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Chris Sale’s Game 2 start ends after one inning

Chris Sale’s start in Game 2 of the ALDS was short-lived.

The Red Sox’s lefty ace pitched just one inning, giving up five runs on four hits, one walk, and two strikeouts.

Tampa Bay’s bats got to Sale from the jump. Randy Arozarena hit Sale’s first pitch of the game, a 94 mph fastball, to left-center for a single. On Sale’s second pitch, Wander Franco — hitting from the right side of the plate — hit a 78 mph slider to right field.

Sale did bounce back to strike out Brandon Lowe, throwing a slider on all five pitches.