David Price

  • Rays Sign David Price To 1-Year, $14 Million Contract

    Rays Sign David Price To 1-Year, $14 Million Contract

    January 16, 2014 at 11:53 am 7 comments

    The Rays have announced that they have avoided arbitration with David Price by agreeing to a 1-year, $14 million contract (first reported by Marc Topkin). Price had a salary of $10.1 million in 2013. However, Price had $4 million of that deferred to this season, bringing the total commitment to […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing One More Season With David Price And James Shields’ Big Demand

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing One More Season With David Price And James Shields’ Big Demand

    January 16, 2014 at 10:08 am 0 comments

    The Rays play their first spring training game in 43 days. Here are some odds and ends as we start to get in shape for the season… Clayton Kershaw is the first $200 million pitcher. David Price will likely be the second. [The New York Times] Peter Gammons says James […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussin A Full Roster, An Unaffordable Payroll, And Keeping David Price

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussin A Full Roster, An Unaffordable Payroll, And Keeping David Price

    January 6, 2014 at 11:06 am 9 comments

    Before we get caught up on some odds and ends, it should be noted that the waiver claim on Pedro Figueroa has not been finalized and Figueroa is not yet on the Rays’ 40-man roster. Since the claim came on release-waivers, Figueroa has until Wednesday to accept or decline the […]

     
  • [Happy Hour] David Price Rumors And Other Odds And Ends

    [Happy Hour] David Price Rumors And Other Odds And Ends

    December 20, 2013 at 4:21 pm 3 comments

    Let’s get caught up on some links prior to the weekend… Jon Heyman says there are five or six teams “serious in pursuit” of David Price. Heyman was also told “nothing happening” between the Rays and Dodgers concerning Price and “nothing hot” with the Rangers. Heyman also has a quote […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A David Price Rumor And How It Went From Speculation To ‘Fact’

    [THE HANGOVER] Discussing A David Price Rumor And How It Went From Speculation To ‘Fact’

    December 18, 2013 at 11:52 am 0 comments

    Here is a classic example of how baseball rumors get out of hand. Terry Pluto of the Cleveland Plain Dealer mentioned in a column that the Indians called the Rays about David Price. “Yes, the Tribe did check on David Price…When the Tribe talked to Tampa Bay, names mentioned by […]

     
  • David Price Is Already Wearing Another Jersey

    David Price Is Already Wearing Another Jersey

    December 16, 2013 at 9:16 am 0 comments

    Special thanks to @DAVIDprice14 for being today's #12thTitan! pic.twitter.com/rfkeBnto5T — Tennessee Titans (@TennesseeTitans) December 15, 2013 Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Dark Horse Teams In Pursuit And Other David Price Rumors

    Dark Horse Teams In Pursuit And Other David Price Rumors

    December 12, 2013 at 7:30 am 3 comments

    Last we heard, David Price would not sign an extension with the Mariners, but Seattle is still a potential trade partner. Arizona and the Angels may no longer be interested after trading with each other. The Dodgers want to develop their minor leaguers. And the Rangers are not interested in […]

     
  • Trade With Mariners For David Price Hits A Major Snag

    Trade With Mariners For David Price Hits A Major Snag

    December 11, 2013 at 11:35 am 6 comments

    One aspect of any David Price trade that we have only briefly touched on is that any team that acquires Price is going to want to sign him to a long-term extension. Ken Rosenthal is now reporting that Price would not consider signing a long term deal with the Mariners […]

     
  • More Hot Stove Odds And Ends: David Price, Fernando Rodney, Mark Trumbo

    More Hot Stove Odds And Ends: David Price, Fernando Rodney, Mark Trumbo

    December 10, 2013 at 3:39 pm 0 comments

    Here are a few more minor notes: One thing to keep an eye with any David Price trade is the Mariners’ interest in Matt Kemp. When asked if the Mariners could trade for both Price and Matt Kemp, M’s GM Jack Zduriencik told the MLB Network “that would be challenging.” […]

     
  • The Rays Can Afford To Keep David Price

    The Rays Can Afford To Keep David Price

    December 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm 5 comments

    Jayson Stark of ESPN.com has a long piece looking at the trade market for David Price. Among the many angles covered is this important nugget that often goes overlooked: “And technically, the Rays also can afford to pay Price over the next two years if they choose to, although it […]