Chris Sale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Sale, Max Scherzer Named AL, NL Starting Pitchers for MLB All-Star Game

    Bleacher Report "The starting pitchers for the 2018 All-Star Game were announced Monday and the battle should have fans salivating.  For the second straight year, Boston Red Sox star Chris Sale will represent the American League while Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals takes the ball for..." July 16

  • What exactly does future hold for Chris Sale and will it be in Boston?

    WEEI Boston "The highest-paid pitcher in baseball hit free agency at age 30 after leading the American League in ERA and finishing second in the Cy Young Award voting. He had just topped 30 starts for the fifth time in six years and represented as safe a bet as a pitcher in his 30s could be. David..." June 20

  • Chris Sale’s First Four Starts Confirm Red Sox’s New Strategy For Ace

    NESN "What’s the key to winning a marathon? Pacing yourself, of course. No, Chris Sale isn’t using Monday’s off day to run in the 2018 Boston Marathon. But it’s become clear the Boston Red Sox are sticking to their 26.2-mile approach with their left-handed ace. Sale helped the Red Sox earn another..." April 16

  • Are Red Sox taking a chance on Chris Sale's catcher?

    WEEI Boston "It was the third inning of a seemingly meaningless spring training game. But the moment was worth noting. With Chris Sale cruising through his first Grapefruit League action, Dennis Eckersley -- who had joined the Red Sox radio broadcast for a few innings -- let out an exclamation: "He just..." March 29

  • Chris Sale Exits Final Spring Start After Being Hit By Line Drive

    CBS Boston "Chris Sale’s final start before opening day didn’t quite go as planned. The Red Sox ace was hit with a line drive in the left leg or hip on Saturday. He exited his start against the Astros after throwing 26 pitches. Sale went down after being hit with the line drive." March 24

  • Chris Sale gets Opening Day start

    Boston Herald "One year after injuring his elbow during a live batting practice session, David Price is one start away from completing an injury-free spring training. After Price made progress with another smooth outing against the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday, Red Sox manager Alex Cora was happy to announce..." March 21

  • Chris Sale Looks Like He’s Ready To Go After First Spring Training Start

    NESN "The Boston Red Sox are taking it easy with Chris Sale this spring, but the Cy Young Award runner-up already looks to be in midseason form. Sale made his first start of the spring Friday afternoon in Jupiter, Fla., against the Miami Marlins — and so far, so good. Sale pitched four innings..." March 09

  • If Chris Sale backs off, David Price and Rick Porcello will need to step up

    Boston Herald "Expect less from Chris Sale this year, at least in the beginning. The Red Sox ace struck out 26 batters with just two walks in 21 spring training innings last year — a dominant performance, even by Grapefruit League standards — and began the regular season with a 1.19 ERA and 52 strikeouts in..." February 15

  • Chris Sale has a plan to increase durability in 2018

    NBC Sports Boston "With spring training less than a month away, Chris Sale has a concrete idea of how to extend his dominance throughout all of 2018. For Sale, a lot of talk at the end of the season centered on durability and rest. He led the majors in pitches per game at 107.1. The left-hander was incredibly..." January 22

  • Chris Sale Embracing Role Of Mentor To Top Red Sox Prospect Jay Groome

    NESN "The similarities between Chris Sale and Jay Groome are obvious. Both are left-handed pitchers in the Boston Red Sox organization, both stand 6-foot-6, and both possess ungodly fastballs that routinely pop near triple-digit numbers on the radar gun. But that’s also where the similarities..." January 22