Latest Chris Sale News

Acuña departs with torn ACL as Sale, Braves top Pirates 8-1

May. 26, 2024 22:48 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. left Atlanta's 8-1 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Sunday after he tore his left ACL, and the Braves won behind Chris Sale. Acuña opened the game with a double to right-center field against Martín Pérez. With Marcell Ozuna at the plate,...

Sale continues dominant run as Braves beat Padres 3-0 to split twinbill; San Diego wins opener 6-5

May. 20, 2024 21:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Sale allowed only five hits in seven innings to continue his strong run and the Atlanta Braves snapped their season-worst, four-game losing streak by beating the San Diego Padres 3-0 on Monday night to split a doubleheader. The Padres won the first three games...

Matt Olson hits 3-run homer to support Chris Sale's dominant start in Braves' 7-0 rout of Cubs

May. 14, 2024 22:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Matt Olson hit a three-run homer and drove in four, Chris Sale pitched two-hit ball over seven innings and the Atlanta Braves beat the Chicago Cubs 7-0 Tuesday night for their second straight shutout in the series. Michael Harris II also homered for Atlanta, which...

Ozuna homers twice, Sale shuts down former team as Braves beat Red Sox 5-0

May. 08, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna kept up his torrid start with two more homers and Chris Sale pitched six innings against his former team, leading the Atlanta Braves to a 5-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox and a sweep of their two-game interleague series Wednesday night. Ozuna hit a...

Chris Sale tosses 5 strong innings, Braves avoid sweep with 5-2 win over Mariners

May. 01, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Chris Sale allowed one run over five innings and struck out nine, Austin Riley had the big blow at the plate with a two-run triple, and the Atlanta Braves salvaged the final game of a three-game series with a 5-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday. The NL...

Chris Sale sailing along for first-place Braves, hoping for injury-free season

Apr. 26, 2024 23:36 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Sale was hesitant to discuss how good he's feeling after another strong start for the Atlanta Braves. “I wish you guys would stop talking about it,” he admonished reporters with a smile, tapping the table he was sitting at. "Is this thing made of wood?”...

Sale, Ozuna lead Braves past Guardians 6-2 in matchup of MLB's two best teams

Apr. 26, 2024 22:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Chris Sale shook off another first-inning homer and Marcell Ozuna kept up his torrid start with two more RBIs, leading the Atlanta Braves past the Cleveland Guardians 6-2 Friday night in the opener of a series matching MLB's two best teams. The reigning NL East...

Morton throws 6 strong innings and d'Arnaud hits another homer as streaking Braves top Rangers 5-2

Apr. 20, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Charlie Morton combined with three relievers on a five-hitter and the Atlanta Braves beat Nathan Eovaldi and the Texas Rangers 5-2 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win. Travis d’Arnaud, who drove in six runs with three homers, including a grand slam, in...

Braves' Travis d'Arnaud hits first 3 HRs of season, including go-ahead slam, in 8-3 win over Rangers

Apr. 19, 2024 22:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud hit his first three home runs of the season, including a grand slam in the sixth that gave Atlanta the lead, and the Braves beat the Texas Rangers 8-3 on Friday night for their fifth straight win. Chris Sale (2-1) allowed three runs and five hits in...

Josh Bell homers, Max Meyer fans career-high 7 batters as Marlins beat Braves 5-1

Apr. 13, 2024 19:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell homered, Max Meyer allowed one run over six innings, and the Miami Marlins beat the Atlanta Braves 5-1 on Saturday for their first home win of the season. Bell hit a fly ball off Braves starter Chris Sale that sneaked over the left-field wall of a windy...