Chris Sale RUMORS & NEWS

  • 7 Injuries You Might've Forgotten About as 2020 MLB Season Resumes

    12 Up "All 30 MLB teams have reported to their respective facilities on Wednesday to prepare for the 60-game season later this month. Players and coaching staff have undergone coronavirus screenings and, on Thursday, have begun working out on the field. Given that there was such a long..." July 02

  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale made recruiting call to amateur free agent Jordan DiValerio

    Mass Live "The Red Sox have been one of the most active teams in baseball on the undrafted free-agent market, and it turns out they’re pulling out all the stops to get the guys they want. One of those players was Jordan DiValerio, a senior right-handed pitcher from St. Joseph’s..." June 16

  • Chris Sale 'lost zero respect' for Cora after sign-stealing scandal

    ESPN "Before baseball shut down for the coronavirus pandemic, the news that ace Chris Sale had elbow trouble had already cast a pall over spring training for the Boston Red Sox. In the wake of the shutdown, he and the team decided he had to have Tommy John surgery, which he..." May 19

  • Wade Boggs tests negative for coronavirus, clarifies Chris Sale comment

    Tampa Bay Times "Hall of Famer Wade Boggs got what he considered good news this week, a test confirming the illness he had in March was not related to the coronavirus. Boggs said an antibodies test administered by an independent doctor in Tampa was negative, meaning pneumonia was apparently the sole..." April 22

  • Wade Boggs wonders if he contracted coronavirus, caught it from Chris Sale

    The Score "Hall of Famer Wade Boggs had an apparent bout with pneumonia last month but wonders if it may have actually been the coronavirus. "About the beginning of March, I had pneumonia and just three days of high fever and cough and all that good stuff," Boggs told Marc Topkin..." April 17

  • Everything Red Sox players have had to say about their 2018 sign-stealing accusations

    Boston "It’s been three months since Alex Cora and the Boston Red Sox parted ways in a bizarre press conference, the team going out of its way to stress a man appearing responsible for multiple illegal sign-stealing scandals wasn’t being fired, or departing for anything..." April 16

  • Chris Sale believes pneumonia may have been COVID-19

    Mass Live "The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has left Red Sox ace Chris Sale wondering if the serious illness he battled at the beginning of spring training was COVID-19. Sale was late arriving to camp in mid-February due to a a flu-like illness that turned into a case of pneumonia. At..." April 08

  • Red Sox ace Chris Sale 'feeling good' after necessary TJ surgery

    ESPN "Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale is taking pride in the small victories these days. After undergoing Tommy John surgery on March 30 and with nothing else to do but stay home, Sale is counting down the days until his cast comes off. Sale, speaking with the media..." April 07

  • Nate Eovaldi Had Simple Advice For Chris Sale About Tommy John Recovery

    NESN "Nate Eovaldi knows exactly what Chris Sale is going through. The Boston Red Sox pitcher has undergone two Tommy John surgeries over the course of his career. And now he’s giving some advice to his teammate. Sale underwent the procedure March 30 in Los Angeles. He now..." April 07

  • Chris Sale has TJ surgery, could return in June '21 "Eleven days after the Red Sox revealed that Chris Sale needed Tommy John surgery, the left-hander underwent the procedure in Los Angeles on Monday, and the club announced it was a success. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache at the Kerlan-Jobe Institute in..." March 30

  • Will Chris Sale be the best pitcher to never win the Cy Young?

    The Score "The 2020 MLB season is in jeopardy due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, but Chris Sale's campaign is over before it even began, as the Boston Red Sox left-hander was told he requires Tommy John surgery. Despite putting together a remarkable career so far, a Cy..." March 24

  • Revisiting The Chris Sale Extension

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Red Sox were as busy as any team during last spring’s extension flurry, inking a pair of star players to long-term deals that kept them out of the 2019-2020 free agent market.  One of the extensions was a six-year deal with Xander Bogaerts worth $120MM in guaranteed..." March 23

  • Red Sox Manager Ron Roenicke Names Potential Back-End Rotation Options After Chris Sale Injury

    12 Up "In some of the worst news the Boston Red Sox could have received, staff ace Chris Sale will now be out of the rotation for a long, long time after it was revealed that he would undergo Tommy John surgery. The team must now find additional pitchers who can step up and eat up..." March 20

  • Ron Roenicke Gives Early Insight To Red Sox Rotation Without Chris Sale

    NESN "The Boston Red Sox on Thursday announced that pitcher Chris Sale would have to undergo Tommy John surgery on his left elbow. This leaves the already thin pitching rotation in a jam for whenever the Major League Baseball season does start, considering rehab from this procedure could..." March 19

  • Red Sox star starting pitcher Chris Sale to undergo Tommy John surgery

    ESPN "Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale will undergo Tommy John surgery, Chaim Bloom, the team's chief baseball officer, announced Thursday. The surgery will keep Sale from pitching this season, the start of which has been delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic...." March 19

  • Chris Sale begins throwing program for elbow issue

    CBS Sports "Red Sox ace Chris Sale has started a throwing program as he looks to return from a strained flexor tendon in his left forearm, per the Boston Globe. Sale underwent an MRI on March 2 and has been shut down since. He's gotten opinions from highly esteemed orthopedic..." March 18

  • How Chris Sale's elbow injury impacts the Red Sox and their thin rotation

    CBS Sports "On Thursday, Boston Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke told reporters that left-hander Chris Sale has been diagnosed with a flexor strain. Although flexor strains are often precursors to Tommy John surgery, Sale is not expected to undergo the operation. Instead,..." March 06

  • Chris Sale shut down for 1 week with flexor strain in throwing elbow

    The Score "The Boston Red Sox are shutting down left-hander Chris Sale for one week due to a flexor strain in his left arm. "The UCL looks the same as the last image," Red Sox manager Ron Roenicke told reporters, including the Boston Herald's Jason..." March 05

  • Red Sox waiting for third opinion on Chris Sale's elbow

    ESPN "The Boston Red Sox are waiting on one more medical opinion on Chris Sale's injured elbow before they make a decision on the ace pitcher's status. Red Sox interim manager Ron Roenicke told reporters Wednesday that the team is still waiting to hear from renowned..." March 04

  • Chris Sale not expected to undergo Tommy John surgery

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Sale’s health is a big question mark, but he appears to have avoided the worst case scenario for now. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reported on Wednesday that the Boston Red Sox lefty, who recently underwent an MRI after experiencing soreness in his throwing elbow,..." March 04

  • 8 AL East Pitchers Looking For Bounce-Back Years

    MLB Trade Rumors "After taking a look at eight American League East hitters hoping to bounce back from down seasons in 2020, we’ll do the same here with an octet of the division’s pitchers… Nathan Eovaldi, RHP, Red Sox: The flamethrowing Eovaldi was one of..." March 04

  • Chris Sale undergoing MRI due to elbow soreness

    The Score "The Boston Red Sox were already expected to begin the season with ace Chris Sale on the injured list, but now there's a chance he could be out for longer. Sale is dealing with a sore elbow and will undergo an MRI on Tuesday, according to The Boston..." March 03

  • Chris Sale won't be ready for Opening Day "Red Sox ace Chris Sale has been ruled out for Opening Day and is likely to start the season on the 15-day injured list, interim manager Ron Roenicke said on Thursday. Sale is not injured, but is instead building back to a regular Spring Training progression after dealing with the flu..." February 27

  • Chris Sale to Wear Special Sleeve for Tracking to Prevent Further Injury Damage

    12 Up "Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are taking their concern for his health to the next level in Spring Training. The ace southpaw was spotted wearing a black sleeve around his left elbow in camp, and apparently it has sensors in it that allow the team to monitor his throwing..." February 23

  • Chris Sale throws side session, Daniel McGrath and Brian Johnson to get starts over weekend

    Mass Live "A collection of leftover notes from Thursday at Fenway South, where the Red Sox prepared for their spring training opener against Northeastern on Friday: Sale impresses in side session Lefty Chris Sale threw a side session to new catcher Jonathan Lucroy, tossing about..." February 21

  • Seven MLB Stars Who Need To Step Up In 2020

    Sportsnaut "The MLB season is just around the corner and with players reporting for spring training, the work begins for some of the game’s biggest stars. For many of MLB’s stars, the pressure will be on from fans and the organization to step up and deliver on expectations in..." February 17

  • Latest On Chris Sale

    MLB Trade Rumors "Chris Sale’s 2019 season came to an end in August when he hit the shelf with left elbow inflammation. Fortunately, he was able to treat the injury with a PRP injection and rest. The Red Sox ace began a throwing program in December, and he told reporters today (including..." February 16

  • Chris Sale will be slow to start spring training

    NESN "Chris Sale is looking to bounce back from a tough 2019 season, but it appears his spring training won’t get off to a fast start. The Red Sox held a press conference Tuesday to officially introduce Ron Roenicke as Boston’s interim manager after the team mutually agreed..." February 12