Matt Thornton

Matt Thornton

Yankees, Thornton Agree To 2-Year Deal

The Yankees needed a dependable left-handed set-up man and now they have one.

670 The Score–12/17/2013

Matt Thornton. (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Thornton Left Off Red Sox ALDS Roster

The Red Sox are keeping 11 pitchers and the final spot apparently was between Doubront and lefty reliever Matt Thornton.

670 The Score–10/04/2013

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, left, and manager Robin Ventura. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Angi: Charting The White Sox’ Offseason

The trade deadline was just step one in a multi-tiered process, and the part that we can’t know yet is how the White Sox plan to behave this offseason.

670 The Score–09/12/2013

Paul Konerko. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Rongey: Talking White Sox Trades And Konerko’s Future

If you would have asked me several months ago — and many of you did — whether this White Sox team would execute a bevy of trades before the season came to an end, I would have told you — and I did — that I’d be surprised if they made more than a deal or two.

670 The Score–08/13/2013

The White Sox celebrate after a win.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: A Reason For White Sox Optimism

Something good is happening, and it’s visible in the hard numbers.

670 The Score–08/07/2013

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, left, and manager Robin Ventura. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Angi: Following Trade Deadline, White Sox Step Toward New Era

If you were expecting blockbuster trades, exploding rosters, and all-new faces on the White Sox today, the past few days might have seemed just a little anticlimactic to you.

CBS Chicago–08/01/2013

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn, left, and manager Robin Ventura. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Smarter Sox Done Fooling Fans

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn looks to have the guts needed for a gut rehab of a team grown old, stale and bad

670 The Score–07/31/2013

Chris Sale. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Angi: The Case For Trading Chris Sale

Though we won’t have Sale anymore, we may get something we don’t have now — a team with a future.

07/25/2013

Chicago White Sox

White Sox Get Boston Outfielder For Pitcher Thornton

The Chicago White Sox have acquired minor-league outfielder Brandon Jacobs from the Boston Red Sox in exchange for pitcher Matt Thornton and cash considerations.

07/12/2013

Alex Rios

Heyman: Rios, Peavy, Crain & Beckham In Mix As Trade Deadline Looms

Chicago might be Trade Central at the trade deadline this season, and it’s not only the Cubs who might sell.

670 The Score–06/21/2013

White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana. (Bob Levey/Getty Images)

Viciedo’s Triple Leads White Sox Over Astros 4-2

Dayan Viciedo’s bases-loaded triple in a four-run sixth inning helped the White Sox snap a four-game losing streak. They also avoided being swept in a four-game series for the first time since 2008.

06/18/2013

Robin Ventura. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

White Sox Set Opening Day Roster

The Chicago White Sox announced six roster moves and set their Opening Day Roster after their game against the Milwaukee Brewers.

03/30/2013

Matt Thornton

Schuster: Thornton Calls MRI ‘Over-The-Top Precautionary’

A few days ago the veteran left-hander experienced a twinge of discomfort in his throwing elbow during a bullpen session and immediately was checked out by medical personnel.

CBS Chicago–02/21/2013

John Danks

Schuster: White Sox Respond To Sub-.500 Prediction

Since its inception, the publication Baseball Prospectus seems to pick the White Sox to finish at the bottom of the standings each season.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Cleveland Indians catcher Lou Marson scores past White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski after right fielder Shin-Soo Choo grounded out to first base during the seventh inning at U.S. Cellular Field on Sept. 26, 2012 (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

White Sox Lose To Indians, Surrender Division Lead To Tigers

The Chicago White Sox fell out of the AL Central lead for the first time in two months, walking 12 batters and losing to the Cleveland Indians 6-4 Wednesday night.

09/26/2012

Alex Rios #51 of the Chicago White Sox celebrates his home run with teammates during a game against the Kansas City Royals in the seventh inning at Kauffman Stadium on September 18, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

White Sox Rally To Beat Royals 3-2

Gavin Floyd pitched seven crisp innings, Alex Rios hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Tuesday night for their fifth consecutive win.

09/18/2012

(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Simon Bruty)

Cooper: Everyone Loves To Hate Thornton

Veteran White Sox left-handed reliever Matt Thornton has had his share of rough outings this season.

670 The Score–08/16/2012

Chicago White Sox starter Jose Quintana pitches during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays August 14, 2012 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Brad White/Getty Images)

Quintana Snaps Winless Streak, White Sox Top Blue Jays 3-2

Jose Quintana snapped a five-start winless streak and the Chicago White Sox held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Tuesday night for a rare victory at Rogers Centre.

08/14/2012

Francisco Liriano #58 of the Chicago White Sox throws against the Oakland Atheltics at U.S. Cellular Field on August 11, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Tasos Katopodis /Getty Images)

Athletics Rally To Beat White Sox 9-7

Jonny Gomes homered to tie the game, and Brandon Inge hit a go-ahead single as the Oakland Athletics scored twice in the eighth inning and beat the Chicago White Sox 9-7 on Saturday night.

08/11/2012

Chicago White Sox second baseman Gordon Beckham congratulates right fielder Alex Rios on scoring against the Minnesota Twins during the first inning on July 31, 2012 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

A.J. Homers In 9th, White Sox Beat Twins 4-3

A.J. Pierzynski hit a two-run home run in the ninth inning and the Chicago White Sox held on to beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Tuesday night.

07/31/2012

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