David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • Free of distractions, Rays' David Price pushes for perfection

    Fox Sports Florida "Perfection is the destination. There's no gray area with David Price. He's 6-foot-6, 210 pounds of Type-A aggression that rolls in like waves from the Gulf of Mexico: He keeps coming and coming, and even the slightest error, the smallest impurity, will command his attention. That's why he has..." March 18

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Purely a formality, but #Rays name Price opening day starter

  • David Price shrugs off skipped bullpen session

    Tampa Bay Times "LHP David Price said there were no reasons for questions, much less concern, about his decision to skip Wednesday's bullpen session. Simply put, pitching coach Jim Hickey made it optional, and the Rays ace, who had been throwing at the Trop for weeks before heading to camp, took him up on..." February 20

  • Price reports to camp, excited to be with Rays

    Tampa Tribune "It finally sank home for David Price that he was going to be with the Tampa Bay Rays this season when he crossed Price Boulevard in North Port this week as he drove into Charlotte County. “I’m definitely the happiest person in Port Charlotte,” Price said Friday morning. “I know there’s not a..." February 14

  • Price hopeful he'll start season with Rays

    Tampa Bay Times "Given their financial profile and the ongoing industrywide escalation in player salaries, the Rays can't afford not to consider trading ace David Price if an unexpectedly overwhelming offer came along in the next few weeks, or even months. But given the investment in this season's team, with..." January 19

  • Rays, David Price avoid arbitration for $14 million

    Hardball Talk "David Price and the Rays won’t be going through an arbitration hearing, as the two sides have agreed to a one-year, $14 million contract. For comparison, Tampa Bay’s entire payroll last season was $58 million. Price will be arbitration eligible for the final time in 2015 before hitting the open..." January 16

  • David Price to Dodgers for Joc Pederson and Zach Lee?

    Fake Teams "On most Sundays, my family has pizza for dinner, as there is a very good Italian restaurant about 10 minutes from our house that sells 1/2 price pizzas. So, on my way to pick up my < $6 pizza, I was listening to the replay of the Front Office show on the MLB Channel on Sirius-XM hosted by former..." January 06

  • Price could be back for '14 season

    Tampa Tribune "With less than six weeks before pitchers and catchers begin pitching and catching in Port Charlotte, the question surrounding the Tampa Bay Rays' offseason remains: What about David Price? All signs point to Price being traded this winter. Owner Stuart Sternberg said in late September the..." January 05

  • Rays don't appear in a hurry to trade Price

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays have done quite a bit already this off­season, re-signing 1B James Loney to keep their infield intact, acquiring C Ryan Hanigan and RHP Heath Bell, bringing back OF David DeJesus and RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo and cobbling a team they feel, with a few more additions, has a chance to again be..." December 22

  • Price is the standout starter, but so far no one will pay the right price

    CBSSports.com "In a trade/free-agent market with some very good starting pitchers but only one ace unless you really think Chris Sale, Cliff Lee or Cole Hamels will be traded (I don't) or Japanese superstar Masahiro Tanaka will post (that's apparently pretty iffy, too, at least at the moment), you'd have to..." December 20

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Heard from #Rays source that Cleveland report on Price trade talks including #Indians Santana, Salazar and more was "completely off-base"

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Just saw David Price's agent, Bo McKinnis, in lobby. Asked if Price would consider extension with #Mariners. Said no. MORE

  • Mariners, Dodgers, Rangers most serious suitors for David Price

    CBSSports.com "Rays ace David Price may be on the move this offseason, as everyone who has been paying attention already knows. Obviously many teams have been mentioned as interested, as we're talking about a Cy Young winner still in his prime with two years left of club control. Three have emerged as the most..." December 10

  • Dodgers express interest in Tampa Bay Rays' David Price

    Los Angeles Times "The Dodgers have made the Tampa Bay Rays aware of their interest in David Price, according to a person familiar with the situation who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Although the Dodgers don’t plan to aggressively pursue Price, they told the Rays to keep them in mind if Tampa Bay intends..." December 09

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    #mariners targets include price, cruz, benoit, corey hart (gm jack z drafted him in milwaukee)

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    Bill Shaikin @BillShaikin

    MLB exec convinced Mariners' nest play is a David Price trade.

  • Blue Jays among teams asking about Rays ace David Price

    Toronto Sun "David Price would look pretty good in a Blue Jays uniform, wouldn't he. Look good in a Seattle uniform, too. Look good in a Dodgers uniform, pretty snappy as an Angel, lovely in Rangers blue. Price, in fact, would look good in any uniform -- and that probably includes the Bishop Strachan..." December 06

  • Mariners, Dodgers amongst possible destinations for Rays' David Price

    Yahoo! Sports "The David Price sweepstakes is expected to heat up later this week, multiple executives with interest in the left-handed ace told Yahoo Sports, as the Tampa Bay Rays begin to survey the market for the former Cy Young winner and consider whether to trade him. The Seattle Mariners, Los Angeles..." December 05

  • Will The Right Offer Ever Come For David Price?

    Rays Colored Glasses "When a great player hits the market, team after team is going to show interest in dealing for him. There is a major difference, though, between showing interest and actually putting together a package good enough for that player’s team to actually consider making the trade. Thus far, the offers..." December 01

  • Rangers have edge if they want to land Price

    MLB.com "Advantage, Texas Rangers. David Price is the biggest name on the trade market -- headed to arbitration with the Tampa Bay Rays for the third time and two years away from free agency. He's priced himself out of his franchise's economic model -- his projected salary of $13 million would take up..." November 30

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Rangers remain open to trading Andrus or Profar in right deal. So, talks with #STLCards or for #Rays' Price still possible.

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    Re: David Price trade talks--Some teams say they'd need to know he'd be OK with a long-term contract extension before they agree to a trade.

  • Rays' David Price expects to be traded this offseason

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays ace LHP David Price said Wednesday night he expects to be traded this off-season. "If you go with what's been done in the past I guess you're going to have to think you're going to get traded'' Price said. "That's kind of the way it's happened with this organization when pitchers kind of..." October 10

  • Ortiz talks to Price, says everything is fine

    MLB.com "Including the postseason David Ortiz has belted 445 home runs in his career. Many of them have been majestic shots that he watched and admired reminiscent of another left-handed slugger back in the day named Reggie Jackson. David Price who became thoroughly frustrated by a 7-4 loss to the Red..." October 07

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Garza after '11 Shields after '12 were dealt 2 yrs from fr agcy execs in sport expect same now for Price #Rays

  • David Price thought David Ortiz watched his second home run a bit too long

    Hardball Talk "David Ortiz had himself quite a ballgame in Game 2 of the ALDS hitting two solo home runs off of Rays starter David Price. The first was a no-doubter to right-center that increased the Red Sox lead to 2-0 in the first inning. The second home run came in the bottom of the eighth that extended the..." October 06

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays plan to start LHP Matt Moore in Game 1 vs. #RedSox and LHP David Price in Game 2.

  • Price leads Rays past Rangers 5-2, on to Cleveland

    MLB.com "David Price's complete-game effort and Evan Longoria's three hits led the way in the Rays' 5-2 win over the Rangers in the American League tiebreaker game on Monday night at Rangers Ballpark. The Rays finished their 163-game regular season with 92 wins which proved to be enough to send them to..." October 01

  • David Price's future: Playoffs (maybe), and then a trade (probably)

    CBSSports.com "David Price admits the thought has crossed his mind. These are likely his final days with the Rays. Wednesday night's start against the Yankees was likely his last regular-season start for the only team he has ever known. When this season ends whenever that it the Rays are expected to..." September 26

  • Rays' Price keeps dominant run intact

    Tampa Tribune "Joe Maddon didn't think David Price was as sharp as he's been recently during the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 10-inning victory Saturday against the visiting Giants. Not that you could tell. Price pitched nine innings for the fourth time in seven starts since returning from the disabled list. He..." August 04

  • Price throws complete game as Rays beat Red Sox

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays shortstop Yunel Escobar made the dazzling play that people were talking about tweeting about and tuning in to highlights shows to see after Wednesday's 5-1 win. But David Price delivered the performance worthy of deep thought a 97-pitch compete-game five-hit masterpiece against the potent..." July 25

  • Rays activate David Price from DL after triceps injury

    Hardball Talk "As expected the Rays activated David Price from the disabled list after the reigning Cy Young winner missed the past six weeks with a strained triceps. Price, who struggled with a 5.24 ERA in nine starts before the DL stint, will rejoin the rotation tonight against the Astros. He made a pair of..." July 02

  • David Price to return to Rays' rotation on Tuesday

    CBSSports.com "Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner David Price has been on the DL with a triceps injury for more than a month now, but he is set to rejoin the team next week. Manager Joe Maddon made the announcement on Twitter. Price, 27, went 1-4 with a 5.24 ERA and 1.44 WHIP in nine starts before being placed..." June 28

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays Price to make rehab start Friday for Class A Charlotte in Bradenton.

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Price threw bullpen session in Port Charlotte, looked good and felt good. ("Great,'' he said) Rehab assignment could be set tomorrow

  • Rays push back Price's first rehab start

    Tampa Bay Times "LHP David Price says it's not a setback, but the soreness he felt Saturday has at least delayed the schedule manager Joe Maddon discussed for his minor-league rehab assignment. Maddon had said Price, out since mid May with a left triceps strain, was exceeding expectations after Thursday's..." June 17

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    #rays price will throw sim game Thursday then begin minor league rehab assignment. Goal is to get 4 starts before All-Star Break

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Price threw ~ 45 pitches, including some breaking balls. All seem to be happy.

  • Price makes strides, throws off mound

    Tampa Tribune "David Price arrived at his locker stall Friday afternoon and put on his baseball gear. The simple task proved another positive step in Price's recovery from a strained triceps in his pitching arm as the reigning Cy Young Award winner made his way out to the bullpen to throw off a mound for the..." June 08

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Price says he felt good after first bullpen session, 38 pitches in 8 minutes or so, will throw another Monday

  • No timetable for return of David Price

    Tampa Tribune "Rays LHP David Price reached into his locker stall, grabbed his glove and headed for the outfield turf to play some catch. The seemingly simple act proved another step in Price’s recovery from a strained triceps muscle in his pitching arm that landed him on the 15-day disabled list on May 16...." May 28

  • Rays' Price feels good, return still a ways off

    Tampa Bay Times "The good news in the first update on injured LHP David Price is that he feels "great" and is eager for the next stage in his recovery from a triceps strain. The not-so-good news is that he hasn't even started throwing yet, which on a conservative timetable could push his return to the Rays..." May 26

  • Rays' David Price unsure about timetable for return

    Fox Sports Florida "David Price said Saturday he could start throwing in the coming days but is unsure when he will return from the first disabled list stint of his major league career. On May 16, the Tampa Bay Rays left-hander and reigning American League Cy Young Award winner was placed on the 15-day disabled..." May 25

  • David Price has left triceps strain

    Tampa Bay Times "After feeling tightness in the back of his arm for the fourth, or maybe fifth, time during the third inning Wednesday against the Red Sox, David Price looked into the Rays dugout and summoned for help. Never in the thousands of fastballs he threw had he felt something like this, and he knew as..." May 16

  • Rays place David Price on 15-day DL with left triceps strain

    CBSSports.com "The Rays have placed left-hander David Price on the 15-day DL with a left triceps strain, the team announced. The reigning AL Cy Young Award winner left last Wednesday night's start with triceps tightness. Price, 27, is visiting the DL for the first time in his career. He'd thrown at least 200..." May 16

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Price is coming out of game with trainer

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    Gordon Edes @GordonEdes

    Price left game with left triceps tightness, according to Rays, confirming what Tim Kurkjian had already been telling ESPN audience

  • Allergies hampering Rays' Price traced to laundry

    Tampa Tribune "Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price revealed Tuesday that he has been severely affected by allergies this season that have causes skin rashes and blurred vision and that he underwent an allergy test earlier in the day. The reigning American League Cy Young Award winner is 1-3 with a 4.78 ERA..." May 15

  • Price getting back to work

    Tampa Tribune "LHP David Price returns to the mound tonight for the first time since his much-publicized dispute with umpire Tom Hallion, and Price can’t wait. “Absolutely, yeah,” Price said. “It has been an awfully tough week, but that’s part of it, and I understand that. I’m looking forward to going out..." May 04

  • David Price, Tom Hallion fined for spat

    ESPN.com "Major League Baseball has fined umpire Tom Hallion and Tampa Bay Rays pitchers David Price, Jeremy Hellickson and Matt Moore an unspecified amount for their involvement in an incident during this past Sunday's game against the Chicago White Sox, sources familiar with the situation told..." May 02

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