Chris Sale Provides Optimistic Injury Update

Isaiah De Los Santos
Boston Red Sox All-Star Chris Sale recently provided an optimistic update on his new injury.
Boston Red Sox All-Star Chris Sale recently provided an optimistic update on his new injury. / Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports

Boston Red Sox starter Chris Sale weathered through an injury-shortened season that limited him to just nine starts in 2021. Fans hoped those struggles were behind him, but it was recently revealed Sale would miss the start of the season with a stress fracture in his rib cage.

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Though that news was disappointing, Sale appears to already be making progress.

Chris Sale News

The seven-time All-Star told reporters that he's slated to have an MRI on Thursday. Sale is hoping the scan will show "improvement" since he's feeling "much better" following the initial injury diagnosis.

It's certainly exciting to hear Sale talk optimistically about his recovery. The MRI will be the final judge on if he's truly making progress, but it's great there's been no setbacks yet.

Sale impressed in his return from Tommy John surgery last year, posting a 5-1 record and 3.16 ERA across 42.2 innings. He could play a huge role in the Red Sox's championship hopes if he can stay healthy this season.

The Red Sox own +2500 odds to win the World Series in 2022, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.

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