Chris Sale hospitalized with stomach illness
Chris Sale was not at Fenway Park on Sunday night during Game 2 of the ALCS because he was hospitalized after feeling sick.
The Boston Red Sox said that their ace was at Massachusetts General Hospital for observation after reporting a stomach illness.
#RedSox LHP Chris Sale reported a stomach illness today and was admitted to MGH for observation this afternoon. He will be kept overnight for evaluation and any further updates will be released when available.
— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) October 15, 2018
Sale being kept at the hospital overnight means he will not travel with the team to Houston on Monday.
— Justin Dougherty (@DoughertyJC) October 15, 2018
Sale started in Game 1 of the series on Saturday. He allowed two runs over four innings and left trailing 2-0. Boston lost the game 7-2.
Boston and Houston will have Monday off before the series resumes with Game 3 on Tuesday.