Twitter explodes after Cubs trade Kimbrel to White Sox originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
NBC Sports Chicago's Gordon Wittenmyer confirmed Friday the Cubs have traded All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel to the crosstown White Sox.
It's a stunning move between Chicago's two baseball teams, perhaps even more than the 2017 trade involving José Quintana, Eloy Jiménez and Dylan Cease. The Sox now have two All-Star closers in the back of their bullpen in Kimbrel and Liam Hendriks.
Naturally, Chicago baseball Twitter exploded in wake of the news: