Tampa, Detroit TV stations exchange barbs over Price

TV stations in Tampa and Detroit exchanged snarky Tweets after Rays ace David Price was traded to the Tigers minutes before Thursday's trading deadline.

FOX stations in Tampa Bay and Detroit traded internet jabs after Rays ace David Price was traded to the Tigers Thursday afternoon.

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DETROIT -- After the Tigers acquired David Price from the Tampa Bay Rays Thursday, the local Tampa Bay FOX affiliate made a tired joke.

FOX 13 Tampa Bay, via their Twitter account, @MyFoxTampaBay, posted a photo of Detroit ruin porn and a Tampa Bay beach side by side with "GOOD LUCK, DAVID!"

FOX 2 in Detroit, @FOX2News, won the day by tweeting out a photo of the Rays' ballpark, Tropicana Field, with more seats than fans, juxtaposed with a photo of a packed Comerica Park.

FOX 13 Tampa Bay then responded with a Ron Burgundy meme, "Well, that escalated quickly" along with, "We apologize, #Detroit. We wish David the best of luck no matter where he is!"