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    Sale to IL with elbow injury

    Real or fake? Iím intrigued.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonianmarch View Post
    Real or fake? I’m intrigued.
    Yep. 10 days on the IL retroactive to August 11. I don't know what we'd do without some non-troll posting this on TalkSox 2 minutes after it appears on the Red Sox site.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jacksonianmarch View Post
    Real or fake? I’m intrigued.
    Or irrelevant.
    As long as its not a serious injury that threatens NEXT year, its irrelevant.
    Last edited by FredLynn; 08-17-2019 at 05:16 PM.

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    Chris Sale to visit Dr. James Andrews, according to Adam Kaufman of WBZ News Radio:

    https://twitter.com/AdamMKaufman/sta...48116934156288

    And from the Boston Globe's Pete Abraham:

    https://twitter.com/PeteAbe/status/1162844316257181698
    Last edited by harmony; 08-17-2019 at 05:47 PM.

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    Clearly I donít want him hurt. When I saw the news initially I thought it was a convenient way to shut him down. But this sounds more serious than that. Hopefully heís not headed for TJS

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    1) That the season's not over has much to do with Sale's last two outings. 2) This news to me thus means the season is over. (esp with the mixed news about Price) 3) I expected something like this because I had a real sense that the great effort Sale put out might somehow put him on the IL.

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    This news sucks more than the current standings.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moonslav59 View Post
    This news sucks more than the current standings.
    Ok let's cut the shit we all know this is the worst case scenario How long is TJ to recover? a year ? So we won't even see another Sale start if he does the operation Friday until next September ? We need another Ace folks and there's only one way to get one .GoodbyeBenny or worse

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    And that's why you wait till he plays this full season before you extend him

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    Quote Originally Posted by redsoxrules View Post
    And that's why you wait till he plays this full season before you extend him
    Definitely. This is looking more and more like a huge Dombrowski blunder.

    If Sale needs TJ Surgery, you really have to rethink where the organization goes from here. Without Sale, a rebuild makes a lot more sense. . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by redsoxrules View Post
    And that's why you wait till he plays this full season before you extend him
    Wrong. If he plays the whole season, he becomes a free agent.

    It may have been a blunder to extend him because of his medical issues.

    But when people say you should wait until the end of the season to extend him, they don't know what they're talking about.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bellhorn04 View Post
    Wrong. If he plays the whole season, he becomes a free agent.

    It may have been a blunder to extend him because of his medical issues.

    But when people say you should wait until the end of the season to extend him, they don't know what they're talking about.
    Damned if you do and damned if you don't.

    If Sale had had a typical Chris Sale season, then walked as a free agent, there would be a lot of criticism about not extending him during preseason.

    I don't recall very many people being upset about this extension when it happened.

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    I know this insane but has anyone watched Thad Ward pitch ? 96 disgusting breaking ball very verrrry raw but talent is clearly there .Shoupd we adopt the Rays gameplan and use these pitchers a couple innings start using openers ? We do have talent but it'may need to be rushed ? Don't kill me .

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    For most SPís, the recovery is 15 months before seeing the rotation again and usually 18 months before being fully back to prior. Relievers can come back in 12 months assuming everything goes perfectly, which is doesnít always

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    Unless this has just come down... no news till Mon-Tues on Sale's injury/condition. But it sure doesn't sound promising.

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