Matt Thornton to Atlanta is picking up steam. Keep an eye on it.
Although Thornton himself doesn't think it's going to happen.
Thornton also said he didn't see a fit in the Atlanta rumor, but knows his name is out there.
Thornton, 35, has a career record of 28-28 with a 3.52 ERA, including 499 strikeouts to just 194 walks in 460 innings pitched over a seven year career thus far. He is a valuable reliever that can close games if he's asked. Left handed relievers with this kind of success don't come around very often and the NL East is a division in which you want quality left handed relievers to face sluggers Ryan Howard Mike Stanton.
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