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Tampa Bay Rays Top 10 Pitching Seasons Ever

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ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 15: Pitcher James Shields #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays checks a runner at first base against the Boston Red Sox July 15, 2012 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)
ST. PETERSBURG, FL - JULY 15: Pitcher James Shields #33 of the Tampa Bay Rays checks a runner at first base against the Boston Red Sox July 15, 2012 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) /
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MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 19: David Price #14  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – JULY 19: David Price #14  (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images) /

#4 David Price’s 2010

2010 was the year David Price evolved into one of the best pitchers in Tampa Bay Rays history. A year that included an All-Star appearance, 19 wins, and a second place finish in the Cy Young race.

Breakdown:

  • Record: 19-6
  • ERA: 2.72
  • IP: 208.2
  • ERA+: 144
  • K: 188
  • WAR: 4.7

2010 was the beginning of a dominant stretch of pitching by David Price that spanned three years, included three All-Star appearances and a Cy Young award. In leading the Rays to their second division title in three years, David Price was a true ace. He topped the staff in W, ERA, K, IP, WAR, ERA+, WHIP, K/9 , and the list goes on.

As for his statistical rankings in Rays history, his 19 wins and 2.72 ERA rank third, while his WAR ranks sixth all time and his 208.2 innings pitched are tenth all time in the Rays short history. Although it wasn’t the best year of his, it certainly was one of the best in Rays history. David Price’s 2010 campaign was truly dominant.

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