Latest Health Update On Boston Red Sox Ace Chris Sale

Latest Health Update On Boston Red Sox Ace Chris Sale

David Price went home a victor in a postseason start for the first time in his career.

The Red Sox said Sale was released from Massachusetts General Hospital on Monday.

The Red Sox led 5-4 when Price was lifted with two outs in the fifth inning. Through 204 2/3 innings in the regular season, the age-30 lefty posted a 3.74 ERA and 3.69 FIP with 153 strikeouts. Yuli Gurriel grounded out to third but the Red Sox couldn't turn two to get out of the inning.

Once Price was out of the game, Matt Barnes got four outs with nary a scrape.

He fell to the warning track, but after the training staff and manger AJ Hinch went out to check on him he stayed in the game.

Survival was not an instinct the Red Sox were forced to develop during a triumphant, 108-win regular season, but they absolutely showed it in Game 2 of the American League Championship Series, when a single misstep across the middle part of the game would have been costly and another loss near-fatal.

You know about Price's postseason reputation. The Fenway crowd recognized his performance with a standing ovation as he left the mound.

The game, which the Astros trampled the Red Sox 7-2, averaged 5,821,000 viewers. The latest came in the ninth inning of Game 2, as the Astros' George Springer and Jose Altuve cracked back-to-back two-out doubles. He will be kept overnight for evaluation, according to the team. That's a streak that Price will no longer have to worry about extending. Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer for the Astros, who host the next three games after losing for the first time in this year's postseason. His team prevailed in a must-win scenario.

"I've heard nothing but good things about him now", Eovaldi said. "I understand the narratives". "The guys have told me about it". But this is bigger than David Price.

Perhaps this explains the sub-par work of Red Sox ace Chris Sale in Saturday's Game 1 loss.

"I think the one thing about our team is it's nonstop, " said Justin Verlander, the ace of the starting staff and the Game 1 victor back in Boston.

"If it's baby steps", he said of Sunday's outing, "it's baby steps". By then he had allowed four runs and five hits and with two runners on and his team leading, Cora clearly didn't want to take a chance of another post-season Price pummelling. His final line may not look pretty but Price pitched better than the numbers suggest. Xander Bogaerts and Steve Pearce scored to tie the game. When Betts gets on base, Martinez will have to cash in. The best outcome for Price the next time he pitches would be a win. Maybe he makes it out of that frame in that case, lasting long enough to earn the win. A core of relievers that was a question mark entering the postseason put together another solid effort.

The five runs he allowed through the first three innings were certainly out of the ordinary for the right hander, who had gone 35 consecutive starts without allowing five or more.

Cora said he'll probably use the same lineup as Game 4 against the Yankees' CC Sabathia in NY, meaning Ian Kinsler should start at second and Christian Vazquez behind the plate.



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