Found June 06, 2013 on MLB Injury News:
PLAYERS: David Price
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
As we often mention here, there are some pretty specific steps pitchers take in recovering from an injury.  There's the initial rehab phase, there's the playing catch phase, there's the long toss phase, then there's the pitching from a mound phase.  The Tampa Bay Rays will have David Price move to the pitching from a mound phase Friday.  It's a big step in his recovery process. #rays Price is expected to throw a bullpen Friday, his first since his left triceps injury — RMooneyTBO (@RMooneyTBO) June 5, 2013 Price suffered the triceps injury back on May 15th.  He had to leave his start, but there was still some hope he could avoid the DL.  That hope vanished the next day when Price landed on the DL with a triceps strains.  Fortunately, there was no significant tear in the triceps muscle.  This allowed Price to begin rehab almost immediately.  Now, he is on to the last major hurdle before the Rays consider sending him out for a rehab assignment. Blogging for Susie Price won the American League Cy Young last season after going 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA.  This season has not been so great.  In nine starts leading up to the injury, Price is 1-4 with a  5.24 ERA.  No one believes Price will finish with numbers that bad, but he will need to get healthy so he can quickly turn things around. In his career, Price is 62-35 with a 3.29 ERA.  He has been the Rays best pitcher for a number of years now.  He used to have James Shields to help shoulder some of the load of carrying the team, but now it's almost exclusively up to Price when he returns.  There are some good young pitchers on the staff, but Price is the proven veteran. Follow @mlbinjurynews Looking for fantasy baseball advice?
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