Smoltz’s Hall of Fame speech illuminated a growing problem at the youth level of the sport.
It’s the first time since 1955 that four players were in a single class.
The White Sox were expected to compete for the American League Central title, but after slowly recovering from terrible start to the season, they find themselves two games under .500.
So far this season, Mat Thornton has struggled to close out games for the Chicago White Sox. He has three blown saves, an 0-1 record and a 2.73 WHIP.