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Rick Porcello

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 18: Austin Jackson #14 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with third base coach Gene Lamont #22 as Jackson scored on his solo home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against the New York Yankees during game four of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 18, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Tigers Agree On 2013 Contracts With Six Players

The Detroit Tigers today announced the club has agreed to 2013 contracts with righthanded pitchers Doug Fister and Rick Porcello, lefthanded pitcher Phil Coke, catcher Alex Avila and outfielders Brennan Boesch and Austin Jackson.

97.1 The Ticket–01/18/2013

Starting pitcher Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers pitches. (File photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Report: Tigers, Cubs Discussing Rick Porcello Deal

The Tigers and Cubs are discussing a trade involving Tigers right-handed SP Rick Porcello, according to’s Roch Kubatko.

97.1 The Ticket–01/09/2013

Rick Porcello of  the Detroit Tigers.  Both teams wore the number 42 in honor of Jackie Robinson Day.  (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Could Josh, Anibal Signings Set Up An Angels-Tigers Trade?

The Anibal Sanchez signing set up the Tigers to trade a pitcher for a hitter.

97.1 The Ticket–12/17/2012

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 24: Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers throws a pitch against the San Francisco Giants in the eighth inning during Game One of the Major League Baseball World Series at AT&T Park on October 24, 2012 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Lots Of Interest In Porcello, But Tigers Can’t Trade Him (Yet)

If the Tigers want to trade Rick Porcello, they’ll have no problem finding a taker.

97.1 The Ticket–12/11/2012

Credit: Getty Images/Doug Pensinger/Joe Robbins

Karsch And Anderson Champ And Chump 11-20-12

Champ: Rick Porcello for giving his #48 to Torii Hunter in exchange for a donation to the Hurricane Sandy relief.

97.1 The Ticket–11/20/2012

ARLINGTON, TX - SEPTEMBER 30: Torii Hunter #48 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim hits a two run double to take the lead against the Texas Rangers in game one of the double header at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on September 30, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Rick Yeatts/Getty Images)

Tigers’ New Player Hunter Paid Sandy Victims For No. 48

Porcello said he would give up the number to his new teammate if he donated to victims of Superstorm Sandy on the East Coast — and it was a done deal.

CBS Detroit–11/16/2012

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Scherzer Scratched; Porcello Leaves Heads Scratching

With the Tigers edging the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Thursday afternoon, then watching their AL Central lead increase to two games when the Chicago White Sox lost that night


DETROIT, MI - SEPTEMBER 26: Delmon Young #21 of the Detroit Tigers high-hives teammates in the dugout after scoring a run against the Kansas City Royals during a MLB game at Comerica Park on September 26, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)

Tigers Beat Royals On Peralta’s Groundout In 8th

Jhonny Peralta brought home the go-ahead run when Andy Dirks’ hard slide broke up a potential inning-ending double play in the eighth inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Kansas City Royals 5-4 Wednesday night.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

CLEVELAND, OH - MAY 22: Starting pitcher Rick Porcello #48 of the Detroit Tigers pitches during the third inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on May 22, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Royals-Tigers Preview 9-26-12

Again tied atop the AL Central standings, the Detroit Tigers hope they’re able to make the most of their latest opportunity.

97.1 The Ticket–09/26/2012

(Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Tigers-White Sox Preview 9-10-12

The Detroit Tigers have dominated the Chicago White Sox this year, but still find themselves trailing in the AL Central.

97.1 The Ticket–09/10/2012