Skip to main content
  1. AXS Entertainment
  2. Sports
  3. MLB

White Sox still waiting on Sale

See also

There is good news and bad news on the Chris Sale front. The good news is that once the lefty is healed and ready to go he likely won’t need a rehab start. The bad news is the club has no idea when to expect him back from a left flexor muscle strain that put him out of action back on April 22nd.

Sox skipper Robin Ventura reported yesterday that his ace has played catch on back-to-back days. Not a bad start. But there is no timetable as of yet for Sale to begin throwing off a mound. Speaking to MLB.com, pitching coach Don Cooper gave his thoughts on the situation:

"We're not worried about if he throws when the time's up on the disabled list. First of all, we've got to play some more catch, and then we've got to get to a light sideline and get all that on track.

"Listen, the last few years he's had something and we shut him down. Why? Because we wanted to take care of him, and that's what we're doing right now. And when he's able to go, he'll be out there and really not one second before.”

Sale has been solid when healthy this year carrying a 2.30 ERA and outstanding .84 WHIP. He’s appeared in four games with 29 K’s over 27 1/3 innings.

Advertisement

Today's top buzz...

  • La Toya Jackson
    La Toya Jackson hits the club in music video for 'Feels Like Love'
    Music Buzz
  • Kliff Kingsbury
    Italy's Vincenzo Nibali wins the 2014 Tour de France
    Video
    Today's Buzz
  • Johnny Manziel
    Here's why there is no need for Jonny Manziel to apologize for his offseason partying
    NFL Buzz
  • Guys and Dolls
    Guys and Dolls at the PACE Center: Community theater at it's finest
    Camera
    15 Photos
  • Cheap Trick
    Cheap Trick brings an explosive set of hits to Phoenix on their U.S. tour
    Camera
    20 Photos
  • Most Wanted Man
    'A Most Wanted Man' shows Phillip Seymour Hoffman at his best
    Camera
    14 Photos

Related Videos:

  • Rich Thompson
    <iframe width="560" height="315" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/87f0MDHsv5Q?VQ=HD720&amp;allowfullscreen=true&amp;autoplay=1"></iframe>
  • Luis Lopez Bridgeport Bluefish
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518274223" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518274223&autoStart=true"></div>
  • Rodon excites
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518262559" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url="http://pshared.5min.com/Scripts/PlayerSeed.js?sid=1304&width=480&height=401&playList=518262559&autoStart=true"></div>