Sale finishes 2nd in AL Cy Young voting

Red Sox ace Chris Sale finished second to Indians right-hander Corey Kluber in the race for the American League Cy Young Award, it was announced Wednesday. This was the fifth straight year Sale finished in the top five and the first time he finished as high as second place. Sale went 17-8 with a 2.90 ERA in 2017. …read more

Brentz to see time in Red Sox outfield in 2018

One thing the Red Sox likely won’t be in the market for this winter is a replacement for fourth outfielder Chris Young, who is a free agent. Instead, late-blooming prospect Bryce Brentz, who was recently added to the 40-man roster, will get the chance to prove that he can be the right-handed hitter that will start in the outfield against lefties. …read more

Sale has compelling case for AL Cy Young

Once again, Chris Sale is knocking on the door for the American League Cy Young Award. This time, the lanky lefty hopes to bring home the trophy for the first time after finishing in the top five the last four years. Sale’s first season with the Red Sox was electric and Cy Young-caliber, but he faces a formidable opponent in Indians right-hander Corey Kluber, who is viewed by some as the favorite. …read more