Matt Price

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Matthew Alexander Price

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Biographical Information[edit]

Relief pitcher Matt Price played in the Boston Red Sox minor league system in 2011 and 2013.

He was originally drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 34th round of the 2008 amateur draft, but did not ink a contract. He did sign after being taken by the Red Sox in the 8th round of the 2010 amateur draft, one pick ahead of outfielder Kole Calhoun.

He didn't pitch professionally in 2010. He pitched for the GCL Red Sox and Greenville Drive in 2011, going 0-0 with a 5.40 ERA in 3 games (2 starts). Suspended in 2012 for a second drug abuse infraction, he returned in 2013 and went 6-0 with 6 saves and a 2.41 ERA in 35 relief appearances for the Salem Red Sox. Despite his impressive showing, he was released by the Red Sox following the season.