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Chris Sale (elbow) does not need Tommy John

by Brendan Tuma | Red Sox Correspondent | Mon, Aug 19th 5:10pm EDT

Jeff Passan of ESPN reports that Red Sox ace Chris Sale does not need Tommy John surgery. (Jeff Passan on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact:

Sale met with Dr. James Andrews today, who confirmed that the lefty was only dealing with inflammation. This is excellent news for Sale and the Red Sox in the long term, however, it's still unclear when the ace will return to pitching this season. For fantasy purposes you should do your best to keep him rostered until we hear what Boston is thinking for a timeline.

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