David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • NL GM: Red Sox 'will go $30-40M above anyone else' for Price

    The Score "The baseball world took a breather for Thanksgiving on Thursday, but now every general manager's focus is turning to signing the top free agents leading up to the winter meetings in early December. Southpaw David Price is arguably the top pitcher available this fall, and one team appears to be..." November 27

  • Report: Blue Jays not expected to be ‘major factor’ for David Price

    Sportsnet "David Price re-signing with the Toronto Blue Jays appears to be a long shot. While Price reportedly is open to coming back to the Blue Jays, Toronto is not expected be a “major factor” in his free agency, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports wrote in his column Wednesday. Rosenthal listed a handful..." November 26

  • Demand for Price to be topped only by his upcoming offers

    Fox Sports "The baseball planets are aligned perfectly for David Price. Two heated rivals in the NL Central want him. So do two in the NL West. So does another team from his old AL East that is widely expected to be the high bidder. The essential dynamics, though, remain unchanged --€“ the teams with..." November 26

  • Report: Red Sox will generate highest offer to David Price

    The Score "If money talks, the Boston Red Sox will be the front-runners in the David Price sweepstakes. There's a "high expectation" among major league executives involved in the bidding for Price that the Red Sox will produce the highest contract offer, according to ESPN's Buster Olney. Olney's report..." November 25

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    David Price @DAVIDprice14

    I can always tell the big rumor days...tons of mentions when I haven't even said anything!! I love you all BUT I'm going to play in Japan

  • Keuchel: 'I've made pitches to Price' to join Astros

    The Score "Dallas Keuchel wants to bring a championship to Houston, and he's campaigning for the Astros to break the bank and sign one of the top pitchers available on the free-agent market this fall to make that goal a reality. Keuchel, who earned his first Cy Young Award with a brilliant 2015 campaign,..." November 23

  • Could Price return to Jays?

    TSN "David Price's tenure with the Toronto Blue Jays might not be over just yet. The Cubs are believed to be a frontrunner for the 30-year-old's services based on the club's willingness to spend money on free agent talent and Price's relationship with Cubs manager Joe Maddon, under whom Price played..." November 23

  • Price Primed For $200 Million Contract, Blue Jays Won't Be In Play

    Real GM Baseball "David Price is expected to receive a contract of around seven years and north of $200 million this offseason as perhaps the most coveted free agent on the market. The Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and Boston Red Sox have already been linked to the left-hander." November 09

  • Report: Cubs are David Price’s ‘first choice’ in free agency

    Larry Brown Sports "Major League Baseball’s free agency period opens on Saturday, and David Price will be one of the most sought-after free agents on the market. However, a new report says that he already has an ideal destination in mind. FOX Sports’s Ken Rosenthal reports that an executive who knows Price says..." November 07

  • David Price to the Cubs feels inevitable

    Baseball Essential "Earlier this season, I was willing to consider the notion that David Price would consider re-signing with the Toronto Blue Jays. Now, after another mediocre postseason performance that also raised real questions about Toronto’s willingness to trust their ace in a big spot, and big changes coming..." November 01

  • Blue Jays GM: 'We'll be in the game' to re-sign David Price

    CBS Sports "Last Friday the Blue Jays had an otherwise tremendous season come to an end with their ALCS Game 6 loss to the Royals. Kansas City took the lead in the bottom of the eighth and hung on tight in the top of the ninth. It was a hectic ending. The Blue Jays have several players due to become free..." October 26

  • Price would ‘absolutely’ consider re-signing with Blue Jays

    Sportsnet "Now it gets a little more complicated for David Price and the Toronto Blue Jays. Minutes after the Kansas City Royals eliminated them from the playoffs, Price was asked if he’d be back with the Blue Jays next year. “I don’t know yet,” the pending free agent replied. Would he consider..." October 25

  • Could Price's postseason struggles dissuade Red Sox?

    CSN New England "If the Red Sox are truly going to go after a No. 1 starter this winter -- the absence of which proved disastrous last season -- it would seem David Price is their best target. Except, perhaps, for one critical factor: his history of postseason failure. Of the top free agent..." October 23

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

    David Price expects to start Game 6 Friday for #BlueJays, as scheduled

  • Price has no issues with how he's been utilized

    MLB.com "David Price wanted to make sure he did not send any mixed signals on Thursday. Both through social media and in a news conference at Kauffman Stadium, the ace of the Blue Jays' rotation made it clear that he has taken no issue with how Toronto has handled him this month. "I'm not upset with how..." October 22

  • David Price to start for Blue Jays in Game 6 of ALCS

    Hardball Talk "David Price was spotted warming up in the bullpen during the later innings of Wednesday’s ALCS Game 5 win over the Royals and he acknowledged afterward that he was preparing to enter in relief. But starter Marco Estrada was able to pitch out of that particular jam and Blue Jays manager John..." October 22

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

    All hands on deck for #BlueJays. David Price available out of bullpen per Gibbons.

  • The Blue Jays are being weird with David Price, and the Dodgers were weird not to get him in the first place

    SB Nation "In the fifth inning of a postseason game, with a six-run lead, the Blue Jays sent David Price for some mostly low-stress, meaningless innings. It is Aug. 1, 2015, and you are a Blue Jays fan reading that sentence. Is it good news? Is it bad news? What possible reason would the Blue Jays have..." October 13

  • Blue Jays could use Price in bullpen in effort to extend ALDS

    Fox Sports "The Blue Jays, short on left-handed relief due to Brett Cecil's season-ending injury, could turn to a rather intriguing option: David Price. The Jays have discussed making Price available in relief in Game 4 on Monday if they remain alive in the best-of-five Division Series, according to..." October 11

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    Travis MacKenzie @TAMacKenzie

    #BlueJays manager John Gibbons on @FAN590: David Price to not get another start until Postseason.

  • Assessing the Blue Jays’ chances of keeping David Price

    Baseball Essential "Prior to the start of the 2015 season, David Price attempted to engage the Detroit Tigers in talks for a contract extension. Even with his pending free agency after the season, Price was content to consider staying in the Motor City after just 11 starts. The talks went nowhere, and Price was..." September 23

  • Pushing for Cy Young Award, Price could join elite

    MLB.com "David Price finds himself in some pretty elite company, as he has a chance to be just the 10th pitcher in history to finish in the top five in voting for the Cy Young Award after being traded midway through the year. Rick Sutcliffe is the only pitcher on that list to have won the Cy Young..." September 16

  • David Price: Red Sox Aren’t Any Higher On Free Agent List With Dave Dombrowski

    NESN "Don’t hold your breath, Red Sox Nation: David Price isn’t any closer to signing in Boston because of Dave Dombrowski. The former Detroit Tigers ace spoke with Boston media while in town with his new club, the Toronto Blue Jays, and reiterated things he said in July about potentially signing in..." September 10

  • David Price was honored to be randomly drug tested

    Hardball Talk "David Price has been pitching fantastically since coming over to the Blue Jays. He’s so giddy that he didn’t even mind the drug test MLB gave him on Saturday: One of my favorite things is the low murmur around baseball about how MLB tests guys who are playing well more than they test other..." August 17

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    David Price @DAVIDprice14

    Hey @MLB thanks for that boost of confidence with that drug test yesterday...BUT I'm all me PED free baby!!

  • Gibbons deploying Price strategically for Blue Jays

    Sportsnet "So this is what it’s like having a bona fide ace around. First, David Price sits down in manager John Gibbons’ office as they talk about a plan for the Toronto Blue Jays rotation and says, in essence, "Whatever you want to do, Skip. Works for me." Price, as a result, will start in Anaheim..." August 16

  • David Price, Kevin Durant impressed with Blue Jays crowd

    CBC Sports "Toronto's newest starting pitcher, David Price, made his Blue Jays debut Monday in front of a sold-out crowd at the Rogers Centre and the vibe in the stadium appeared to impress NBA superstar Kevin Durant, who was caught on video capturing the crowd's reaction during the game. "It blows me..." August 04

  • David Price trade gives Blue Jays hope of ending ugly playoff drought

    Sporting News "And chances are, Price will only make a dozen regular-season starts for the Blue Jays in his entire career. He’s a rental, pure and simple. There’s little hope in Toronto that he’ll opt to sign a long-term deal with the team, not with all the deep-pocket owners who will be hot on his trail when he..." July 30

  • Blue Jays get David Price in trade with Tigers

    Toronto Star "In an attempt to end the longest post-season drought in professional sports, the Blue Jays continued to load up for a pennant race Thursday, acquiring ace lefty David Price from the Detroit Tigers. Ggoing the other way in the deal is a package of prospects headlined by the Jays’ top pitching..." July 30

  • Blue Jays making strong run at Tigers ace David Price

    CBS Sports "The Toronto Blue Jays are making a major push for David Price, sources say. Toronto appears to be a strong favorite at this point, as they have the prospects and strong arms the Tigers like. The Dodgers, Giants and Yankees are among the four suitors for Price, though it may wind up being a..." July 30

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    sources: blue Jays are making a major push for david price

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    MLB executives are absolutely convinced #Tigers David Price will wind up with the #Dodgers, who likely will have to part with Urias.

  • Blue Jays get David Price in trade with Tigers

    Toronto Star "In an attempt to end the longest postseason drought in professional sports, the Blue Jays continued to load up for a pennant race Thursday, acquiring ace lefty David Price from the Detroit Tigers. “We feel we acquired a No. 1 starter and one of the best starters in the game right now,” GM Alex..." July 30

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    In David Price talks, #Tigers like #SFGiants pitching prospects, source says: Beede, Biagini, Marte at Double-A; Mella at high Class A.

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: #BlueJays have spoken with #Tigers about David Price today.

  • Red-hot Casali hits two more home runs as Rays rough up Price

    Tampa Tribune "Curt Casali returned to his locker Tuesday night after another big game, another two home run night, to find a note from the guy he twice took deep. “Nicely done,” wrote David Price. And, “Go Vu!!” Casali remained the hot bat in the Rays lineup, hitting a pair of home runs to power the..." July 29

  • Tigers Preparing To “Reboot,” Listening On Price, Cespedes

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Tigers appear to be lining up for a sale, as Jayson Stark of ESPN.com tweets that the team is telling rivals that they are “rebooting.” Detroit is reportedly ready to listen on David Price, Yoenis Cespedes, and other pieces. " July 29

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Dodgers, #Yankees and #BlueJays poised to have an all-out bidding war of prospects for #Tigers David Price, once they get the go-ahead.

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    Rival talent evaluators say they would be stunned if #Dodgers don't come away with #Phillies Cole Hamels or #Tigers David Price at deadline.

  • Samardzija? Price? Rival execs insist Yankees will land pitcher

    New York Post "This is one of those moments when it does not matter what Brian Cashman says, which is that he is more likely not to make a trade than make one between now and Friday’s non-waiver deadline. It does not matter that his history is generally to do deals that augment the roster at this time of year..." July 28

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Sources: #Tigers remain in "buy" mode -- for now -- but a poor showing in Tampa Bay series could put David Price on the market.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #BlueJays still talking to #Brewers about Fiers. TOR numerous balls in air: Samardzija, Cueto, Price if he becomes available, etc.

  • Report: Giants among teams interested in Tigers' David Price

    CSN Bay Area "If the Detroit Tigers decide to make former AL Cy Young David Price available before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the Giants will be one of several teams interested. According to Fox Sports' Jon Morosi, the Giants, Dodgers, Blue Jays and Cubs are said to have interest in the impending..." July 26

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    #SFGiants interested in David Price, but no substantive talks yet as #Tigers wait to determine their deadline plans. @FOXSports

  • Don't expect Price to stay in Detroit if not dealt

    Fox Sports "Don’t expect the Tigers to try to sign left-hander David Price long term before deciding whether to trade him — or even after he reaches free agency. The contract that Price will command is beyond the Tigers’ comfort level, and the two sides have not engaged in serious talks, major-league..." July 24

  • Cubs, Tigers Have Talked About David Price

    CBSChicago.com "Will there be a sale in Detroit and a Price reduction? The Chicago Cubs wasted little time this week reacting to the sudden availability of left-handed ace David Price, according to multiple sources. Like sharks in a fish tank, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer..." July 23

  • Price, Gallardo, Padres trio may shift market, more notes

    CBS Sports "This supposed sellers market could turn neutral or even become a buyers market as we get closer to the July 31 trade deadline, with more teams starting to realize that maybe this isn't their year, after all. The starting pitching market, in particular, which looked quite a bit thin only a week..." July 22

  • Tigers to make Price, Cespedes available

    ESPN "The middling Detroit Tigers are in the thick of the American League wild-card picture, but time is running out for president and general manager Dave Dombrowski to assess which side of the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline his team will be on. The Tigers, biding time until slugger Miguel..." July 21

  • David Price has a dog named Astro. Jeff Luhnow: “Maybe that is a sign of things to come.”

    Hardball Talk "Jeff Luhnow is a guy I wanna play poker with. Not only can you look over his shoulder and see what cards he’s holding, but he’ll tip his hand verbally too! Astros General Manager Jeff Luhnow joined Nick Wright and John Lopez In The Loop on Tuesday morning on SportsRadio 610 and Price’s dog was..." July 21

  • David Price Says David Ortiz Isn’t Same Hitter; Albert Pujols Disagrees

    NESN "David Price and David Ortiz aren’t exactly the best of friends. Let’s just say they have some history together. So, when Price was asked before Tuesday’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game whether Ortiz is the same hitter he once was, it wasn’t overly surprising that the Detroit Tigers..." July 15