David Price dominant in Toronto Blue Jays debut

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One of the biggest trade deadline acquires, David Price took the ball for the first time in a Toronto Blue Jays uniform, and he was nothing short of incredible.

His outing was in question however, as he walked back to back batters to load the bases in the fourth, he got out of it by getting a popout to new teammate Troy Tulowitzki.

He then struck out Aaron Hicks and Kurt Suzuki consecutively to escape trouble, and what could have been the end of his outing.


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Price only allowed one earned run in his start but he got more than enough run support. Ryan Goins hit a solo homerun in the bottom of the second to tie the score at one.

In the bottom of the fifth, with a runner on first, third baseman Josh Donaldson, launched one over the right field wall to five the Jays a 3-1 lead.

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In the bottom of the seventh, Edwin Encarnacion doubled to make it 4-1, the next batter Justin Smoak singled to score Encarnacion to make it 5-1 which would be the final score.

Price's only miscue of the game was he gave up a home run in the top of the second to Torii Hunter, other than that, he was as dominant as he's ever been. Here's Price's final linescore.

8.0 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 11K, 119 pitches, W.

With the win, the Blue Jays move to 55-52 on the season and into second place in the AL East, just five and a half games behind the New York Yankees.

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