Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/8/12
Rays officials insisted and assured there was nothing seriously wrong with lefty David Price. But, still, the news that their ace, and top Cy Young candidate, was going to miss Saturday's start due to soreness in his shoulder was a major concern. "It's not a big situation right now," executive vice president Andrew Friedman said. "It's not a big deal, and it's something that we wanted to be aggressive to get in front of to make sure that it wouldn't become a bigger deal." Price said he was fine in his last start, Sunday at Toronto, but felt soreness on Monday that was not usual. "I didn't know what was going on," he said. Price was checked by Dr. Koco Eaton, then played catch Friday and said he felt good, with plans to throw a bullpen session Sunday or Monday and return to the mound next weekend in New York to face the Yankees. "I've never been through anything like this before, so it's something that kind of shocked me at first," Price said. "But we've taken g...
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