|Mar. 19 2:27 PM PT3:27 PM MT4:27 PM CT5:27 PM ET17:27 ET21:27 GMT5:27 2:27 PM MST4:27 PM EST3:27 PM CST4:57 PM VEN1:27 UAE (+1)3:27 PM CT-Sale will have Tommy John surgery on his left elbow, an operation that would keep him out the entire 2020 baseball season if and when it resumes after the coronavirus pandemic.
Analysis: Sale is 109-73 in 10 major league seasons is entering the second season of a six-year, $160 million contract. After helping the Red Sox win the 2018 World Series, he went 6-11 with a 4.40 ERA in 25 starts last year, his fewest wins and starts and highest ERA in a full season since 2012.
|Feb. 27 10:34 AM PT11:34 AM MT12:34 PM CT1:34 PM ET13:34 ET18:34 GMT2:34 11:34 AM MST1:34 PM EST12:34 PM CST2:04 PM VEN22:34 UAE12:34 PM CT-Sale, who was slated to start the season on the injured list after reporting to training camp with pneumonia, has been diagnosed with a flexor strain in his left arm and will likely be out until May.
Analysis: Sale went just 6-11 with a career-high 4.40 ERA in 25 starts in 2019 before having his season cut short in August due to elbow inflammation.