Rick Porcello

Perhaps those spring training injuries to veteran starters that allowed Rick Porcello to make the Tigers' roster have turned out to be a blessing in disguse.
So far in May he is 3-0 w/ a 1.00 ERA. Overall this season he has started 7 games and has a 4-3 record w/ a 3.86 ERA. In 39 innings he has walked 13 and struck out 25.
Does anyone still think he should've started the season in the minors?


  1. No argument here. (Nor did I ever have one.) Leyland is handling him well. Limit his innings, help him build experience and endurance.

  2. Exactly. And even though he's learning at the MLB level I'd argue he's getting better coaching in etroit than he would in Toledo or Erie.