David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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