Chris Sale is not like the others.
In addition to his pitching, Greinke is known for his exhaustive understanding of and interest in the sport, up to and including preparing pre-draft scouting reports on potential picks. And in a New York Times feature during his 2009 campaign, Greinke explained that he pitched to keep his Fielding Independent Pitching (FIP) as low as possible. By that number, which estimates a pitcher’s value based on his walk, strikeout and home-run rates, Greinke was indeed ...
He only struck out six but he finished the game with 108 pitches and a win.
There are a lot of things wrong with the White Sox this year but Chris Sale isn’t one of them.
The White Sox have some problems but Chris Sale isn’t one of them.
Now that’s a funky stat.
Sale joined Hall of Famer Sandy Koufax as the only pitcher since 1900 to produce three consecutive starts of 12 or more strikeouts while yielding no more than one run. He also is the first pitcher in the modern era to record at least 10 strikeouts in four consecutive starts while increasing his total each time, striking out 14 in his last start Monday against the Houston Astros.
Chris Sale was dominant last night.
Sale was dominant. Joey Gallo was overmatched in his three AB vs. Sale before homering off Zach Duke.
Sale wasn’t sharp yesterday but, when you have stuff that good, you can still be effective.
Sale is a freak.
Chris Sale sustained an avulsion fracture on the lateral side of his right foot in an accident at his home on Friday. The left-hander is expected to be sidelined three weeks before resuming baseball activities, according to the White Sox.
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