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Scoring change benefits Chris Sale

CHICAGO -- Upon further review, Chris Sale was not charged with any runs in Tuesday night's victory over the New York Yankees.

Sale had been charged with one run over 7 1/3 innings, with that lone run coming on his wild pitch in the first inning that allowed Alfonso Soriano to score all the way from second base.

Instead of a wild pitch, though, scorekeeper Bob Rosenberg called the play a passed ball after seeing a different replay of the pitch Wednesday morning. The scoring change means that the lone run he allowed was unearned.

Sale now has five outings this season without an unearned run, making Tuesday's his first since doing it on June 14 at Houston, in a game he lost because the Astros scored two unearned runs and won 2-1.

The change also lowered Sale’s ERA from 2.83 to 2.77. He continues to have the 16th best ERA among starters in all of baseball and the seventh best in the American League, just behind the 2.75 marks from the A’s Bartolo Colon and the Mariners’ Hisashi Iwakuma.