Following World Series Win, David Price Sends Simple Message to Haters
When it came to the 2018 MLB postseason, few guys had more to prove than David Price. Prove it, he did.
Price through six shutout innings in Sunday night's Game 5 of the World Series to help lead the Red Sox to their fourth championship in 15 years. What did David Price prove? He proved he can pitch in the postseason and he could do it every day.
When your home base is in a sports city as passionate as Boston, accumulating haters is just part of the process -- especially when you sign a seven-year, $217 million contract like Price did in 2016. The Sox lefty silenced the haters and critics alike and following another series clinching victory on the mound, Price sent a simple Tweet to those who have been doubting him.
While many expected Chris Sale to get the ball for Game 5, Cora, as he was accustomed to doing throughout the playoffs, through a curveball and announced Price as the starter. As you know, it worked out with Price setting the table, and Sale getting the final three outs to send the Red Sox to another World Title.
David Price's value skyrocketed throughout October, while Dodgers shortstop Manny Machado, who is heading into free agency, probably cost himself in the neighborhood of $50 million with his dreadful showing. It was only fitting he looked foolish to end the season.
Damage was, indeed, done!
While Price has answered all of the questions, I have one more for you: