Chris Sale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Red Sox open to discussing Chris Sale trade

    Yardbarker "Could the Boston Red Sox go into full-scale rebuild mode this winter? One day after reports suggested the team was  willing to trade All-Star starter David Price comes this piece of shocking information. According to Joel Sherman of the NY Post, Boston is..." December 11

  • Sale gets green light to throw after visit with Dr. James Andrews

    The Score "Chris Sale received a positive diagnosis on his left elbow from Dr. James Andrews earlier this week, Red Sox chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom told Rob Bradford of WEEI. The left-hander got the green light to start throwing from Andrews with an eye on participating in..." December 01

  • Chris Sale’s Agent Reveals Red Sox Pitcher’s Arm ‘Feels Really Good’

    NESN "The Red Sox have a lot of questions surrounding their team this offseason, with Chris Sale’s health being one of them. The Boston ace had his 2019 season prematurely end after he received a PRP injection in August to relieve some elbow inflammation. Sale visited Dr. James..." November 12

  • David Price-Chris Sale Payroll Nightmare Stains Dombrowski's Red Sox Legacy

    Bleacher Report "What has two heads, four arms, an injured elbow, a balky wrist, a combined 4.35 ERA in 2019 and is owed $62 million annually through 2022? The answer, unfortunately for the Boston Red Sox and erstwhile president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski, is the hobbled pitching duo of..." September 10

  • Red Sox hope Chris Sale is Justin Verlander, but what if he's Tim Lincecum?

    NBC Sports Boston "In 2014, Tigers ace Justin Verlander underwent abdominal surgery to address a lingering core muscle issue. He returned in time for Opening Day, but posted the second-worst ERA of his career. Shoulder and triceps injuries took a bite out of his production, limiting him to 20 starts in 2015. Many..." September 03

  • Alex Cora provides positive update on Chris Sale's injury

    NBC Sports Boston "Chris Sale hasn't pitched since Aug. 13 as he has been dealing with left elbow soreness and inflammation. Sale had the troublesome elbow checked out by Dr. James Andrews and while Andrews determined the left-hander didn't need Tommy John surgery, many assumed that the Red..." August 31

  • Red Sox to 'reassess' how they handle pitchers after Chris Sale injury

    NBC Sports Boston "The Boston Red Sox boast the third-best offense in baseball. So, why are they currently six games out of a Wild Card spot? You can blame the starting rotation, which owns a collective 5.05 ERA and sustained another blow this week when ace Chris Sale received a PRP..." August 21

  • Red Sox Clearly Jumped the Gun Giving Chris Sale Massive Contract Extension

    12 Up "At the time of Chris Sale's extension, Dave Dombrowski and the Red Sox were still riding their World Series high. They were just a week away from the start of the season and still had dreams of repeating as champions. However, their grandiose imaginations of capturing the..." August 20

  • Chris Sale expects to be fully healthy in 2020: 'I know who I am'

    Mass Live "Chris Sale said he has no damage or tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his left elbow. He only has elbow inflammation, he said. Sale underwent a PRP injection Monday in Pensacola, Fla., where he was examined by renowned surgeon Dr. James Andrews. He’ll rest for 4-6 weeks,..." August 20

  • Red Sox's Chris Sale to miss rest of MLB season with elbow injury

    USA Today "The Boston Red Sox received a major blow to their playoff hopes Monday with the news that ace left-hander Chris Sale will likely miss the rest of the season due to inflammation in his pitching elbow. Sale underwent a plasma injection and will be re-evaluated in six weeks by..." August 20

  • Sources: Chris Sale likely avoids Tommy John

    ESPN "Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale is expected to avoid Tommy John surgery after a second opinion on his injured left elbow from Dr. James Andrews confirmed a previous diagnosis of inflammation, sources familiar with the situation told ESPN. Sale, who was placed on the 10-day injured list..." August 19

  • Chris Sale to get 2nd opinion on injured elbow from Dr. James Andrews

    The Score "The Boston Red Sox's postseason hopes took a major hit on Saturday when the team announced left-hander Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation, retroactive to Aug. 14. After striking out 12 against the Cleveland Indians on Tuesday, Sale felt..." August 18

  • Red Sox Place Chris Sale On 10-Day IL With Elbow Inflammation

    Yahoo! Sports "The Boston Red Sox were already struggling to stay afloat in the American League playoff race. Saturday’s news probably won’t be a buoy for them. Red Sox ace Chris Sale was placed on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation, dreaded words for any pitcher. " August 17

  • Red Sox lefty Chris Sale becomes fastest pitcher to 2,000 strikeouts in MLB history

    USA Today "Of all the pitchers who have played major league baseball, no one has ever reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than Chris Sale. The Boston Red Sox left-hander fanned Cleveland Indians rookie Oscar Mercado on an 81 mph slider to end the third inning Tuesday night to reach the..." August 14

  • Red Sox P Chris Sale ejected after awful outing against Yankees

    Sportsnaut "Saturday represented just the fifth time in his Hall of Fame-worthy career that Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale yielded eight earned runs in an outing. It came against the division-rival New York Yankees a day after Boston dropped a hotly contested matchup by the score of..." August 03

  • Chris Sale wants accountability for umpires after rough outing

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Yankees beat up Boston starter Chris Sale on Saturday as the Red Sox fell to a 9-2 loss. Compounding Sale’s aggravation was home plate umpire Mike Estabrook’s strike zone. Sale felt that he was getting squeezed for much of the day, and was actually ejected for..." August 03

  • Chris Sale's perfect response to Alex Cora during 6th inning mound visit

    NBC Sports Boston "Chris Sale is as intimidating a pitcher as any in baseball. Standing 6'6 with an angry look on his face and the nastiest slider you'll ever see, it has to be hard for manager Alex Cora to take him out of games. Like, how do you tell that guy to stop pitching? With..." July 24

  • Desperate times for the Red Sox and ace Chris Sale

    WEEI Boston "Chris Sale seems to be a broken man right now, if not physically then certainly mentally. Mired in the midst of a midsummer nightmare season, the Red Sox ace had a bullpen session in Boston Tuesday afternoon that was anything but normal. The workout took place in front of a..." July 18

  • Chris Sale is Broken and Alex Cora Obviously Has No Clue How to Fix Him

    12 Up "The struggles of Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale are more than a blip on the radar or a few bad starts in a row. The spindly left hander hasn't looked like himself all season, with his ERA ballooning to a concerning 4.27 during Saturday's loss against the Los Angeles..." July 14

  • Why Chris Sale Remains Convinced Red Sox Are Not ‘Terrible’ Despite Struggles

    NESN "This season hasn’t gone the way many expected it would for the Boston Red Sox, but they aren’t out of contention by any means. Indeed, some things need to go right for the Sox in the final two and a half months of the regular season. But they only are two games out of the..." July 10

  • Chris Sale Calls Recent Struggles ‘Embarrassing’ After Eighth Loss Of 2019

    NESN "It hasn’t been the season Chris Sale or Red Sox nation was hoping for. The southpaw fell to 3-8 with Boston’s 6-3 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday. After the game, Sale said this is about as frustrated as he’s ever been playing..." July 04

  • Chris Sale looks to avoid tying dubious Red Sox record

    NBC Sports Boston "When the Red Sox take the field Wednesday afternoon, Chris Sale will be looking to accomplish something he hasn't done in a long time: get a home win. It's been 350 days since Sale last recorded a regular-season victory at Fenway Park, and if he loses or gets a no-decision..." June 26

  • Why Yankees don’t regret passing on Chris Sale, how they’re dealing with current rotation need

    Newark Star-Ledger "The last question tossed at Yankees general manager Brian Cashman during a Monday afternoon news conference started with a reminder that the Boston Red Sox offered a better package in the 2016 offseason when they acquired ace Chris Sale from the..." June 18