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David Price, Wei-Yin Chen and the Orioles' need for lefty starters

David Price, Wei-Yin Chen and the Orioles' need for lefty starters

The Toronto Blue Jays will try to stay alive in the playoffs tonight with Game 6 of the American League Championship Series being held at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

Left-hander David Price will be on the mound for the Blue Jays in a potential elimination game for Toronto, which trails the Royals in the best-of-seven series, 3-2.

This is exactly why the Blue Jays gave up three left-handed pitchers, ages 24, 22 and 21, to the Detroit Tigers to land the 30-year-old Price, a pending free agent at season’s end.

Price has pitched in eight postseason series in his career -- and hasn’t fared particularly well. He’s 2-7 with a 5.24 ERA in...

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