When the 2019 season began, the moment that Chris Sale spent on the mound was a topic of conversation for each of the media in the industry.
It was little credible that a pitcher of the size of Sale was having so many problems with his repertoire, and above all, registering an effectiveness above 9.00 at the beginning of April.
Chris Sale with an immaculate 8th inning. He's at 92 pitches after 8 innings and nobody warming up.— Pete Abraham (@PeteAbe) 6 de junio de 2019
8 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 11 K. 92/66
However, it seems that the worst part has happened and all this bad was the effect of the ill health of the left-hander of the Red Sox.
The proof is in his last opening against the Kansas City Royals where he pitched the eighth in an immaculate way for the second time in the season with only 92 pitches.
Sale won the game by blanked 8 runs for 0, recording 12 strikeouts. Something normal on a good night for the ace of Boston.