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Tigers First Round Pick: Rick Porcello

Porcello is the newest Tiger

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...

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