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Injured AL Cy Young Award winner David Price says he is making progress but is not ready to start a minor league rehab assignment. The Tampa Bay Rays left-hander went on the disabled list for the first time in his career May 16 with a strained left triceps. Price threw 54 pitches in his first simulated game Thursday, and there was some consideration of having him pitch in a minor league game Tuesday. It was decided after Price threw a 25-pitch bullpen session Saturday with what was called spring training soreness that he would have another mound session Tuesday. "It's not a setback," Price said Sunday. "It's just like after you throw your first live BP in spring training. You get that hitter in the box -- you give that extra how many percent that you had that you usually don't get in the bullpen, and that's the way I felt yesterday." The Rays are hopeful that Price could rejoin the rotation in early July. "Definitely the way that I feel today, if you asked if I would have felt ...
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