John Farrell

Boston's Price set to make season debut Monday at White Sox

Red Sox pitcher David Price is set to make his season debut for Boston on Monday at the Chicago White Sox.

The 31-year-old left-hander, starting the second season of a $217 million, seven-year contact, has been recovering from a strained pitching elbow.

"Excited, just to be back here," he said Thursday. "There's not a better feeling. You can't replicate it anywhere else.

Price allowed nine runs — six earned — and 12 hits in 5 2/3 innings during a pair of injury rehabilitation starts at Triple-A Pawtucket. He struck out eight and walked two.

"A lot of pitches, in a short amount of time. I think that is more of a test to being healthy as...

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