Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 7/1/12
The Chicago White Sox have watched the decision to turn LHP Chris Sale from a reliever to a starter go from an experiment to an All-Star selection, as the 23-year-old was named to his first All-Star team before the Sox lost to the New York Yankees 4-2 on Sunday. Sale won't be alone, with the first-place South Siders also sending sluggers Paul Konerko and Adam Dunn in representing the American League in the Midsummer Classic July 10 at Kansas City. Sox RHP Jake Peavy will have a chance to join them, as he was announced as one of five players on the final vote ballot. It was Sale that was getting all the handshakes and hugs from teammates and coaches on Sunday, however, as his 9-2 record and AL-leading 2.27 ERA were a big reason the Sox have been one of the surprise teams in the AL this season. "It's awesome," Sale insisted. "It's something I've honestly thought about for a long time since I was a kid, playing baseball, being a fan of baseball. I was kind of speechless. They tol...
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