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David Price exits in the fourth inning of ALDS Game 2

Division Series - Boston Red Sox v Cleveland Indians - Game Two

CLEVELAND, OH - OCTOBER 07: Boston Red Sox pitching coach Carl Willis talks with David Price #24 on the mound in the second inning against the Cleveland Indians during game two of the American League Divison Series at Progressive Field on October 7, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

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It only took the Indians 65 pitches to solve Red Sox starter David Price on Friday afternoon. After a 1-2-3 first inning, Price served up three consecutive singles to Carlos Santana, Jose Ramirez, and Brandon Guyer before unloading a three-run bomb to Lonnie Chisenhall in the second.

Price allowed four more baserunners between the second and fourth innings, issuing a walk to Roberto Perez and a pair of singles to Mike Napoli, who made his first steal of the playoffs, and Brandon Guyer. A second walk to Perez was the final straw for John Farrell, who pulled the lefty with one out in the fourth inning.

At 65 pitches and 3 1/3 innings pitched, this officially marks the shortest postseason start of Price’s career to date. He eclipsed his previous mark by a wide margin after going six innings against the Rangers during a Game 5 loss in the 2010 ALDS. According to’s Ian Browne, his collective postseason ERA has yet to dip below 5.00 (sample size notwithstanding):

Without Price, the Red Sox currently trail the Indians 5-0 after five innings.