David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • 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