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Chris Sale
Birthdate: 3/30/1989     Bats/Throws: L/L
Height/Weight: 6-6/180     Position: P
Contract: $32.5M / 5 Years (2013 - 2017) + 2 Option Years

4/20/2014: Sale will skip his side session Sunday after throwing a career-high 127 pitches Thursday, the Chicago Sun-Times reports.



SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010White Sox (A+)000404.09.004.500.00.27360.0 %  2.252.93  
2010White Sox (AAA)000706.121.325.682.84.200100.0 %  2.844.52  
2010White Sox21421023.112.343.860.77.27190.1 %51.0 %11.1 %1.932.742.560.6
2011White Sox22858071.010.013.420.76.26481.3 %49.7 %10.9 %2.793.123.001.2
2012White Sox17803029192.09.002.390.89.29480.0 %44.9 %11.6 %3.053.273.244.7
2013White Sox111403030214.19.491.930.97.28977.0 %46.6 %12.5 %3.073.172.955.1
2014Steamer131003030192.09.302.470.95.29273.5 %  3.433.31 4.2
2014Oliver136 3124176.09.142.150.92.29378.2 %  2.913.21 3.7
2014Fans (18)141003131212.09.342.170.89.29775.6 %  3.143.05 5.4
2014ZiPS169 3029204.39.872.160.97.30676.3 %  3.173.14 4.9
2014White Sox3004427.19.552.300.33.22775.2 %45.5 %4.2 %2.302.313.020.9
2014ZiPS (R)139 2726183.09.932.190.92.31075.4 %  3.173.09 3.8
2014ZiPS (U)169 3130210.09.882.210.84.30174.9 %  3.062.99 4.7
2014Steamer (R)12902727170.09.442.480.94.29273.8 %  3.383.30 3.2
2014Steamer (U)15903131198.09.452.450.86.28473.8 %  3.233.16 4.0
Total- - -35251214363528.09.512.400.87.28479.2 %46.5 %11.5 %2.933.143.0512.5


SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010White Sox (A+)002.2540000  4.0173210200004
2010White Sox (AAA)002.8470000  6.12632224000015
2010White Sox211.932100042023.1921555210001032
2011White Sox222.7958000816271.0288522222627322079
2012White Sox1783.05302910001192.0772167666519515660192
2013White Sox11143.07303041000214.18661848173234621481226
2014Steamer13103.433030  0  192.079417180732053 9  198
2014Oliver1362.913124     176.07051526257184239  179
2014Fans (18)14103.143131  0  212.0 18180742151 5  220
2014ZiPS1693.173029     204.3 1777772224931171224
2014White Sox302.30440000027.1104167717010029
2014ZiPS (R)1393.172726     183.0 16070641944 10  202
2014ZiPS (U)1693.063130     210.0 17678712051 11  231
2014Steamer (R)1293.382727  0  170.070415070641847 8  179
2014Steamer (U)1593.233131  0  198.080816677711954 9  208
Total- - -35252.93143635112183528.02122434181172511411023171558

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010White Sox (A+)9.004.502.000.0023.5 %11.8 %.2001.25.27360.0 %  2.93
2010White Sox (AAA)21.325.683.752.8457.7 %15.4 %.1361.11.200100.0 %  4.52
2010White Sox12.343.863.200.7734.8 %10.9 %.1831.07.27190.1 %44622.74
2010Average7.133.282.170.9618.5 %8.5 %.2531.35.29372.2 %  4.20
2011White Sox10.013.422.930.7627.4 %9.4 %.2011.11.26481.3 %66753.12
2011Average7.133.112.300.9418.6 %8.1 %.2511.32.29172.5 %  4.12
2012White Sox9.002.393.760.8924.9 %6.6 %.2341.14.29480.0 %72763.27
2012Average7.563.052.481.0219.8 %8.0 %.2501.31.29372.5 %  4.12
2013White Sox9.491.934.910.9726.1 %5.3 %.2281.07.28977.0 %74773.17
2013Average7.573.022.510.9619.9 %7.9 %.2501.30.29473.5 %  4.02
2014Steamer9.302.473.760.9525.0 %6.6 %.2331.16.29273.5 %  3.31
2014Oliver9.142.154.260.9225.4 %6.0 %.2321.10.29378.2 %  3.21
2014Fans (18)9.342.174.310.89  .2321.09.29775.6 %  3.05
2014ZiPS9.872.164.570.97  .2351.11.30676.3 %  3.14
2014White Sox9.552.304.140.3327.9 %6.7 %.1670.84.22775.2 %56582.31
2014Average7.963.212.480.9220.8 %8.4 %.2441.30.29272.8 %  3.94
2014ZiPS (R)9.932.194.530.92  .2371.12.31075.4 %  3.09
2014ZiPS (U)9.882.214.480.84  .2291.08.30174.9 %  2.99
2014Steamer (R)9.442.483.810.94  .2311.16.29273.8 %  3.30
2014Steamer (U)9.452.453.860.86  .2231.11.28473.8 %  3.16
Total- - -9.512.403.960.8726.3 %6.6 %.2221.09.28479.2 %70753.14

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%tERASIERAxFIP-xFIP
2010White Sox1.3912.2 %51.0 %36.7 %5.6 %11.1 %8.0 %0.0 %2.532.28612.56
2011White Sox1.5518.1 %49.7 %32.2 %3.6 %10.9 %7.1 %22.2 %3.532.72743.00
2012White Sox1.4023.0 %44.9 %32.0 %12.2 %11.6 %6.5 %18.2 %4.013.32783.24
2013White Sox1.4621.4 %46.6 %32.0 %8.2 %12.5 %7.1 %20.0 %3.802.89752.95
2014White Sox1.2518.2 %45.5 %36.4 %4.2 %4.2 %6.7 %0.0 %2.542.90783.02
Total- - -1.4321.1 %46.5 %32.4 %8.8 %11.5 %6.9 %18.5 %3.722.99753.05

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2010White Sox25186121010155237392
2011White Sox8555312692164017041105
2012White Sox2301641182015112117105119683019
2013White Sox26818412315195176107621723248
2014White Sox302412121016165286451
Total- - -6384452903944275235284853678215

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2010White Sox1.15-1.222.375.890.611.301.541.611.18130.740.1582
2011White Sox3.53-5.228.7514.661.501.551.431.491.48411.480.80287
2012White Sox3.44-12.4415.8735.933.491.040.960.950.98292.910.3801
2013White Sox2.18-13.5515.7320.012.120.970.940.880.86261.480.7700
2014White Sox0.84-1.512.346.010.661.161.110.871.0840.640.0900
Total- - -11.13-33.9345.0682.528.381.101.071.251.161137.252.903610

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010White Sox62.8% (96.3)29.7% (82.8)  7.4% (87.1)  0.5%
2011White Sox51.9% (95.3)36.4% (82.1)  11.7% (86.8)  1.2%
2012White Sox60.1% (91.6)26.2% (78.6)  13.7% (82.1)  0.6%
2013White Sox51.4% (93.1)29.6% (78.5)  19.0% (82.8)  0.2%
2014White Sox50.4% (93.2)17.6% (80.7)  32.0% (84.0)  0.2%
Total- - -55.2% (93.0)28.6% (79.4)  16.2% (83.2)  0.5%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010White Sox66.9 %2.2 %    28.5 %0.8 %  1.6 %   
2011White Sox43.4 %10.2 %    36.4 %   9.0 %   
2012White Sox9.8 %42.7 %    26.3 %   20.9 %   
2013White Sox3.9 %46.6 %    29.5 %   19.9 %  0.1 %
2014White Sox0.9 %49.9 %    17.5 %   31.5 %   
Total- - -14.1 %38.4 %    28.5 %0.0 %  18.6 %  0.0 %

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010White Sox95.986.6    82.979.5  85.4  
2011White Sox94.994.8    82.1   86.4  
2012White Sox91.392.3    78.6   83.6  
2013White Sox92.693.3    78.5   83.0  
2014White Sox92.493.2    80.7   83.9  
Total- - -94.092.9    79.479.5  83.6  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010White Sox0.44.7  1.7  0.184.02  5.89  
2011White Sox-4.711.9  2.6  -0.822.99  2.00  
2012White Sox5.35.2  12.6  0.300.66  3.07  
2013White Sox3.312.9  7.8  0.201.34  1.26  
2014White Sox2.91.4  3.7  1.281.81  2.59  
Total- - -7.336.1  28.3  0.161.54  2.14  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010White Sox1.30.5    4.80.1  0.2  
2011White Sox-3.93.1    11.5   -0.1  
2012White Sox4.62.2    5.9   11.6  
2013White Sox0.16.0    13.1   5.4  
2014White Sox-0.33.0    1.4   3.9  
Total- - -1.814.9    36.70.1  21.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010White Sox0.516.40    4.553.39  3.74  
2011White Sox-0.812.73    2.86   -0.07  
2012White Sox1.570.17    0.74   1.85  
2013White Sox0.040.40    1.36   0.84  
2014White Sox-6.701.34    1.75   2.75  
Total- - -0.160.47    1.573.39  1.39  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010White Sox23.7 %53.2 %38.2 %54.4 %80.8 %72.4 %49.0 %55.4 %10.2 %
2010Average29.3 %64.4 %45.6 %66.5 %88.1 %80.7 %46.5 %58.8 %8.5 %
2011White Sox30.3 %52.7 %41.3 %50.9 %83.5 %71.4 %49.3 %60.4 %11.5 %
2011Average30.6 %65.0 %46.2 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %45.3 %59.4 %8.6 %
2012White Sox33.4 %59.5 %45.7 %63.9 %84.8 %76.8 %47.3 %57.0 %10.3 %
2012Average30.8 %64.7 %46.0 %66.8 %87.2 %79.7 %44.9 %59.8 %9.1 %
2013White Sox32.9 %60.1 %45.9 %63.0 %82.9 %75.5 %47.8 %63.3 %10.8 %
2013Average31.0 %65.5 %46.4 %66.6 %87.0 %79.5 %44.7 %60.3 %9.3 %
2014White Sox28.5 %69.0 %47.0 %68.1 %81.4 %77.0 %45.6 %58.7 %10.6 %
2014Average28.8 %64.5 %45.6 %63.4 %86.5 %78.8 %47.0 %59.9 %9.4 %
Total- - -32.1 %59.0 %44.9 %61.8 %83.5 %75.4 %47.8 %60.0 %10.7 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010White Sox23.7 %48.7 %37.1 %58.5 %78.4 %72.5 %53.5 %18.7
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011White Sox30.3 %49.8 %40.7 %45.5 %84.5 %71.0 %53.4 %19.2
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012White Sox32.0 %57.7 %45.3 %59.7 %85.7 %76.9 %51.9 %18.8
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013White Sox32.0 %56.8 %45.0 %58.1 %84.5 %75.6 %52.4 %19.9
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox29.6 %62.6 %46.2 %60.6 %83.8 %76.4 %50.4 %20.1
2014Average28.9 %62.2 %45.2 %62.1 %87.2 %79.0 %48.8 %22.7
Total- - -31.3 %56.1 %44.3 %57.3 %84.7 %75.4 %52.3 %19.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010White SoxP21023.1010000000 0   1.000 
2011White SoxP58071.05150000000 3   1.000 
2012White SoxP3029192.08251101100 14   .971 
2013White SoxP3030214.15191011200 19   .960 
2014White SoxP4427.1140000000 0   1.000 
Total- - -P14363528.019642112300 36   .976 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2010White SoxP23.10  0-1-1              
2011White SoxP71.01  002              
2012White SoxP192.02  -1-2-1              
2013White SoxP214.1-2  0-1-3              
2014White SoxP27.10  000              
Total- - -P528.01  -1-4-3              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%) Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012White SoxP192.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)80.0%     (5)100.0%      (4)100.0%    (15)
2013White SoxP214.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (3)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (16)
2014White SoxP27.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (2)75.0%      (4)
Total- - -P528.00.0%      (2)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (0)83.3%     (6)100.0%      (7)97.1%    (35)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2010White Sox1.00.10.40.45.60.6$2.3 
2011White Sox2.00.30.50.811.71.2$5.5 
2012White Sox5.90.11.11.143.44.7$21.3 
2013White Sox5.40.4-0.20.245.95.1$25.6 
2014White Sox1.00.4-0.30.17.40.9$4.8 
Total- - -15.31.31.52.8114.012.5$59.5 

SeasonTeamAgeWLGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%ERAFIPRA9-WARWAR
2014Oliver251363124176.09.142.150.92.29378.2 %2.913.214.53.7
2015Oliver261473426193.09.212.060.93.29677.7 %2.943.194.84.1
2016Oliver271473426192.09.262.010.89.29977.1 %2.953.104.74.3
2017Oliver281473326188.09.321.960.91.30177.2 %3.013.104.64.2
2018Oliver291473326190.09.371.940.90.30477.0 %3.033.074.64.4

  • $32.5m / 5 Years (2013 - 2017) + 2 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 3/7/2013 (Extension)
    • 2013: $0.8M, 2014: $3.5M, 2015: $6M, 2016: $9.2M, 2017: $12M
    • 2018 Team Option: $12.5M ($1M buyout)
    • 2019 Team Option: $13.5M ($1M buyout)
    • Incentives: Winning the Cy Young could trigger an escalator increasing the total value to $60MM.
    • Agent / Agency: Jet Sports Management
    • Originally Reported By: Bruce Levine
    • Source: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by Michael Schieve
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