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The Boston Red Sox have placed reliever Matt Thornton on the 15 day disabled list with an oblique strain. Thorton was acquired from the Chicago White Sox after losing left-hander Andrew Miller for the rest of the season, and has made 10 appearances for Boston, giving up two runs on 12 hits over 8 1/3 innings with two walks and six strikeouts. In 50 total appearances this year, he has a 3.47 ERA, holding left-handed hitters to a .221 average. “Talking to the guys that have had it — I’ve never had anything like this in my career before — and everyone said they tried to come back too quick and it doubles the time coming back again,” Thornton said. “So I didn’t want that. I need to be fresh and really healthy when I’m back out there.” The Red Sox have recalled  Pedro Beato has been recalled from Triple-A to take his place in the bullpen.
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