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+ Washington Nationals Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: P-784
Proper Name: Matthew J. Thornton
Born: September 15, 1976 (38.323)
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, NYA, WAS
Signed by:Ken Madeja
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (62.12%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (19.16%) -- Slider (13.19%) -- Cutter (5.50%) -- Sinker (0.02%)
Fastball Velocity: [2015] - 93.45 - [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
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2014MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2014-08-05Washington NationalsRPActive-MLBWashington NationalsMLBClaimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals40man
    2014-01-11New York YankeesRPActive-MLBNew York YankeesMLBSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)40man
    2013
    2013-11-03RPFAMLBRed Sox declined option for 2014---
    2013-08-25Boston Red SoxRPActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBActivated from DL40man
    2013-08-08Boston Red SoxRPDL-15Boston Red SoxMLBDL-15 Strained right oblique [-]40man
    2013-07-13Boston Red SoxRPActive-MLBBoston Red SoxMLBTraded from White Sox to Red Sox for Brandon Jacobs40man
    2012
    2012-05-04Chicago White SoxRPActive-MLBChicago White SoxMLB40man
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by White Sox (3-year extension, team option in 2010)
    Traded by Mariners to White Sox for Joe Borchard
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Seattle Mariners in 1st round (22nd overall) of 1998 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    *Did not sign* ... Selected by Detroit Tigers in 27th round (742nd overall) of 1995 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2015Washington Nationals$ 3,500,0003001571$ 0$ 3,797,278
    2014New York Yankees$ 3,500,0002861769$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-01-11 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)
    2014Washington Nationals$ 3,500,0002861569$ 500,000$ 3,259,0962014-01-11 - Signed to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)
    2013Chicago White Sox$ 5,500,000185880$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2013Boston Red Sox$ 5,500,0001851280$ 490,000$ 3,019,505
    2012Chicago White Sox$ 5,500,0001641082$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2011Chicago White Sox$ 3,000,0002611471$ 414,000$ 2,722,607
    2010Chicago White Sox$ 2,250,0003101666$ 400,000$ 2,812,5942010-10-26 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($7m) 2nd Club option from prior contract
    2009Chicago White Sox$ 1,325,0003831553$ 400,000$ 2,746,7922009-10-06 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($2.25m) 1st option year from 2007 contract
    2008Chicago White Sox$ 875,0004332052$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    2007Chicago White Sox$ 425,0005292035$ 380,000$ 2,459,7372007-04-02 - Signed to 3-year contract for 2007-2009 ($3.25m) Club options for 2010 and 2011
    2006Chicago White Sox$ 355,0005772428$ 327,000$ 2,365,0722006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.355m)
    2005Seattle Mariners$ 323,0006852724$ 300,000$ 2,189,0552005-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2005-2005 ($0.323m)
    2004Seattle Mariners$ 300,000755430$ 300,000$ 2,070,100

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