The White Sox don’t have to give 23-year-old left-hander Chris Sale a contract extension — he’s not even eligible for arbitration until after the season — so they are sticking their necks out by negotiating with him. There is no fretting about Sale’s mechanics and skinny frame that some say make signing him to a long-term contract risky business. All pitchers are one slider away from an injury.
White Sox, Chris Sale talking about long-term deal
Chicago Sun-Times | Mar 7