Left-handed Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher David Price, who is currently on the injured list, will consider retiring after the 2022 season. he said USA Ally’s Bob Nightingale. “It’s just about time,” he said. “Everything in my body hurts.” On Sunday, Price clarified his comments to local reporters. saying he will make the final decision after the season.
Price has been on the sidelines since the start of the month due to inflammation in his left wrist. He is expected to return before the end of the regular season. In 38 games this season, all from the bullpen, he has amassed a 2.58 ERA (164 ERA+) and 4.63 strikeouts to walk over 38 innings.
Price, 37, was selected first overall in the 2007 draft by Vanderbilt. In the 15-plus years since, he has played 398 major league games, racking up a 3.32 ERA (123 ERA+) and a 3.70 strikeout-to-walk ratio in parts of MLB’s 14 seasons. According to the Baseball Reference, his contribution is valued at 40.1 wins over replacements.
Price has made five All-Star Games in his career. He won the 2012 American League Cy Young Award, when he posted a 2.56 ERA (150 ERA+) and a 3.47 strikeout-to-walk ratio in 211 innings as a member of the Tampa Bay Rays. He has also been voted down three times, including finishing second in 2010 and 2015.
Price was originally a member of the Rays. He subsequently spent time with the Detroit Tigers, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, and Dodgers organizations. He competed in the World Series with the Rays and Red Sox and helped Boston win the ring in 2018. (He was technically in the Dodgers’ organization in 2020 when they won the Fall Classic, though he withdrew this season due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic.)