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Matt Thornton #1AS-1AW-3

+ Washington Nationals Status: Active (MLB)
Positions: P-784
Proper Name: Matthew J. Thornton
Born: September 15, 1976 (38.172) in 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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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
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Scouting Scores

control k-rating efficiency vsPower
40 81 56 78
Pitch Repertoire Fastball (64.75%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (17.63%) -- Slider (12.59%) -- Cutter (5.03%)
Fastball Velocity: [2014] - 95.35 - [2013] - 94.28 - [2012] - 95.03 - [2011] - 95.83 - [2010] - 96.11

Recent Roster MovementAll Transactions

2014-08-05AClaimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals
2014-01-11ASigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)
2013-11-03FARed Sox declined option for 2014
2013-08-25AActivated from DL
2013-08-08D15DL-15 Strained right oblique [-]

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  • Awards for Matt Thornton
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2001MINORCarolina League All-Star TeamPAward History
    2001MINORCarolina League Pitcher of the Year Award History
    2001MINORMinor League High-A All-Star TeamSPAward History

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