Boston Red Sox Rumors: 3 Potential Landing Spots for Chris Sale

Chris Sale was in the rumor mill all offseason, but the Boston Red Sox did not move him. However, with the Red Sox expected to be among the worst teams in the majors this year, they are likely to shop him during the season. As a result, let's discuss three possible landing spots for the seven-time All-Star.

Philadelphia Phillies: The Philadelphia Phillies are looking to improve their rotation and could enter the Sale sweepstakes because of it. This is especially true if Sale can find his previous form, as he would have the potential to strengthen the front half of their rotation if so.

St. Louis Cardinals: The St. Louis Cardinals have a solid roster, but there is no question that they need to improve their rotation if they hope to be legitimate contenders. Therefore, if Sale looks like his former self as the year rolls on, we should expect them to be in the mix for his services as the deadline gets closer.

San Diego Padres: The San Diego Padres are in win-now mode and have not been afraid to make major moves lately because of it. Therefore, they could be the kind of dark horse team to make a push for Sale if they are looking to improve their rotation. 

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