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Chris Sale
ERA W-L K
2.30 3-0 29
Team: Chi White SoxHt / Wt: 6-6 / 180 NFBC ADP: 46.61
Position: SPBorn: 3/30/1989 Birthplace: Lakeland, Florida
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 1st Round by White Sox (2010)


Latest News
Apr. 21 3:23 PM PT4:23 PM MT5:23 PM CT6:23 PM ET18:23 ET22:23 GMT6:23 3:23 PM MST5:23 PM EST5:53 PM VEN2:23 UAE (+1)5:23 PM CT-Sale is headed to the 15-day disabled list with what the team believes is a strained muscle in his throwing arm.
Analysis: General manager Rick Hahn says the White Sox are erring on the side of caution, and that an MRI suggests no ligament damage. Sale was supposed to face Tigers star Justin Verlander on Tuesday night, but now Chicago will be without its ace. Charlie Leesman is expected to start that game instead. The 25-year-old Sale threw 127 pitches in a loss to Boston on Thursday. He's 3-0 with a 2.30 ERA on the season.
Apr. 18 2:14 PM PT3:14 PM MT4:14 PM CT5:14 PM ET17:14 ET21:14 GMT5:14 2:14 PM MST4:14 PM EST4:44 PM VEN1:14 UAE (+1)4:14 PM CT-Sale was on the wrong end of a pitching duel with Boston's Jon Lester in a 3-1 loss Thursday night.
Analysis: Xander Bogaerts homered with two out in the sixth for Boston's only hit off Sale, who was seeking his fourth win in as many starts. He fanned a season-high 10 in his seven innings Thursday.
Apr. 12 2:13 PM PT3:13 PM MT4:13 PM CT5:13 PM ET17:13 ET21:13 GMT5:13 2:13 PM MST4:13 PM EST4:43 PM VEN1:13 UAE (+1)4:13 PM CT-Sale went only five innings Friday against the Indians but got the win after allowing three runs and six hits over five innings.
Analysis: Sale has enjoyed an average of 6.64 runs of support thus far - likely a nice change for the left-hander after he averaged 3.19 runs of support in 2013 while going 11-14.
Apr. 7 12:28 PM PT1:28 PM MT2:28 PM CT3:28 PM ET15:28 ET19:28 GMT3:28 12:28 PM MST2:28 PM EST2:58 PM VEN23:28 UAE2:28 PM CT-Sale gave up four singles in eight scoreless innings as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Royals 5-1 in a pitching duel between top starters.
Analysis: Sale struck out six and walked one. In his previous four starts against the Royals, the White Sox had backed him with one run, enough to beat James Shields 1-0 in the 2012 opener. He is a fantasy stud for sure.
Apr. 1 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET16:17 ET20:17 GMT4:17 1:17 PM MST3:17 PM EST3:47 PM VEN0:17 UAE (+1)3:17 PM CT-Sale allowed three runs, five hits and struck out eight in 7 1-3 innings, earning the win in Monday's season-opening 5-3 victory over Minnesota.
Analysis: Sale was terrific against the Twins, who can't seem to figure him out. Sale is now 5-1 with a 2.75 ERA in six career starts versus Minnesota.
Feb. 28 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET23:49 ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST12:19 AM VEN8:49 UAE10:49 PM CT-Sale struck out four in 2 2-3 scoreless innings Friday. He gave up one hit and walked none.
Analysis: Sale made his exhibition debut.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2010 CWS 2 1 4 - 4 21 0 0 23.1 15 5 5 2 10 0 32 1.07 1.93
2011 CWS 2 2 8 - 10 58 0 0 71.0 52 22 22 6 27 3 79 1.11 2.79
2012 CWS 17 8 0 - 1 30 29 1 192.0 167 66 65 19 51 5 192 1.14 3.05
2013 CWS 11 14 0 - 0 30 30 4 214.1 184 81 73 23 46 2 226 1.07 3.07
2014 CWS 3 0 0 - 0 4 4 0 27.1 16 7 7 1 7 0 29 0.84 2.30
Career 35 25 12 - 15 143 63 5 528.0 434 181 172 51 141 10 558 1.09 2.93

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2012 CWS 30 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 143 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .000 .000 .000

Postseason


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 227 96 89 93.2 50.44
Slider 80 83 78 80.7 17.78
Changeup 143 87 80 84 31.78

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