David Price makes his Toronto debut this afternoon

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You have a few minutes to find a TV set which picks up the Twins-Jays game at 1pm Eastern if you want to see David Price make his debut for the Toronto Blue Jays.

It’s a day game because it’s a holiday in Canada. Which specific holiday it is depends on your province — this is pretty complicated, actually — but if you’re not in Canada it’s only important because it means afternoon baseball on a Monday, and that’s always a nice treat.

Price will face off against the Ervin Santana and a Twins team he has handled pretty well so far this season. On the year he’s 3-0 in three starts and has only given up three earned runs in 23 innings while striking out 20 and only walking five. Not a bad matchup for his first day on the job at the new office.

Mets are interested in Rick Porcello

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Jon Heyman reports that the Mets are interested in free agent pitcher Rick Porcello and have been speaking to his agent.

Porcello is coming off a pretty dreadful 2019 season in which he went 14-12 with a 5.52 ERA in 32 starts. That ERA was the worst in the majors among qualified starters. He’s also pretty homer happy. But (a) he’s durable; and (b) a change of scenery and a move to a more pitcher-friendly division and park might do him some good, so it’s not like he’s a bad guy for the Mets to be looking at. He’s only going to be 31 next season and he’s just a year removed from a decent season.

There are far worse bounceback candidates.