Price announced as Game One StarterSeptember 1, 2008 - International League (IL) Durham Bulls
Price, who came to Durham on August 11th with an 11-0 record between Vero Beach and Montgomery, has struggled a bit in Triple-A going 1-1 with a 4.50 ERA in four starts though he has struck out 17 batters in 18 innings of work. In his last start on August 28th against Norfolk he pitched five innings allowing two runs on four hits while striking out five. Maloney posted an 11-5 record in the regular season but has struggled a bit in his last three starts, allowing 27 runs on 56 hits in 56.1 innings of work. He started against Durham on August 19th allowing seven runs on 10 hits in 6.2 innings of work.
Game Two will feature RHP Mitch Talbot (13-9, 3.86) for the Bulls against former Cincinnati Reds Top Prospect Homer Bailey (4-7. 4.77). 2004 1st Round Draft Pick Jeff Niemann (9-5, 3.59) takes the hill for the Bulls when the series returns to Durham for Game Three. He'll face Louisville's ace Adam Pettyjohn (15-6, 4.59) that Friday night. RHP Wade Davis (4-2 2.72) is scheduled to start for Durham on Saturday in Game Four against Bats LHP Bobby Livingston (4-3, 5.22) if necessary. Neither team has announced a starter for Game Five.
Tickets for the final three games of the series at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park on September 5-7 are available by phone at (919) 956-BULL or online at www.durhambulls.com.
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