The Cubs are getting in position to make a huge splash.
That doesn’t mean everything has gone according to The Plan. It doesn’t guarantee a parade down Michigan Avenue.
BOSTON — Mike Carp did what the entirety of the White Sox offense couldn’t do on Thursday — produced with a runner in scoring position.
BOSTON — Asked Thursday what factored into the previous night’s decision when he removed Chris Sale, White Sox manager Robin Ventura cited last month’s loss at Anaheim.
BOSTON — Chris Sale was on Target on Wednesday night.
His bullpen was not.
The Red Sox took a chance this past offseason when they let Jacoby Ellsbury walk in free agency. The hope was that top prospect Jackie Bradley Jr. would fill the void at a much lower cost.