Thornton, Ventura respond to Leyland

Thornton, Ventura respond to Leyland
April 17, 2012, 1:43 am
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After Sunday's series finale loss to Detroit, Tigers manager Jim Leyland went on a bit of a rant about prognosticators who picked the White Sox to lose 90 games. His words were strong: If you picked the White Sox to lose 95 games, you don't know baseball.

Even the most pessimistic Sox fan shouldn't think 95 losses is realistic -- at worst, the Sox are somewhere in the range of 88 or so defeats, which would mean quite a bit went wrong.

Matt Thornton and Robin Ventura weighed in on Leyland's comments and the preseason projections prior to Monday's game against Baltimore: