He was maybe not the most disappointing, but he was certainly the worst. In 2019, Red Sox fans saw why the organization was very hesitant to extend him last Spring Training.
The Story of His Season
Rick Porcello's season started like seemingly every Red Sox pitcher's season started. His first three starts
Let's wind the clocks back to August 18th, 2015. The Boston Red Sox were 52-66 in last place in the American League East. At this rate, this would be their third last-place finish in four years. They had only made the playoffs once in the previous five years, despite having
(Featured Image Courtesy of Zimbio.com (Aug. 9, 2018 - Source: Getty Images North America))
This game started four hours late, but that did not stop the Red Sox offense from hitting everything that Jordan Zimmermann threw at them. It started when Mookie Betts hit a ball off the center field wall
(Featured image courtesy of Zimbio.com (Oct. 27, 2018 - Source: Harry How/Getty Images North America))
The Tigers did not bring out their best sharpest tool in their shed when putting LHP Ryan Carpenter on the mound. His Major League ERA for the year was 8.82 through 32.2 innings entering the game.
The Red Sox came in with some momentum on this Tuesday night after a comeback, walk-off win on Monday. And what a great opportunity Boston had to carry this momentum with David Price pitching against what seemingly was the White Sox bullpen.
Some Shaky Defense Leads To Runs On Both Sides
Sunday afternoon's game gave us an intriguing pitching matchup. The Red Sox starter, Rick Porcello came in retiring 39 of his last 46 and allowing zero runs in his last 12.2 innings. The Blue Jays' starter, Marcus Stroman, came in with a 3.23 ERA in 94.1 innings this year.
Featured image courtesy of Zimbio.com: (July 15, 2018 - Source: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images North America)
The Midsummer Classic is around the corner which means Fan Voting for the 2019 MLB All-Star Game has officially begun. If you’re reading this, then you probably have an interest in which Boston Red Sox will
Both starters were carrying some momentum into this game. Jose Berrios entered the game allowing just two earned runs in his last two starts. His counterpart, Rick Porcello, was coming off of a start in which he retired 18 of his last 20. So, it makes slightly more sense that
In a rare case, Eduardo Rodriguez was facing someone who was having a worse 2019 than him. Orioles starter, Luis Ortiz, was making his first Major League start of 2019, and the second Major League start of his career. In the minors this year, he had a 7.01 ERA and
(Featured image courtesy of Zimbio.com (Aug. 3, 2018 - Source: Adam Glanzman/Getty Images North America) )
It should be a surprise to all of us that on June 12th of this 2019 season, the Red Sox were trying to avoid being below .500. Well, unfortunately we have found ourselves in this
Featured image courtesy of Zimbio.com: (June 4, 2014 – Source: Rich Schultz/Getty Images North America)
Before last season, Dustin Pedroia was the only Red Sox player to win an AL MVP award in the 21st century. Not Big Papi. Not Manny, or Nomar, or any of the other Boston baseball megastars
Featured image courtesy of Zimbio.com (Nov. 6, 2017 - Source: Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images North America)
As the Red Sox are heating up, one can not help but notice the impact made by rookie infielder, Michael Chavis. Since his debut on April 20th (where he smoked a double), he has led the