Tampa Bay Rays
Smyly is 2-1 with a 1.55 ERA in four starts since joining the Rays in the July 31 trade that sent David Price to Detroit.
David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Rick Porcello pitched a three-hitter for his AL-leading third shutout and Victor Martinez hit a grand slam, leading the Detroit Tigers over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-0 Wednesday night.
David Price admits it’s going to be tough to pitch against his old pals.
The Tampa Bay Rays have been reeling since trading ace David Price to Detroit last week. They finally got a chance to see one of the pieces they got back in that deal.
It’s a far cry from the last thing we saw out of the Florida media about Price, when the FOX affiliate there Tweeted something nasty about the local scene.
How much Ezequiel Carrera will play, as he shares center field with Rajai Davis, is still up in the air, Tigers manager Brad Ausmus said.
The Tampa Bay Rays insist they haven’t given up on their season by trading David Price.
“I get that the guy we’re getting is very talented as well,” Scherzer said, “but right now it stinks.”
The formidable starting rotation of the Detroit Tigers just got better.