Brandon Guyer

Price, Ortiz carry Red Sox to sweep of Rays, 4-0

David Price was the ace the Red Sox have expected. David Ortiz is making what he's calling his final season look historic.

Price threw eight shutout innings in his best start with Boston, Ortiz entered the All-Star break with impressive numbers after hitting a two-run homer, and the Red Sox sent the Tampa Bay Rays to their sixth straight loss, 4-0 Sunday.

The 40-year-old Ortiz heads to his 10th All-Star game with a .332 average and 72 RBIs in what he announced last fall will be his final year. It's the most RBIs ever at the break by a player 40 or older.

"It's probably beyond our expectations coming into his final season," Boston manager John Farrell said....