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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

4/21/2014: Sale will be placed on the 15-day disabled list due to a flexor muscle strain in his left arm, but White Sox GM Rick Hahn only expects the lefty to be out for the minimum 15 days, Daryl Van Schouwen o... more



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 %2.302.262.950.9
2014ZiPS (R)139 2625177.09.932.190.92.31075.4 %  3.173.04 3.9
2014ZiPS (U)169 3029204.09.882.210.84.30174.9 %  3.062.94 4.8
2014Steamer (R)12902626167.09.432.470.94.29173.8 %  3.373.25 3.3
2014Steamer (U)15903030194.09.452.450.85.28373.8 %  3.223.11 4.2
Total- - -35251214363528.09.512.400.87.28479.2 %46.5 %11.5 %2.933.143.0512.6


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)1393.172625     177.0 15468621843 9  195
2014ZiPS (U)1693.063029     204.0 17075691950 10  224
2014Steamer (R)1293.372626  0  167.068914768631746 7  175
2014Steamer (U)1593.223030  0  194.079316375701853 8  204
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 %56582.26
2014Average7.983.202.490.9120.9 %8.4 %.2441.30.29373.2 %  3.92
2014ZiPS (R)9.932.194.530.92  .2371.12.31075.4 %  3.04
2014ZiPS (U)9.882.214.480.84  .2291.08.30174.9 %  2.94
2014Steamer (R)9.432.473.810.94  .2311.15.29173.8 %  3.25
2014Steamer (U)9.452.453.860.85  .2221.11.28373.8 %  3.11
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 %2.542.84782.95
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 Sox2.81.4  3.8  1.241.79  2.62  
Total- - -7.236.1  28.4  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-0.32.9    1.4   3.9  
Total- - -1.814.8    36.60.1  21.2  

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-6.571.30    1.72   2.77  
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 %64.6 %45.6 %63.8 %86.7 %79.0 %47.0 %59.9 %9.3 %
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
2014Average29.1 %62.1 %45.2 %62.1 %87.2 %78.9 %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 Sox1.00.4-0.30.17.70.9$5.0 
Total- - -15.31.31.52.7114.312.6$59.7 

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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