David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Price: No contract talks with Tigers yet, not worried

    Detroit Free Press "David Price is open to a contract extension with the Tigers. But as of Monday, when he spoke at All-Star media day, the two sides haven't made any progress on the lucrative, long-term offer that the left-hander will receive. "No, not yet," he said. "I was open to it." When asked whether..." July 14

  • David Price isn't expecting to be dealt, and he's assessed things right

    CBS Sports "While there's been some speculation that ace David Price could be traded in the wake of the Tigers' disappointing . 500 first half, one person with knowledge of their thinking suggested a sale involving Price is unlikely. What's more, Price himself suggested a deal for him would surprise..." July 14

  • David Price Pablo Sandoval Screwed Up ... Poop Smarter, Homie

    TMZ "Boston Red Sox star Pablo Sandoval broke the CARDINAL RULE when it comes to dropping a deuce during a MLB game ... so claims David Price who says Pablo needs to be smarter on the crapper. As you've probably heard ... Sandoval was benched by the team after he got caught liking sexy photos on..." June 21

  • David Price is an easy fit for Chicago Cubs

    ESPN Chicago "Detroit Tigers lefty David Price wouldn't comment specifically on his pending foray into free agency but if there was ever a good match between a club and a player, the Chicago Cubs and Price would be it. Consider: Price played for current Cubs manager Joe Maddon for the first 6 1/2 years of..." June 10

  • Price dominates in 'special' opener, Tigers blank Twins

    Detroit News "Victor Martinez sort of shrugged his shoulders. "He did OK, I guess," he deadpanned. Yeah, David Price did OK. The first Tigers pitcher not named Justin Verlander to start Opening Day in Detroit since 2007, Price threw 8.2 brilliant innings against the Twins to help the Tigers start 2015..." April 07

  • Tigers trying with David Price, but sides thought to be apart in talks

    CBS Sports "The Tigers have a great history of locking up star players with big big deals on the cusp of the season, and they've tried to do the same with ace pitcher David Price. However, the sides are believed to remain apart in talks as Opening Day approaches. The Tigers locked up former MVP and Cy..." April 02

  • Price ends spring with bad start, but Tigers not worried

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Tigers left-hander David Price was roughed up for seven runs over six innings in his last spring start today against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Price allowed eight hits, no walks and had five strikeouts. He threw 85 pitches — 57 strikes — in a 7-3 loss. "Early, he looked sharp," Tigers..." April 01

  • Dollars, common sense say it is unlikely Tigers, David Price will reach deal soon

    Michigan Live "Should the Detroit Tigers commit the amount of money it would take to convince David Price to sign an extension now and bypass free agency next offseason? That is a question for another day. It's subjective. The answer depends on a number of issues, many of them unknown. How will Justin..." March 26

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    Chris Iott @Chris_Iott

    David Price met with his agent last night. Sides have talked. Price: "I wouldn't even call it groundwork."

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    anthony fenech @anthonyfenech

    David Price will start Opening Day for the Tigers.

  • Max Scherzer offers impending free agent David Price advice entering contract year with Tigers

    Michigan Live "Former Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer just went through it. David Price could be next. One of the top starting pitchers in the American League, Price is set to become a free agent at the end of this season and has positioned himself to sign a deal that could exceed the dollar value of the..." March 12

  • David Price: No talks with Tigers about extension, remains interested in long-term deal

    Michigan Live "David Price has answered the same question nearly a dozen times this spring. That didn't stop him from answering it once more Friday. "Yeah," Price responded when asked if he has interest in signing a long-term contract with the Detroit Tigers. "I've said that multiple times." It's the same..." March 08

  • David Price, Tigers expect max effort to strike deal

    USA Today "David Price joked with the Detroit Tigers clubhouse attendants Sundays, signed autographs for nearly 45 minutes, pumped fists with teammates' kids, and strolled out of the door for a leisurely drive back to his Tampa condo. Yeah, baby, it's finally feeling like home again. The $200 million..." February 23

  • Price open to extension with Tigers

    Fox Sports "David Price didn't begin his career in Detroit, but he's open to staying here. Price, 29, spoke at Comerica Park before the Tigers left for their annual Winter Caravan. Like Max Scherzer last year, Price is in the last season of his contract and can become a free agent if he chooses. Or..." January 24

  • David Price gets salary-arbitration record $19.75M

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Tigers starting pitcher David Price has agreed to a one-year, $19.75-million contract, avoiding arbitration, according to several national baseball writers. It's a record one-year amount for an arbitration-eligible player, according to Ken Rosenthal of foxsports.com." January 17

  • Could Hamels, Price or Scherzer be answer to Cards' rotation needs?

    Fox Sports "The St. Louis Cardinals say they like their starting rotation. But that is not preventing them from pursuing a major upgrade. The team is exploring trades for left-handers Cole Hamels and David Price and the possibility of signing free-agent right-hander Max Scherzer, according to major-league..." January 08

  • David Price said to have uneasy transition to Detroit, at least at first

    CBS Sports "David Price, the new star of the Tigers' star-studded rotation, was said to have had an early period of discontentment soon after his trade to Detroit, and word has gotten out about it, at least to the point where a couple other potentially interested teams have started to wonder whether there..." October 09

  • Tigers' David Price secures MLB strikeout crown

    Detroit News "It's official. David Price will be Major League Baseball's K king for 2014. Price, the Tigers ace left-hander, had seven strikeouts through six innings of Sunday's game, pushing him one past Indians ace Corey Kluber for the season's crown. Twins right fielder Oswaldo Arcia was Price's..." September 29

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    James Schmehl @jamesschmehl

    David Price just confirmed that has not had conversations with the #Tigers about a long-term contract as of yet.

  • Chris Archer 'wouldn't be shocked' if David Price came to Cubs

    CSN Chicago "Could David Price come to the Cubs? The pitcher recently traded from the Rays to the Tigers is a free agent after the 2015 season, and given the Cubs' seeming need for top-of-the-line pitching, it could possibly be a fit. Of course, the former Cy Young winner is expected to demand a hefty..." August 13

  • Tigers get David Price in three-team deal

    Yahoo! Sports "In a complex, star-laden three-way deal at Thursday afternoon’s trade deadline, the AL Central-leading Detroit Tigers acquired former Cy Young Award winner David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays, strengthening a rotation that already featured Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander. The primary..." August 01

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Source: #Tigers get Price.

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    Joel Sherman @Joelsherman1

    Been told #Rays are definitely moving Price