Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale could be looking at some time off for throwing behind Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado in the first inning of yesterday’s game, according to Fox Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May 3, 2017
Chris Sale throws a ball behind Manny Machado let the Orioles know this ain’t over.. Notice Sale demeanor after.. he is nasty pic.twitter.com/1DGqyEs7kV
— Boston Sports Info (@bostonsportsinf) May 2, 2017
Immediately after the pitch was thrown, both benches were warned by home plate umpire D.J. Reyburn.
The soutphaw sits at 2-2 with a 1.38 ERA and 63 strikeouts thus far on the 2017 season.