The 2010 top draft pick sailed through the minors with just 11 appearances and was brought up just months after he was drafted. Here, WBEZ talks to lefty All-Star Chris Sale, the young pitcher who moved from the bullpen to the starting rotation and is now in contention for a Cy Young Award.
The Cubs’ top minor league prospect, 22-year-old Anthony Rizzo, made his debut against the New York Mets Tuesday night. Meanwhile, the White Sox acquired 33-year-old Boston Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis in a trade on Sunday.
Sure there are plays out there about roller derby and boxing. But you can fit all the other sports plays in a thimble compared to the vast dramatic literature about baseball, not to mention the treasury of baseball literature beyond theater.