CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana is the first July goodbye for the Chicago White Sox. There could be several more.
The rebuilding White Sox are moving on after trading Quintana to the crosstown Cubs on Thursday. Third baseman Todd Frazier and closer David Robertson also could be shipped out before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline.
Chicago returns from the All-Star break with a weekend series against Seattle. The White Sox reinstated right-hander Miguel Gonzalez and infielder Tyler Saladino from the 10-day disabled list before Friday night's game against Mariners.
The 28-year-old Quintana packed up his locker Thursday and played catch with now-former teammates Derek Holland, Carlos Rodon and Tommy Kahnle one more time.
Holland says Quintana "was one of the coolest teammates to be around," and it was tough to see him go.
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