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Matt Thornton | Relief Pitcher | #46

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (41) / 9/15/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'6" / 235
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Grand Valley State
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 1 (22) / SEA

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ESPN's Jerry Crasnick reports that Matt Thornton has retired from baseball.
Thornton, who turned 40 in September, missed much of this past season due to injury and was eventually released by the Padres in August. The veteran left-hander has had a fine career, though, posting a 3.41 ERA while striking out nearly a batter per inning across his 13 major league seasons. Tue, Nov 8, 2016 12:02:00 AM

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