Christopher Allen Sale is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Boston Red Sox of Major League Baseball. He previously played in MLB for the Chicago White Sox, with whom he made his major league debut on August 6, 2010. As a power pitcher, Sale excels at achieving high numbers of strikeouts, and has set a number of strikeout-related records. He bats and throws left-handed, stands 6 feet 6 inches, and weighs 180 pounds. A seven-time MLB All-Star from 2012 to 2018, Sale is a two-time American League leader in strikeouts, including in 2015 and 2017. As of 2017, he is MLB's career leader in strikeout-to-walk ratio, and reached 1,500 strikeouts in the second fewest innings pitched. 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. Although he has yet to win a Cy Young Award, in each of his All-Star seasons, he has placed in the top six.
About Chris Sale
MLB pitcher nicknamed The Condor who began his career with the Chicago White Sox in 2010 and was selected to his first All-Star game in 2012. After the 2016 season, he was traded to the Boston Red Sox. He helped the Red Sox win the 2018 World Series.
Chris Sale Before Fame
He earned a scholarship to Florida Gulf Coast University after a standout career at Lakeland Senior High School.
Achievement of Chris Sale
He was named NCAA Pitcher of the Year after a 11-0 season with Florida Gulf Coast University in 2010.
Chris Sale Family Life
He married Brianna Aron in 2012.
Associations of Chris Sale
He became teammates with fellow ace David Price after being traded to the Red Sox.
Information related to Chris Sale
- Lakeland High School (Lakeland, Florida) alumni
- Florida Gulf Coast Eagles baseball players
- American League strikeout champions
- Sportspeople from Lakeland, Florida
- Winston-Salem Dash players
- All-American college baseball players
- Charlotte Knights players