Latest Chris Sale News

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...

Sale fans 10 to help resurgent Red Sox beat Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 8:42 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — After getting off to a miserable start, Chris Sale and the Boston Red Sox are beginning to perform to their usual high standard. Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. The...

Martinez hits 2 of Boston's 6 HRs in 13-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 14, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Just ahead of the summer heat, the Boston Red Sox are warming up to the idea of bashing their way into contention for another trip to the playoffs. J.D. Martinez hit two of Boston's season-high six home runs , and the Red Sox staged another impressive power display at the expense of the...

Concern about Ortiz clouds Boston's 4-3 loss to Rangers

Jun. 10, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora started to feel it, with his ballclub loading the bases in the 10th inning after rallying to tie it in the ninth. "This is kind of what David used to do," Cora said on a night when the game seemed secondary to his concern over former teammate David Ortiz....

LEADING OFF: Subway Series, Freeway Series, Keuchel pitches

Jun. 10, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: START IT UP This year's Subway Series begins at Yankee Stadium, though rain is in the forecast for the opener of the two-game set. Jason Vargas (2-3, 3.57 ERA) pitches for the Mets. The 36-year-old lefty is coming off a shutout against the Giants and has a 1.85...

Lowe's 2 HRs, Snell's start carries Rays past Red Sox, 6-1

Jun. 9, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brandon Lowe hardly looks like he has the build of someone that hit two balls as deep as he did in Fenway Park. He even surprised his own team. Lowe hit a pair of solo homers into the center-field bleachers that totaled 890 feet, Blake Snell baffled Boston's lineup and the Tampa Bay Rays beat...

LEADING OFF: Health scare for Carrasco, Canó injured again

Jun. 6, 2019 2:37 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HEALTH SCARE Already missing two members of their rotation, the Cleveland Indians are going to be without starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco indefinitely because of a recently diagnosed blood condition. The team said Carrasco had been feeling lethargic for weeks,...

Sale Ks 12 in 3-hitter as Red Sox trounce Royals, 8-0

Jun. 5, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chris Sale strode to the dugout after the seventh inning Wednesday night, and Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora asked his lanky left-hander whether he could keep going on a hot, humid night in Kansas City. "I'll finish this off,'" Sale replied. Did he ever. Sale struck out the side...

LEADING OFF: Nelson back, Sale slumps, Cutch out, umps hurt

Jun. 5, 2019 2:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME BACK Jimmy Nelson makes his long-awaited return to a big league mound when he starts for Milwaukee against Miami at Miller Park. The right-hander hasn't pitched in the majors since Sept. 8, 2017, when he injured his pitching shoulder diving back to first...

Núñez hits 3-run shot to send Red Sox past Royals, 8-3

Jun. 5, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by...