Chris Sale RUMORS & NEWS

  • Chris Sale defends White Sox manager Robin Ventura

    ESPN "Three weeks ago, the Chicago White Sox had a six-game lead in the AL Central Division. They woke up Sunday in third place, listening to cries for manager Robin Ventura's head. Ace Chris Sale wants that talk to stop. "I don't think he gave up any runs," Sale said. "I don't think he made any..." May 30

  • Will Chris Sale's offseason adjustments win him a Cy Young?

    ESPN "Six years can go by quickly. That's the time it takes for the largest flying bird in the world, the condor, to go from chick to full maturity. The Chicago White Sox turned over their entire roster between 2010 and 2016. It was on May 8, 2010, that a lanky, junior left-hander for Florida Gulf Coast..." May 24

  • How White Sox ace Chris Sale learned to do more (and be better) with less

    MLB.com "Chris Sale only ever wanted to do one thing: “To out-stuff people,” he says. The method was simple. “It means, ‘I’m gonna max out, I’m gonna throw the living crap out of every pitch, and that’s how I’m gonna beat you,’” says Don Cooper, who is now in his 15th season as the White Sox’ pitching..." May 19

  • Sale joins exclusive company while keeping perfect record

    The Score "When Chris Sale takes the hill, the Chicago White Sox just can't seem to lose, and that trend continued Friday, when the left-hander dominated the New York Yankees with a 99-pitch complete-game performance in the White Sox's 7-1 victory. Sale now leads all of baseball with eight wins, and..." May 14

  • Chris Sale on PEDs in MLB: ‘We need to be better role models’

    Chicago Sun-Times "It bothers Chris Sale that performance-enhancing drugs are still an issue in major league baseball. The White Sox ace left-hander loves the game too much to see its integrity compromised, where users have an unfair advantage over those who don’t. “I just hope that we can eventually get to where..." May 01

  • Chris Sale on 2016 White Sox: 'We have some grit'

    Chicago Tribune "No offense to the prediction-makers of the world, but Chris Sale doesn't care what you see in his future, even if it's an American League Cy Young Award. The White Sox pitcher said from the start of spring training that his focus is on helping his team make the playoffs. So as he geared up for..." April 04

  • White Sox have no plans to trade Chris Sale

    CSN Chicago "Rick Hahn’s voicemail box has a few new inquires about Chris Sale’s availability. Rival general managers shouldn’t hold their collective breath waiting for a return call. Even though the perception exists they may entertain a trade for Sale, multiple baseball sources confirmed that the White..." March 21

  • Sale hangs jerseys for Adam, Drake LaRoche in locker

    The Score "Chris Sale continues to show his support for the LaRoche family. On Friday, three days after Adam LaRoche decided to retire following Kenny Williams' request to dial back how much time his son, Drake, spends in the clubhouse, Sale hung jerseys for the veteran designated hitter and his..." March 18

  • Sale: White Sox were lied to by exec Williams

    ESPN "With two Adam LaRoche jerseys hanging at his locker -- one signed by LaRoche's son, Drake -- Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale said Friday that he and his teammates were lied to by executive Kenny Williams. The jersey signed by Drake LaRoche had the message: "Chris thank you for taking care of..." March 18

  • Sale 'lit up' Williams for LaRoche situation

    The Score "Chris Sale has Adam LaRoche's back. On Wednesday, after Chicago White Sox president Ken Williams acknowledged asking LaRoche to dial back how much time his son, Drake, spends in the clubhouse, Sale reportedly "lit up" Williams in a contentious meeting between players and management, according..." March 17