The Chicago Cubs have acquired ace Jose Quintana from a White Sox in a vital trade between crosstown rivals.
Trailing Milwaukee by 5 1/2 games during 43-45, a fortifying champions shook things adult in a large approach on Thursday by appropriation Quintana, a 2016 All-Star. In exchange, a Cubs sent 4 prospects to a White Sox — outfielder Eloy Jimenez, right-handed pitcher Dylan Cease, and infielders Matt Rose and Bryant Flete.
Quintana is 4-8 with a 4.49 ERA in 18 starts this season. He went 13-12 with a 3.20 ERA final year and done his initial All-Star team.