After David Price consulted two renowned orthopedic doctors, the Boston Red Sox said Friday the left-hander will not need surgery or an injection in his ailing left arm.

Price traveled to Indianapolis on Thursday for consultation with Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Neal ElAttrache, who were at the NFL Combine. Price is expected to return Saturday to Boston’s spring training complex in Fort Myers, Florida.

“Indy is a little chilly right now so I’m gonna head back to fort myers! My 40 time was 4.11…ill let one of you name my island,” Price tweeted Friday.

Manager John Farrell said the findings represented a best-case scenario for Price, who will rest and receive treatment for the next seven to 10 days. It is uncertain when Price will resume throwing.

“A very positive exam given the concern a couple days ago,” Farrell said after Boston’s win over Atlanta in Kissimmee.

“The approach we’re going to take with him is he’ll receive medication and treatment in the next seven to 10 days. We’ll re-evaluate him at that time.”

Price felt discomfort in his left elbow and forearm on Wednesday, a day after a two-inning, 38-pitch simulated game. He was scratched from his first scheduled spring training start, on Sunday. Price had an MRI on Wednesday, which showed swelling and fluid near the ulnar collateral ligament.

“As we talked about him experiencing the type of forearm issue in spring training, it may be a little more intensified this year, but still, this is the spring training arm he goes through,” Farrell said.

n Boston prospect Andrew Benintendi went 4 for 4 with a solo homer and a two-run single. Starter Rick Porcello struck out four over three innings, allowing two hits in a 9-1 win over Atlanta.

Braves starter Julio Teheran gave up three hits over three scoreless innings, striking out three.

Reliever Sam Freeman yielded six runs, five hits and two walks without retiring a batter.

NATIONALS: Stephen Strasburg avoided a windup for all 23 of his pitches in a 2-1, 10-inning loss by a Washington Nationals’ split squad to the St. Louis Cardinals, his first appearance of spring training.

“I’m not trying to reinvent myself, but just trying to simplify things as much as I can and be able to repeat my mechanics,” Strasburg said.

“I feel like as I’ve gotten older, for whatever reason, the windup’s just been an issue as far as getting that right feeling of staying on the mound, not drifting too much toward first- or third-base side on my leg kick, and sticking the landing a little bit better.”

Strasburg came up with the idea after watching Texas’ Yu Darvish and Cleveland’s Carlos Carrasco. He approached pitching coach Mike Maddux with the idea at the start of spring training.

NL Rookie of the Year runner-up Trea Turner had two hits, including an RBI single. Cardinals starter Michael Wacha allowed three hits in three scoreless innings.

RANGERS: Adrian Beltre was in the lineup for the first time this spring training and could play for the defending champion Dominican Republic in the World Baseball Classic.

Beltre had not played in the Rangers’ first seven games because of a strained left calf, an injury sustained Feb. 14 during a workout at his California home.

Will Middlebrooks was in the original starting lineup at third base against Seattle, but Texas revised the batting order after Beltre consulted with Rangers team physician Dr. Keith Meister.

Beltre, who is 58 hits shy of 3,000, fielded two ground balls flawlessly and went hitless in two at-bats.

He left after three innings in the Rangers’ 8-2 victory at Surprise, Arizona.

WHITE SOX: Brett Lawrie has been put on waivers by Chicago, which plans to release the infielder. Unless Lawrie is claimed, which is unlikely, he would receive $573,770 in termination pay rather than the $3.5 million salary in the non-guaranteed contract he agreed to in December.

The 27-year-old was acquired in a December 2015 trade with Oakland. He hit .248 with 12 homers and 36 RBI in 94 games in his only season with the White Sox.

PIRATES: A South Korean court in Seoul handed Pittsburgh infielder Jung Ho Kang a suspended two-year prison sentence for fleeing the scene after crashing a car into a guardrail while driving under the influence of alcohol.

The sentence handed down Friday by the Seoul Central District Court was a heavier punishment than the 15 million one ($13,000) fine prosecutors had sought, but still clears the 29-year-old Kang to join the Pirates for the new baseball season.

Kang was twice previously fined on drunk driving-related charges in 2009 and 2011. He is in the third year of a four-year contract he signed with Pittsburgh in 2015 after a stellar eight-year career in South Korean professional baseball.


BLUE JAYS 3, YANKEES 2: Jose Bautista hit his second homer of spring training, a two-run drive, and Francisco Liriano struck out three and allowed two hits in two scoreless innings. Mat Latos, trying to revive his career, struck out two in two scoreless innings.

Luis Severino, competing for a rotation slot, gave up two runs and four hits in 21/3 innings with four strikeouts. Aaron Judge had two hits.

PIRATES 5, ORIOLES 2: Baltimore’s Wade Miley gave up four runs – three earned – and five hits in one inning, leaving after Elias Diaz’s liner hit off his left forearm and ribcage.

Pittsburgh starter Gerrit Cole allowed two hits in two scoreless innings, and Tyler Glasnow gave up one run, three hits and two walks in 12/3 innings. David Freese had a two-run single in the first and Phil Gosselin went 3 for 3 with an RBI.

Hyun Soo Kim had a pair of hits.

NATIONALS 8, MARLINS 5: Giancarlo Stanton went 0 for 2, dropping to 1 for 11 in spring training.

A.J. Cole gave up three runs – two earned – and five hits in two innings.

METS 11, ASTROS 3: In his spring training debut, Noah Syndergaard gave up one hit and two walks over two scoreless innings.

Neil Walker went 2 for 3 with a two-run homer, Lucas Duda added a two-RBI double and Yoenis Cespedes went 2 for 3, raising his average to .455.

RAYS 5, TIGERS 2: Rickie Weeks had two hits, including an RBI double, and Corey Dickerson added a run-scoring single.

Detroit’s Nick Castellanos had a two-run double in the third.

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