David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • David Price dominating in new bullpen role

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price may suddenly be the highest-paid reliever in MLB history, but at least he is well on his way to perfecting his new craft. Since returning from the disabled list earlier this month, Price has made three appearances out of the bullpen for the Boston Red Sox. In those three outings, he..." September 28

  • Price wasn't initially open to bullpen move: 'I definitely wanted to start'

    Washington Post "Some seven months later, David Price can still remember how good he felt when he showed up at Boston’s spring training camp in Fort Myers, Fla., his prized left arm in pristine condition, his second season on a seven-year, $217 million deal with the Red Sox containing all the makings of something..." September 19

  • David Price nears Red Sox return; role out of bullpen possible

    Boston Herald "After a three-inning simulated game at Fenway Park, David Price basically declared himself ready to rejoin the Red Sox pitching staff, and manager John Farrell seemed to agree. Only question is, how to use him? “Let’s face it, right now, after the two sim games, he’s thrown the ball very..." September 14

  • David Price Activated from 10-Day DL by Red Sox After Elbow Injury

    Bleacher Report "The Boston Red Sox activated starting pitcher David Price from the 10-day disabled list Thursday, according to Greg A. Bedard of Boston Sports Journal. Price was placed on the DL on July 28 due to inflammation in his pitching elbow. The southpaw also began the season on the DL with an elbow..." September 14

  • David Price Activated From DL, Will Pitch Out Of Boston Bullpen

    CBS Boston "David Price is off of the disabled list and heading to the Boston bullpen. The Red Sox activated the 32-year-old lefty on Thursday after a seven-week stay on the disabled list with left elbow inflammation. He threw a three-inning simulated game at Fenway Park on Wednesday, and Boston manager..." September 14

  • Rotation or relief for Price? 'I just want to pitch'

    NBC Sports Boston "The pitcher sounds like he wants to go the distance, the manager sounds like he has a different idea. The age-old decision is about to play out in an unusual way: David Price’s potential role with the Red Sox for the start of the postseason. Does the skipper or the pitcher make the call? In..." September 14

  • Dennis Eckersley shares details of David Price confrontation: 'Dude doesn't like me'

    USA Today "Hall of Fame pitcher and Boston Red Sox broadcaster Dennis Eckersley has doubts that he’ll talk to Red Sox ace David Price again. "Ultimately, this comes back to the dude doesn't like me," Eckersley told Rob Bradford on WEEI.com’s Bradfo Sho podcast. "I get it. It's cool. Let's move on. ......" September 13

  • David Price could return to Red Sox in bullpen role

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price’s role upon returning to the Red Sox from an elbow injury may not be one we have become accustomed to seeing him excel in. Price’s 2017 season has been one that has been marred by injury. He didn’t make his debut until the end of May as a result of inflammation in his elbow that..." September 10

  • David Price’s rehab progresses, set to face live hitters Saturday

    Boston Herald "It might be time for the Red Sox to get enthused about David Price. Price is scheduled to face hitters in simulated-game fashion during a throwing session off the mound at Fenway Park before Saturday’s 7:10 p.m. game against the Tampa Bay Rays. It just so happens that Chris Sale is pitching..." September 07

  • Red Sox LHP David Price could throw off mound Wednesday

    Fanrag Sports "Boston Red Sox left-handed pitcher David Price could throw off of a mound on Wednesday, which would be the first time doing so since he was placed on the disabled list on July 24 with reoccurring stiffness in his elbow. Manager John Farrell said that Price “would likely prepare for return to..." August 29

  • Best call to get David Price back for the playoffs is put him in bullpen

    Boston Herald "On the growing list of injuries the Red Sox are dealing with right now, the outlook for David Price remains the thorniest and most mysterious. The Red Sox can end the mystery with a decision that would help the team and Price, plus eliminate the drama regarding his lack of postseason success as..." August 24

  • David Price's return becoming race against the clock for Red Sox

    Boston Herald "For the fifth day in a row, David Price will not play catch today. At this point, his rehab from left elbow inflammation is not so much a march toward recovery as it is a race against the clock. The Red Sox have 39 games left to play in the final six weeks of the regular season. Price hasn’t..." August 20

  • David Price to stop throwing, Red Sox being 'realistic' about his return

    Boston Herald "David Price, on the disabled list with elbow problems for the second time this season, hasn’t thrown since Tuesday and won’t throw again anytime soon, Red Sox manager John Farrell said on Friday. Price has been playing catch on a daily basis but stopped throwing on Wednesday, when he began..." August 18

  • Red Sox backing Price off rehab due to 'general soreness'

    NESN "David Price’s recovery has hit a snag. The Boston Red Sox left-hander currently is on the 10-day disabled list due to left elbow inflammation, but all signs were pointing toward some positive movement for him Friday. However, that didn’t happen. Price, who threw Wednesday, was supposed to..." August 05

  • Dombrowski 'comfortable' Red Sox have dealt with Price-Eckersley spat

    WEEI Boston "The tale of what happened between Red Sox pitcher David Price and NESN commentator Dennis Eckersley on a team charter plane last month, and everything that has happened since, has undoubtedly taken on a dramatic life of its own. Almost everybody involved -- and even those uninvolved, or perhaps..." August 04

  • Dennis Eckersley gets Fenway ovation, does not want to meet with David Price

    NBC Sports Boston "Dennis Eckersley does not want to talk it out with David Price. Eckersley appeared at Fenway Park on Tuesday as one of the Red Sox alumni guests, standing in a suite ahead of the fourth inning and waving to the crowd. The presence of an alum (or “legend”) on the big screen is normal...." August 02

  • David Price's return will be 'gradual,' John Farrell says

    NBC Sports Boston "David Price resumed throwing Tuesday, playing catch for the first time since he went to the disabled list with left elbow inflammation on Friday. How quickly the lefty can get back on a mound and in a game is not clear, but it seems safe to assume it’ll take at least a couple weeks before he’s..." August 02

  • Red Sox great David Ortiz says David Price should apologize to Dennis Eckersley

    CBS Sports "If you haven't been following along with the David Price-Dennis Eckersley controversy surrounding the Boston Red Sox, then here's the elevator pitch: Price hectored Eckersley on a team flight about some comments he made during a broadcast, reportedly to the approval of his teammates. This all..." July 30

  • David Price says he will talk things out with Dennis Eckersley

    Larry Brown Sports "Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price addressed his feud with broadcaster Dennis Eckersley for the first time Friday, saying he will talk it out, but not really backing down from his criticisms. Price said that he would speak one-on-one with Eckersley at some point, but never sees him in the..." July 30

  • Price vows speedy return from latest elbow setback

    Boston Sports Journal "Addressing his feud with Dennis Eckersley wasn’t the only thing on David Price’s agenda Saturday. He also provided an update on his balky elbow, which forced him to the disabled list. Price was scratched from his scheduled start Friday after experiencing inflammation in his elbow following his..." July 30

  • David Price's elbow injury 'much less' severe than in spring training

    NBC Sports Boston "The Red Sox put forth some optimism about David Price’s elbow while maintaining the wall of secrecy around the lefty’s health that’s been in place since spring training. Price, who wound up on the disabled list Friday instead of the Fenway Park mound as previously scheduled, could play catch as..." July 29

  • David Price reportedly dealing with elbow issue again

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price is scheduled to start for the Boston Red Sox against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night, but there’s a chance he could be held out with his elbow reportedly acting up again. According to Dan Shaughnessy of the Boston Globe, Price is once again dealing with discomfort in his..." July 28

  • Red Sox expect David Price to pitch again this season

    Boston Herald "Red Sox boss Dave Dombrowski does expect David Price to pitch again this season. But there’s no timetable for when it will happen. "I don't really know when that will be,” Dombrowski said today after the Sox placed Price on the disabled list and scratched him from tonight’s scheduled start..." July 28

  • Red Sox have placed left-hander David Price on the club’s 10-day disabled list

    Fanrag Sports "It appears as though Boston Red Sox left-handed starting pitcher David Price could be headed back to the sideline sometime in the very near future. While beginning the 2017 regular season on the club’s disabled list due to some trouble with his throwing arm, Price’s elbow is now “barking” again,..." July 28

  • Report: Dustin Pedroia applauded David Price for telling off Dennis Eckersley

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price was supposedly sticking up for a teammate when he confronted Dennis Eckersley on a team flight recently, and another prominent Boston Red Sox player reportedly got Price’s back when the incident took place. Fred Toucher of 98.5 The Sports Hub in Boston was told by a source that..." July 27

  • What went down between David Price and Dennis Eckersley

    Boston Globe "The Red Sox wrapped up their weekend in California with a 3-2 loss to the Angels Sunday and flew from John Wayne Airport to Seattle. Here’s hoping the flight went smoothly, that none of the players were offended by anything Mike Timlin (a NESN fill-in on this trip) said during the Red..." July 24

  • David Price (briefly) addresses incident with Dennis Eckersley

    WEEI Boston "The last we heard from David Price was just before the Red Sox boarded their team plane for Toronto, last Thursday. Tuesday night, there was some catching up to do. After his six innings of shutout ball against the Rangers in what would be an 11-4 Red Sox win over Texas, Price was asked about a..." July 05

  • Price, Eckersley argument over something said about another player

    NBC Sports Boston "David Price's rocky relationship with the media continued on Friday after the Boston Globe revealed that the Red Sox starter had a 'verbal confrontation' with NESN commentator Dennis Eckersley. According to Jon Morosi of MLB Network, the disagreement between Price and Eckersley wasn't because..." July 02

  • David Price, Dennis Eckersley have confrontation on team flight

    Boston Globe "John Farrell, Dave Dombrowski, and David Price met before Friday night’s game over an incident in which Price verbally confronted NESN analyst Dennis Eckersley on the team flight from Boston to Toronto after Thursday night’s game. Farrell confirmed the meeting but wouldn’t elaborate, indicating..." July 01

  • David Price dealing with cracked fingernail following Saturday's loss

    Boston Herald "Red Sox starter David Price is dealing with a cracked fingernail on the middle finger of his pitching hand, manager John Farrell explained today, a few hours before the finale of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels at Fenway Park. Price left his start against the Angels on..." June 25

  • David Price describes his pitching for Boston Red Sox in 2017 so far as 'terrible'

    Mass Live "David Price described his performance in 2017 thus far as "terrible." "It's just been terrible. It's been bad. It's not me. I need to throw the baseball better. Bottom line." Price earned the win Sunday vs. the Astros. But he pitched only 5 innings (plus one batter in the sixth). He allowed..." June 19

  • Roger Clemens understands David Price's frustration at Boston media

    ESPN "As David Price continues to adapt to the heightened scrutiny that comes with playing for the Boston Red Sox, Roger Clemens says he can relate. "I learned that it's a little different brand of baseball in the East," Clemens said Friday night before filling in for veteran radio announcer Joe..." June 17