Red Sox medical update on Chris Sale

August 19th, 2019

BOSTON, MA – Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski released the following medical update today on left-handed pitcher Chris Sale:

“Sale was evaluated by Dr. James Andrews this morning in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Andrews confirmed that Sale has inflammation in his left elbow and treated it with a platelet-rich plasma injection. Dr. Andrews also recommended a period of shutdown from throwing. Sale will be re-evaluated in six weeks by Dr. Andrews.”