Price threw 38 pitches in a two-inning simulated game Tuesday, and he reported soreness Wednesday morning, Farrell said. But he has already requested meetings with prominent orthopedic surgeons James Andrews and Neal ElAttrache to get a second opinion. After all, they had the reigning Cy Young victor in Rick Porcello and David Price to go along with Sale. "No surgery, no PRP or any injection of any kind".
Manager John Farrell announced Friday that there would be no such issue, though, and Price was just going to rest and take medication to deal with the soreness.
The Red Sox had him undergo a MRI yesterday and now they're seeking a second opinion.
Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price (24) looks on from the dugout against the St. Louis Cardinals at JetBlue Park.
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Price is under contract through the 2022 season and he will make $187M over that time (AAV of $31.2M).
Price, a native of Tennessee, was the top overall pick in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft, going to the Tampa Bay Devil Rays out of Tennessee's Vanderbilt University.
While most Yankees fans don't wish injuries to befall opposing players, the impending loss of a starting pitcher who regularly delivers 200+ innings during the regular season would surely be a blow to the Red Sox, who previously have been installed by almost all prognosticators as winners of the AL East Division.
Sale, in his seventh season all spent with the White Sox, posted a 3.34 ERA in 2016, and a 1.037 WHIP, the second-lowest of his career.