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September 22, 2010

White Sox to pick up Matt Thornton’s 2011 option

Filed under: Chicago White Sox — The Wizard @ September 22, 2010 10:15 pm


The White Sox appear destined to make several changes next season, but they made a move to stabilize their bullpen Wednesday in picking up the 2011 option on All-Star left-handed reliever Matt Thornton.

The Sox gave Thornton security by signing him to a three-year contract before the 2007 season that included two team options. The last of those two options — a $3 million contract for 2011 — likely will be picked up formally once the season concludes.

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