|David Price picked as Rays' opening-day starter|
|Written by Admin|
|Tuesday, 12 March 2013 09:28|
Rays manager Joe Maddon made the announcement Tuesday before a spring training game against the New York Yankees. The three-time All-Star went 20-5 with a 2.56 ERA in 31 starts in lasty year, when he edged Detroit's Justin Verlander by four points in Cy Young balloting.
The Rays and Orioles begin the season April 2 at Tropicana Field. It will be the second opening- day assignment for Price, who also was given the honor in 2011.