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Matt Thornton

Matthew J. Thornton

Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 6", Weight: 235 lb.

Born: September 15, 1976 in Three Rivers, Michigan, US
High Schools: Centerville HS (Sturgis, MI), Centreville HS (Centreville, MI)
School: Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)

Drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 27th round of the 1995 MLB June Amateur Draft from Centerville HS (Sturgis, MI) and the Seattle Mariners in the 1st round (22nd) of the 1998 MLB June Amateur Draft from Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI).

Major League Stats

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Pitching: 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Minors Pitching

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1998 21 0.1 Everett NORW A- SEA 0 0 27.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 4 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 3.000 6.8 0.0 20.2 0.0 0.00
1999 22 0.4 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA 0 0 4.91 25 1 3 0 0 1 29.1 39 19 16 1 25 0 34 0 0 5 154 2.182 12.0 0.3 7.7 10.4 1.36
2000 23 1.3 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA 6 9 .400 4.01 26 17 3 0 0 0 103.1 94 59 46 2 72 1 88 6 2 12 465 1.606 8.2 0.2 6.3 7.7 1.22
2001 24 1.2 San Bernardino CALL A+ SEA 14 7 .667 2.52 27 27 0 0 0 0 157.0 126 56 44 9 60 0 192 11 0 12 650 1.185 7.2 0.5 3.4 11.0 3.20
2002 25 1.3 San Antonio TL AA SEA 1 5 .167 3.63 12 12 0 0 0 0 62.0 52 31 25 3 29 0 44 5 0 8 258 1.306 7.5 0.4 4.2 6.4 1.52
2003 26 1.5 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-AAA SEA 3 2 .600 2.70 8 8 0 0 0 0 43.1 31 18 13 4 16 0 37 1 0 1 171 1.085 6.4 0.8 3.3 7.7 2.31
2003 26 3.2 Inland Empire CALL A+ SEA 0 0 4.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 9 4 4 2 4 0 14 1 0 0 40 1.444 9.0 2.0 4.0 14.0 3.50
2003 26 1.8 San Antonio TL AA SEA 3 0 1.000 0.36 4 4 0 0 0 0 25.1 8 3 1 0 9 0 18 0 0 0 87 0.671 2.8 0.0 3.2 6.4 2.00
2003 26 -1.2 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 0 2 .000 8.00 2 2 0 0 0 0 9.0 14 11 8 2 3 0 5 0 0 1 44 1.889 14.0 2.0 3.0 5.0 1.67
2004 27 -0.4 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 7 5 .583 5.42 16 15 0 1 0 0 83.0 86 58 50 4 63 1 74 6 0 10 393 1.795 9.3 0.4 6.8 8.0 1.17
7 Seasons 31 28 .525 3.72 116 80 6 1 0 1 479.1 429 245 198 23 268 2 469 29 2 48 2099 1.454 8.1 0.4 5.0 8.8 1.75
A- (1 season) A- 0 0 27.00 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 1 4 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8 3.000 6.8 0.0 20.2 0.0 0.00
A (2 seasons) A 6 9 .400 4.21 51 18 6 0 0 1 132.2 133 78 62 3 97 1 122 6 2 17 619 1.734 9.0 0.2 6.6 8.3 1.26
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 14 7 .667 2.60 29 29 0 0 0 0 166.0 135 60 48 11 64 0 206 12 0 12 690 1.199 7.3 0.6 3.5 11.2 3.22
AA (2 seasons) AA 4 5 .444 2.68 16 16 0 0 0 0 87.1 60 34 26 3 38 0 62 5 0 8 345 1.122 6.2 0.3 3.9 6.4 1.63
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 7 7 .500 5.67 18 17 0 1 0 0 92.0 100 69 58 6 66 1 79 6 0 11 437 1.804 9.8 0.6 6.5 7.7 1.20

Minors Batting

Year Age AgeDif Tm Lg Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1998 21 0.1 Everett NORW A- SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
1999 22 0.4 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2000 23 1.4 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2001 24 1.2 San Bernardino CALL A+ SEA 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2002 25 0.3 San Antonio TL AA SEA 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 26 3 Teams 3 Lgs A+-AA-AAA SEA 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 26 3.2 Inland Empire CALL A+ SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 26 1.4 San Antonio TL AA SEA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 26 -1.3 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 27 -0.2 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Seasons 116 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A- (1 season) A- 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A (2 seasons) A 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
A+ (2 seasons) A+ 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AA (2 seasons) AA 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
AAA (2 seasons) AAA 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

Minors Fielding

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff G CG Ch PO A E DP Fld% RF/G SB CS CS% lgCS% PO Rctch Rtz
1998 21 Everett NORW A- SEA P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
1999 22 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA P 25 6 2 4 0 0 1.000 0.24 4 1 20%
2000 23 Wisconsin MIDW A SEA P 26 35 6 29 0 2 1.000 1.35 14 6 30%
2001 24 San Bernardino CALL A+ SEA P 27 28 5 18 5 2 .821 0.85 10 12 55%
2002 25 San Antonio TL AA SEA P 12 17 2 13 2 0 .882 1.25 7 4 36%
2003 26 3 Teams 3 Lgs AA-A+-AAA SEA P 8 4 2 2 0 0 1.000 0.50 2 1 33%
2003 26 Inland Empire CALL A+ SEA P 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 1 0 0%
2003 26 San Antonio TL AA SEA P 4 2 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.50 1 1 50%
2003 26 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA P 2 2 2 0 0 0 1.000 1.00 0 0
2004 27 Tacoma PCL AAA SEA P 16 17 3 12 2 1 .882 0.94
7 Seasons 116 107 20 78 9 5 .916 0.84 37 24 39%
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

Year Age Tm Lg Lev Aff
1998 21 Everett AquaSox Northwest League A- SEA
1999 22 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League A SEA
2000 23 Wisconsin Timber Rattlers Midwest League A SEA
2001 24 San Bernardino Stampede California League A+ SEA
2002 25 San Antonio Missions Texas League AA SEA
2003 26 Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League AAA SEA
2003 26 San Antonio Missions Texas League AA SEA
2003 26 Inland Empire 66ers California League A+ SEA
2004 27 Tacoma Rainiers Pacific Coast League AAA SEA 2004-04-11 2004-07-28
2004 27 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2004-06-27 2004-10-03
2005 28 Seattle Mariners American League MLB SEA 1 2005-04-05 2005-10-01
2006 29 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2006-04-02 2006-09-30
2007 30 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2007-04-04 2007-09-30
2008 31 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2008-04-02 2008-09-29
2009 32 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2009-04-08 2009-10-03
2010 33 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2010-04-05 2010-10-03
2011 34 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2011-04-03 2011-09-28
2012 35 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2012-04-06 2012-10-02
2013 36 Chicago White Sox American League MLB CHW 1 2013-04-01 2013-07-11
2013 36 Boston Red Sox American League MLB BOS 2 2013-07-14 2013-09-29
2014 37 New York Yankees American League MLB NYY 1 2014-04-02 2014-08-04
2014 37 Washington Nationals National League MLB WSN 2 2014-08-06 2014-09-25

Sabr ID: 2e08a75f

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