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Matt Thornton, RP, Chicago White Sox
Might steal a save or two
The ChiSox activated Thornton (forearm) from the disabled list at the beginning
of the weekend. The lefty is in the midst of one of his underappreciated seasons
(three wins, six saves, 2.61 ERA, 1.08 WHIP and 66 K's in 48 1/3 frames, now).
Fantasy owners don't often hang on to relievers who get hurt, and apparently, few pick them back up, too. Questioning the impact that Thornton can have at this stage of the year? Ozzie Guillen said that he might ease his lefty back into late-inning work, but there Thornton was on Sunday, picking up a save. One way or another, Bobby Jenks' usage patterns could be a factor here.
Shallow mixed: Consider
Deep mixed: Consider
About Nicholas Minnix
Minnix is baseball editor and a fantasy football analyst at KFFL. He plays in LABR and Tout Wars and won the FSWA Baseball Industry Insiders League in 2010.
The University of Delaware alum is a regular guest on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio and Baltimore's WNST AM 1570.
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