Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price made his first rehab start is going on the DL on May 16 for the High-A Charlotte Stone Crabs. Price worked 2 2/3 innings allowing two earned runs, one earned, and two hits.
Price was projected to be out until mid to late June and barring a setback he should make two more rehab starts before returning to Tampa Bay’s rotation Before the All-Star break.
Price, 27, is 1-4 with a 5.24 ERA, 1.44 WHIP and 49 strikeouts in 55 innings this season. Last season Price was 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA, 1.10 WHIOP and 205 strikeouts in 211 innings beating out Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander for the Al Cy Young