Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Porcello Throws 5 Shutout Innings, Tigers Top Nats

Porcello gave up three hits and struck out four. He has fanned 14 without a walk this spring, and has a 2.08 ERA.

97.1 The Ticket–03/10/2013

Detroit Tigers - Austin Jackson. (Getty Images File Photo)

Tigers 11, Nationals 7

A five-run fifth inning helped the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 11-7 on Sunday during Grapefruit League play.

97.1 The Ticket–03/18/2012

Rick Porcello of the Detroit Tigers

Nationals 5, Tigers 2

Tough outing for Detroit starter Rick Porcello, giving up five runs and eight hits in the 5-2 loss to the Washington Nationals on Thursday night.

97.1 The Ticket–03/24/2011

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Tigers 6, Nationals 1

A two run eighth inning for the Tigers, mixed with a game full of errors by the Nationals, helped the Detroit Tigers to a 6-1 victory over the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

97.1 The Ticket–03/20/2011

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Tigers Beat Nationals 4-2

Martinez hit a two-run shot and Magglio Ordonez added two hits, leading Detroit past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/14/2011