MLB: Unbeatable! Chris Sale looks airtight in second rehab start

MLB Unbeatable Chris Sale looks airtight in second rehab start

Are you 6 1/2 feet tall (1.98 meters tall), running in the upper 90 miles per hour, and about to have an impact on the American League East Division on tough summer days with the Boston Red Sox?

The left handed Chris Sale He faced 12 batters in 3 2/3 no-hitter innings, striking out six and walking one in a scoreless rehab start for the Portland Sea Dogs (branch of Double-A) on Tuesday. His first pitch was measured at 96 mph with the stadium pistol. The lanky Red Sox left-hander matched that speed multiple times, hitting 97:

Pitching the Washington Nationals-affiliated Harrisburg Senators in front of a packed crowd Tuesday, the 6-foot-6 left-hander threw 49 pitches, 34 strikes, and knocked out Gage Canning to erase his only walk.

Canning also represented the other base runner Harrisburg handled against Sale when he got on board on a fielding error by Sea Dogs second baseman Grant Williams with one out in the fourth. The seven-time All-Star struck out Nats first baseman prospect Aldrem Corredor to bow to the appearance.

Sale, who underwent Tommy John surgery on March 30 of last year, threw a live batting practice on the last day of June this year, then struck out five and scattered three hits in three scoreless innings at the Rookie-level Florida Complex League in his first rehab appearance Thursday. He reportedly routinely works around 93-95 mph with his fastball.

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He plans to get some work done in Portland tomorrow Wednesday, but was unaware of his next step beyond that. The Red Sox, meanwhile, remain atop the division at 57-38 after being stopped by rain in Buffalo, New York on Tuesday in the second game of the series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Rafael Martinez

I am fond of the King of Sports, especially the Boston Red Sox in MLB and in general all of Mexican baseball. This profession has given me the opportunity to cover major events such as the Caribbean Series, LMB All Star, LMP (uninterrupted since 2009), signings of important players. I had the chance to attend the 2013 World Classic in Arizona, USA, albeit as a fan. Apart from this beautiful sport, I love basketball, where I have also narrated games and even an NBA friendly 10 years ago, but I carry baseball in my veins. Bachelor of Communication Sciences from the Autonomous University of Sinaloa (UAS) , from which I graduated in 2011. I was born in Mazatlán, Sinaloa and started in the world of sports journalism in 2004 in the newspaper El Sol de Mazatlán, where I was a baseball columnist and reporter at the same time. In January 2009 I came to El Debate as a journalist reporter and it was almost six years (in the first stage), until in November 2014 I emigrated to the radio providing my services in Línea Directa-Grupo RSN. My cycle there ended in July 2019 and within days, El Debate gave me another opportunity to work and opened the doors for me again. That is how I came to Al Bat, where I have been since 2019 as a web journalist.

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