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Old 11-03-2013, 07:54 AM
LITTLE NELL LITTLE NELL is offline
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Red Sox buy out Thornton. I could see him back on the Southside to face lefties only at a reduced salary, who else do we have?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports...,4350461.story
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:08 AM
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Red Sox buy out Thornton. I could see him back on the Southside to face lefties only at a reduced salary, who else do we have?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports...,4350461.story
The buyout was expected. The six-figure cash sum that the White Sox sent the Red Sox along with Thornton in the deal (something that sounds counterproductive for a team looking for salary relief) was expected to pay for most of the buyout that the White Sox were planning anyway.
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:22 AM
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Red Sox buy out Thornton. I could see him back on the Southside to face lefties only at a reduced salary, who else do we have?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports...,4350461.story
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Old 11-03-2013, 09:35 AM
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Why do people always want to bring back every single player that has put on a White Sox uniform?
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Old 11-03-2013, 07:14 PM
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Old 11-04-2013, 10:25 AM
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Why do people always want to bring back every single player that has put on a White Sox uniform?
It's ridiculous, isn't it? Remember the one a few years back about bringing back Crede even though he hadn't been in the league for two years? That one may have been my favorite.
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Old 11-04-2013, 10:46 AM
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It's ridiculous, isn't it? Remember the one a few years back about bringing back Crede even though he hadn't been in the league for two years? That one may have been my favorite.
Apples and oranges. Thornton has shown to still be an effective major league pitcher against lefties. At the proper price, he would not be a bad signing.
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Old 11-04-2013, 10:57 AM
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Apples and oranges. Thornton has shown to still be an effective major league pitcher against lefties. At the proper price, he would not be a bad signing.
Exactly. Considering the left handed bullpen alternatives are currently David Purcey and Donnie Veal, I'd be fine with Thornton as a cost effective LOOGY. However, if he is looking for big money and more than one year, it wouldn't be worth it given his age.
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Old 11-04-2013, 11:23 AM
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Why do people always want to bring back every single player that has put on a White Sox uniform?
The complete and utter lack of a decent lefty in the bullpen maybe?
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Old 11-05-2013, 07:21 PM
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Old 11-05-2013, 10:45 PM
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Red Sox buy out Thornton. I could see him back on the Southside to face lefties only at a reduced salary, who else do we have?
http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports...,4350461.story

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Old 11-06-2013, 09:35 AM
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I had a dream last night that the Yankees signed Thornton to be a starter. They said that if Braden Looper could do it, Thornton could do it, because it had always been his dream to be a starter.
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Old 11-06-2013, 01:03 PM
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I'd like to give Veal another chance. He has fantastic stuff and we aren't going anywhere.
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I'm not counting this homerun or his 3 RBI from today's game because of the game situation. I'm not counting his pinch hit solo homerun in a blowout win in Colorado. In my book, Crede has 2 less home runs than his statistics show, 4 less RBI, and one less walk (the one where he pinch hit for Uribe after coming in with a 3-0 count and taking one pitch).
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Old 11-06-2013, 02:01 PM
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I had a dream last night that the Yankees signed Thornton to be a starter. They said that if Braden Looper could do it, Thornton could do it, because it had always been his dream to be a starter.
Thorton probably has three good innings in him a week, which might qualify him to start on some teams.
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Old 11-14-2013, 08:13 PM
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Better Thornton than Wise.
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