BOSTON (CBS) — David Price followed up his injury-plagued 2017 with his best season in Boston.

The lefty was awarded for his efforts on Tuesday, being named the American League Comeback Player of the Year for 2018.

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After being limited to just 16 games (only 11 starts) in 2017, Price went 16-7 with a 3.58 ERA over 30 starts in 2018. He struck out 177 batters in his 176 innings, and led all Boston pitchers with 18 quality starts.

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Price was lights out to close the season, going 6-1 with a 2.25 ERA over 11 starts following the All-Star break. He was also a big reason why the Red Sox are World Series champs once again, going 3-1 with a 3.46 ERA over six postseason appearances. Price went 2-0 with a 1.98 ERA and 10 strikeouts over his 13.2 innings in the World Series against the Dodgers, earning the victory in Boston’s Game 5 clincher in Los Angeles.

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Price is the third Red Sox player to win AL Comeback Player of the Year, joining Jacoby Ellsbury (2011) and Rick Porcello (2016).