Description: Tigers starter David Price has been named the 2015 Opening Day starter.
Insight: The lead role for the Tigers starting rotation has officially been handed over from Justin Verlander to Price.
9/28/2014 7:44:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price pitched seven 1/3 scoreless innings to lead Detroit to the American League Central title with a 3-0 victory over the Twins on Sunday.
Insight: The Tigers can all collectively exhale as Price delievered what he was brought to do when Detroit traded for him. Price allowed four hits and struck out eight to finish the season 15-12 with a 3.26 ERA. The Tigers have now won four straight AL Central championships.
9/23/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price pitched eight shutout innings before allowing three runs in the ninth and losing his victory against the White Sox on Tuesday.
Insight: Manager Brad Ausmus likely left Price in the game too long as he threw 114 pitches, but with who the Tigers have in the bullpen, who can blame him. Price still pitched eight 2/3 innings and allowed three runs on eight hits, struck out eight and walked none. It was a major bounce back game for Price after allowing five runs in his last start. Luckily, Detroit was still able to win in the bottom of the inning.
9/12/2014 10:52:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price pitched seven and 2/3 innings, allowing one run on eight hits, striking out seven and walking none in a 7-3 victory over the Indians.
Insight: Price has beaten the Indians twice since Sept. 1 with a loss to the Giants stuck in the middle. Price is 14-11 with a 3.26 ERA on the season.
9/1/2014 8:42:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price held the Indians to one run on eight hits in seven innings Monday night to earn his 13th win.
Insight: Price gave up eight runs on 12 hits over two innings in his last start, so this was a nice bounce-back effort. The left-hander's 232 strikeouts are the most in baseball.
8/27/2014 9:23:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price didn't make it out of the third inning Wednesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Price allowed four men to reach base in the first two innings but escaped without giving up a run. Everything unraveled in the third, as Price allowed nine consecutive hits to start the inning before getting removed. He ended up allowing 12 hits and eight runs.
8/21/2014 3:46:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price pitched to a rare complete game loss on Thursday, allowing one hit in eight innings. Price allowed one unearned run in the top of the first and lost to his former team, 1-0.
Insight: Price also struck out nine and walked none. In his last two starts, Price has pitched 16 innings, allowing one earned run on four hits, striking out 16 and walking three.
8/16/2014 10:14:00 PM
Description: Tigers starter David Price outdueled Felix Hernandez in Saturday's win over the Mariners.
Insight: Price threw eight innings and held the M's to one run on three hits to get his first win with Detroit. The left-hander has a 12-8 record, a 3.12 ERA and a 1.04 WHIP overall, and he leads the majors in strikeouts with 212.
8/6/2014 12:32:00 PM
Description: David Price threw 8 2/3 innings, struck out 10 and allowed three runs on eight hits in his Tigers debut Tuesday against the Yankees.
Insight: Price has gone 7-4 with a 2.12 ERA and a 115/15 K/BB in his last 13 starts while averaging nearly eight innings per start in that span.
7/31/2014 4:55:00 PM
Description: The Rays have traded David Price to the Tigers in a three-team trade that also includes the Mariners. The Mariners will get Austin Jackson and the Rays will receive Drew Smyly, Nick Franklin and shortstop prospect Willy Adames.
Insight: Price comes to Detroit red hot, having gone 7-4 with a 2.03 ERA and a 105/15 K/BB over 93 1/3 innings his last 12 starts. He'll have a much better offense behind him in Detroit and will get to pitch in a bunch of favorable parks in the AL Central.
7/25/2014 10:35:00 PM
Description: In what may have been his final start with the Rays, David Price struck out 10, walked none and allowed three runs over eight innings against the Red Sox.
Insight: Price has won six straight starts and pitched to a 1.88 ERA and a 99/13 K/BB in his last 11. In that span, he's thrown at least seven innings in all 11 starts and averaged nearly eight innings per outing. The Rays have won eight straight and are now 50-53, so they may just decide to keep Price.
7/13/2014 4:30:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price tossed eight scoreless innings Sunday against Toronto.
Insight: Price had a 4.42 ERA on May 24, but he's gone 5-3 with a 1.92 ERA and a 0.95 WHIP over his last nine starts.
7/1/2014 10:27:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price narrowly missed striking out at least 10 batters for the sixth straight start Tuesday, but he still beat the Yankees to earn his seventh win.
Insight: Price uncharacteristically walked three batters, but he struck out nine and allowed just one run on four hits over seven innings. The left-hander has gone 3-3 with a 2.12 ERA, a 0.94 WHIP and a 63/8 K/BB in 46 2/3 innings over his last six starts.
6/25/2014 3:39:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price threw 8 1/3 innings of one-run ball and struck out 11 batters in Wednesday's win against the Pirates.
Insight: Price (6-7, 3.63 ERA) has thrown at least eight innings in four straight starts and struck out at least 10 batters in five straight. He has an absurd 144/14 K/BB in 124 innings and his ERA is down to its lowest point since April 11. His 10.29 K/BB is second best ever among pitchers who qualified for the ERA title.
6/20/2014 10:14:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price lasted eight innings for the third straight start and struck out at least 10 batters for the fourth straight Friday against Houston. However, he dropped to 5-7 on the year after the Rays lost 3-1.
Insight: Price once again was bitten by the longball. He allowed a two-run homer to George Springer in the third inning and has given up 16 in 115 2/3 innings this season. In fact, he has three more homers allowed than walks. The left-hander leads the majors with 133 Ks, but his ERA is 3.81.
6/15/2014 6:47:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price (8 IP, 5 H, 3 ER) earned ten punchouts Sunday in a win over Houston.
Insight: He's recorded double-digit K's in each of his last three starts. Price's 121 strikeouts are the most in MLB and it's not that close. Stephen Strasburg is second (113 K's) with Felix Hernandez one behind Strasburg. All three have made 15 starts this season.
6/9/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Rays starter David Price has pitched better of late with a 1.88 ERA over his last two starts depite failing to win either game.
Insight: His best outing of the season was against Seattle on May 13 (9.0 IP, six hits, 1 ER, 12 Ks) and he could to do it again on Monday night.
6/4/2014 10:57:00 PM
Description: Rays starter David Price has a 4.03 ERA even though his K/BB is 101/9 in 91 2/3 innings.
Insight: Price struck out 11 batters and didn't walk anyone in 7 1/3 innings Wednesday against Miami. He allowed five runs, but just one was earned. The 28-year-old has had a problem with the longball this season; he's allowed 1.28 HR/9. However, his impressive K/BB suggests he'll improve his ERA.
6/3/2014 6:28:00 PM
Description: Rays starter David Price avoided a suspension for hitting David Ortiz in the hip on Friday night.
Insight: Boston starter Brandon Workman was later ejected for throwing behind Evan Longoria's head in the sixth inning and suspended for six games Tuesday. Ortiz wasn't happy about Price avoiding punishment. "I don't think what they're doing is fair," Ortiz said. "I think the rules should be for everybody. We didn't start this up. I didn't hit nobody. Workman didn't hit anybody in the first inning. (Price) did."
5/14/2014 9:47:00 AM
Description: Rays left-hander David Price pitched all nine innings Tuesday in a win against Seattle.
Insight: Price (9 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 12 K's, 0 BB) went up against Hisashi Iwakuma in a pitching battle for the ages. The only run Price allowed came across on a Robinson Cano groundout in the first inning. The victory was his first since April 22nd.
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