|Bats / Throws||Left / Left|
|Date of Birth||8/26/1985|
|Height, Weight||6'5", 215 lbs|
|Drafted||2007 - Rd 1|
Price (2-2) allowed two unearned runs on three hits with four strikeouts and no walks across five innings to earn a victory against the Blue Jays on Monday.
Pitching for the first time in about two weeks because of left elbow tendinitis, Price didn't go deep in the game but was very sharp. He posted 48 strikes on 67 pitches, including 16 called strikes. Price allowed a home run in the second, but both runs were unearned because of an error earlier in the inning. Price improved to 2-2 with a 3.29 ERA, 1.07 WHIP and 46 strikeouts in 41 innings across seven starts. He hasn't allowed more than three runs in any of his last five outings. Price will pitch next against the Astros on Saturday.
The Red Sox activated Price (elbow) from the 10-day injured list ahead of his scheduled start Monday against the Blue Jays.
Price returns to the active roster after he was sidelined for two weeks with left elbow tendinitis. Since Price didn't head out on a minor-league rehab assignment prior to being reinstated, manager Alex Cora suggested that the southpaw would likely be limited to around five or six innings in his return to action. Boston sent Josh A. Smith to Triple-A Pawtucket in a corresponding move.
Price (elbow) is expected to be available for around five or six innings in his scheduled start Monday against the Blue Jays, Alex Speier of The Boston Globe reports.
While Price gained clearance to return from the 10-day injured list after his left elbow checked out fine following a bullpen session Friday, the Red Sox plan to restrict his workload in his first outing since May 2. In essence, Monday's start will function as a de facto rehab outing for Price, who shouldn't face any significant restrictions in his subsequent turns. After taking on Toronto, Price will line up for his second start of the week next Saturday in Houston.
Price (elbow) was confirmed as the starter for Monday's game against the Blue Jays, Christopher Smith of MassLive.com reports.
Price cleared the final hurdle after his elbow responded positively to Friday's bullpen session, so he'll be back Monday as expected. He looked good before suffering the injury, recording a 3.75 ERA and a career-best 29.6 percent strikeout rate.
Price (elbow) will start Monday against the Blue Jays provided his arm responds well to Friday's bullpen session, Ryan Hannable of WEEI.com reports.
If everything goes according to plan, Price will wind up spending two weeks on the injured list with elbow tendinitis. He'll look to get back to the form he showed prior to the injury, when he recorded a 3.75 ERA with a 29.6 percent strikeout rate.