OXON HILL, Md. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Chris Sale is changing his sox.

The Chicago White Sox traded the star pitcher to Boston on Tuesday, WFAN baseball insider Jon Heyman reported. A person familiar with the deal also confirmed the move to The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the move hadn’t been announced.

Sale was a top trade target at the baseball winter meetings and the AL East champion Red Sox acquired him in a package that included young hitter Yoan Moncada and minor league pitcher Michael Kopech.

The Washington Nationals were reportedly a finalist for Sale.

The 27-year-old Sale has been an All-Star in each of the last five seasons, finishing high in the Cy Young Award voting every time. The lefty was 17-10 with a 3.34 ERA this year.

Sale joins a talented rotation that includes recent Cy Young winner Rick Porcello, former winner David Price and All-Star knuckleballer Steven Wright.

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