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Name  David Price
Born  8/26/1985
Height  6-6
Weight  225
Number  14
Position  SP
Bats  L
Throws  L
Hot7/25/2014 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.
Hot7/13/2014 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.
Hot7/1/2014 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.
Hot6/25/2014 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.
Hot6/20/2014 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.
4/27/2014 6:18:00 PM
Description: The White Sox roughed up Rays starter David Price Sunday afternoon.
Insight: Price allowed eight runs (six earned) on nine hits in six innings and now has a 4.75 ERA. The left-hander has an impeccable 47/5 K/BB in 41 2/3 innings but has given up seven homers.
4/22/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Rays starter David Price pitched a complete game Tuesday against Minnesota.
Insight: Joe Mauer hit a hard line drive off Price's leg in the fourth inning but it didn't seem to affect him as the left-hander still finished with a season-high 12 strikeouts over 113 pitches. Price's next start is Sunday against the White Sox.
4/11/2014 10:32:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price came up just short of a shutout Friday at Cincinnati but he still picked up the win.
Insight: Price (2-0, 2.91 ERA) gave up an opposite-field homer to Joey Votto in the bottom of the ninth and finished with 10 strikeouts and one walk in 8 1/3 innings. Grant Balfour picked up the final two outs for his third save but not before walking three batters.
3/13/2014 2:32:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay left-hander David Price was named the Opening Day starter for the Rays.
Insight: The 2012 AL Cy Young winner is an elite fantasy arm coming off a mediocre season (10-8, 3.33 ERA, 1.098 WHIP), but this certainly isn't a surprise to anyone.
1/16/2014 2:49:00 PM
Description: David Price and the Rays avoided arbitration Friday by agreeing to a one-year, $14 million contract.
Insight: It doesn't mean that he'll still be pitching for the Rays at the end of the season if another team offers the right combination of youngsters. The 2012 AL Cy Young winner is an elite fantasy arm coming off a mediocre season (10-8, 3.33 ERA, 1.098 WHIP).
10/10/2013 3:06:00 PM
Description: David Price acknowledged Wednesday that he has probably played his final game as a Tampa Bay Ray. SOURCE: ESPN
Insight: We had heard rumblings about Price possibly getting traded this offseason but now it seems almost certain to happen. Obviously, it will require a team to give up a package of top level prospects, but we're guessing plenty of clubs will be after the 2012 Cy Young winner when the season is over.
10/7/2013 9:03:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay starter David Price, who went on a Twitter rant over the weekend, could be shopped this winter.
Insight: In fact, according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, many big league executives have expressed that they'd be surprised if Price isn't traded. The Rays rarely keep their star players when they reach free agency with Evan Longoria being the most notable exception.
Hot7/29/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: Rays starter David Price had another dominant performance Monday at Boston, allowing just two hits and walking none over 7 1/3 innings of one-run ball.
Insight: Price threw just 90 pitches and likely would have thrown his fourth complete game in his last five starts if not for a rain delay in the middle of the seventh inning. Rays manager Joe Maddon brought Price out after the delay but he wasn't as sharp and was removed after facing one batter. The lefty has won five of six starts since coming off the DL.
Hot7/24/2013 10:19:00 PM
Description: David Price pulled the Rays within a half game of first place in the AL East with a dominant outing Wednesday against the Red Sox.
Insight: Price was spectacular, allowing just one run (a solo homer to Mike Napoli) in nine innings. Incredibly, he kept his pitch count under 100 for the night (97 pitches). Three out of Price's last four starts have been complete games. After a slow start to the year, he's pitching like a Cy Young winner again.
7/19/2013 10:27:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay starter David Price gave up three homers and four earned runs over the first three innings Friday at Toronto but hung around for seven innings and picked up his fourth win of the year.
Insight: Price has gone 3-1 since coming off the DL, but Friday was his first game in that span against a good offense. He faced Houston twice and the Chicago White Sox once prior to Friday.

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