Latest Chris Sale News

Sale out for year after breaking wrist in bike accident

Aug. 09, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale broke his right wrist in a bike accident over the weekend and will miss the rest of the season, the team said Tuesday, the latest setback during an injury-plagued three years for the Boston ace. Sale had surgery Monday and is expected to...

Red Sox exec: No plans for Bogaerts, Devers trade talks

Jul. 27, 2022 20:01 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox Chief Baseball Officer Chaim Bloom said on Wednesday that the team hasn’t discussed selling off All-Stars Xander Bogaerts or Rafael Devers at the trade deadline, and “we’re not planning to discuss them with anybody.” Bloom told reporters before the...

MLB players' union rejects international draft proposal

Jul. 25, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's goal of an international amateur draft was thwarted again when the players' association rejected management's final offer on Monday and retained direct draft-pick compensation for free agents. The quirky tie between the two provisions was...

MLB, union have Monday deadline for international draft deal

Jul. 24, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball made what was termed a “final offer” for an international draft, increasing proposed money for the first year in 2024 by $10 million on Sunday to $191 million. The move came one day after the players' association made a proposal that...

Tapia inside-the-park slam lifts Blue Jays over Red Sox 28-5

Jul. 23, 2022 00:17 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Raimel Tapia put his head down and started a slow jog to first base, not sure he’d gotten the pop he wanted when he drove a bases-loaded fly ball to deep center field in the third inning. Then everything about the play — and the rest of the night — changed. ...

Red Sox lefty Sale has finger surgery, no return date set

Jul. 18, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale had surgery on his broken left pinkie finger on Monday, a day after it was hit by a line drive in a game against the New York Yankees. The team called the surgery successful but did not give a timetable for his return. A broken bone...

LEADING OFF: All-Star Home Run Derby in LA, Sale's hand exam

Jul. 17, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ DERBY DAY Pete Alonso, Albert Pujols and Kyle Schwarber tee off in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Dodger Stadium, where we see how far and fast the sluggers can launch 'em into the Los Angeles...

Bosox ace Sale broken left pinkie by liner, return uncertain

Jul. 17, 2022 19:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A fast glance at his finger told Red Sox lefty Chris Sale, sadly, all he needed to know. Broken pinkie on his pitching hand, damaged by a line drive. Another setback in an injury-plagued year for the Boston ace, his future for the rest of the season uncertain. ...

Cole, Carpenter send Yanks over Red Sox 13-2; Sale hurt

Jul. 17, 2022 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole hardly believes he's solved pitching to Rafael Devers. At least he doesn't have to worry about quieting teammate Matt Carpenter's bat. The rest of the Yankees are satisfied with concluding a memorable first half with two decisive wins over their longtime...

LEADING OFF: O's get 1st pick in draft, M's win 13 in row

Jul. 17, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ ON THE CLOCK The Baltimore Orioles have the first pick in the amateur draft for the second time in four years -- and they’ll be looking for someone who can join 2019 top pick Adley Rutschman in...