There were a lot of questions about whether the Rays would deal David Price today. Joel Sherman reports that they've decided to deal Price before the deadline.
Ken Rosenthal says that the Dodgers have been in talks for Price, and that top prospect Joc Pederson is in play. He also says that the Pirates had been discussing him as of this morning.
With the returns for Jon Lester (Yoenis Cespedes and a comp pick, with Jonny Gomes going to Oakland along with Lester) and John Lackey (Allen Craig and Joe Kelly), it would make sense for the Rays to take advantage of this market and deal Price.
UPDATE 2:06 PM: Jon Heyman says the Pirates have been talking to the Rays...
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