David Price is an American baseball player who plays professionally for Boston Red Sox team of the MLB. He has been first seen in MLB in 2008. He has also played for the teams of Detroit Tigers and Toronto Blue Jays. He took his team to a win at the 2018 World Series.
David Price-elite fantasy player 2019
David Price has been projected to be the starting pitcher next year. He was owned in 96% of the leagues last year and is projected to be at no. 28 as starting pitcher this season. He was ranked at 22 last year and is down this year by 6 places. But he still will be the elite fantasy player the next season.
David Price-age, birth, childhood, and education
David is 33 years old and was born on 26 August 1985 in Murfreesboro in Tennessee. His parents are Debbie and Bonnie Price. He has two brothers and he started playing baseball when young. He was at the Blackman High School and was an extraordinary baseball player for which he was awarded numerous prizes. He also played at the national level for his high school.
He was drafted after he finished high school but did not sign and went on to join Vanderbilt University where he received an academic scholarship. He was also on the college baseball team and won numerous awards for his excellent performance at the game.
In 2005, he was on the national US team and took the team to a win at the World University Baseball Championship which took place at Cuba. He is an American with African-American ethnicity.
David Price and his career and net worth
David signed professionally in 2007 on 15 August for 6 years. He was first with the Vero Beach Devil Rays and was later promoted to the Durham Bulls in 2008.
He debuted in the major league in 2008 and was with the Tampa Bay Rays. He played excellently in 2009 and 2010. He took his team to several wins and was also an All-Star player in 2012. He also took his team to a win at the 2013 season.
David Price and his time with the Detroit Tigers
In 2014, he was traded to the Detroit Tigers and performed marvelously against the other teams. He was selected in the All-Star Game in 2015. The same year, he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays. His record here also was excellent. In 2016, he joined the Boston Red Sox team.
David Price and Boston Red Sox
David debuted and played well for this team. In 2017, he suffered an elbow injury at the spring training session. The same year, he had a verbal fight with NESN broadcaster Dennis Eckersley and David had shouted:
“Here he is — the greatest pitcher who ever lived! This game is easy for him!’’
Dennis had criticized David’s teammate. He refused to apologize to Dennis and earned the wrath of his fans and media. He began the season 2018 well and thought that this will help his fans to forget the Dennis incident. David has several honors to his name and earns a decent salary per year. His net worth is $ 30 million.
David Price-relationship, wife, children, girlfriend
David is a married man. His wife’s name is Tiffany Smith and the couple got married in November 2016. On 17 May 2017, their first child Xavier was born. They also have two pet dogs.
David Price-body measurements and social media profile
He is tall with a height of 6 feet and 5 inches and a weight which is 98 kg. He has black hair and eyes. He has a Twitter account with 1.81 m followers.
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