Posted January 16, 2014

Report: David Price, Rays agree to one-year, $14 million deal

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Rays pitcher David Price said he is ready to return to the team rotation. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price has a career 71-36 record in his six MLB seasons. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

The Tampa Bay Rays and All-Star pitcher David Price agreed to one-year, $14 million contract and avoided arbitration, reports Jon Morosi of FoxSports.com.

Price made $10 million last season. He has been the subject of trade rumors throughout the offseason.

Price, 28, went 10-8 with a 3.33 ERA and 151 strikeouts last season for the Rays, a season after winning the American League Cy Young award.

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Price was one of 146 MLB players who filed for arbitration earlier this week. Arbitration hearings are scheduled to start next month in St. Petersburg, Fla.


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