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David PriceTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Boston Red Sox MLB Years: 2008-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Major Award Winner

PositionsP-300Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameDavid Taylor Price
Height6-6Weight215BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateAugust 26,1985 [32.301]PlaceNashville,Tennessee
High SchoolBlackman (Murfreesboro,TN)
CollegeVanderbilt University (Nashville,TN)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (1st overall) of the 2007 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers [Team Picks] in the 19th round (568th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$5,600,000Signing ScoutsBrad MatthewsService Time8.164 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2008-MLB-#10 ... 2008-TBA-#2 ... 2009-MLB-#2 ... 2009-TBA-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 14,2008 [23.019]
OrganizationsTBA [7] BOS [3] DET [2] TOR [1] Awards19Awards Voting6-511
TBC Player ID57791Retrosheet IDpricd001MLBAM ID456034
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (34.26%) -- Fastball (25.64%) -- Changeup (16.39%) -- Cutter (14.41%) -- Curveball (6.95%) -- Slider (2.35%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.70 - [2017] - 94.33 - [2016] - 92.76 - [2015] - 94.01 - [2014] - 93.06 - [2013] - 93.45 - [2012] - 95.30 - [2011] - 94.87 - [2010] - 94.88
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Player Notes:   Member of the 2005-2006 United States National Baseball team ... Opening day starter for Tampa Bay Rays in 2011,2013-2014, Detroit Tigers in 2015 and Boston Red Sox in 2016
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts74Walks75Hittable70SO/BB83vsPower70Hitting0Durability61Team.537Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2005VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Fr14S/R19242.8616106000069.0512522430922001.176.620.523.8911.943.07.333-
2006VanderbiltSECNCAA-1So14S/R20421.92972110051.2301611113802100.835.230.172.2613.946.15.667-
2007VanderbiltSECNCAA-1Jr14ST211112.63181715100133.09543393311944300.956.410.202.0913.106.26.917-
2008Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+tba-ST22401.82660000034.2287707371001.017.27--1.829.615.291.000-
2008Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba14ST22701.89990100057.0421312716551001.026.631.112.538.683.441.000-
2008Durham BullsILAAAtba38ST22114.50440000018.02210909171001.7211.00--4.508.501.89.500-
2008Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--ST01212.30191901000109.29230287321093001.137.550.572.638.953.41.9232.85
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14Rel22001.93514000014.094314120010.935.790.642.577.713.00-3.42
2009Durham BullsILAAAtba14ST23143.93880000034.0282015518350001.347.341.314.729.171.94.200-
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST231074.42232300000128.0119726317541022041.358.351.193.797.151.89.5884.59
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST241962.72323112100208.2170716315791885351.197.330.653.418.112.38.7603.42
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST2512133.49343400000224.0192938722632182091.147.700.882.538.753.46.4803.32
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST262052.56313102100211.0173636016592058151.107.380.682.528.743.47.8003.05
2013Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-ST27101.2322000007.042103121000.954.91--3.6814.734.001.000-
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST271083.33272704000186.2178786916271516031.108.580.771.307.285.59.5563.03
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14ST281183.11232302000170.2156685920231892051.058.231.051.219.978.22.5792.93
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST28443.5911110100077.2743231515820001.158.580.581.749.505.47.5002.44
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet14ST29942.53212103100146.0133504113291383031.118.200.801.798.514.76.6923.06
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor14ST29912.3011110000074.0572019418871001.016.900.482.1810.534.83.9002.22
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24ST301793.99353502000230.022710610230502284071.208.881.171.968.924.56.6543.60
2017Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos17ST31009.5322000005.212961281002.4719.061.593.1812.714.00--
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24S/R31633.3716115001074.2653028824762041.197.830.962.899.163.17.6673.64
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbosST32853.8115150100087.0754037931820021.217.730.933.198.452.65.6150.60
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter135733.2528427410173101830.216287276621764761758354481.157.990.862.348.633.69.6490.19
Minor League Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1452.87313101000155.0136615013551645001.227.800.753.159.402.98.737-
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter254.6614140000057.1623930629602001.579.620.934.509.312.07.286-
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter701.89990100057.0421312716551001.026.631.112.538.683.441.000-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter501.71880000041.13298010492001.006.86--2.1410.504.901.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1772.55433496200253.017684728743668400.986.230.282.6212.954.95.708-
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter82473.181751705102001141.29974494041073091065254321.147.850.842.438.383.45.636-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter31173.83666153010391.13671761674710538660131.208.431.082.418.863.68.646-
Detroit Tigers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1382.90323204100223.2207827218442203031.128.330.721.778.855.00.619-
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter912.3011110000074.0572019418871001.016.900.482.1810.534.83.900-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1693.25343312000220.0195877921572114061.157.990.862.348.633.69.6400.19
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings2072.87434301000220.0191857018772307001.227.800.753.159.402.98.741-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p2313010000000000000.333.333.333.666103.333.000.000.2980.000.000.000.000.000.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p2447010000000500000.143.143.143.286107.500.000.000.1280.0071.430.000.000.000.00
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p2524000000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.13920.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p26314000000001200000.000.200.000.200005.000.000.250.13820.0040.002.000.000.000.00
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p27276000000000200000.000.000.000.000006.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba14p28234000000000200000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet14p29215000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor14p29114000000000000001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2015Totals for AL-AL         329000000000300001.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24p30410000000001800000.000.091.000.0910011.000.000.100.0639.0972.738.000.000.000.00
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24p31110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8770.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter125480300000032400001.063.118.063.1813051.125.000.063.0005.8847.068.000.000.000.00
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter88280200000021300000.071.133.071.2042030.133.000.071.0006.6743.336.500.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter511010000001800000.091.167.091.2581012.333.000.091.0008.3366.678.000.000.000.00
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter215000000000300000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0060.000.000.000.000.00
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter114000000000000001.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162620400000043100001.063.118.063.1814066.125.000.063.0005.8847.068.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2008Vero Beach Devil Rays FSLA+tba22P6--32-1551.0000.83------6100.04.4
2008Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba22P9--331176.8570.67------9100.06.5
2008Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22P4---2--221.0000.50------4100.02.8
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22P5114-1--111.0000.200.07-----5100.03.1
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba23P8---2--221.0000.25------8100.05.6
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23P23231285171-2322.9570.960.17-----23100.014.2
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24P3231208822-230301.0000.940.14-----32100.019.8
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25P34342241323424036.9001.060.16-----34100.021.0
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26P3131211628343734.9191.100.16111052.4-31100.019.1
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba27P2---------------2100.01.5
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27P2727186725--32321.0001.190.17111052.4-27100.016.6
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba28P2323170315111918.9470.780.118372.7-23100.014.2
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet28P11117713--441.0000.360.054180.0-11100.06.8
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet29P2121146917212826.9291.240.18-20.0-21100.013.0
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor29P11117456--11111.0001.000.15-----11100.06.8
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos30P3535230522-227271.0000.770.121233.3-35100.021.6
2017Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos31P2--12--331.0001.50------2100.01.4
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos31P161174661-1312.9230.750.162250.0-16100.09.9
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P2692591742681851212265253.9550.940.15373055.2-2690.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P14--16--771.0000.50------140.00.0
AA Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P9--331176.8570.67------90.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P8--32-1551.0000.63------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2008Vero Beach Devil Rays FSLA+tba226----------
2008Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba229----------
2008Durham Bulls ILAAAtba224----------
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba225----------
2009Durham Bulls ILAAAtba238----------
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2323----------
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2432----------
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2534----------
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2631----------
2013Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba272----------
2013Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2727----------
2014Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2823----------
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet2811----------
2015Detroit TigersALMLBdet2921----------
2015Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor2911----------
2016Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3035----------
2017Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos312----------
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3116----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2008Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB22000.0020200102.0000003000.000.000.000.0013.5000.00.000
2008Tampa Bay RaysChamp. SeriesMLB22100.0030300312.10000240000.950.000.007.7115.432.000.001.000
2008Tampa Bay RaysWorld SeriesMLB22002.7020200203.12211240001.295.402.705.4010.802.005.40.000
2009Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.0000000009.0500110000.675.001.001.000.000.000.00.000
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB24115.68440000012.2221082211101.9715.631.421.427.825.507.11.500
2010Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB24024.97220000012.2178720140001.3912.081.420.009.9505.68.000
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB25203.22660000022.119882920101.277.660.813.638.062.223.221.000
2011Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB25014.0511000006.27331131001.299.451.351.354.053.004.05.000
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26103.13606000023.020883723101.177.831.172.749.003.293.131.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27202.12550000017.020541420001.4110.590.532.1210.595.002.651.000
2013Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB27019.0011000007.09772250001.5711.572.572.576.432.509.00.000
2014Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB28203.63440000017.112771320010.886.230.521.5610.386.673.631.000
2014Detroit TigersDiv SeriesMLB28012.2511000008.05221260000.885.631.132.256.753.002.25.000
2015Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB29025.76660000025.02416161529101.168.640.361.8010.445.805.76.000
2015Toronto Blue JaysDiv SeriesMLB29117.20211000010.011882270001.309.901.801.806.303.507.20.500
2015Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB29015.40220000013.1118821160000.927.431.350.6810.8016.005.40.000
2016Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB30112.81440000016.015653715101.388.441.693.948.442.143.38.500
2016Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB300113.5011000003.16551230002.5816.202.705.408.101.5013.50.000
2017Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB31000.0020200006.25000260001.136.750.002.708.103.000.00.000
2018Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB32302.25330000012.05332413000.753.751.503.009.753.252.251.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 10 yrs1243.40403280010156.314263591642154511.188.170.922.428.873.673.63.750
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 7 yrs175.301073000054.360333291144101.319.941.491.827.294.005.47.125
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs114.60523003115.711882320000.896.321.151.7211.496.674.60.500
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs002.7020200203.3221124001.205.402.705.4010.802.005.40.000

Awards [19]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
20052nd Team College Freshman All-American1
2006College Summer League Player of the Year1
20071st Team College All-American (SP) ... Baseball America College Player of the Year ... Brooks Wallace Award ... Dick Howser Trophy (Player of the Year) ... Golden Spikes Award (Vanderbilt) ... Roger Clemens Award ... Southeastern Conference All-Conference Team (SP) ... Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Year8
2008Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Southern League All-Star (SP) ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays Minor League Player of the Year3
2010AL Pitcher of the Month (September) ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays Player of the Year2
2012American League Cy Young Award ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (SP) ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays Player of the Year3
2015American League Player of the Week (August 3-August 9)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-09-14SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL32.019Team Roster on 2017-09-14
2017-07-28SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left elbow inflammation31.336Team Roster on 2017-07-28
2017-07-28SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left elbow inflammation31.336Team Roster on 2017-07-28
2017-05-28SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL31.275Team Roster on 2017-05-28
2017-05-15SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left elbow inflammation31.262Team Roster on 2017-05-15
2017-05-14SPBoston Red SoxPawtucket (AAA)YDL-10InjuredAssigned to Pawtucket (AAA) for rehab31.261Team Roster on 2017-05-14
2017-04-01SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YDL-10InjuredDL10 Left elbow strain31.218Team Roster on 2017-04-01
2015-12-05SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32 30.101Team Roster on 2015-12-05
2015-11-03SPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency30.069  
2015-07-31SPToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Tigers to Blue Jays for Daniel Norris, Matt Boyd and Jairo Labourt29.339Team Roster on 2015-07-31
2015-01-17SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($19.75m) Avoids arbitration. Record $ value for an arbitration case29.144Team Roster on 2015-01-17
2014-07-31SPDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Rays to Tigers in 3-team trade28.339Team Roster on 2014-07-31
2014-01-16SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($14m) Avoiding arbitration28.143Team Roster on 2014-01-16
2013-07-02SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.310Team Roster on 2013-07-02
2013-06-21SPTampa Bay RaysCharlotte (A+)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (A+) for rehab27.299Team Roster on 2013-06-21
2013-05-16SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left triceps strain27.263Team Roster on 2013-05-16
2013-01-02SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($10.1125m) Avoiding arbitration27.129Team Roster on 2013-01-02
2012-05-08SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActive--26.255Team Roster on 2012-05-08
2012-05-03SPTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YOn Roster--26.250Team Roster on 2012-05-03
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-08-16ContractSigned by Devil Rays 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2007Tampa Bay Rays-215,600,000-------5,600,000Signing Bonus out of 2007 Draft (1st round - 1st overall)
2008Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll22390,000-75346-2,696,252390,0005,990,000
2009Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23400,000-72441-2,746,792400,0006,390,000
2010Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll241,834,671-34415622,812,412400,0008,224,671
2011Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll252,084,671-3257652,722,607414,00010,309,342
2012Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll264,350,000-215777++2,954,887480,00014,659,342
2013Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll279,831,954-103189++3,023,990490,00024,491,2962013-01-02 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($10.1125m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2814,000,000-59794++3,256,497500,00038,491,2962014-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($14m) Avoiding arbitration
2014Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll2814,000,000-59194++3,256,497500,00038,491,2962014-01-16 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2014-2014 ($14m) Avoiding arbitration
2015Detroit TigersTeam Payroll2919,750,0006.16427398++3,571,283507,50058,241,2962015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($19.75m) Avoids arbitration. Record $ value for an arbitration case
2015Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll2919,750,0006.16427498++3,571,283507,50058,241,2962015-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2015-2015 ($19.75m) Avoids arbitration. Record $ value for an arbitration case
2016Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3030,000,0007.16431100++3,498,245507,50088,241,2962015-12-05 - Signed to 7-year contract for 2016-2022 ($217m) 30--30--30--31--32--32--32
2017Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3130,000,0008.16431100++3,651,709535,000118,241,296
2018Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll3230,000,000-41100++4,360,045545,000148,241,296
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red