Win streak ends for David Price

Win streak ends for David Price (Image 1)
Win streak ends for David Price (Image 1)

Former Vanderbilt star David Price lost for the first time in seven starts Wednesday as the Tampa Bay Rays fell to Milwaukee 5-0.

Price (11-8) gave up four runs in seven innings as he failed to win a team-record seventh consecutive start.

Martin Maldonado put the Brewers up 2-0 with a two-run single in the second, an inning that included two walks. It was just the second time this season Price walked a pair in the same inning.

After Aramis Ramirez had a third-inning run-scoring single, Maldonado made it 4-0 when he drove in a run with a double in the sixth.

Yovani Gallardo pitched seven scoreless innings for the win.

Price’s start came on the eve of Major League Baseball’s trade deadline and was a clear indication the Rays plan on holding on to the former Cy Young Award winner for the rest of the season.

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