Matt Thornton

Matt Thornton #46

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  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 6"/235
  • Age: 38

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Matt Thornton Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
1-1 2.19 24.2 16 1.01

Matt Thornton MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
34-46 3.38 629.0 626 1.27

Matt Thornton Bio

  • Full Name: Matthew J. Thornton
  • Born: 9/15/1976 in Three Rivers, MI
  • Draft: 1998, Seattle Mariners, 1st rd. (22nd overall)
  • College: Grand Valley State
  • Debut: June 27, 2004
Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
2015 Stats 1 1 2.19 36 0 0 24.2 16 1.01
MLB Career Stats 34 46 3.38 706 1 23 629.0 626 1.27

Matt Thornton 2015 Splits

Duration W L ERA G GS SV IP H ER BB SO WHIP
Last 7 Games 1 1 1.59 7 0 0 5.2 3 1 1 2 0.71
Last 15 Games 1 1 2.53 15 0 0 10.2 11 3 2 8 1.22
Last 30 Games 1 1 2.53 30 0 0 21.1 18 6 6 15 1.13
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Last 15 Games
Last 30 Games
Last 3 Games W L SV IP H ER BB SO
7/22 vs NYM 1 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0
7/26 @ PIT 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1
8/1 @ NYM 0 1 0 0.1 2 1 1 0
Last 3 Games
7/22 vs NYM
7/26 @ PIT
8/1 @ NYM
2015 Games by Position: RP (36)

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Matt Thornton 2015 Projections

Duration W L ERA G GS CG SHO SV SVO IP H R ER HR HB BB IBB SO WHIP
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1 0 2.89 18 0 0 0 1 1 18.2 17 7 6 1 1 5 1 17 1.18
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2 1 2.49 54 0 0 0 1 2 43.1 36 15 12 2 2 11 3 33 1.08
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Matt Thornton News

Matt Thornton Fantasy News

August 18, 2014 at 1:34 AM ET

Nationals don't plan on changing closers

After Rafael Soriano's recent struggles continued with a blown save in the Nationals' 6-5 win over the Pirates on Sunday, manager Matt Williams gave his veteran closer a vote of confidence.

August 5, 2014 at 8:00 PM ET

Nats add lefty Thornton

In need of a lefty reliever, the Nationals claimed Matt Thornton off waivers from the Yankees on Tuesday afternoon.

Awards

Matt Thornton Awards

AL All-Star

  • 2010: Chi White Sox (AL)
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Matt Thornton Leaderboards

Saves

  • 2009: 4 (22nd in AL)
  • 2010: 8 (18th in AL)
  • 2011: 3 (22nd in AL)
  • 2012: 3 (25th in AL)

Games

  • 2006: 63 (24th in AL)
  • 2007: 68 (14th in AL)
  • 2008: 74 (5th in AL)
  • 2009: 70 (13th in AL)
  • 2012: 74 (6th in AL)

Holds

  • 2006: 18 (9th in AL)
  • 2007: 17 (14th in AL)
  • 2008: 20 (11th in AL)
  • 2009: 24 (5th in AL)
  • 2010: 21 (7th in AL)
  • 2011: 20 (11th in AL)
  • 2012: 26 (6th in AL)
  • 2013: 19 (18th in AL)
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Matt Thornton Latest Transactions

  • August 6, 2014: Washington Nationals activated LHP Matt Thornton.
  • August 5, 2014: Washington Nationals claimed LHP Matt Thornton off waivers from New York Yankees.
  • January 10, 2014: New York Yankees signed free agent LHP Matt Thornton.
  • November 2, 2013: LHP Matt Thornton elected free agency.
  • November 1, 2013: Boston Red Sox activated LHP Matt Thornton.
  • October 4, 2013: Boston Red Sox reassigned LHP Matt Thornton to the minor leagues.
  • August 25, 2013: Boston Red Sox activated LHP Matt Thornton from the 15-day disabled list.
  • August 7, 2013: Boston Red Sox placed LHP Matt Thornton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 5, 2013. Right oblique strain.
  • July 13, 2013: Chicago White Sox traded LHP Matt Thornton to Boston Red Sox for LF Brandon Jacobs.
  • September 3, 2010: Matt Thornton roster status changed by Chicago White Sox.
  • August 25, 2010: Chicago White Sox placed LHP Matt Thornton on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to August 18, 2010. Left elbow inflammation.
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