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Matt Thornton | Relief Pitcher

Team: Washington Nationals
Age / DOB:  (38) / 9/15/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 235
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: Grand Valley State
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Nationals claimed LHP Matt Thornton off waivers from the Yankees.
Thornton was claimed by the Nationals after being placed on revocable waivers and the Yankees simply decided to let him go. The 37-year-old has posted a 2.55 ERA and 20/6 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings this season, mostly in a specialist role. The Nationals will be responsible for the remainder of his contract, which includes a $3.5 million salary for next season. The Yankees could soon call up prospect Jacob Lindgren to take his place in the bullpen. Aug 5 - 2:39 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGGSWLSVHOLDIPHRERBBKCGSHOERAWHIP
2004SEA191120032.23015152530004.131.68
2005SEA5500405575433334257005.211.68
2006CWS63053218544620202149003.331.24
2007CWS6804421756.15931302655004.791.51
2008CWS7405312067.14820201977002.671.00
2009CWS7006342472.15822222087002.741.08
2010CWS6105482160.24118182081002.671.01
2011CWS6202532059.26034222163003.321.36
2012CWS740410326656327251753003.461.23
2013BOS6000401943.14720181530003.741.43
2014WAS64013018363397828001.751.14
Career Totals:6701334523188604.1539249230234610003.441.29

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jose Lobaton
3Sandy Leon
1B1Tyler Moore
2B1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Danny Espinosa
3Jeff Kobernus
4Wilmer Difo
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
2Ryan Zimmerman
LF1Bryce Harper
2Kevin Frandsen
CF1Denard Span
2Michael Taylor
3Nate McLouth
4Brian Goodwin
RF1Jayson Werth
2Scott Hairston
3Nate Schierholtz
4Steven Souza
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Gio Gonzalez
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Tanner Roark
6Taylor Hill
7Taylor Jordan
8A.J. Cole
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Tyler Clippard
3Rafael Soriano
4Craig Stammen
5Jerry Blevins
6Ross Detwiler
7Matt Thornton
8Erik Davis
9Xavier Cedeno
10Blake Treinen
11Aaron Barrett
12Matt Grace
13Bruce Billings