Baseball-Price deal arms Tigers for World Series run

By Larry Fine Aug 6 (Reuters) – Adding another Cy Young hurler in David Price to the Tigers’ already stellar rotation provided a jolt of energy and optimism in Detroit’s bid for their first World Series crown in 30 years. “It’s like a B-12 shot, it kind of pumps you up and rejuvenates you,” Detroit outfielder Torii Hunter told Reuters from the visitors’ clubhouse at Yankee Stadium about the trade that brought the 2012 American League Cy Young Award winner to Motown from Tampa Bay last week. Price joined fellow Cy Young winners Justin Verlander (2011) and Max Scherzer (2013) in Detroit’s starting rotation, giving the American League Central-leading Tigers the last three pitchers to be named best in the league.

August 7, 2014 2:54 pm

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