Jul 31, 2015; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher David Price (14) in the dugout before a game against the Kansas City Royals at Rogers Centre. Mandatory Credit: Nick Turchiaro-USA TODAY Sports
Game 1: Ervin Santana (2-1, 3.78 ERA) vs David Price (9-4, 2.53 ERA)
Ervin Santana is no slouch. He has won well over 100 games in his career and most recently had a string of 15 2/3 scoreless innings snapped against the Pirates. He has a chugging fastball and gets great life on his off-speed pitches. Over the last 5 years he has started over 30 games in each of those seasons. That is durability…until he hit the restricted list this year for some….indiscretions. Like him or not, he will be a tough mound opponent for…
DAVID PRICE! You may have heard about him. The guy with a Cy Young award under his belt. The guy with a career WHIP of 1.14. The guy who some pundits have named one of the ten best pitchers in the majors right now. He is intimidating, talented and he is hitting the rubber every fifth day for the Blue Jays. He is fourth in ERA in the AL, sixth in strikeouts and eighth in WHIP. He is a true ace that the Blue Jays have needed so dearly ever since the loss of…well you know.
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