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Matt Thornton #1AS-1AW-3

+ Washington Nationals Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-784
Proper Name: Matthew J. Thornton
Born: September 15, 1976 (38.218)
Place Three Rivers, Michigan
Height/Weight: 6-6 / 220 Bats/Throws: Left-Left
High School: Centreville (Centreville,MI)
College: Grand Valley State University
Drafted: 1998 -- 1st round (22nd overall) by Seattle Mariners (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:June 27,2004 (27.285)
TBC Player ID:7239
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2014-08-05 - Washington Nationals - Claimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals More
Prospect Ranks:[2002]SEA #10
Recent Contract:Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m) by New York Yankees (2014-01-11)
Organizations:SEA, CHA, BOS, WAS, NYA
Signed by:Ken Madeja
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (64.56%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.77%) -- Slider (12.59%) -- Cutter (5.08%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 93.46 - [2014] - 95.35 - [2013] - 94.28 - [2012] - 95.03 - [2011] - 95.83 - [2010] - 96.11
Scouting Scores
control k-rating efficiency vsPower
40 81 56 78


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  • The list of games below involve those where this player has accomplished at least one of a pre-defined list of feats or milestones throughout his career.
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Pitching Feats and Milestones for Matt Thornton
    Game DateTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    SEASDNL 1-5 vs SDN   43000110001342271564%10-01st career game
    SEAKCAW 9-7 vs KCAW  30000250001161313051%91-21st career win
    CHADETW 13-9 @DET   130000200062219386%771-6Threw 86% strikes
    CHAPITW 4-3 @PIT   110000300042116576%1004-7Threw 76% strikes
    CHABALW 11-8 vs BALSv  0.1100001000265183%1044-71st career save
    CHAANAL 3-4 @ANA   1.220000100072119290%1316-8Threw 90% strikes
    CHASEAL 0-6 vs SEA   200000200062418675%1889-12Threw 75% strikes
    CHAMINW 8-7 vs MINSv  1.100000300041713476%20010-13200th career game
    CHAKCAW 10-0 vs KCA   200000100062418675%20410-13Threw 75% strikes
    CHACHNW 6-5 vs CHNW  1.200000400051814478%23814-14Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    CHAANAW 7-6 vs ANA   2.210000300092621581%26814-16Threw 81% strikes
    CHASEAW 7-6 vs SEAW  2.100000500072820871%35823-20Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    CHATORL 4-7 vs TOR   200000500062216673%36223-21Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    CHABOSW 7-5 @BOSSv  100000200031912763%40024-23400th career game
    CHAANAW 4-3 @ANASv  200000300062218482%40826-23Threw 82% strikes
    Batting Feats and Milestones for Matt Thornton
    Game DateTeamOppResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPC-G#Notes
    SEASDNL 1-5 vs SDN000000000000000011st career game
    CHATORW 4-3 vs TOR0000000000000000500500th career game

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