Red Sox Get Ace Chris Sale from White Sox 

FILE - In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of a baseball game, in Detroit. The Atlanta Braves may not be finished with the dramatic overhaul of their rotation. Braves general manager John Coppolella told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016, he hopes to add another starting pitcher, even after agreeing to deals with veteran right-handers R.A. Dickey and Bartolo Colon last week. Chicago White Sox ace left-hander Chris Sale might be available in a trade. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

FILE – In this Aug. 3, 2016, file photo, Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale throws against the Detroit Tigers in the fifth inning of a baseball game, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — A person familiar with the trade tells The Associated Press that the Boston Red Sox have gotten star pitcher Chris Sale from the Chicago White Sox.

The person spoke on condition of anonymity Tuesday because the trade 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 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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