Red Sox LHP Price may miss start with elbow issue

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Shaughnessy wrote a story earlier this week detailing Price's run-in with Sox TV announcer Dennis Eckersley on the team plane on June 29.

This expands on a previous speculation by The Boston Globe's Dan Shaugnessy about his elbow woes resurfacing.

During spring training, Price was diagnosed with a strain of flexor mass muscle in forearm near elbow.


David Price, who was scheduled to start at Fenway Park today, officially has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with left elbow inflammation (retroactive to July 25). The 31-year-old has led the majors in innings pitched two of the last three seasons, working 230 last year in his first season in Boston. Price himself did refer to the injury at least once as a "torn elbow", so this seems pretty problematic.

It's been a rocky season for Price on the injury front, and the latest ailment only stands to complicate matters. The former Cy Young victor has a 3.95 ERA (3.69 FIP) since signing with the Red Sox in December 2014, and Red Sox fans seem awfully displeased with their team's highly paid lefty.

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