Since Chris Sale returned from the disabled list, he has made three starts this season with the Boston Red Sox and in all of them the star left-hander has shown that he is in great condition despite having been out of the major leagues for more than a year. after taking the Tommy John in 2020.
In the most recent of his starts, which he made on Thursday, Boston’s ninth-rotation ace dominated the Minnesota Twins offense with a 5.1-inning performance in which he allowed two runs with eight strikeouts and one walk on. ball conceded. The victory he charged to his account is the third in as many submissions this season.
Chris Sale’s great performance allowed the Boston Red Sox to stay with a comfortable victory over the Twins with a score of 12 runs for 2 and keep them fully in the fight for the AL Wild Card thanks to a mark of 73- 56, very close to the New York Yankees (74-52).
Third perfect inning of his career
Beyond his third win and the Boston Red Sox win, Chris Sale’s solid performance Thursday allowed the star left-hander to equal an incredible record in the major leagues. And it is that the pitcher of the ninth legged got a perfect tackle.
In the third inning, the left-hander faced Nick Gordon, Andrelton Simmons and Rob Refsnyder whom he retired via strikeout with three pitches each. This is the third time in his career that Sale has scored an immaculate inning matching the legendary Sandy Koufax as the only three to do so in MLB history. (Bolavip)
Chris Sale posts his third career immaculate inning, tied with Sandy Koufax for most in recorded history. pic.twitter.com/bK35Ay3e6M
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