David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • David Price: 2018 playoffs not about proving others wrong, but ‘proving myself right’

    Sportress of Blogitude "David Price entered the 2018 postseason with a checkered playoff past, to say the least, with almost all bad and little good appearing on his résumé. The Boston Red Sox pitcher certainly overcame his postseason jinx this past fall while playing an integral role in..." December 14

  • David Price, Jonny Venters Win MLB Comeback Player of the Year Awards

    Bleacher Report "Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price and Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Jonny Venters have been named the American League and National League Comeback Players of the Year, according to Mark Feinsand of MLB.com.  After making just 11 starts in..." November 20

  • David Price to Opt into Remaining 4 Years on Red Sox Contract

    Bleacher Report "David Price is set to opt into the final four years of his contract with the Boston Red Sox. According to Alex Speier of the Boston Globe, Price commented on his contract status at Wednesday's World Series parade, saying, "I'm not going..." October 31

  • Hard to imagine David Price will opt out, even though that would be best for everyone involved

    WEEI Boston "The Red Sox owe their World Series championship to David Price as much as any other player. Once he solved the riddle against the Astros, he pitched lights out. He easily could’ve won World Series MVP over Steve Pearce – Price would’ve gotten my vote – for..." October 31

  • David Price sends Game 5 jersey to Hall of Fame

    Larry Brown Sports "David Price’s incredible World Series-clinching performance for the Boston Red Sox will now be forever immortalized in Cooperstown. The five-time All-Star lefty came up clutch for the Sox in Game 5 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, firing seven innings of..." October 30

  • Dave Dombrowski on David Price opt-out: 'I hope he's back . . . it's in his court'

    WEEI Boston "The clock is officially ticking on David Price. The Red Sox left-hander, who won the World Series clincher on Sunday to permanently dispel his reputation as a postseason choke artist, has five days to decide whether or not to exercise the opt-out on his contract and become a free..." October 30

  • David Price played 'Fortnite' before Game 5 start

    The Score "David Price and Fortnite are one of a kind. To prepare for his Game 5 start in the World Series on Sunday, the Boston Red Sox left-hander played Fortnite with teammate Nathan Eovaldi, according to Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports. In May, Price was lambasted for playing the..." October 29

  • David Price was tipping his changeup prior to playoff dominance

    Yardbarker "David Price had to clear a big mental hurdle in order to help the Boston Red Sox win a World Series, but he also made at least one physical change that seemed to help him dominate opposing hitters over his last several playoff appearances. Price’s first start of the 2018..." October 29

  • Did David Price hint that he'll opt out of his Red Sox contract?

    NBC Sports Boston "No one can ever say David Price can't pitch in the postseason anymore. Not after his performance in the 2018 World Series in general and Game 5 in particular. And, when questioned about after the Red Sox' Series-clinching 5-1 win Sunday night, he got a little emotional when..." October 29

  • David Price starting Game 5 has nothing to do with Chris Sale’s health

    Larry Brown Sports "The Boston Red Sox have decided to go with David Price instead of Chris Sale in Game 5 of the World Series, and that has led to speculation that Sale continues to be hampered by shoulder issues he had toward the end of the season. The Red Sox are adamant that is not the case. Dan..." October 28

  • Red Sox tab Price for Game 5 potential clincher

    MLB.com "One win away from winning a World Series title in his rookie season as a manager, Alex Cora appears poised to make surprise moves right up until the champagne flows. Following Saturday's 9-6 triumph, which gave the Red Sox a commanding 3-1 lead over the Dodgers in the World..." October 28

  • Defiant Price to pace-of-play critics: 'I don't care. I'm taking my time'

    The Score "David Price isn't about to rush through his deliberate pitching process in order to shorten up the Fall Classic. The Boston Red Sox southpaw earned the victory Wednesday in Game 2 of the World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers after pitching six..." October 25

  • David Price, once despised in Boston, now beloved after World Series performance in Game 2

    USA Today "David Price sat in front of his locker Wednesday evening, his back turned to the clubhouse, playing with Xavier, his 17-month-old son, placing headphones on his head, laughing as he rocked back and forth to the music. It was as if the outside world didn’t exist, and all of the..." October 25

  • Change-up made all the difference for David Price

    Hardball Talk "Entering Thursday night’s ALCS Game 5, if you had told Red Sox fans both David Priceand Craig Kimbrel would be used, they would have asked, “By how many runs did the Red Sox lose?” Price had a career 5.42 postseason ERA and Kimbrel had allowed runs in all four..." October 19

  • $217M David Price Finally Shows Up in Playoffs

    Bleacher Report "David Price had no business winning a postseason start for the first time in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series. He did anyway, and the Boston Red Sox are going back to the World Series. Technically, Boston's $217 million ace went into..." October 19

  • David Price will start Game 5 for Red Sox on 3 days' rest

    The Score "With a berth in the World Series on the line, the Boston Red Sox will turn to David Price. Following Boston's 8-6 win over the Houston Astros in Game 4, manager Alex Cora named Price his starting pitcher for Game 5 of the ALCS on Thursday night. The..." October 18

  • Red Sox should mull moving Price to bullpen after uneven Game 2 start

    The Score "Unfazed by the narrative, Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora never agonized about David Price's role for the American League Championship Series, assuring the enigmatic left-hander moments after the club's ALDS-clinching victory in Game 4 against the New York Yankees that he wouldn't..." October 15

  • David Price will start ALCS Game 2 for Red Sox

    Hardball Talk "Evan Drellich of NBC Sports Boston reports that Red Sox lefty David Price will start Game 2 of the ALCS against the Astros. Chris Sale will start Game 1. Price, who has had very little success pitching in the postseason, struggled in his ALDS Game 2 start..." October 11

  • The lesson David Price learned from past postseasons

    WEEI Boston "David Price has been saying all the right things leading up to his Game 2 start against the Yankees Saturday, a trend that didn't stop Wednesday afternoon. "It doesn’t matter. I wasn’t starting," said Price when it came to his takeaway from last season's..." October 04

  • David Price’s Yankees nightmare is only getting worse

    New York Post "David Price entered Wednesday 5-0 with a 1.56 ERA in nine starts since the All-Star break, but his run of excellence came to a screeching halt against the Yankees — and not surprisingly, it happened in The Bronx. Yankee Stadium continued to be a nightmare for the left-hander,..." September 20

  • David Price's Boston Red Sox contract opt-out clause: 'Why would I leave here to go to a team that's not as good?'

    Mass Live "David Price is in the midst of his most dominant stretch since signing a seven-year, $217-million contract with the Red Sox on Dec. 4, 2015. He's 5-0 with a 2.04 ERA, 0.90 WHIP, 61 strikeouts and a .201 batting average against in his past nine starts dating back to July..." September 13

  • An honest David Price: 'I could go 35-0 in the regular season and it wouldn’t matter -- I need to win in October'

    WEEI Boston "It was about six hours before the Red Sox would officially be toasting the clinching of a berth in the postseason. With the assembled media taking up most of the clubhouse waiting for something to warrant their pregame access, David Price sat in front of his locker, quietly executing..." September 12

  • Price, Sale to return to Red Sox for upcoming homestand

    The Score "The Boston Red Sox are about to get their two most effective starters back from injury. Left-hander David Price will start on Friday against the Houston Astros at Fenway Park, according to MLB.com's Ian Browne, who also mentions fellow..." September 05

  • Price diagnosed with contusion after taking 103-mph liner off left wrist

    The Score "David Price's fantastic August came to a sudden end thanks to one painful line drive. The Boston Red Sox left-hander got smoked in the wrist by a 103-mph hit off the bat of Miami Marlins left fielder Austin Dean in the third inning of Wednesday's..." August 30

  • Red Sox Finally Getting To See David Price They Thought They Signed

    NESN "Quite frankly, David Price’s run with the Boston Red Sox has been dogged at times by a cantankerous surliness, relative inconsistency and questions about what he can do on the mound when the leaves start to change. All of that has made it easy to forget the Red Sox left-hander..." August 24

  • Boston Red Sox lefty David Price: 'I'm making $32 million. I have enough pressure on me'

    Mass Live "With Red Sox ace Chris Sale on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation for the second time in a month, David Price was asked Saturday night if he felt more pressure in Sale's absence. "I'm making $32 million," Price said. "It don't matter. It don't..." August 19

  • David Price has snippy exchange with reporter after win

    Larry Brown Sports "Boston Red Sox lefty David Price is firing on all cylinders right now, and that also includes sass. After the five-time All-Star threw seven stellar innings to earn the victory in Boston’s 5-2 win over Tampa Bay on Saturday, he was asked by a reporter what was behind his strong..." August 19