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Price wins 4th straight start, Rays top Jays 3-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All-Star David Price scattered five hits in eight-plus innings to win his fourth consecutive start and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Sunday.

Price (9-7), who had his start pushed back one day because of a stomach virus, struck out five and walked one. The left-hander was pulled after giving up a leadoff single in the ninth to Melky Cabrera.

Because Price pitched on Sunday, he is ineligible to play in the All-Star game Tuesday night in Minnesota. His roster spot was taken by his former teammate, Seattle closer Fernando Rodney.

The Rays, who have won 11 of 15, got RBI singles from Logan Forsythe and Jose Molina. Jake McGee got three outs for his seventh save.

R.A. Dickey (7-9) took the loss. Toronto has not won a road series against Tampa Bay since April 2007, a span of 22 series.

The loss was the eighth in 10 games for the Blue Jays.

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Price wins 4th straight start, Rays top Jays 3-0

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — All-Star David Price scattered five hits in eight-plus innings to win his fourth consecutive start and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Sunday. Price (9-7), who had his start pushed back one day because of a stomach virus, struck out five and walked one. The […]

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