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MATT THORNTON   +

MLB  Washington Nationals   40-man Roster
Positions
P-720
Born
September 15, 1976  (37.347)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-6 / 220
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Centreville  (Centreville,MI)
College:
Drafted:
Seattle Mariners:  1998-1-22 (June-Reg)  bonus: $925,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Matthew J. Thornton 
TBC Player ID
7239
MLB Debut
June 27, 2004  (27.285)

Pitch Repertoire

2014SpeedShareStrike%#
2-Seam Fastball94.9168.666.58389
Fastball95.2016.468.8293
Cutter88.057.872.7344
Slider82.125.845.4533
Intent Ball85.311.40.008
Recent Contract:  2-years/$7m (2014-2015) by New York Yankees
Top Prospect:  team  2002 (#10-SEA)
Control
40
K-Rating
81
Efficiency
56
vsPower
78

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OFF THE FIELD
Start DateStatusMLB TeamMinor Team40-ManTransaction Description
2014-08-05ActiveWashington Nationals YesClaimed off waivers from Yankees by Nationals
2014-01-11ActiveNew York Yankees YesSigned to 2-year contract for 2014-2015 ($7m)
2013-11-03Free Agent  Red Sox declined option for 2014
2013-08-25ActiveBoston Red Sox YesActivated from DL
2013-08-08DL-15Boston Red Sox YesDL-15 Strained right oblique [-]
2013-07-13ActiveBoston Red Sox YesTraded from White Sox to Red Sox for Brandon Jacobs
2012-05-04ActiveChicago White Sox Yes

The transactions grid above is available for Major Leaguers and Minor Leaguers since May of 2012. All transactions prior to this date will be listed below.



DateNotes
2007-04-01Signed by White Sox (3-year extension, team option in 2010)
2006-03-20Traded by Mariners to White Sox for Joe Borchard
1998-07-03signed
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)


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