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Chris SaleTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Boston Red Sox MLB Years: 2010-2018
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Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick

PositionsP-272Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameChristopher Allen Sale
Height6-6Weight172BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMarch 30,1989 [29.021]PlaceLakeland,Florida
High SchoolLakeland Senior (Lakeland,FL)
CollegeFlorida Gulf Coast University (Fort Myers,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (13th overall) of the 2010 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$1,656,000Signing ScoutsJose OrtegaService Time7.061 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2011-MLB-#20 ... 2011-CHA-#1
MLB DebutAugust 6,2010 [21.129]
OrganizationsCHA [7] BOS [2] Awards10Awards Voting9-398
TBC Player ID146981Retrosheet IDsalec001MLBAM ID519242
Pitch Repertoire 2-Seam Fastball (43.90%) -- Slider (26.41%) -- Changeup (21.02%) -- Fastball (8.60%) -- Cutter (0.05%) -- Splitter (0.00%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 92.52 - [2017] - 94.80 - [2016] - 93.01 - [2015] - 94.54 - [2014] - 93.73 - [2013] - 93.19 - [2012] - 92.23 - [2011] - 95.42 - [2010] - 96.44
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Player Notes:   Opening Day Starter for Chicago White Sox in 2013-2014,2016 and Boston Red Sox in 2018
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts90Walks85Hittable81SO/BB94vsPower81Hitting0Durability80Team.513Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2008Florida Gulf CoastAtlSunNCAA-1Fr41Rel19203.4721120000236.0361514210431001.278.920.502.4810.654.301.000-
2009Florida Gulf CoastAtlSunNCAA-1So41ST20742.7214122100189.08343277271044001.238.360.712.7210.483.85.636-
2010Florida Gulf CoastAtlSunNCAA-1Jr41ST211102.01171522202103.08328236141466100.947.250.521.2212.7610.431.000-
2010Winston-Salem DashCaroA+cha14Rel21002.2540400004.03210240001.256.75--4.509.002.00--
2010Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha14Rel21002.8470700106.032224150001.114.262.845.6821.323.75--
2010Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--Rel0002.6111011001010.064326190001.165.231.745.2316.553.17--
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49Rel21211.9321021008423.01555210321001.075.790.773.8612.343.20.6672.74
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49Rel22222.79580580017871.0522222627792021.116.590.763.4210.012.93.5003.12
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49ST231783.05302911000192.0167666519511926061.147.830.892.399.003.76.6803.27
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49ST2411143.07303004100214.01848173234622681141.077.730.971.939.494.91.4403.17
2014Charlotte KnightsILAAAcha38ST25000.0011000004.010002111000.752.25--4.5024.755.50--
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49ST251242.17262602000174.01294842133920830110.976.670.672.0210.765.33.7502.57
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49ST2613113.41313101000208.21858879234227470131.097.980.991.8111.826.52.5422.73
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49ST2717103.34323206100226.21908884274523320171.047.541.071.799.255.18.6303.46
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41ST281782.90323201000214.0165736924433083080.976.931.011.8112.937.16.6802.45
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbosST29101.23440000022.0163315310000.956.550.412.0512.686.201.000-1.55
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter92582.952641848015225121344.011034744421383081583321711.057.370.922.0610.585.14.613-0.17
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter001.8812111001014.074328301001.054.401.265.0218.843.75--
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter001.74817001010.042226261000.973.481.745.2322.654.33--
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter002.2540400004.03210240001.256.75--4.509.002.00--
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter2042.525228243205228.22028664155129311101.117.950.592.0111.535.75.833-
Chicago White Sox Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter74503.002281488014225121108.09223983701132601244291631.067.480.922.1110.094.78.597-
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1882.74363601000236.0181767225483393080.976.890.951.8312.917.06.692-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings1592.954330132042220.01807772235025950121.057.370.922.0610.585.14.625-0.17
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings001.881841516900150220.010761463112346015001.054.401.265.0218.843.75--

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49p23302000000000201000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49p25263000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49p26319110000000400000.111.111.111.222109.200.000.000.0980.0044.440.000.000.000.00
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha49p2736010000000200000.167.167.167.334106.250.000.000.1460.0033.330.000.000.000.00
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos41p2813011000000100000.333.333.6671.000213.500.334.333.4110.0033.330.000.000.00100.00
2018Boston Red SoxALMLBbosp2912000000000220010.000.500.000.500004.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter92251310000001321010.120.185.160.3454128.250.040.040.0000.0046.430.000.000.0033.33
Chicago White Sox Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter90201200000001001000.100.100.100.2002021.200.000.000.0000.0047.620.000.000.000.00
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter25011000000320010.200.429.400.829217.500.200.200.0000.0042.860.000.000.00100.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162442520000002342020.120.185.160.3457249.250.040.040.0000.0046.430.000.000.0033.33

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2010Winston-Salem Dash CaroA+cha21P4--12-1331.0000.75------4100.02.9
2010Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha21P7--1---111.0000.14------7100.04.9
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha21P21-23-1--111.0000.050.04-----21100.013.0
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha22P58-71515--20201.0000.340.28-----58100.035.8
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha23P3029192825113433.9711.100.17141058.3-30100.018.5
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha24P3030214519112524.9600.800.1119290.5-30100.018.5
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha25P1---------------1100.00.7
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha25P2626174413--17171.0000.650.104450.0-26100.016.0
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha26P3131208716112423.9580.740.115455.6-31100.019.1
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha27P32322261219-131311.0000.970.145271.4-32100.019.8
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos28P3232214822-330301.0000.940.1410283.3-32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P26018013224913037182179.9840.690.14572470.4-2600.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P8--1---111.0000.13------80.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P4--12-1331.0000.75------40.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2010Winston-Salem Dash CaroA+cha214----------
2010Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha217----------
2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2121----------
2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2258----------
2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2330----------
2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2430----------
2014Charlotte Knights ILAAAcha251----------
2014Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2526----------
2015Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2631----------
2016Chicago White SoxALMLBcha2732----------
2017Boston Red SoxALMLBbos2832----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2009Yarmouth-Dennis Red SoxCape Cod LeagueCollege20421.47990100055.037991957300.846.050.161.479.336.331.47.667
2011Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB22005.06909000010.213761214001.4710.970.841.6911.817.005.91.000
2012Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB23214.18606000028.02714134428101.118.681.291.299.007.004.50.667
2013Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB24403.86550000023.11710105416000.916.561.931.546.174.003.861.000
2014Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25024.58550000017.2171191316201.168.660.511.538.155.335.60.000
2016Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB27103.78330000016.220774213101.3610.802.161.087.026.503.781.000
2017Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB28202.57550000021.022761226201.149.430.430.8611.1413.003.001.000
2017Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB28028.3821100009.2139941120001.5212.103.720.9311.1712.008.38.000
2018Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB29103.07440000014.210551419000.996.140.612.4511.664.753.071.000
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs421.47990100055.037991957300.846.050.161.479.336.331.47.667
MLB Spring Training Totals - 7 yrs1033.823722150000132.012661561721132601.118.591.161.439.006.294.16.769
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs028.3821100009.713994112001.4512.103.720.9311.1712.008.38.000

Awards [10]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2009Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team (SP)1
20101st Team College All-American (SP) ... Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team (SP) ... Atlantic Sun Conference Pitcher of the Year3
2011MLB All-Rookie Team (P) ... MLB All-Rookie Team (Baseball America) (RP)2
2012AL Pitcher of the Month (May) ... Chicago White Sox Player of the Year ... Major League 2nd All-Star (end of season) (SP)3
2015AL Pitcher of the Month (June)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-11-01SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveContractRed Sox exercised option for 2018 ($12.5m)28.216Team Roster on 2017-11-01
2016-12-04SPBoston Red SoxBoston Red Sox (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from White Sox to Red Sox for Yoan Moncada,Michael Kopech, Luis Alexander Basabe and Victor Diaz27.249Team Roster on 2016-12-04
2016-07-25SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 5 games by team for tearing up throwback uniforms27.117Team Roster on 2016-07-25
2015-04-25SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveOff-RosterSuspended 5 games for participation in brawl26.026Team Roster on 2015-04-25
2015-04-12SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL26.013Team Roster on 2015-04-12
2015-04-05SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Fractured right foot26.006Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2014-05-22SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL25.053Team Roster on 2014-05-22
2014-05-19SPChicago White SoxCharlotte (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Charlotte (AAA) for rehab25.050Team Roster on 2014-05-19
2014-04-22SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Flexor muscle strain25.023Team Roster on 2014-04-22
2013-03-07SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($32.5m) Club options for 2018-201923.342Team Roster on 2013-03-07
2013-02-24SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.85m)23.331Team Roster on 2013-02-24
2012-05-04SPChicago White SoxChicago White Sox (MLB)YActive--23.035Team Roster on 2012-05-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2010-06-22ContractSigned by White Sox 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2010Chicago White Sox-211,656,000-------1,656,000Signing Bonus out of 2010 Draft (1st round - 13th overall)
2010Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll21400,000-75739-2,812,412400,0002,056,000
2011Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll22425,000-65927262,722,607414,0002,481,000
2012Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll23500,000-54922382,954,887480,0002,981,000
2013Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll24850,000-45915493,023,990490,0003,831,0002013-02-24 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($0.85m)
2013-03-07 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($32.5m) Club options for 2018-2019
2014Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll253,500,000-286968++3,256,497500,0007,331,000
2015Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll266,000,0005.061202877++3,571,283507,50013,331,000
2016Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll279,150,0006.061128686++3,498,245507,50022,481,000
2017Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2812,000,0007.06195789++3,651,709535,00034,481,000
2018Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll2912,500,000-87690++4,360,045545,00046,981,0002017-11-01 - Red Sox exercised option for 2018 ($12.5m)
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red