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Chris Sale Being Released From Hospital After Overnight Stay Due to Stomach Illness

Chris Sale will be kept overnight for evaluation, and the team will release any further updates when available.

Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital and will rejoin the team in Houston on Tuesday, the team announced

Sale was admitted to Massachusetts General Hospital for observation Sunday after reporting a stomach illness. Sale was kept overnight for evaluation.

The lefthander pitched for the Red Sox Saturday in ALCS Game 1, a series-opening 7–2 loss against the Houston Astros. Sale last only four innings, giving up two runs on one hit and four walks. He was pulled after 86 pitches. He went sleeveless despite a first pitch temperature of 50 degrees.

In a Game 1 win over the New York Yankees in the ALDS, Sale pitched for 6 1/3 innings, striking out nine and allowing five hits and two earned runs. He also came out for relief in the eighth inning of Game 4 of that series.

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In the regular season, the 29-year-old Sale went 12–4 with a 2.11 ERA and 237 strikeouts.

The Red Sox face the Astros in Game 3 on Tuesday. The ALCS series is even at 1–1.