BOSTON – Red Sox President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski released and approved medical update today on Boston left-handed pitcher Chris Sale:
“(Chris) Sale was evaluated by Dr. James Andrews this morning in Pensacola, Florida. Dr. Andrews confirmed that Sale has inflammation in his left elbow and treated it with a platelet-rich plasma injection.
“Dr. Andrews also recommended a period of shutdown from throwing. Sale will be re-evaluated in six weeks by Dr. Andrews.”
Sale was placed on the Red Sox injured list this past weekend.