Jays get David Price in big trade

Posted On Oct 7 2019 by

The Toronto Blue Jays have acquired starting pitcher David Price from the Detroit Tigers.Price, who will turn 30 years old on August 26th, was drafted first overall by Tampa Bay in 2007. He was traded in 2014 to Detroit midway through the season. Price has a career record of 95 wins and 55 losses and a .313 ERA.Price is the starting pitcher that fans and even some Blue Jays players had been hoping to acquire. He will be a free agent at the end of the season.In exchange, Toronto gives up pitchers Matt Boyd and Daniel Norris. Both are both currently playing in triple A Buffalo but have both been up with the big club this season. They’re also losing pitcher Jairo Labourt who is currently playing in A ball with Dunedin.The first time Jays fans will see Price in a Toronto uniform could be Sunday afternoon against the Kansas City Royals. The team will hold a media conference this afternoon.CHCH’s Ken Welch will have more on the trade tonight on the Evening News at 6. read more