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Old 07-14-2013, 07:46 PM
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Originally Posted by roylestillman View Post
As others have said, when he was on he was one of the best strike-out relievers I ever saw. When he wasn't he was responsible for some of the most jaw dropping blown saves of all time. My favorite memory was having this discussion with a woman at a spring training game a couple of years ago. A few innings later the woman introduced herself as Matt Thornton's mother.

That said, I have a feeling that we'll miss Matt out there in the bullpen. It will be like phantom limb syndrome.
I remember you telling that story.

Matt, you were awesome for a long time for the White Sox. Best of luck with the Other Sox.
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