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BEST SALE OF THE YEAR

Chris Sale

Pitcher Chris Sale sounds positively giddy talking about being traded in December from the Chicago White Sox to the Boston Red Sox.

It meant coming home because the Red Sox train at JetBlue Park, a short drive from his alma mater, Florida Gulf Coast University. It’s not much farther to his Naples home. “This is the happiest I’ve ever been in my life,” the left-handed Sale told USA Today during spring training. “You kidding me? What more could you ask for?”

Six weeks at home sounds pretty good.

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