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Matt Thornton irritated by Oney's tweets

Updated: January 1, 2011, 9:59 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Matt Thornton said recent tweets by manager Ozzie Guillen's son, Oney, about Bobby Jenks were "irritating" and take the focus off baseball.

"I'm not a big fan of the social media, personally," Thornton said on ESPN 1000's "Talking Baseball." "I don't tweet. I don't Facebook. I don't like it in sports at all. I don't think it's necessary at all. ... What happened here with Oney tweeting what he did, that's crossing a pretty big line in my personal ...

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