Price leaves with lead in 5th; won't get 1st playoff win as starter
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Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price will have to wait for that elusive first postseason victory as a starting pitcher.

It was potentially within his grasp, too. With Boston leading the Houston Astros 5-4 in the fifth inning of Game 2 of the ALCS, Price issued a two-out walk to designated hitter Tyler White, putting runners on first and second. Manager Alex Cora subsequently pulled Price, who was then ineligible for the win because he hadn't completed at least five innings.

Price wasn't especially sharp in the contest, as he allowed four earned runs on five hits with four walks in 4 2/3 innings.

This was the 11th postseason start of Price's career, and he's never picked up a win. Both of his career playoff victories have come as a reliever.

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Price leaves with lead in 5th; won't get 1st playoff win as starter
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