Porcello gave up three hits and struck out four. He has fanned 14 without a walk this spring, and has a 2.08 ERA.
A five-run fifth inning helped the Detroit Tigers beat the Washington Nationals 11-7 on Sunday during Grapefruit League play.
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.
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.
Martinez hit a two-run shot and Magglio Ordonez added two hits, leading Detroit past the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Monday.