Why Chris Sale was removed from his last start with the Atlanta Braves :: Olé USA

Why Chris Sale was removed from his last start with the Atlanta Braves :: Olé USA
Why Chris Sale was removed from his last start with the Atlanta Braves :: Olé USA

09/07/2024 15:59hs.

Atlanta Braves are in a fight to try to catch up with the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League East Major League Baseball (MLB)and for that it will require all its firepower.

One of the workhorses that the Georgia team has had during the season has been Chris Salewho was called up to be part of the All-Star roster of the NL with a season that has been a dream.

Sale, in 16 starts with the Braves, has pitched 99.2 innings with a 2.71 ERA, 0.913 WHIP and 127 strikeouts. But the alarms went off.

The left-hander did not pitch in his scheduled start this Monday against the Arizona Diamondbacks, a match that Atlanta would end up winning 5 to 4Given the worrying injury history of one of the best players in this squad, there was reason to doubt.

Chris Sale did not play in the first game against the Diamondbacks

Apparently, the reason why Chris Sale did not go out to the start of the week against Arizona It has nothing to do with an injurywhich was what was feared in the initial hours after Atlanta decided to take him out of the lineup.

Bryce Elderone of the young arms of the Braves’ rotation, was called up from the Triple-A affiliate, with the idea of ​​keeping the first basemen “fresh” in view of what will be the All-Star Break.

In fact, The Braves confirmed that Sale will start Tuesday’s game against the same rivalThe Braves are currently in the Wild Card positions, and will look to stay there heading into the second stage of the season.

 
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