David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • Jon Lester: David Price 'will figure out Yankees at some point'

    NBC Sports Boston "David Price's seemingly never-ending struggles vs the Yankees are bound to end at some point, at least according to one former Red Sox ace. Following his most recent loss on July 1 to the Bronx Bombers, whom he has an 8.43 ERA against (44 earned runs, 47 innings) in nine..." July 18

  • David Price not thinking of opting out of contract

    Larry Brown Sports "Boston Red Sox pitcher David Pricee can opt out of his contract at the end of this season, but that’s not really at the forefront of his thoughts right now. Price said that the focus for now remains on ensuring the Red Sox keep winning, and that he hasn’t given any thought..." July 09

  • David Price Insinuates He Was Tipping Pitches to Yankees During Sunday Night's Start

    12 Up "Sunday night was an awfully fun time to be a New York Yankees fan. During a nationally-televised and highly important matchup between the Yankees and their arch-rivals the Boston Red Sox, Yankees hitters decided to show off.  Aaron Hicks led the way with three..." July 03

  • David Price walks out of awkward interview after ‘Fortnite’ question

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price has pitched extremely well over the past two months, but he will have arguably his toughest test of the season in his scheduled start against the Yankees on Sunday night. Price has struggled against the New York throughout his career and especially since he signed with the Red Sox,..." June 27

  • David Price uses massage device on hand during Red Sox game

    Yardbarker "There has not been much talk lately about David Price’s hand, but apparently it’s still something to which he’s giving a lot of attention. Price was seen using a massaging device on his hand during the Red Sox-Twins game on Thursday. He was using it while cheering on..." June 21

  • David Price would rather play Fortnite than pitch in All-Star Game

    NBC Sports Boston "David Price has laid off the Fortnite lately and his numbers (six wins, 2.64 ERA in his past seven starts) have picked up to All-Star caliber. But he told the Boston Herald he'll wear out the video-game controller again in order to avoid an appearance in the..." June 20

  • Curt Schilling has some sarcasm-free advice for David Price

    WEEI Boston "It was one of a flurry of questions about David Price's sarcastic "I'm soft" quips from the day before. This one stemmed from the idea that some players might thrive off the kind of negativity Price's one step forward, two steps back existence has seemed..." May 30

  • David Price sarcastically calls himself 'soft' after outing

    WEEI Boston "David Price is pitching better. That was a trend that continued Monday with his five-inning, two-run outing against the Blue Jays. The lefty has allowed two or fewer runs in each of his last four starts, with the Red Sox winning each of the outings. It's a run which, of course,..." May 29

  • Has David Price become the American League's most important player?

    WEEI Boston "We knew this was a possibility. It has never been a mystery David Price that could very well be a chief element in whether or not the Red Sox accomplish their goals in 2018. That reality was surfaced with Price as early as spring training, to which the pitcher gleefully..." May 24

  • Red Sox's David Price: 'Fortnite' not carpal tunnel cause

    ESPN "Red Sox pitcher David Price said Thursday that video games are not the cause of his carpal tunnel syndrome but stressed he won't play the popular "Fortnite" in the team clubhouse again "to avoid the distraction it has caused." "I've always played it with my teammates, during the offseason, at..." May 11

  • Red Sox's David Price will make his next start and plans to stop playing 'Fortnite' at the ballpark

    CBS Sports "Earlier this week, Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price had to be scratched from his scheduled start due to numbness in his fingers. He returned to Boston for tests that showed a minor case of carpal tunnel syndrome, which is good news. Numbness in the fingers often means something is seriously..." May 10

  • Is Fortnite habit the cause of David Price’s injury?

    Boston Herald "Even after he took strides in turning over a new leaf and even when he’s just trying to have some innocent fun with his teammates, David Price just can’t stop stepping in it. The latest weirdness to emanate from Price is that he has been diagnosed with a “mild case” of carpal tunnel syndrome,..." May 10

  • Alex Cora Offers Encouraging Update On David Price’s Hand Issue

    CBS Boston "The Red Sox were concerned enough about David Price’s finger issue that they scratched him from his scheduled Wednesday start in New York and sent him to Boston for testing. After Price underwent those tests, the Red Sox seem to feel a bit more optimistic. Manager Alex Cora updated reporters..." May 09

  • Alex Cora: David Price has mild carpal tunnel, may make next start

    MLB.com "Red Sox manager Alex Cora revealed Wednesday that the numbness lefty David Price experienced on Sunday in Texas was due to a mild case of Carpal tunnel syndrome and not anything related to his elbow or shoulder. Relaying the news first during his weekly radio appearance with the team's flagship..." May 09

  • Examining confusing timeline of David Price's latest finger issues

    WEEI Boston "It was about 11:15 a.m. central time in Arlington, Texas when David Price walked back into the visitors' clubhouse, with Red Sox head trainer Brad Pearson by his side. The Red Sox starter was scheduled to throw his bullpen session in preparation of a Wednesday start at Yankee Stadium, but lasted..." May 09

  • David Price scratched from Wednesday’s start because of hand numbness

    Boston Globe "David Price will miss his start against the Yankees Wednesday night, having been sent back to Boston by the Red Sox for medical tests to determine the cause of numbness in his left hand. Price’s bullpen session in Texas Sunday was stopped because of the issue. He tried throwing again at Yankee..." May 08

  • 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