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BEST OF BST PODCAST: David Price recruited J.D. Martinez to Boston?
0:41 - Jared Carrabis joins BST to discuss David Price's recruitment of J.D. Martinez and his comments about what it is like to play in Boston. 6:02 - Tom Curran, Phil Perry, and Tom Giles talk about where the Patriots stand with their wide receivers and if it is a position that should be addressed
David Price pitch to J.D. Martinez: You will 'love the guys' in the clubhouse, but prepare to be booed
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- J.D. Martinez had no shortage of information to consider before agreeing Monday evening to sign with the Boston Red Sox. But ace David Price tried to make the slugger's decision a little bit easier. "I've talked to him a couple of times," Price said recently. "I told him we'd lov
Rays top prospects of all-time: No. 3
The No. 3 prospect in Rays history was the third No. 1 overall pick the team had. He had the best career out of all of them, and he's not finished yet. He's the only player on the list who was traded for a prospect who also appeared on the list. 20. SS Reid Brignac 19. RHP Matt White 18. RHP Chris A
One Big Question: Is David Price still an ace-caliber pitcher?
Welcome back to the One Big Question series here at Over The Monster. For those who weren't around for last year's series or simply forgot what it entails - there's a lot going on in the world today, so don't be ashamed! - here's a brief reminder. Every day, Monday through Friday, for the next eight
Red Sox' David Price attempts to clear air before spring training
David Price wants to move on from his problems last season, both on the field and with the media. "I could've handled it better last year, absolutely. But I didn't, and I've moved on," Price told reporters at the Red Sox spring training facility Tuesday, via ESPN. "I feel like I've always been one t
David Price on Mistakes with Red Sox in '17: 'I Could Have Handled It Better'
David Price is looking for a fresh start to his career with the Boston Red Sox after a controversy-filled 2017 season. "I could've handled it better last year, absolutely. But I didn't, and I've moved on," the pitcher said Tuesday, per Scott Lauber of ESPN. "I feel like I've always been one to lead
David Price says he wants to move on from last season's mistakes
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Above all else, David Price needs to stay healthy and pitch well this season. But his image could use a good cleansing, too. And so, as he began his third spring training with the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday, Price volunteered to meet the media at the green picnic table outside the
Daily Red Sox Links: Christian Vazquez, Andrew Benintendi, David Price
Both Christian Vazquez and Andrew Benintendi want to do more in 2018, while David Price's health will be a major talking point. Christian Vazquez is hungry for more playing time. After posting a career-high OPS+ of 92 in 2017, he is certainly entering 2018 with momentum, as he has developed a bit m
Clayton Kershaw Can Turn Big Year into Record-Setting $250M Free-Agent Megadeal
Among the accomplishments Clayton Kershaw can achieve in 2018 is becoming the richest pitcher in Major League Baseball history for the second time. The first time he did it was when he inked a seven-year, $215 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers in January 2014. Although David Pr
Report: Free Agent Yu Darvish Signs $150 Million Deal With Chicago Cubs
Hey, would you look at that! A good baseball player has signed a free agent contract with a good baseball team! So it's not impossible! As Rosenthal later clarified, Darvish's contract is for $126 million, with incentives that could bring it up to $150 million. But those incentives aren't exactly su
Troubling Offseason Trend Continues as Cubs Snag Yu Darvish at Reduced Rate
With just a few days to go before pitchers and catchers report in Florida and Arizona, Yu Darvish finally knows where he'll be headed. On Saturday afternoon, multiplereports broke that Darvish, formerly of the Dodgers, was signing a six-year, $126 million deal with the Cubs. The move takes the best
David Price not considering opting out after '18 season: 'I want to win' in Boston
Despite a roller-coaster first two years in Boston, David Price isn't considering a potential escape at the end of this season. The Red Sox left-hander can opt out of the final four years remaining on his deal in November - forfeiting $127 million in guaranteed salary - but told reporters Tuesday th
David Price having no issues with elbow, eager to start games again
Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports David Price battled soreness in his pitching elbow throughout spring training last year and ended up missing the first two months of the season, but the left-hander insists he feels fine and is looking forward to resuming his role as a starter for the Red Sox in 2018.
Daily Red Sox Links: David Price, Eduardo Rodriguez, Jackie Bradley Jr.
Sean Pokorny-USA TODAY Sports The Red Sox need a big year from David Price and that is exactly what they are expecting. (Christopher Smith: MassLive) Eduardo Rodriguez could further solidify what should be an excellent rotation. (Peter Abraham; Boston Globe) With Jackie Bradley Jr. in center, the Re
40 in 40: David Phelps
It's just so weird that pitchers have all these arm injuries It's 7:13 PM. You finally made it home from work, after dealing with horrendous traffic on your commute, and you're starving. As you pull open your refrigerator a feeling of dread washes over you; you forgot to go grocery shopping. There's
Heavyweights Alexander Povetkin, David Price to fight on March 31
Heavyweights Alexander Povetkin and David Price, both seeking a measure of redemption after major disappointments, will square off in a 12-round bout on March 31, Matchroom Boxing promoter Eddie Heard announced Friday. It was added to the undercard of the Anthony Joshua-Joseph Parker heavyweight wor
Red Sox: Pedro Martinez voices his support for David Price
The Red Sox legend spoke to WEEI recently, and gave his opinion on why David Price will bounce back in 2018. If you have followed the Boston Red Sox for the last two years, you have seen the ups and downs with David Price. When Boston signed Price two years ago now, they needed him to be the ace. Th
Castellanos ready for leadership role with rebuilding Tigers
DETROIT (AP) With 580 big league games under his belt, Nicholas Castellanos qualifies as a veteran on the rebuilding Detroit Tigers. He's still only 25. As Castellanos takes on a bigger leadership role this year, he made it clear he'll have his own approach to mentoring younger players. His attit
20 Years of Rays Baseball: 2009, Falling on their face
Coming off their first ever World Series appearance in team history, the 2009 Tampa Bay Rays gave plenty of reason to be excited. Their entire core of players who helped propel them into the playoffs were returning, plus they could expect a full season out of David Price, who had come up and recorde
Can the Cardinals take advantage of the Cold Stove?
The Cardinals have had a busy offseason. Relative to most of the rest of the league, they've had an extremely busy offseason. That's because outside of a handful of buyers and sellers, most teams in MLB have spent the winter sitting on their hands. You know this already, but to recap: we're about th