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Topic - Matt Thornton
For many candidates in energy-boom states, support for increased oil and gas drilling isn't just sound policy — it's also good for their personal business.
Capsules of American League teams, listed in order of finish last year:
With job security out of the way, White Sox lefty Matt Thornton can now turn his attention to proving he should be Chicago's closer.
The Chicago White Sox have placed relievers Matt Thornton and J.J. Putz on the 15-day disabled list, leaving their bullpen a bit short on experience.
Bases loaded, two outs, a real chance for the National League to break through after years of waiting.
One key swing by Brian McCann pulled the National League out of the All-Star shadows.
"He was always level," said White Sox reliever Matt Thornton, who was on the 2009 World Baseball Classic team that Johnson managed, describing Johnson's demeanor on Day 1 with the Nationals to a T. "He was always right there.