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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. Tue, Aug 5, 2014 02:39:00 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
1B1Ryan Zimmerman
2Tyler Moore
3Mike Carp
4Clint Robinson
2B1Yunel Escobar
2Danny Espinosa
3Dan Uggla
SS1Ian Desmond
3B1Anthony Rendon
2Ian Stewart
LF1Jayson Werth
2Kevin Frandsen
3Reed Johnson
CF1Denard Span
2Matt den Dekker
3Michael Taylor
4Nate McLouth
5Tony Gwynn Jr.
RF1Bryce Harper
2Scott Hairston
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Stephen Strasburg
2Max Scherzer
3Jordan Zimmermann
4Doug Fister
5Gio Gonzalez
6Tanner Roark
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Drew Storen
2Aaron Barrett
3Craig Stammen
4Matt Thornton
5Casey Janssen
6Erik Davis
7Xavier Cedeno
8Blake Treinen
9Scott McGregor
10Mitch Lively
11Rich Hill