Sport Red Sox' David Price attempts to clear air before spring training

01:46  14 february  2018
01:46  14 february  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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Red Sox ' David Price attempts to clear air before spring training David Price wants to move on from his problems last season, both on the field and with the

David Price acknowledged Tuesday he did not handle things how he should have last season in Boston.

David Price wants to move on from his problems last season, both on the field and with the media.

"I could've handled it better last year, absolutely. But I didn't, and I've moved on," Price told reporters at the Red Sox spring training facility Tuesday, via ESPN. "I feel like I've always been one to lead with my actions, and I didn't do that very well last year."

The starting pitcher got into multiple spats with members of the media, both in print and the Sox broadcasting booth, and his year was marred by injuries as he appeared in a career-low 74 2/3 innings.

This came one year after he posted his worst ERA (3.99) since his age-23 season with the Rays. His performance and attitude have created problems for him in Boston and he wants to put that behind him.

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David Price acknowledged Tuesday he did not handle things how he should have last season in Boston.

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"Everything I've been through in the past two years, it's been a struggle, absolutely," Price said. "But I feel like I've gotten better from it. I've learned from it. I look forward to continuing to learn."

Price signed a seven-year, $217 million deal prior to the 2016 season and Boston wants him to be the 1B to Chris Sale's 1A for years to come. However, if he wants to stay in the city, he is going to have to learn from the negativity surrounding him in 2017.

a man wearing a red hat: David Price © (Getty Images) David Price

While the 32-year-old insists he has learned and wants to get better, he did not say it was all on him. He had a warning for the media as well.

"We can talk," Price said. "But you're not going to come over and overload me with negativity. It's not going to happen. That's not going to happen."

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