Boston Red Sox starter Chris Sale raised some eyebrows after an uncharacteristic performance in Game 1 of the American League Championship Series. The reason for his struggles may have been revealed on Sunday.
Sale was released from the hospital Monday.
"Chris Sale was released from MGH this morning and was cleared to rejoin the ball club in Houston tomorrow.” – The Red Sox
— Evan Drellich (@EvanDrellich) October 15, 2018
Following Game 2, which the Red Sox won 7-5, manager Alex Cora said Sale’s illness was “nothing serious.”
Alex Cora said Chris Sale’s trip to the hospital for a stomach ailment was “nothing serious” from what he understood, and he hopes he joins the team in Houston after staying overnight.
— Rustin Dodd (@rustindodd) October 15, 2018
Sale is scheduled to start Game 5 of the ALCS on Thursday in Houston.
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