Craig Kimbrel

Cubs Trade Craig Kimbrel to White Sox, Twitter Explodes

Twitter explodes after Cubs trade Kimbrel to White Sox originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The Cubs and White Sox have a thing for pulling off blockbuster trades in July.

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:

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