Chris Sale received plenty of support from White Sox fans during the first two days of his return to Chicago. On Tuesday night, his new team gave him lots of support on the field.The Red Sox backed him with 10 runs at Guaranteed Rate Field, which Sale needed as he had his worst statistical performance of the season. He had qualified for the win when he left the mound, and the Red Sox went on Cliff Pennington Jersey to a 13-7 victory.Sale pitched a season-low five innings, allowing five earned runs on10 hitsboth season highsbefore he was replaced by reliever Heath Hembree in the sixth inning.”I clearly didn’t have it tonight,” Sale told reporters in comments broadcasted by NESN.Salereceived a standing ovationTuesday, followingascoreboard tributeMonday, in his return to the city’s south side.Chris Sale showered with cheers in his first start against his former team in Chicago pic.twitter.com/KSfGYFz28c Def Pen Sports (@DefPenSports) May 31, 2017MORE: Dustin Pedroia expected to mi s time with sprained wristThen, in the stadium where he had so much succe s, he had one of the worst road outings of his career.2nd time Chris Sale has allowed at least 6 runs and 10 hits on the road. Other- July 30, 2015 with White Sox…against the Red Sox. ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) May 31, 2017Boston’s offense provided him with three separate four-run leads, the last a 10-6 advantage. Sale left the game after a three-up, three-down fifth inning. He struck out nine batterson the night, including fourin a row over the first and second innings.Chicago scored three runs off him in the second after Boston had taken a 4-0 lead. Five consecutive White Sox batters reached on four singles and a walk.After the Red Sox went ahead 7-3, the White Soxadded another run in the third on Tim Anderson’s RBI single. Todd Frazier’s two-run home run in the fourth cut Boston’s lead to 7-6.Sale’s most efficient inning was his last a 1-2-3 inning against Anthony DeSclafani Jersey the bottom of Chicago’s batting order. By that point, he had been backed by a pair of home runs from Deven Marrero, Mookie Betts’ solo shot in the second and Jackie Bradley Jr.’s four RBIs.”My guys allowed me to suck tonight,” Sale said.MORE: Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland suspendedThe one exception to the warm welcome was a not-so-subtly placed ad for throwback White Sox jerseys.Diabolical move by the White Sox to advertise throwback jersey night right in front of Chris Sale’s face. pic.twitter.com/D79Oa2AcTw Jared Carrabis (@Jared_Carrabis) May 31, 2017Whether intentional or not it’s much more fun to a sume the ad’s placement was a conscious decision made by someone within the White Sox organization the throwback jerseys symbolize the beginning of the end for Sale’s career in Chicago, when he cut up Tony Perez Jersey all of the team’s throwback uniforms before a game last season because they were uncomfortable to wear.Sale was tradedlastDecember in a deal that sent four players, including highly regarded infield prospectYoan Moncada, to the White Sox.
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