Chris Sale

Christopher Allen Sale famed as Chris Sale is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Christopher Allen Sale famed as Chris Sale is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball (MLB). Previously, he played in MLB for the Chicago White Sox, with whom he made his major league debut on 6th August 2010. After reaching 300 strikeouts in a single season for the first time in 2017, he was selected as the AL Sporting News Starting Pitcher of the Year. He was a key member of the Red Sox pitching rotation that helped the team win the 2018 World Series over the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is under contract with Boston through 2024. Overall, he is a very talented baseball player.

Alex Cora Lauds Red Sox For “Being There” For Chris Sale During Slump

The Boston Red Sox left-hander is 3-9 on the season with an uncharacteristic 4.27 ERA. Sale has given up at least four earned runs in seven of his starts while going at least six innings in his previous five. Sale knows he’s not pitching to his ability and has shouldered the blame for a majority of the season, even calling some of his appearances “embarrassing.” The southpaw has worked with Boston’s pitching coaches, and now his teammates are stepping in to help. Sale tossed a bullpen before Tuesday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays, and a number of teammates were out there to watch him. “It was teammates being teammates. Just being there and watching,” manager Alex Cora said, per WEEI’s Ryan Hannable. “Everybody knows about the game and obviously pitchers know about mechanics and usage and all that, but I think for them to be there it means a lot. It means a lot where we’re at as a team and you never know, someone might pick something up that me, Dana (LeVangie) or (Craig Bjornson) hasn’t seen. It was good. Sandy (Leon) and Christian (Vazquez) were there too, so you don’t see them that often.

Early Life of Chris Sale

Chris Sale was born on 30th March 1989 in Lakeland, Florida as Christopher Allen Sale. He was raised in a family that was not unconnected to athletics as his grandfather was a swimmer. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. He graduated from Lakeland Senior High School where he played basketball and baseball. After his senior year for the Dreadnaughts, he was drafted in the 21st round of the 2007 Major League Baseball Draft by the Colorado Rockies but chose not to sign and instead attended Florida Gulf Coast University. Chris Sale celebrated his 30th birthday as of 2019.

Body Measurements of Chris Sale

Chris Sale is a very handsome baseball player with an athletic body build. He has got a very charming smile on his lips attracting a lot of people towards him. He stands at a height of 6 ft 6 in or 1.98 m and he has got a balanced weight of 180 Pounds or 82 Kg. Overall, he has got a healthy body. His other body measurements will be added soon.

Career (Draft, Trade, Contract, Injury) of Chris Sale

  • Chris started his career at his college where he played for the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles baseball team under head coach Dave Tollett.
  • He posted an 11-0 win-loss record and a 2.01 ERA over 17 games in 2010 at FGCU.
  • He pitched for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2009.
  • He made the MLB Draft in 2010 after he was selected by the White Sox as the 13th overall pick.
  • With the team, he began with the Winston-Salem Dash and later the Charlotte Knights.
  • In 2010, he made it to the MLB and his debut was against the Baltimore Orioles.
  • The move was very significant as it made him the first in that year’s draft to make it to the MLB.
  • The 2012 season saw Sale playing as a starting pitcher for the team which turned out to be very successful as he made 15 strikeouts in a game against the Tampa Bay Rays to tie him with three others (Eddie Cicotte, Ed Walsh, and Jim Scott) and make them all one behind Jack Harshman.
  • On 7th March  2013, Sale and the White Sox agreed on a five-year, $32 million contract with two option years depending on the team.
  • By the end of the season, he had earned his place in the All-Star Game which was the first of his career that would have as much as half a dozen still following by 2017.
  • His remaining seasons with the Chicago White Sox continued to be great until 2016 when he was traded to the Boston Red Sox.
  • Prior to that, he had signed a deal with the White Sox in 2013 that would see him in the club for the next 5 years. The deal was valued at $32 million.
  • He was the Opening Day starting pitcher for the 2018 Red Sox.
  • Facing the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, he pitched six innings, giving up just one hit and walking three, while striking out nine.
  • He signed a five-year, $145 million extension with the Red Sox on 23rd March 2019 where he will earn $15 million in 2019 via a club option in his prior contract, with the extension covering 2020 through 2024 plus a vesting option for 2025.
  • Manager Alex Cora named Sale as Boston’s starting pitcher for 2019 Opening Day.
  • Manager Alex Cora named Sale as Boston’s starting pitcher for 2019 Opening Day.

Marital Status (Married), Wife, Children

Chris Sale is a married person. He was married to his wife, Brianne in 2011. He has not been known with anyone except Brianne Aron who has been with him for many years. The couple is also blessed with two sons. As of today, the couple is living a happy life without any disturbances.

Net Worth of Chris Sale

The net worth of this famous baseball player will be surely in millions as he is one of the successful baseball players and he has gained huge fame from his baseball career. As of 2019, his net worth is estimated to have $24 Million. But his exact salary has not been revealed yet but it will be added soon. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings.

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