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Red Sox: Chris Sale Done For The Year, Avoids Tommy John Surgery

Red Sox ace Chris Sale visited with Dr. James Andrews, and though he’ll miss the rest of the season, the news is he’ll avoid TJ surgery… At least for now. It looks like Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale will avoid the worst: No Tommy John surgery. But also no more baseball. Sale’s season is likely […] Red Sox: Chris Sale Done For The Year, Avoids Tommy John Surgery - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Lone Star Ball Aug 17, 2019
Chris Sale to the 10 day i.l.

Chris Sale to the 10 day i.l.

Photo by Kathryn Riley / Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale has been placed on the 10 day injured list with elbow inflammation Boston Red Sox pitcher Chris Sale has been placed on the 10 day injured list with elbow inflammation, it was announced today. Sale reportedly is going to see Dr. James Andrews for a second opinion on his left elbow. This is just the latest blow it what has been a disappointing season for the BoSox, who are 6.5 games out of a Wild Card spot. While the bullpen has been the focus of fans’ ire, Rick Porcello has been bad this year, Chris Sale has not performed up to his...
Pinstripe Alley Aug 3, 2019
Yankees Highlights: DJ LeMahieu tees off against Chris Sale

Yankees Highlights: DJ LeMahieu tees off against Chris Sale

Photo by Elsa/ The offense was firing on all cylinders during the first game of this doubleheader. We’re halfway through this four-game set against the Red Sox, and so far the series is going much better than last weekend’s. The Yankees easily took the first game of today’s doubleheader, giving them a 2-0 lead in the series. We’ll have a full recap up shortly, but here are the highlights in the meantime. Winner of the Game It was a heck of a game for DJ LeMahieu. The infielder got the Yankees on the board early with a solo shot off Chris Sale in the first inning. The Bombers...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 28, 2019
Domingo German and the Yankee offense lead the way, win in Boston 9-6

Domingo German and the Yankee offense lead the way, win in Boston 9-6

Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports The Yankees avoided the sweep by getting to Chris Sale early on Sunday. The Yankees fought off the sweep and took the final game of this four-game series. Despite an nine-run night from the Yankee bats, they never quite pulled completely away from the Red Sox. Thankfully, a dominant Domingo German showed up and stopped the Yankees’ starting pitching slide. He wasn’t the only highlight though. Let’s break things down: The pitchers came out dueling tonight. Chris Sale spent the first inning feeding the Yankees a steady diet of breaking and offspeed...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 28, 2019
NYY vs. BOS: Domingo German vs. Chris Sale

NYY vs. BOS: Domingo German vs. Chris Sale

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The Yankees look to avoid a series sweep on national TV. Yeesh, what a brutal series so far. New York’s pitching has been downright awful, especially the Yankees’ starters. The offense hasn’t been terrible with 13 runs in the last three games, but the Red Sox’ bats have plated 38 runs in that span, which is obviously just too big a deficit. The Yankees still hold an eight-game lead in the AL East, so all is not lost. However, dropping another game today would make an already embarrassing series that much worse. Fending off the sweep won’t be an easy...

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