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Over the Monster Jul 16, 2018
Chris Sale to start the All-Star Game

Chris Sale to start the All-Star Game

A well-deserved honor The All-Star Game is, of course, tomorrow night. The Red Sox will have five representatives in the game, and we won’t have to wait long to see three of them. One of those three is Chris Sale, and we found out that the Red Sox ace will be getting the start for the American League. This is a well-deserved honor, as the lefty has been great once again in 2018. Through his first twenty starts this year, Sale has pitched to a 2.23 ERA with a 2.19 FIP and a 1.83 DRA. That last number is an all-encompassing pitching metric from Baseball Prospectus, and for some perspective...
NESN.com Jul 16, 2018

A.J. Hinch Explains Why He Selected Chris Sale As All-Star Game Starter

Boston Red Sox fans see the brilliance Chris Sale offers every five days, and it appears it’s not lost on... Read More »
NESN.com Jul 16, 2018

Chris Sale Says Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Greatest In History Of All Sports

Chris Sale long has been familiar with the Yankees. The Red Sox ace has faced the Yankees seven times since... Read More »
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Seven things the Red Sox need to do to win 100 games

Seven things the Red Sox need to do to win 100 games

The Red Sox return to the field Friday coming off the best start in team history. Mookie Betts, J.D. Martinez, Chris Sale, Mitch Moreland and Craig Kimbrel are back from their trip to D.C. for the All-Star Game and will rejoin their teammates with a 4.5-game division lead over the Yankees and 68 wins under their belt. So, you could say life is pretty good in Boston. You know what would make it even better? If the Red Sox were able to win 100 games for the first time since 1946. Here are seven things that are crucial to making that happen: Carpe diem More like seize the suck. The Red Sox...
www.bostonherald.com Jul 18, 2018
Sale, Judge have some fun before teams reheat rivalry

Sale, Judge have some fun before teams reheat rivalry

WASHINGTON — He had jumped all over an 0-1 pitch from hometown hero Max Scherzer and socked it deep to left field for a second-inning home run, and now Aaron Judge was being mobbed by his American League teammates in the third-base dugout at Nationals Park.But one teammate was not on the steps to greet the New York Yankees’ slugging outfielder: Chris Sale.“I was inside (the clubhouse),” said the Red Sox left-hander, who pitched a scoreless first inning, including one pitch that hit 100.7 mph on the radar gun, as the starting AL pitcher in the 89th All-Star Game last night. “I’m...
Over the Monster Jul 17, 2018
All-Star Game Open Thread

All-Star Game Open Thread

Come hang out for the All-Star Game! Tonight is the All-Star Game, which unlike Monday’s Home Run Derby will actually feature a handful of Red Sox players. Mookie Betts is going to be the first batter to step up to the plate on Tuesday. J.D. Martinez will be hitting cleanup for the American League. Chris Sale will get the start and pitch one or two innings. Craig Kimbrel should see a late-inning spot, and Mitch Moreland figures to spend the second half of the game at first base. Most importantly, this time is doesn’t count! Come hang out as all of this unfolds. Here are your starting...
Over the Monster Jul 18, 2018
Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, J.D. Martinez, Trade Rumors

Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, J.D. Martinez, Trade Rumors

Today we relive a wild All Star game, J.D. Martinez looks ahead and we dive into some trade rumors from across the league. There is no baseball today. That is bad. Here are your links. Chris Sale pitched a scoreless first inning. Mookie Betts went hitless. Plus more on what the Red Sox did in last night’s All Star game. (Chris Cotillo; MassLive) It was a pretty small outing for Sale as he gets ready to dominate in the second half and win the Cy Young Award. (Nick Cafardo; Boston Globe) J.D. Martinez is ready for the second half, but three games at the very end of the season against the...
Over the Monster Jul 17, 2018
Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Mookie Betts, Mitch Moreland

Daily Red Sox Links: Chris Sale, Mookie Betts, Mitch Moreland

It’s All Star Game day. Chris Sale needs to get an extension. Now. Mookie Betts is incredible. Mitch Moreland gets set for his first All Star Game plus more on what some think is the best Red Sox team ever. Bryce Harper sure hit some home runs last night. Here are your All Star Game links. Is this the best version of the Red Sox? (Zach Kram; The Ringer) Here are some fun numbers from the first half. (Matthew Kory; The Athletic) ($$) All Star Game starter Chris Sale shares his perspective on the Red Sox/Yankees rivalry. (Lauren Campbell; NESN) Speaking of Sale, if the Red Sox don’t sign...
The Republican Jul 16, 2018
MLB All-Star Game 2018: Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale named American League starter

MLB All-Star Game 2018: Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale named American League starter

The lefty will start his third consecutive All-Star Game for the American League.
NESN.com Jul 16, 2018

MLB All-Star Game Lineups: Red Sox’s Chris Sale (Again) Named AL Starter

Chris Sale is making this an annual tradition. Sale on Monday was named the American League’s starting pitcher for the... Read More »
Call to the Pen Jul 16, 2018

MLB All-Star Game: Chris Sale joins exclusive company with third start

The starting pitchers were announced for the 2018 MLB All-Star Game during a press conference on Monday afternoon, and the American League starter will be making history. The 2018 MLB All-Star Game is roughly 24 hours away, and Monday, the batting order and starting pitchers were announced. Chris Sale was announced as the American League […] MLB All-Star Game: Chris Sale joins exclusive company with third start - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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