David Price RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    CBSSports.com "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

    CBSSports.com "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

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Source: David Price trade talks intensifying following the Jon Lester deal. Chances of Price trade have increased in last 12 hours.

  • Price expecting to stay

    Tampa Bay Times "The Rays are off today, and find themselves eight games behind the Orioles in the AL East race and 5 1/2 back of the Jays - and with four teams in the way - for the second wild-card. Baseball Prospectus gives them only a 3.8 percent chance to win the division and 6.7 to win that wild card...." July 31

  • MLB trade rumors: Rays' best move might be holding Price until winter

    Sporting News "The proclamation from Joe Maddon was made on Twitter on June 7, when the Rays were 24-39. Those 11 losses ticked away, when Tampa Bay fell to 41-51 with a 6-0 loss to the Royals on July 7, it appeared that the season was lost. By July 11, the Rays, who had fought admirably to make even as much..." July 31

  • Waiting almost over for Rays’ Price

    Tampa Tribune "The answer to the question of whether LHP David Price will still be a member of the Tampa Bay Rays after Thursday’s trade deadline is still unknown. “It’s here,” Price said of the trade deadline Tuesday. “I guess we’ll have some answers here in the next couple of days. We’ll see how it..." July 30

  • Rays ace may not be off market yet, but price of Price is going up

    CBSSports.com "Some rival baseball executives believe there are Tampa baseball people who may still be inclined to trade star pitcher David Price for a big haul and give up the pennant chase, but even those folks acknowledge it would be hard to buck a committed clubhouse that has played its way into the..." July 29

  • Beat Rays, and Brewers raise their chances to get David Price

    Fox Sports "The Brewers, by defeating the Rays the next three days, could improve their chances in two different races. Their realistic bid for the NL Central title. And their unlikely bid to land Rays left-hander David Price. The Brewers are among the teams to express interest in Price, according to..." July 28

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    Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

    One concept kicked around in at least one corner of STL organization: pursue Price&Longoria. But 0 indication actually being discussed w/TB.

  • Cardinals are interested in David Price, but “would want a financial commitment” from him

    Hardball Talk "Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe has the goods: Would Price ever sign with the Mariners long term? The Mariners don’t view it as an issue because they would have Price for the remainder of this year and next. The Cardinals have shown interest but would want a financial commitment, according to..." July 20

  • M's Taijuan Walker is once again at center of David Price trade talks

    CBSSports.com "The Rays are said to have talked to the Mariners about pitching prospect Taijuan Walker plus two or three other top young players in talks involving pitcher David Price, league sources said. Talks are ongoing and fluid, and deals being discussed could include just Price from Tampa Bay, Price..." July 18

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Mariners are having ongoing trade discussions with Rays regarding David Price and Ben Zobrist, sources say. No deal imminent. @FOXSports1

  • Angels not in David Price sweepstakes

    Sporting News "Don't expect the red-hot Angels to make a play for Rays ace David Price. Los Angeles has one of the worst farm systems in baseball, so the team lacks the blue chip minor league prospects it would take to land the 2012 AL Cy Young winner. And GM Jerry Dipoto has no intention of trading away..." July 17

  • Rays close strong but questions about Price's future will continue

    Fox Sports Florida "David Price's hug line appeared endless. The embraces came one after the next near the Tampa Bay Rays' dugout, the gratitude clear and message obvious. Reliever Joel Peralta, near the conclusion of the display, hugged him. Pitching coach Jim Hickey hugged him. Then Price, with a bright light..." July 14

  • Dodgers unlikely to add David Price or Cole Hamels, GM intimates

    Los Angeles Times "General Manager Ned Colletti intimated Saturday the Dodgers are unlikely to acquire a frontline pitcher such as David Price or Cole Hamels before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. Colletti acknowledged he is looking for both starting and relief pitching. While he didn’t specifically..." July 13

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Angels interested in #Rays’ Price. Team likely does not have package to get it done. #Cubs’ Hammel also on long list of options.

  • Rays' David Price not commenting on trade speculation

    Tampa Bay Times "On the eve of what could be his final home start in a Rays uniform, David Price refused to say anything about the trade chatter swirling around him. Except that he hears it, and he's human. So pondering the potential significance of today's start is only natural, right? "I don't think I'm..." June 25

  • Rays prepared to trade David Price 'right now'

    CBSSports.com "The Rays currently own the worst record in baseball at 31-47, and by all indications they will trade away some players at the deadline to restock the organization with young players. According to ESPN's Buster Olney, Tampa Bay is prepared to trade David Price "right now," though no deal is..." June 24

  • David Price fined, not suspended for plunking David Ortiz

    CBSSports.com "Rays left-hander David Price was fined an undisclosed amount for hitting David Ortiz with a pitch last week, according to Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe. He was not suspended. Price, 28, hit Ortiz in the first inning, apparently because Big Papi spent a little too much time admiring a home..." June 04

  • Lack of suspension has Ortiz ripping Price again

    SI.com "“Rays Of Our Lives,” the ongoing soap opera starring Boston’s David Ortiz, Tampa’s David Price and MLB’s disciplinary committee, just took another dramatic turn, as Ortiz fired some nasty words at Price after a weekend of harsh invective and brawling between the two teams. But before we get into..." June 03

  • Rays' Price needs to take road most traveled — the high one

    Fox Sports "I wished that I had asked Tampa Bay's David Price one more question: Why? Why revive your feud with Boston's David Ortiz nearly eight months after seemingly settling your differences with him? Why hit Ortiz on Friday night, then return Big Papi’s verbal fire on Saturday? Why get sucked..." June 02

  • 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

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