Originally Posted by rdivaldi
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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