Chris Sale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ex-Diamondbacks executive Jerry Dipoto regrets passing on Chris Sale

    Arizona Republic "Mistakes made in the draft room still keep Jerry Dipoto up at night – and that includes an ill-fated selection the Diamondbacks made in the 2010 draft that still reverberates within the organization. That decision: passing on left-hander Chris Sale. Sale was still on the board when the..." March 11

  • Chris Sale: Why I won’t be shredding uniforms with the Red Sox

    New York Post "Chris Sale has seen the light. And the Red Sox’s world championship banners. He’s changed for the better, he insisted, which means big trouble for the AL East. After his first official workout with the Red Sox on Tuesday at Fenway South, Sale, the Green Monster acquisition of the offseason,..." February 15

  • Can Chris Sale succeed, where others didn't, in first year with Red Sox?

    Boston Herald "We’ve hit a point where it’s simply assumed that a big-name pitcher, if not any big-name player, will struggle in his first year in Boston, pitching at Fenway Park. It doesn’t have to be that way. Chris Sale, bless his heart, thinks he can prove that this year. “It’s the same game,” Sale..." February 12

  • It Doesn’t Sound Like Chris Sale Will Be On Twitter, Social Media Any Time Soon

    NESN "If you want to interact with Chris Sale next season, you’re going to have to do it at Fenway Park. The Boston Red Sox ace spoke to the media after joining the team via trade on Dec. 6, but of course not everything Sale said made it into the mainstream. So when The Boston Globe’s Pete Abraham..." December 23

  • Why Chris Sale’s delivery works for him

    Boston Globe "The biomechanics of Chris Sale’s delivery paint the picture of a pitcher who will break down. One problem: Except for two stints on the disabled list with flexor tendon strains, Sale has not broken down. He pitched 226⅔ innings in 2016 and threw a major league-high six complete games. The..." December 18

  • Chris Sale to change jersey number with Red Sox out of respect for Wakefield

    Boston Globe "Whenever the Red Sox add a veteran player to their major league roster, it’s not long before they get a call from home clubhouse manager Tom McLaughlin asking what number they want to wear. Chris Sale wore No. 49 throughout his seven seasons in Chicago. But he did not request that number in..." December 17

  • Adam Eaton claims to have only White Sox throwback jersey Chris Sale didn’t cut up

    Larry Brown Sports "Chris Sale could be the best pitcher in the American League, but many are more familiar with him as the guy who went ballistic before a game last season and hacked up all of the Chicago White Sox’s throwback jerseys because he didn’t want to wear one. Or, should we say, all of the throwback..." December 13

  • Red Sox acquire Sale from White Sox

    TSN "The Boston Red Sox have landed Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale, according to Fox Sports' Ken Rosenthal. Rosenthal reports the Red Sox will send third baseman Yoan Moncada, pitcher Michael Kopech and two other prospects to the White Sox. Sale posted a 17-10 record with a 3.34 ERA in 32..." December 06

  • Report: White Sox, Nats negotiating final pieces of Chris Sale trade

    CBS Sports "It appears one of the best pitchers in baseball may soon join one of the best teams in baseball. The White Sox and Nationals are still working on a Chris Sale trade, and at this point the two sides are only haggling over the final pieces of the deal. It seems this could go down..." December 06

  • Nationals stepping up pursuit of Chris Sale

    Larry Brown Sports "It’s still unclear whether or not White Sox ace Chris Sale will be on the move, but at least one interested team is trying to get something done. According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Washington Nationals are intensifying efforts to acquire Sale. Heyman notes that the Nationals may not..." December 05

  • Could Nationals Trade For Chris Sale And Andrew McCutchen?

    NESN "The Washington Nationals have a win-now roster and are looking to hit an offseason home run with the MLB Winter Meetings set to begin Monday in Maryland. The Nats have been linked in trade rumors involving Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen and Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale..." December 05

  • The latest on the Chris Sale derby

    Fanrag Sports "Superstar White Sox left-hander Chris Sale is on the block, and it appears at least five teams are starting to separate themselves at the forefront of talks: the Nationals, Astros, Red Sox, Rangers and Braves. That doesn’t mean that any one of these teams is sure to get him, or even that Sale..." December 02

  • White Sox In No Hurry To Trade Chris Sale "Plenty of speculation about an eventual landing spot for Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale will dominate the baseball news cycle the rest of this week as the start of the Winter Meetings await Sunday at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center just outside of Washington D.C. The..." November 29

  • 6 'can't-touch' players that could be the key to a Chris Sale trade

    Fox Sports "“Can’t do that.” That’s the phrase baseball people often use when confronted with the possibility of trading a top young player. Can’t do that. Won’t do that. Don’t even go there. The availability of White Sox left-hander Chris Sale, however, creates a different landscape — or at least, it..." November 28

  • 7 MLB teams that should trade for White Sox ace Chris Sale

    Fox Sports "A sure sign that the White Sox finally are ready to consider trading ace Chris Sale: They have scheduled 40 throwback jersey dates for their 2017 home schedule. In all seriousness, the franchise seemingly has accepted the fact that a rebuild is necessary, meaning even the 27-year-old ace is..." November 18

  • Braves finalize Colon deal, continue pursuit of Sale

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "The Braves’ average age officially ticked up a few notches Thursday when the team announced the signing of 43-year-old pitcher Bartolo Colon, a former Cy Young Award winner who agreed to the one-year, $12.5 million deal last week. They’ve already added a pair of former Cy Young winners in..." November 18

  • Prospect-rich Braves could trade for Gray or Archer if not Sale "The Chicago White Sox, looking to start a rebuilding phase, have said they'll listen on any player on their roster with three or fewer years of team control remaining, including Chris Sale. The Braves, nearing what they hope will be the final stage of their own rebuild, recently signed veteran..." November 15

  • Braves Showing Serious Interest in Chris Sale

    Fanrag Sports "The Atlanta Braves have joined the Chris Sale derby in a big way and are among the teams trying hardest to land one of baseball’s best pitchers. The White Sox listened to offers at the July trade deadline for Sale, but rival teams seem to believe there is a greater likelihood than ever that..." November 15

  • Silverman: Red Sox should be all-in to deal for White Sox’ Sale, Quintana

    Boston Herald "Go try to get Chris Sale, Red Sox. Try very, very hard to go get him. Jose Quintana, another 27-year-old White Sox pitcher who would come relatively cheap and is entering the peak of his career, is the other name the Sox should begin pestering and nagging White Sox general manager Rick Hahn..." November 09

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