David Price has made a noble gesture for the Dodgers' minor leaguers. The former Red Sox pitcher is giving $1,000 to every player in the system.
What to watch for in Red Sox Spring Training, including filling in the starting rotation, replacing Mookie Betts, and an eye on this year's key prospects.
Wednesday afternoon was our first look at Mookie Betts and David Price in Dodger blue at their introductory press conference in Los Angeles
David Price and the Boston Red Sox are saying their goodbyes as Price gets ready to head to Los Angeles following his inclusion in the Mookie Betts trade over the weekend.
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The MLBPA is telling the teams involved in the mess of a trade between the Red Sox, Dodgers, and Twins to get a deal done ASAP.
Jared Carrabis of Barstool Sports joined Zolak & Bertrand Wednesday morning to discuss Tuesday night's Mookie Betts trade.
Think about it: the NFL, NBA and NHL all have instituted changes in recent years to shorten delays, making the games faster, more entertaining. Meanwhile baseball can’t even get the pitchers to throw the ball. If pitchers like Price and Justin Verlander are going to give Manfred the finger when he talks about a pitch clock, what chance does the commissioner possibly have of getting the positional players to stop stealing signs?
Obviously, there’s a lot to address here, particularly as the Red Sox look to shed payroll under a first-time general manager who must think he just bought a ticket on the Hindenburg. David Price is chronically unhappy. Mookie Betts probably wants out. Your $80 million starting rotation remains an unknown and your manager is in the eye of a historic cheating scandal.
The Red Sox may have found a suitor for David Price.
If the Pats lose tomorrow, we’ll view the loss as sign that the Tom Brady era is coming to a close. But if they win – and if N’keal Harry and the offense continue to improve – we’ll wonder if Brady and the Pats have yet another Super Bowl tucked in their hip pads. And that is quite a dramatic contrast.
The Cardinals, Padres, White Sox, Reds, and Angels are all said to be interested in David Price, according to MLB.com
With the cost for pitching exploding in baseball and the Red Sox looking to slash salary, could David Price's trade value be on the rise?
The Sox might consider using Andrew Benintendi as a bargaining chip to convince other teams to take on the contract of David Price or Nathan Eovaldi.
The Yankees and the Angels are expected to get into a bidding war for Cole, according to ESPN's Jeff Passan.
Mazz: Why don't we have an answer yet on Chris Sale - and is he the linchpin of the Red Sox offseason?
So what’s going on here? Is Sale OK and are the Red Sox looking to trade him after foolishly signing him to a five-year, $145-million contract that has yet to even begin? Or is Sale injured and are the Red Sox busy trying to find ways to completely rebuild their starting rotation as a result?
Let’s remember that the Red Sox are in a fairly tight predicament. They want to shed about $30 million or more in payroll while addressing needs at first base, second base and on the mound. They have a thin farm system. And they want to contend at the time.
Somebody - or somebodies - must go. And we mean somebody (or more than one) from the group of Nathan Eovaldi ($17 million), David Price ($31 million), Chris Sale ($25.6 million) and, yes, Mookie Betts, the last of whom has a projected salary of $27.7 million next summer and will be a free agent at the end of the 2020 season.
Price is expected to be ready for spring training.
See you in 2020, David Price.
Make no mistake, what Dombrowski’s Sox achieved this year was every bit as extraordinary as in 2018: for the first time in a long, long time – maybe ever? – the Red Sox played a season in which they were largely irrelevant.
Price will not start on Friday against the Yankees due to his recurring throwing wrist issue.
A cyst on David Price's throwing wrist has put the veteran lefty on the injured list.
The Yankees lit up Chris Sale on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday night, it was David Price's turn for a shellacking as the Yanks hung seven runs on him in a 7-4 win.
The Red Sox are now 9-11 behind Price this season and just 8-14 behind Chris Sale, a combined record of 17-25 that would translate into roughly 66-96 over a 162-game schedule. More importantly, the Sox are just 1-3 behind Price and Sale since beginning their 14-game gauntlet against New York and Tampa Bay – and 5-0 behind everybody else.