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David Price
3.99 17-9 228
Team: BostonHt / Wt: 6-5 / 215 NFBC ADP: 44.97
Position: SPBorn: 8/26/1985 Birthplace: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by Devil Rays (2007)

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Oct. 7 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET22:21 ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST9:51 PM VEN6:21 UAE (+1)9:21 PM CT-Price's postseason misery continued Friday, getting tagged for five runs and six hits in 3 1/3 innings of a 6-0 loss to the Indians in Game 2 of the ALDS.
Analysis: Price fell to 0-8 with a 5.74 ERA in nine career playoff starts, though Friday marked the first one he failed to go at least six innings.
Oct. 3 9:44 PM PT10:44 PM MT11:44 PM CT12:44 AM ET0:44 ET4:44 GMT12:44 9:44 PM MST11:44 PM EST12:14 AM VEN8:44 UAE11:44 PM CT-Red Sox manager John Farrell announced that Price will start Game 2 of the ALDS on Friday in Cleveland after he pitched five innings of one-run ball in a no-decision against Toronto on Sunday.
Analysis: The left-hander is 4-1 with a 1.50 ERA in his last six starts against the Indians, most recently beating them April 5 when he struck out 10 and allowed two runs in six innings. Price, though, has had major problems in the postseason, going 0-7 with a 5.27 ERA in eight starts.
Sep. 27 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET23:05 ET3:05 GMT11:05 8:05 PM MST10:05 PM EST10:35 PM VEN7:05 UAE (+1)10:05 PM CT-Price was hit hard again by the Yankees on Tuesday as his nine-start unbeaten streak came to an end. He allowed six runs and gave up three homers for just the fifth time in his career as New York reached him for 12 hits over 6 1/3 innings to hand the left-hander a 6-4 loss. Price has allowed 12 or more hits five times in his career.
Analysis: Price also allowed five runs to the Yankees in a no-decision on Sept. 17. He entered Tuesday with an 8-0 record and 2.86 ERA in his previous nine outings.
Sep. 22 8:20 PM PT9:20 PM MT10:20 PM CT11:20 PM ET23:20 ET3:20 GMT11:20 8:20 PM MST10:20 PM EST10:50 PM VEN7:20 UAE (+1)10:20 PM CT-Price won his eighth straight decision Thursday, allowing three runs and six hits in seven innings with two walks and five Ks in Baltimore.
Analysis: Price has a 2.86 ERA in nine outings since his last loss - Aug. 7 at Dodger Stadium - with 63 strikeouts in 63 innings. His final regular-season start is scheduled to be Wednesday at Yankee Stadium, but Price is 1-2 with a 7.71 ERA in four starts against New York this year.
Sep. 17 4:40 PM PT5:40 PM MT6:40 PM CT7:40 PM ET19:40 ET23:40 GMT7:40 4:40 PM MST6:40 PM EST7:10 PM VEN3:40 UAE (+1)6:40 PM CT-Price had his seven-start win streak snapped Saturday, leaving without a decision in a 6-5 win over the Yankees.
Analysis: Price allowed five runs and nine hits over six innings with no walks and seven strikeouts. He had allowed two runs or fewer in his previous six starts with a 1.93 ERA.
Sep. 12 8:04 PM PT9:04 PM MT10:04 PM CT11:04 PM ET23:04 ET3:04 GMT11:04 8:04 PM MST10:04 PM EST10:34 PM VEN7:04 UAE (+1)10:04 PM CT-Price won his seventh straight start in a 12-2 rout of Baltimore on Monday, striking out nine over eight innings.
Analysis: The seven-game streak is the longest in his career for Price, who has a 2.16 ERA during the run with only 33 hits allowed in 50 innings with 51 strikeouts.
Sep. 8 9:42 AM PT10:42 AM MT11:42 AM CT12:42 PM ET12:42 ET16:42 GMT0:42 9:42 AM MST11:42 AM EST12:12 PM VEN20:42 UAE11:42 AM CT-Price (15-8) won his season-high sixth straight start, allowing two runs and six hits in Wednesday's 7-2 win over the Padres. Price, who has won four of his last five road starts, struck out eight.
Analysis: ''I definitely felt good tonight to keep the ball away from the middle of the plate and execute pitches,'' said Price, who threw 76 strikes in 98 pitches.
Sep. 3 9:36 AM PT10:36 AM MT11:36 AM CT12:36 PM ET12:36 ET16:36 GMT0:36 9:36 AM MST11:36 AM EST12:06 PM VEN20:36 UAE11:36 AM CT-Price (14-8) was mostly dominant Friday, pitching seven solid innings against the overmatched A's. The left-hander fanned five of the first seven he faced, gave up two runs and finished with seven strikeouts and three walks.
Analysis: Over his last five starts Price is 5-0 with a 2.06 ERA.
Aug. 22 7:36 PM PT8:36 PM MT9:36 PM CT10:36 PM ET22:36 ET2:36 GMT10:36 7:36 PM MST9:36 PM EST10:06 PM VEN6:36 UAE (+1)9:36 PM CT-Price was outstanding back in Tampa on Monday, allowing two hits and striking out eight over eight innings of a 6-2 win over the Rays.
Analysis: The star left-hander has posted a 1.64 ERA while winning each of his last three starts.
Aug. 12 7:20 PM PT8:20 PM MT9:20 PM CT10:20 PM ET22:20 ET2:20 GMT10:20 7:20 PM MST9:20 PM EST9:50 PM VEN6:20 UAE (+1)9:20 PM CT-Price reached double-digit wins for the eighth straight season, allowing three runs and 10 hits over eight innings in a 9-4 victory over Arizona on Friday. Price joined Zack Grienke as the only pitchers with 10 or more victories in each of the last eight seasons.
Analysis: Since posting an 8.34 ERA in his first four home starts, Price is 5-3 with a 2.85 ERA in his last nine outings at Fenway Park.
Aug. 8 8:27 AM PT9:27 AM MT10:27 AM CT11:27 AM ET11:27 ET15:27 GMT23:27 8:27 AM MST10:27 AM EST10:57 AM VEN19:27 UAE10:27 AM CT-Price needed 100 pitches to go five innings in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers, allowing six runs - three earned - and six hits with five walks - his most since 2011.
Analysis: Price fell to 2-7 over his last 14 starts and has not won since July 10. He makes his next start Saturday against a Diamondbacks team that is a MLB-worst 9-26 since June 25.
Aug. 3 8:44 AM PT9:44 AM MT10:44 AM CT11:44 AM ET11:44 ET15:44 GMT23:44 8:44 AM MST10:44 AM EST11:14 AM VEN19:44 UAE10:44 AM CT-Price held the Mariners to three hits through seven scoreless innings Tuesday before getting pulled after allowing a homer and three straight singles to open the eighth. The left-hander was charged with four runs while not receiving a decision as Seattle scored five times in the eighth to stun the Red Sox.
Analysis: Price has been inconsistent over the last month. In five starts since July 10, he's had two where he didn't allow a run in eight-inning performances. In the other three, he's given up 12 runs over 18 1/3 innings.
Aug. 2 9:32 AM PT10:32 AM MT11:32 AM CT12:32 PM ET12:32 ET16:32 GMT0:32 9:32 AM MST11:32 AM EST12:02 PM VEN20:32 UAE11:32 AM CT-Price is slated to take the ball Tuesday night against the Mariners.
Analysis: Price has lost his past three starts, although he was beaten 2-1 Thursday by the Angels, working eight innings and allowing no runs and seven hits. He is 2-0 with a 1.50 ERA with 21 strikeouts over 24 innings in his last three outings versus Seattle.
July 29 8:47 AM PT9:47 AM MT10:47 AM CT11:47 AM ET11:47 ET15:47 GMT23:47 8:47 AM MST10:47 AM EST11:17 AM VEN19:47 UAE10:47 AM CT-The Red Sox wasted eight scoreless innings from Price on Thursday when Hanley Ramirez's throwing error to the plate on a bases-loaded grounder allowed two runs to score, giving the Angels a stunning 2-1 walkoff win.
Analysis: Price has been inconsistent over the past six weeks, mixing a handful of strong starts with rocky outings. He followed up eight scoreless innings against Tampa Bay before the All-Star break by allowing eight runs and 22 hits in 11 1/3 innings over his next two starts.
July 18 10:15 AM PT11:15 AM MT12:15 PM CT1:15 PM ET13:15 ET17:15 GMT1:15 10:15 AM MST12:15 PM EST12:45 PM VEN21:15 UAE12:15 PM CT-Prize's puzzling inconsistency continued Sunday, giving up 11 hits and three runs in 5 2/3 innings of a 3-1 loss to the Yankees.
Analysis: Price only struck out one batter Sunday after fanning 10 in each of his previous three starts, including eight scoreless innings against Tampa Bay in his final game before the All-Star break. "I'm definitely not satisfied," said Price, who is on pace to post his worst ERA since his 2009 rookie season. He's next scheduled to face the Twins, against whom he's won five straight starts with an 0.94 ERA.
July 11 9:38 AM PT10:38 AM MT11:38 AM CT12:38 PM ET12:38 ET16:38 GMT0:38 9:38 AM MST11:38 AM EST12:08 PM VEN20:38 UAE11:38 AM CT-Price threw eight shutout innings in his best start with Boston as the Red Sox sent the Tampa Bay Rays to their sixth straight loss, 4-0 Sunday.
Analysis: Price struck out 10, allowed four hits, walked one and hit two batters in snapping a personal two-game losing streak. Price didn't give up a hit after the third inning, retiring 17 of the last 19 batters. Coming into the break with a higher than expected ERA, the lefty said he never felt down. ''I was never discouraged,'' he said after lowering his ERA from 4.64 to 4.34. ''I never lost confidence in my abilities and I know my coaching and my teammates didn't either."
July 6 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST12:09 PM VEN20:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Price lost a second straight start Tuesday despite lasting eight innings, yielding three runs and striking out 10 in a 7-2 defeat to the Rangers.
Analysis: Price needed 46 pitches to get through the first two innings, similar to the trouble he had last week when he allowed four runs in the first three innings against Tampa Bay. Price is next slated to face the Rays on Sunday, and he has a 9.00 ERA in his last four starts against his former team.
June 30 9:22 PM PT10:22 PM MT11:22 PM CT12:22 AM ET0:22 ET4:22 GMT12:22 9:22 PM MST11:22 PM EST11:52 PM VEN8:22 UAE11:22 PM CT-Price was beaten by the Rays for the second time this season, yielding four runs and nine hits over 6 1/3 innings of Wednesday's 4-0 loss.
Analysis: Price has yielded 10 runs and 21 hits over 8 2/3 innings of his last two outings.
June 25 7:25 AM PT8:25 AM MT9:25 AM CT10:25 AM ET10:25 ET14:25 GMT22:25 7:25 AM MST9:25 AM EST9:55 AM VEN18:25 UAE9:25 AM CT-Price was knocked around on Friday, allowing six runs and 12 hits in 2 1/3 innings in a 8-7 win over the Rangers.
Analysis: Price had posted a 2.47 ERA over his previous eight starts. We expect him to bounce back quickly.
June 15 10:26 AM PT11:26 AM MT12:26 PM CT1:26 PM ET13:26 ET17:26 GMT1:26 10:26 AM MST12:26 PM EST12:56 PM VEN21:26 UAE12:26 PM CT-Price pitched well enough to win Tuesday, allowing three runs and five hits while striking out 11 in eight innings of a 3-2 loss to Baltimore.
Analysis: After a slow start with the Red Sox, the star left-hander has posted a 2.68 ERA in his last seven starts.
June 9 11:25 AM PT12:25 PM MT1:25 PM CT2:25 PM ET14:25 ET18:25 GMT2:25 11:25 AM MST1:25 PM EST1:55 PM VEN22:25 UAE1:25 PM CT-Price pitched his first complete game in a Red Sox uniform but gave up two homers, including the go-ahead blast in the eighth inning in a 2-1 loss to the Giants.
Analysis: Price yielded only three hits in San Francisco and has now turned in six straight quality starts, holding opposing batters to a .197 average. However, he's allowed six homers in his last five outings.
June 4 12:30 PM PT1:30 PM MT2:30 PM CT3:30 PM ET15:30 ET19:30 GMT3:30 12:30 PM MST2:30 PM EST3:00 PM VEN23:30 UAE2:30 PM CT-Price turned in another good start Friday against Toronto, though he still wound up with a loss against his former team.
Analysis: The good news is Price recorded a fifth straight quality starts after yielding two earned runs across seven innings in the 5-2 loss. The standout lefty is 3-1 with a 2.62 ERA over that stretch and appears to have put his early-season struggles behind.
May 30 8:45 AM PT9:45 AM MT10:45 AM CT11:45 AM ET11:45 ET15:45 GMT23:45 8:45 AM MST10:45 AM EST11:15 AM VEN19:45 UAE10:45 AM CT-Price pitched well but received a no-decision in Sunday's return to Toronto.
Analysis: The ex-Blue Jay held his former team to two runs over 6 1/3 innings to notch his fourth straight quality start. Price is 3-0 with a 2.63 ERA and recorded 26 strikeouts over that stretch.
May 25 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET17:34 GMT1:34 10:34 AM MST12:34 PM EST1:04 PM VEN21:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Price improved to 7-1 and earned his third straight win Tuesday in an 8-3 victory against Colorado.
Analysis: Price lowered his ERA to 5.34 by allowing three runs in seven innings and has a 2.57 mark during his win streak. Price received seven runs of support and has benefited from a combined 59 in his 10 outings this season.
May 19 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET16:17 ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST3:47 PM VEN0:17 UAE (+1)3:17 PM CT-Price improved to 6-1 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Price shined in the nightcap, allowing two runs over 7 1/3 innings in his second straight solid start.
May 13 2:11 PM PT3:11 PM MT4:11 PM CT5:11 PM ET17:11 ET21:11 GMT5:11 2:11 PM MST4:11 PM EST4:41 PM VEN1:11 UAE (+1)4:11 PM CT-Price reversed his recent struggles with his best start in a Red Sox uniform on Thursday.
Analysis: Price struck out 12 Astros while yielding a run over 6 2/3 innings in Boston's 11-1 rout. The expensive offseason addition had been tagged for 12 runs over 11 2/3 innings by the Yankees in his previous two starts.
May 2 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Price moved to 4-0 despite another shaky outing Sunday night against the Yankees.
Analysis: The star lefty was tagged for six runs in seven innings in Boston's 8-6 victory, with the effort raising his ERA to 6.14. He's been very well supported and won't be this bad for long, so owners need not worry.
Apr. 27 8:58 AM PT9:58 AM MT10:58 AM CT11:58 AM ET11:58 ET15:58 GMT23:58 8:58 AM MST10:58 AM EST11:28 AM VEN19:58 UAE10:58 AM CT-Price matched a career high with 14 strikeouts in eight innings in Tuesday's win at Atlanta.
Analysis: After getting rocked for eight runs in 3 2/3 innings against Tampa Bay in his last start, Price held the lowly Braves to two in a much softer spot. He's 3-0 through five starts but owns a 5.76 ERA.
Apr. 6 3:01 PM PT4:01 PM MT5:01 PM CT6:01 PM ET18:01 ET22:01 GMT6:01 3:01 PM MST5:01 PM EST5:31 PM VEN2:01 UAE (+1)5:01 PM CT-Price struck out 10 in his first game with the Red Sox, picking up the win in Tuesday's 6-2 victory at Cleveland.
Analysis: He allowed two runs on five hits in six innings while walking two more.
Mar. 10 4:02 AM PT5:02 AM MT6:02 AM CT7:02 AM ET7:02 ET12:02 GMT20:02 5:02 AM MST7:02 AM EST7:32 AM VEN16:02 UAE6:02 AM CT-Price is set to make his Red Sox debut when he starts against Minnesota on Thursday.
Analysis: The former AL Cy Young Award winner split last season with Detroit and Toronto, then became a free agent and signed a $217 million, seven-year deal with Boston.

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