball (11.07%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 89.77 - [2017] - 92.07 - [2016] - 89.53 - [2015] - 91.30 - [2014] - 90.22 - [2013] - 90.97 - [2012] - 91.81 - [2011] - 89.90 - [2010] - 90.16
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Player Notes:   Gatorade High School Player of the Year in 2007 ... Opening Day Starter for Boston Red Sox in 2017
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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 TigersALMLBdet48ST201493.96313100000170.217681752352896101.349.281.212.744.691.71.6094.72
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet48ST21123.21440000028.0241110010190101.217.71--3.216.111.90.333-
2010Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST2110124.92272700000162.2188968918388411301.3910.401.002.104.652.21.4554.19
2011Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST221494.75313100000182.021010396184610412001.4110.380.892.275.142.26.6093.93
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet48ST2310124.59313100000176.02261019016441076001.5311.530.822.255.462.43.4553.81
2013Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST241384.32322931010177.0185878518421426101.289.410.922.147.223.38.6193.48
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet21ST2515133.43323113310204.2211897818411290001.239.280.791.805.673.15.5363.62
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 SoxALMLBbos22ST269154.92282800000172.019610394253814912101.3610.261.311.997.803.92.3753.95
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST272243.15333303000223.0193857823321893001.017.790.931.297.635.91.8463.22
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST2811174.65333302000203.023612510538481815001.4010.451.682.128.013.77.3934.52
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22ST291774.28333301000191.0177979127481903101.188.331.272.268.943.96.7080.60
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter1351064.263113074103201860.01998967881224429136464701.309.651.082.076.593.18.5600.79
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)Filter76634.30184180443201071.0119655751311126365541501.3610.030.932.215.492.49.547-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter59434.1912712706000789.280241036811316670923201.239.141.291.898.084.27.578-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16134.26373611000220.023611410426511618101.309.651.082.076.593.18.5520.79
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
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbos222937132003000300000.429.429.7141.143527.750.285.286.4820.0042.860.000.000.0066.67
MLB Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter136391820050001703000.205.205.256.46110242.364.051.051.0000.0040.480.000.000.0025.00
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 - 4 Season(s)Filter3518142003000900000.222.222.333.5556218.444.111.111.0000.0050.000.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624611020060002004000.205.205.256.46112250.364.051.051.0000.0040.480.000.000.0025.00

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
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbos29P33331911520313835.9211.060.186185.7-33100.020.4
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P31130718601212002518346321.9281.030.17833073.5-3110.00.0
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----------
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2933----------

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
2018Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB29114.50440000016.020880215011.3811.250.001.138.447.504.50.500
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs1193.69473980000202.720191831735122621.168.930.751.555.423.494.04.550
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
2008Detroit Tigers Minor League Player of the Year ... Florida State League All-Star Team (SP)2
2009AL Rookie of the Month (May)1
2016AL Pitcher of the Month (September) ... American League Cy Young Award2

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2015-08-26SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.242Team Roster on 2015-08-26
2015-08-03SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Strained right triceps26.219Team 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]26.101Team Roster on 2015-04-07
2015-01-17SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($12.5m) Avoids arbitration26.021Team 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 Speier25.350Team Roster on 2014-12-12
2014-01-17SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($8.5m) Avoiding arbitration25.021Team Roster on 2014-01-17
2013-07-20SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from suspension24.205Team Roster on 2013-07-20
2013-07-11SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YRestricted--Started serving suspension24.196Team Roster on 2013-07-11
2013-07-02SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 6 games for intentionally throwing at Ben Zobrist24.187Team Roster on 2013-07-02
2013-01-18SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($5.1m) Avoiding arbitration24.022Team Roster on 2013-01-18
2012-05-06SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActive--23.130Team Roster on 2012-05-06
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster 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++3,023,990490,00017,331,0002013-01-18 - 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 Payroll2820,000,0008.1727397++3,651,709535,00078,331,000
2018Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2921,000,000-28497++4,360,045545,00099,331,000
* 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