Boston, Massachusetts / 08.06.2021 17:25:00
The stellar launcher Chris Sale is close to returning to the roster of the Boston Red Sox after a long 15-month recovery from Tommy John surgery. In fact, Sale has already joined the team at Fenway Park and is throwing a few bullpen sessions as he prepares to travel with the club.
“He is going to be with us in this family home,” Alex Cora told WEEI radio station. “He may travel with us. Today he’s throwing a bullpen … He’s in a great spot. He feels great, he’s excited about what happened this weekend (against the Yankees), obviously excited about where we are. “
The team has not revealed a schedule or estimated time of the date on which Sale will be activated on the roster, however, the pilot assured that he is very satisfied with how all the rehabilitation has been carried out. The progress has been such that Cora brought up the possibility of Chris Sale doing live batting practice for the next few days.
Sale last appeared in a regular season game during August 2019; later an inflammation was detected in the elbow. Although the injury appeared to be of little concern to the Red Sox, the left-hander was intervened in March 2020.
After Monday’s game, the Red Sox are on a five-game win streak, which includes sweeping the New York Yankees in a three-game series, putting them halfway through the first-place Tampa Bay Rays. in the East division of the American League.