CHRIS SALE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Yesterday one of my readers tweeted at me that he felt Chris Sale would have a bad day. I’m not sure why he felt that way (perhaps it was just LHP vs. Baltimore?), but he was sort of right. Sale’s 17.50 points were underwhelming given his price tag, but with so few pitching options on the day and a lack of high-priced batters it was still a decent total, all things considered...
Score another victory for Chicago’s Little Leaguers. They topped a couple of big stars, Johnny Manziel and Chris Sale, in the local TV ratings Monday night.
Jackie Robinson West’s 8-7 victory over Rhode Island pulled a 3.5 rating on ESPN2 in Chicago. That means the game was seen in an estimated 125,000 homes in the area; 1 local ratings point is worth nearly 36,000 homes.
White Sox 2014 in Chris Sale starts (updated)
Sale: 34 R (32 ER) in 136.0 IP, 2.12 ERA
Bullpen: 36 R (35 ER) in 42.2 IP, 7.38 ERA
— Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) August 19, 2014
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First-round draft pick Carlos Rodon and Chris Sale have a few things in common, and it's no secret the White Sox have Rodon on the "Sale Plan" for success.
Rodon, the third selection in the 2014 draft, was rewarded with the largest bonus of any draftee ($6.58 million), and advanced from Class A Winston-Salem to Triple-A Charlotte on Saturday after only four appearances...
In fantasy baseball, elite pitchers don’t get a fair shake. For the most part this phenomenon has two causes:
Cause 1: We Care About Production on the Margins
Great players hit a set it and forget it mode. You plug them in your lineup every day and they consistently go about their business with few hiccups along the way. Non-elite players are constantly being re-evaluated. They...
MLB.com Chicago White Sox Reporter Scott Merkin let fans in on a little game that Chris Sale likes to play in his post game interviews. Apparently the lefty has a “word of the start” that he must use in proper context during the interviews. Bryan Johnson, the White Sox video coordinator lets Sale know the word before each start, in which he’s used them for every start besides...
Dictionary.com offers its "Word of the Day" to improve readers' vocabulary and roughly every five days, White Sox pitcher Chris Sale rolls out a new "Word of the Start."
Say what? Thanks to MLB.com White Sox reporter Scott Merkin, we've learned that Sale's "Word of the Start" refers to the fairly hefty multisyllabic word pre-selected by...
Hey ya’ll welcome back to the DK shuffle. We do this daily and since, at this point in the season, you’re probably here everyday, lemme get straight to the point. The Giants suck right now. Nothing pleases a Dodger fan more than to be able to say that and know that I’m not being a homer. Bonus points when you live in enemy territory. Those of you who share my pain can...
I got my Chris Sale fix on Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Field. I just hope he stays healthy because he truly is special.
Sale reminds me of another young left-hander for the Sox: Gary Peters. For a stretch in the 60s, he was among the best in the game.
Here are his stats at Baseball Reference.
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MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Sale tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in eight dominant innings, Alexei Ramirez hit his 10th homer, and the Chicago White Sox beat Minnesota 7-0 on Saturday night for their third straight win over the Twins.
Sale (10-1) scattered five hits -- all singles -- and became the first White Sox starter to win 10 of his first 11 decisions in a season since Mark...