|Red Sox acquire lefty Matt Thornton from White Sox|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 12 July 2013 18:14|
The Red Sox announced the move during Friday night's game at Oakland. To make room for Thornton on the 40-man roster, Andrew Miller was transferred to the 60-day disabled list.
Miller is expected to have surgery soon to repair a damaged left foot ligament and likely will be out for the season.
Thornton is 0-3 with a 3.86 ERA in 40 games with the White Sox this season. His addition gives Boston's bullpen another lefty besides Craig Breslow.