David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Price gets extra day to rest, will start Tuesday

    MLB.com "Red Sox lefty David Price will get an additional day of rest before making his next start on Tuesday in Anaheim, when the Red Sox open a nine-game road trip against the Angels. The decision was made Thursday by manager Alex Cora a day after Price was forced out of start against the Yankees..." April 13

  • David Price to play catch Thursday, hopes to make next start

    The Score "Forced from his start Wednesday after just one inning due to an irregular sensation in his throwing hand, Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will play catch Thursday and hopes to make his next scheduled start, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. Price, who spent roughly eight weeks..." April 12

  • David Price exits Wednesday’s start vs. Yankees with apparent hand injury

    Hardball Talk "Red Sox starter David Price lasted only one inning in Wednesday night’s start against the Yankees. The lefty walked off the mound looking at his left hand or arm, per ESPN’s Scott Lauber. Update: Price was removed for “precautionary reasons” because he felt a “sensation” in his left hand. He’ll..." April 11

  • David Price explains why he didn't acknowledge Red Sox fans after standing ovation

    The Sports Daily "David Price pitched an absolute gem during Thursday’s game against the Rays, but he failed to record a win, due to a lack of run support from his teammates. Price went seven innings — giving up just three hits and no runs. He also struck out five batters. Unfortunately for him, he left the game..." April 06

  • David Price ready for home opener but knows October is what matters

    Boston Herald "The potential is there for a gem to be thrown by David Price at Fenway Park in the Red Sox’ home opener today against Tampa Bay. It’ll be just a few ticks above freezing. Batters are notoriously late with their swings during April games, and Price is throwing as well as he has in April since..." April 05

  • David Price hopes he'll never have another season like 2017

    ESPN "As David Price left Vanderbilt in 2007, lured by a $5.6 million signing bonus after being drafted first overall by Tampa Bay, his college pitching coach offered a few parting words. “The thing I said to him that I really meant was, ‘You never need to change the way that you play this game,’”..." March 30

  • There’s still time for David Price to become beloved in Boston

    Boston Herald "David Price already is laughing all the way to the bank. Now he has it in his power to spend the next six months laughing all the way to the dugout after every inning pitched. Price is the hugely talented lefty who was signed to a seven-year, $217 million contract by the Red Sox in December..." March 29

  • David Price Could Be Most Important Piece To Red Sox Taking Next Step In 2018

    NESN "David Price turned in another fine effort Tuesday, the latest positive step in his attempts to once again become one of baseball’s best pitchers. That might be optimistic thinking for the Boston Red Sox pitcher who’s seven years removed from winning the Cy Young Award and who’s elbow may or may..." March 21

  • David Price feels good and relaxed after first throwing session

    Boston Herald "A year ago, David Price was already on the shelf with a forearm-elbow issue that derailed him for most of the season. Today, after facing the first live hitters this spring in a controlled minor-league game on a back-field at JetBlue Park, Price was in a good place, physically and..." March 05

  • David Price, vilified in Boston, helps lure J.D. Martinez for new chapter

    USA Today "Maybe now, after all of the conjecture and rumors that Boston Red Sox ace David Price despises the city of Boston, and is counting the days to flee after the season, can finally be put to rest. Maybe, despite all the hatred he felt last year, the antagonism with the media, the hostile..." February 20

  • If Chris Sale backs off, David Price and Rick Porcello will need to step up

    Boston Herald "Expect less from Chris Sale this year, at least in the beginning. The Red Sox ace struck out 26 batters with just two walks in 21 spring training innings last year — a dominant performance, even by Grapefruit League standards — and began the regular season with a 1.19 ERA and 52 strikeouts in..." February 15

  • David Price hopes to smooth things out with Red Sox, avoid opting out of contract

    Boston Herald "This could be David Price’s last year with the Red Sox. There’s just one person who can make that decision: David Price. Entering his third spring training with the Sox after signing a seven-year, $217-million contract before the 2016 season that gave him the ability to opt out after three..." February 13

  • David Price having no issues with elbow, eager to start games again

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price battled soreness in his pitching elbow throughout spring training last year and ended up missing the first two months of the season, but the left-hander insists he feels fine and is looking forward to resuming his role as a starter for the Red Sox in 2018. With roughly a week..." February 06

  • Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez offers advice that could end David Price's feud with Boston media

    WEEI Boston "David Price's problems last year came down to his dislike of messengers. He lambasted Comcast's Evan Drellich, embarrassed Hall of Fame broadcaster Dennis Eckersley, and engaged in a pointless battle with the media that cast a pall over the entire Red Sox clubhouse. Red Sox legend Pedro..." January 31

  • Pedro: Price's health key to fixing his relationship with Boston media

    WEEI Boston "David Price's problems last year came down to his dislike of messengers. He lambasted Comcast's Evan Drellich, embarrassed Hall of Fame broadcaster Dennis Eckersley, and engaged in a pointless battle with the media that cast a pall over the entire Red Sox clubhouse. Red Sox legend Pedro..." January 30

  • Is David Price to blame for John Farrell’s firing?

    New York Post "The Red Sox have not provided the exact reasoning behind the firing of manager John Farrell after winning the AL East title, but one source offered an explanation to The Boston Globe. “It wasn’t that John lost control of the clubhouse. I keep hearing that and I say to myself, that’s not the..." October 30

  • Farrell had 'tough time' dealing with Price

    New York Daily News "John Farrell paid the ultimate price for not being able to deal with David Price. The former Red Sox manager, who was fired after Boston’s early exit from the playoffs, reportedly had issues trying to handle the team’s highest-paid player. “I think the David Price situation was tough on..." October 29