If we were going to slap a pun-tastic headline on Day 2 of the 2016 MLB winter meetings, it would be: Chris Sale Changes Sox. 

Ba, dum…cha.

After much anticipation and speculation, the Chicago White Sox dealt the ace left-hander to the Boston Red Sox, shifting the balance of power in the American League and taking one of the biggest trade targets off the board.

Tuesday wasn’t all about Sale, of course. Other deals went down—including the Red Sox adding a bat and trading for a relieverand more rumors and rumblings flew at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in National Harbor, Maryland.

The possibility of late-night machinations remains. For now, let’s round up and analyze the day’s action, from the big Sale-off to the most intriguing chatter. 

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