Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Official: Cy Young Winner Porcello Starts Opening Day

(USAToday Sports)
When the Red Sox take on the Pittsburgh Pirates at Fenway Park on April 3rd, Cy Young winner Rick Porcello will be toeing the rubber for The Carmine Hose. Manager John Farrell made the news official today—but this had pretty much been a foregone conclusion. I mean, what else do you have to do to get the Opening Day nod? Barring injury, this really was a no-brainer for Farrell and the coaching staff.