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Chris Sale
Birthdate: 3/30/1989 (28 y, 1 m, 24 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-6/180     Position: P
Drafted: 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 13, Overall: 13, Team: Chicago White Sox
Contract: $32.5M / 5 Years (2013 - 2017) + 2 Option Years
RotoWire News: Sale allowed two runs on seven hits and struck out 10 over seven innings in Friday's 3-2 loss to the Athletics. (5/20/2017)
Profiles:  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2010White Sox21000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2011White Sox58000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2012White Sox30300000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.80.30.0
2013White Sox30000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
2014White Sox26300000.0 %66.7 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.0-0.70.30.0
2015White Sox31901000.0 %44.4 %.000.200.111.111.111.098-520.0-1.60.90.0
2016White Sox32600000.0 %33.3 %.000.250.167.167.167.146-210.0-0.90.60.0
2017Red Sox9000000.0 %0.0 %.000.000.000.000.000.000-1000.00.00.00.0
Total- - -2372101000.0 %47.6 %.000.200.100.100.100.088-570.0-4.02.2-0.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2010White Sox21000000000000000000.000
2011White Sox58000000000000000000.000
2012White Sox30230000000002001000.000
2013White Sox30000000000000000000.000
2014White Sox26330000000002000000.000
2015White Sox31991100010004000000.111
2016White Sox32661100000002000000.167
2017Red Sox9000000000000000000.000
Total- - -237202122000100010001000.100

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2010White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2010Average8.5 %18.5 %0.46.257.325.403.728.1455.0.297     .321 
2011White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012White Sox0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.8.000-100
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013White Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014White Sox0.0 %66.7 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.00-0.7.000-100
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015White Sox0.0 %44.4 %0.00.111.111.111.222.0002.6.200  0.0-1-1.5.098-52
2015Average7.7 %20.4 %0.38.254.317.405.721.1504.8.299     .313 
2016White Sox0.0 %33.3 %0.00.167.167.167.333.0000.1.250  0.00-0.9.146-21
2016Average8.2 %21.1 %0.39.255.322.417.739.1624.9.300     .318 
2017Red Sox0.0 %0.0 %0.00.000.000.000.000.0000.1.000  0.000.0.000-100
2017Average8.8 %21.4 %0.41.250.322.416.737.1654.9.293     .319 
Total- - -0.0 %47.6 %0.00.100.100.100.200.0002.6.200  0.0-1-3.9.088-57

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2010White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2011White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2012White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2013White Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
2014White Sox1.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %100.0 %0.0 %
2015White Sox2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %60.0 %0.0 %40.0 %40.0 %60.0 %0.0 %
2016White Sox4.000.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %0.0 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %
2017Red Sox0.000.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %      
Total- - -7.0011.1 %77.8 %11.1 %0.0 %0.0 %14.3 %0.0 %36.4 %27.3 %36.4 %27.3 %72.7 %0.0 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2010White Sox0000000000
2011White Sox0000000000
2012White Sox00000103811
2013White Sox0000000000
2014White Sox100000041014
2015White Sox211001082735
2016White Sox400010091726
2017Red Sox0000000000
Total- - -7110120246286

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2010White Sox       0  
2011White Sox       0  
2012White Sox-0.03-0.030.00-0.50-0.060.51 0-0.060.00
2013White Sox       0  
2014White Sox-0.05-0.050.00-0.70-0.090.70 0-0.070.00
2015White Sox-0.18-0.220.04-1.75-0.181.06 0-0.170.00
2016White Sox-0.04-0.100.06-0.50-0.050.89 0-0.080.04
2017Red Sox          
Total- - --0.30-0.400.10-3.44-0.380.88 0-0.390.05

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2010White Sox        
2011White Sox        
2012White Sox90.9% (92.9)  9.1% (74.0)    
2013White Sox        
2014White Sox64.3% (90.4) 7.1% (88.0)21.4% (77.7)7.1% (83.0)   
2015White Sox68.6% (90.5)2.9% (74.0)20.0% (89.9)5.7% (76.5)2.9% (84.0)   
2016White Sox69.2% (91.7)11.5% (85.3) 15.4% (77.8)3.8% (84.0)   
2017Red Sox        
Total- - -70.9% (91.3)4.7% (82.5)9.3% (89.6)11.6% (77.1)3.5% (83.7)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2010White Sox              
2011White Sox              
2012White Sox90.9 %      9.1 %      
2013White Sox              
2014White Sox35.7 %28.6 %    7.1 %21.4 %  7.1 %   
2015White Sox74.3 %2.9 %8.6 %  5.7 %2.9 %5.7 %      
2016White Sox57.7 %11.5 %    11.5 % 15.4 % 3.9 %   
2017Red Sox              
Total- - -65.1 %9.3 %3.5 %  2.3 %5.8 %7.0 %4.7 % 2.3 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2010White Sox             
2011White Sox             
2012White Sox92.9      73.5     
2013White Sox             
2014White Sox90.190.5    87.777.3  83.3  
2015White Sox91.092.087.4  83.374.476.4     
2016White Sox91.891.2    85.2 77.6 83.5  
2017Red Sox             
Total- - -91.591.087.4  83.383.676.477.6 83.4  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2010White Sox              
2011White Sox              
2012White Sox-0.5  -0.2   -5.15  -17.55   
2013White Sox              
2014White Sox-0.3 -0.2-0.20.0  -3.01 -16.93-7.72-3.78  
2015White Sox-1.2-0.20.0-0.20.0  -5.03-17.590.04-8.79-5.00  
2016White Sox-0.4-0.1 -0.30.0  -2.23-1.73 -7.663.72  
2017Red Sox              
Total- - --2.4-0.2-0.2-0.9-0.1  -3.92-5.70-2.08-8.89-1.68  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2010White Sox             
2011White Sox             
2012White Sox-0.5      -0.2     
2013White Sox             
2014White Sox-0.2-0.1    -0.2-0.2  0.0  
2015White Sox-1.60.5-0.1  -0.1-0.2-0.2     
2016White Sox-0.2-0.2    -0.1 -0.3 0.0  
2017Red Sox             
Total- - --2.50.2-0.1  -0.1-0.4-0.6-0.3 0.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2010White Sox             
2011White Sox             
2012White Sox-5.15      -17.56     
2013White Sox             
2014White Sox-3.12-2.94    -17.07-7.78  -3.81  
2015White Sox-6.1050.80-1.68  -4.30-17.32-8.66     
2016White Sox-1.51-5.81    -1.73 -7.66 3.72  
2017Red Sox             
Total- - --4.442.70-1.68  -4.30-7.92-9.71-7.66 -0.04  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2010White Sox         
2010Average28.7 %64.4 %44.9 %66.8 %88.1 %80.7 %45.4 %58.8 %8.6 %
2011White Sox         
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
2012White Sox40.0 %50.0 %45.5 %50.0 %33.3 %40.0 %54.6 %33.3 %27.3 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013White Sox         
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
2014White Sox55.6 %60.0 %57.1 %40.0 %66.7 %50.0 %35.7 %33.3 %28.6 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015White Sox44.0 %80.0 %54.3 %54.6 %87.5 %68.4 %28.6 %88.9 %17.1 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
2016White Sox27.8 %75.0 %42.3 %60.0 %83.3 %72.7 %30.8 %50.0 %11.5 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
2017Red Sox         
2017Average29.1 %66.5 %46.0 %62.9 %85.5 %77.6 %45.1 %59.9 %10.2 %
Total- - -40.4 %69.0 %50.0 %52.2 %75.0 %62.8 %33.7 %61.9 %18.6 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2010White Sox        
2010Average28.4 %61.3 %44.9 %64.6 %87.9 %80.6 %50.4 %21.5
2011White Sox        
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
2012White Sox25.0 %57.1 %45.5 %0.0 %50.0 %40.0 %63.6 %16.0
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013White Sox        
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
2014White Sox66.7 %40.0 %57.1 %50.0 %50.0 %50.0 %35.7 %19.0
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015White Sox42.9 %71.4 %54.3 %55.6 %80.0 %68.4 %40.0 %21.2
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
2016White Sox35.7 %50.0 %42.3 %40.0 %100.0 %72.7 %46.2 %18.3
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
2017Red Sox        
2017Average29.9 %63.8 %46.0 %61.9 %85.8 %77.6 %47.5 %23.7
Total- - -43.8 %57.9 %50.0 %47.6 %77.3 %62.8 %44.2 %19.2

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2010White Sox (A+)P404.01 0             
2010White Sox (AAA)P706.11 0             
2010White SoxP21023.1010000000 0   1.000 
2011White SoxP58071.05150000000 3   1.000 
2012White SoxP3029192.08251101100 14   .971 
2013White SoxP3030214.15191011200 19   .960 
2014White Sox (AAA)P114.00 0             
2014White SoxP2626174.04130000000 4   1.000 
2015White SoxP3131208.27161011100 5   .958 
2016White SoxP3232226.212190001100 5   1.000 
2017Red SoxP9965.2150001200 1   1.000 
Total- - -P2371571175.2421133125700 51   .981 

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 SoxP174.01  001              
2015White SoxP208.21  0-10              
2016White SoxP226.20  0-1-1              
2017Red SoxP65.20  000              
Total- - -P1175.23  -1-6-3              

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 SoxP174.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (3)90.9%    (11)
2015White SoxP208.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)66.7%      (3)100.0%    (11)
2016White SoxP226.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)85.7%      (7)100.0%    (14)
2017Red SoxP65.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (5)
Total- - -P1175.20.0%      (3)0.0%    (10)25.0%      (4)62.5%     (8)88.9%    (18)98.6%    (72)

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2010White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2011White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2012White Sox-0.80.0 0.3-0.80.30.00.1-0.40.0($0.2) 
2013White Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
2014White Sox-0.70.0 0.3-0.70.30.00.1-0.30.0($0.3) 
2015White Sox-1.60.0 0.9-1.60.90.00.3-0.40.0($0.3) 
2016White Sox-0.90.0 0.6-0.90.60.00.20.00.0$0.0 
2017Red Sox0.00.0 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0$0.0 
Total- - --4.00.0 2.2-4.02.20.10.6-1.1-0.1($0.8) 

  • $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
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 3/4/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: B.B. Abbott, Jet Spts Mgmt
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 2/27/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Agent / Agency: B.B. Abbott, Jet Spts Mgmt
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Chicago White Sox on 8/4/2010 (League Minimum)
    • 2010: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbirtation
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2010 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 13, Overall: 13
    • Team: Chicago White Sox
    • School: Florida Gulf Coast University
  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 21, Pick: 8, Overall: 642
    • Team: Colorado Rockies
    • School: Lakeland Senior (FL) HS