Chris Sale punched out five batters and allowed just one hit while shutting out the Rays for four innings during the Red Sox' 2-1 victory.
Making his spring debut, Chris Sale allowed two runs -- one earned -- in two innings Monday against the Astros.
Chris Sale is scheduled to make his first Grapefruit League start with the Red Sox on March 6 against the Astros.
Red Sox acquired LHP Chris Sale from the White Sox for INF Yoan Moncada, RHP Michael Kopech, OF Luis Alexander Basabe, and RHP Victor Diaz.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Red Sox will acquire left-hander Chris Sale from the White Sox.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal hears from multiple sources that the Red Sox have "built momentum" toward a deal with the White Sox for Chris Sale.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Red Sox "remain strongly" in the mix for White Sox left-hander Chris Sale.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Red Sox "checked in" with the White Sox on Monday regarding Chris Sale.
FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that there is a "legitimate chance" Chris Sale is traded to the Nationals for a package headed by Victor Robles and Lucas Giolito.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports hears the Nationals are meeting with the White Sox about Chris Sale on Monday afternoon at the Winter Meetings.
According to Joel Sherman of the New York Post, the "perception of outside executives" is that the Astros and Nationals are trying hardest on a Chris Sale trade.
According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Nationals remain in trade discussions with the White Sox for Chris Sale.
ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that the Braves are still interested in Chris Sale and Chris Archer.
Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Nationals, Astros, Red Sox, Rangers and Braves "are starting to separate themselves at the forefront" in trade talks for Chris Sale.