Sale: 'Had No Intentions' of Hitting Brantley Following Grand Slam

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Sale: 'Had No Intentions' of Hitting Brantley Following Grand Slam
David Richard-USA TODAY Sports

One of the key plays in this afternoon’s 9-4 Tribe victory over the White Sox was Mark Reynolds’s grand slam with nobody out that extended the Indians’ lead to 7-2 in the fifth inning. On the very next pitch, Sox starter Chris Sale drilled Michael Brantley, and both benches were warned as a result. Sale was chased from the game that inning, but he explained to our Scott Sargent, in a special to ESPNChicago.com today, that was not his intent.

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