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Price 'excited' to pitch at Safeco for first time

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SEATTLE -- David Price has pitched in the Major Leagues since the end of the 2008 season, yet he will be making his first start at Safeco Field on Tuesday night when the Rays face the Mariners.

"This is the first time I'll get to throw here, so it's exciting," Price said. "I guess every time we've been here, I've thrown a bullpen, so I like the bullpen mound. I've been on the game mound a couple of times, after we've won a game. You just get out there and turn around and see what it looks like. And it looks cool. So I'm excited."

Price did note that never having pitched in Seattle is beyond coincidence and just plain weird.

"It is weird," Price said. "We've come out here and played a lot of four-game sets, so I think that makes it a little more unique that I haven't had a chance to throw out here. But I'll enjoy it."

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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