BREAKING: Sox trade Chris Sale to Cubs, receive Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez in return.

BREAKING: Sox trade Chris Sale to Cubs, receive Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez in return.
White Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale pitches against the Mariners in the seventh inning at Safeco Field. (Otto Greule Jr, Getty Images)

The White Sox, apparently fed up with Chris Sale's outbursts of firey passion, have traded the lanky lefty to the Cubs for Kyle Schwarber and Javier Baez.

Baez is on the 15-day disabled list with a strained left thumb while Schwarber is seen as the next Babe Ruth.

"The Bambino went from pitching to become the greatest hitter of all time," said manager Robin Ventura. "We have no doubt we can do the reverse."

"What the hell is this?" said pitching coach Don Cooper in response to the trade.

Theo Epstein told reporters that he regretted giving up Schwarber, but felt like this put the team in an even better position to contend.

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Filed under: Roster Moves

Tags: Chris Sale

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    If this was true it would be all over Espn and sports center it's a lie

  • In reply to Irvin Green:

    Thank you for catching our April Fools joke :)

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