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MLB: David Price has carpal tunnel syndrome

MLB: David Price has carpal tunnel syndrome
Red Sox starting pitcher David Price walks off the mound after turning the ball over to manager Alex Cora in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Thursday, May 3, 2018. (Richard Rodriguez / Associated Press)

Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price was diagnosed Wednesday with carpal tunnel syndrome after twice experiencing numbness in his pitching hand this season.

"For me this is quote-unquote good news compared to anything else," manager Alex Cora said.

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Price was sent to Boston from New York on Tuesday for tests after experiencing numbness in his pitching hand during a bullpen session Sunday. He was forced from a game April 11 with the same symptoms after giving up four runs in the first inning, the shortest start of his career.

Cora described it as a "mild case of carpal tunnel" and said Price will rejoin the team Thursday. He'll throw at Yankee Stadium, and then the team will re-evaluate his status.

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Price is 2-4 with a 5.11 earned-run average.

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