Red Sox could use David Price out of the bullpen
Red Sox starter David Price threw a three-inning simulated game on Wednesday, one of the last hurdles before his eventual activation from the disabled list. Manager John Farrell will sit down with Price on Thursday to determine his role going forward. He said it would be “aggressive” to put him back in the rotation, MLB.com’s Ian Browne reports, so it sounds like the club is leaning towards using him out of the bullpen down the stretch.
Price, 32, hasn’t pitched since July 22 due to inflammation in his left elbow. He also started the season late, debuting on May 29 due to an elbow issue. Overall, he has made 11 starts on the season with a 3.82 ERA and a 63/22 K/BB ratio in 66 innings.
Price inked a seven-year, $217 million contract with the Red Sox after the 2015 season, but the last two years haven’t gone as planned for either side. Price has publicly battled Sox announcer Dennis Eckersley and is a favorite target of the Boston media. Of course, if he were to actually pitch well in the postseason–something he’s never done–that could change everyone’s tune on Price.https://www.myfantasysportstalk.com/red-sox-could-use-david-price-out-of-the-bullpen/https://i0.wp.com/www.myfantasysportstalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/David-Price-Maddie-Mayer-Getty-Images.jpg?fit=640%2C360&ssl=1https://i0.wp.com/www.myfantasysportstalk.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/David-Price-Maddie-Mayer-Getty-Images.jpg?resize=150%2C150&ssl=1MLBRecent Posts#MLB,Boston Red Sox,David PriceRed Sox starter David Price threw a three-inning simulated game on Wednesday, one of the last hurdles before his eventual activation from the disabled list. Manager John Farrell will sit down with Price on Thursday to determine his role going forward. He said it would be “aggressive” to put him back...Dan SchalkDan Schalkmyfantasysportstalk@gmail.comAdministratorDan Schalk is a sports enthusiast with degrees in Sports Coaching and Sports Management. He founded MyFantasySportsTalk in July of 2014 to bring a new platform to the sports media industry and allow various sports fans across the country have their voices be heard. Hailing from Buffalo, NY the land of the real chicken wing, you can stay up-to-date with Dan on Twitter @ffsportstalk You can also check some of Dan's work at Fantasypros.com, as he covers the Houston Astros as a team correspondent.MyFantasySportsTalk