The Chicago White Sox have decided to move pitcher Chris Sale back to the bullpen after he experienced some tenderness in his pitching elbow. Sale will assume the role of closer and Hector Santiago will shift to middle relief.
Sale to close, tender elbow— Mark Gonzales (@MDGonzales) May 4, 2012
Sale felt some tenderness in his elbow and this move was done to preserve his career. He is not hurt— Scott Merkin (@scottmerkin) May 4, 2012
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Dylan Axelrod will start for the White Sox on Sunday and Eric Stults may be called up to start a game against the Cleveland Indians on Monday. Sale won't be available to close until Monday.
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