Scout Premium Content

Tigers First Round Pick: Rick Porcello

The Tigers had luck on their side once again, as arguably the most talented high school arm in the draft fell all the way to the Tigers, where they snagged him with the 27th selection. Want to know the dish on Porcello? Get the scouting report inside!

Rick Porcello Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-5 Weight: 195 Born: 12/27/1988 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Rick joins the Tigers as their top pick in the 2007 draft (27th overall), despite being ranked as the top high school arm available. As a senior at Seton Hall Prep, Porcello has led his team deep into the New Jersey state tournament. After throwing a 77-pitch perfect... Recommended Stories

  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next