Red Sox decline option on LHP Thornton

Updated: November 2, 2013, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

BOSTON -- The Boston Red Sox have declined their contract option on left-hander Matt Thornton.

The Red Sox obtained Thornton on July 12 from the Chicago White Sox but he was not on a postseason roster.

In 20 outings for Boston, all in relief, Thornton was 0-1 with a 3.52 ERA. In 60 relief appearances with the White Sox and Red Sox, he was 0-4 with a 3.74 ERA.

In 10 seasons, he appeared in 606 games, starting one, and is 32-42 with a 3.53 ERA.


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