Latest Chris Sale News

LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks 1 last quality start; Sale for Sox

Sep. 25, 2018 9:41 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ONE MORE TIME Jacob deGrom will make the final start of what has been a remarkably consistent season that has him a favorite for the NL Cy Young Award. It also is the last chance for deGrom (9-9) to have a winning record and reach double digits in...

Orioles-Red Sox postponed by rain; doubleheader Wednesday

Sep. 25, 2018 4:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The game between the Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox scheduled for Tuesday night has been postponed because of rain. The teams were rescheduled for a day-night doubleheader on Wednesday. David Price (15-7, 3.53 ERA) is set to start the first game for the Red Sox and Chris Sale (12-4,...

Astros top Angels 11-3, clinch a postseason berth

Sep. 22, 2018 2:34 AM EDT

Yuli Gurriel hit a grand slam and a two-run homer on his way to a career-high seven RBIs, and the Houston Astros clinched a postseason berth by routing the Los Angeles Angels 11-3 on Friday night. George Springer added a three-run shot in the eighth for the Astros, who are still looking to secure the AL West...

Red Sox tie team record with 105th win; Indians' Bauer back

Sep. 22, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Boston Red Sox went 86 years between World Series titles, and are now on the cusp of eclipsing an even older milestone. Sam Travis and Tzu-Wei Lin hit their first major league home runs and the Red Sox tied a team record more than a century old with their 105th win, beating the Indians...

LEADING OFF: Trevor Bauer back on bump for Cleveland

Sep. 21, 2018 2:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK ON THE BUMP Trevor Bauer returns to the mound for AL Central champion Cleveland when the Indians host Boston in a potential playoff preview. Bauer has been sidelined with a broken right leg since he was struck by a line drive off the bat of White Sox...

Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

Sep. 21, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting on Alex Cora's desk in the visiting manager's office at Yankee Stadium were two bottles of chilled champagne and a handwritten note congratulating him. After waiting a few days, the Boston Red Sox finally got to break out the bubbly in the Bronx. Mookie Betts and the Red Sox won...

Price struggles again in Bronx; Voit, Yanks top Red Sox 10-1

Sep. 20, 2018 12:39 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — David Price has been pummeled over and over at Yankee Stadium. This time, it was Luke Voit's turn — with a big assist from the short right-field porch. Voit hit two homers off Price, Miguel Andujar popped another one barely into the right-field seats and the New York Yankees stalled...

White Sox pitcher Kopech has Tommy John surgery

Sep. 19, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech had Tommy John surgery on his right elbow Tuesday and will miss the 2019 season. Kopech, the top pitching prospect in the organization, is expected to be ready for spring training in 2020. The surgery was performed by Dr. Neal ElAttrache in Los...

Betts hurts side, says injury minor, Red Sox near East title

Sep. 17, 2018 12:13 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts left the game after hurting his left side making a throw to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets on Sunday that cut Boston's magic number to two for a third straight AL East title. Boston can clinch the division at Yankee Stadium for the second...

Betts hurt, Red Sox beat Met 4-3 and cut magic number to 2

Sep. 16, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Mookie Betts doesn't seem to be badly hurt, so the Red Sox can focus on clinching the AL East at Yankee Stadium for the second time in three seasons. Betts gave Boston a scare when he injured his left side making two throws to home plate during a 4-3 win over the New York Mets on Sunday that...