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46 Matt Thornton RP

Washington Nationals

Fantasy Stats
Own%Start%
1%1%
Key Stats
IPW-LSVERAKsBB
36.01-301.75288
Pitching Summary
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2014WAS131.75640000436.0339700828

Player Updates

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Matt Thornton takes Game 4 loss, Nationals eliminated
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals pitcher Matt Thornton took the loss in Game 4 of the NLDS Tuesday, giving up an earned run on two hits while recording one out in the 3-2 defeat against the Giants that eliminated the Nationals from the playoffs.

Thornton (0-1) followed up a bunt groundout to start the seventh inning by giving up two singles and being pulled from the game. He tossed just five pitches to the three batters he faced. Thornton was put in line for a loss after a walk and a wild pitch brought the lead runner home to break a 2-2 tie. It was Thornton's first earned run in 2 1/3 innings over three postseason appearances.

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Matt Thornton earns win Saturday vs. Pirates
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Nationals pitcher Matt Thornton picked up a win Saturday, striking out two in a 1-2-3 ninth inning in his team's 4-3 victory over the Pirates.

Thornton (1-3) cruised through the top of the ninth Saturday before his offense came through with a walkoff win in the bottom half of the inning. He has delivered 3 2/3 scoreless innings in four appearances since joining the Nationals. Thornton owns a 2.22 ERA and 23:6 K:BB ratio in 28 1/3 total innings.

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Heyman: Nationals claim Matt Thornton on waivers
by Chris Towers | CBSSports.com

The Yankees put reliever Matt Thornton on waivers and the Nationals have claimed him Tuesday, according to CBSSports.com Baseball Insider Jon Heyman.

Thornton has a 2.55 ERA in 24 2/3 innings as a lefty specialist for the Yankees, and will now join the Nationals bullpen. Corresponding moves for both teams have not been announced. 

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Matt Thornton lasts just one-third of an inning in loss to Cleveland
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher Matt Thornton was hit with the loss Thursday night against the Indians in Cleveland.

Thornton was summoned in the seventh inning and was charged with two runs on two hits over one-third of an inning. He owns a 3.10 ERA and a 1.28 WHIP over 20 1/3 innings of relief this season.

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Matt Thornton takes loss on walkoff error Saturday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com

Yankees pitcher Matt Thornton was stuck with a loss Saturday after a throwing error by the catcher allowed the winning run to score in the bottom of the 11th inning of Saturday's 2-1 loss to the Twins.

Thornton (0-2) gave up two hits and one walk in 1 2/3 innings while striking out one and surrendering the unearned run, which came on a throwing error by the catcher after Thornton gunned down the lead runner at home plate for the second out of the inning. He owns a 2.33 ERA and 16:6 K:BB ratio in 19 1/3 innings.

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CBSSports.com Player Ranking
Position Current Last Week Rating
Relievers 54 137 30.96
Situational Stats
SituationIPWLERASVBBSO
vs San Francisco 1.000 0.00000
vs LHB 21.200 1.250316
vs RHB 14.100 2.510512
Last 7 Games
  OPP W L SV IP H ER BB Ks
9/11@NYM0000.10000
9/14@NYM0000.10000
9/19@MIA0000.10010
9/25NYM0001.02000
10/3SF0001.01000
10/4SF0001.00021
10/7@SF0100.12100
Two Week Schedule
OCTOBER /NOVEMBER
SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
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8
= probable start
Fantasy Points by Week
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4

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-3

-5

4

1

4

3

0
12

-3

-6

2

5

3

7

12

7

1

3

0
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Fantasy Points by Week.   ( Actual    AccuScore Projections)   Note: Points are rounded down.
Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2004SEA12 4.131910000 32.2301515202530
2005SEA04 5.215500001 57.05433331304257
2006CHW53 3.336300025 54.0462020512149
2007CHW44 4.796800027 56.1593130422655
2008CHW53 2.677400016 67.1482020521977
2009CHW63 2.747000049 72.1582222512087
2010CHW54 2.6761000810 60.2411818322081
2011CHW25 3.326200037 59.2603422302163
2012CHW410 3.467400037 65.0632725431753
2013CHW-BOS04 3.746000001 43.1472018421530
2014NYY-WAS13 1.756400004 36.0339705828
Total 3345 3.436701002357 604.15392492304818234610
Batting Stats
YearTeamGABRHHRRBIBBSOSBCSOBPSLGAVG
2004SEA19000000000 --- --- ---
2005SEA55000000000 --- --- ---
2006CHW63000000000 --- --- ---
2007CHW68100000100 .000 .000 .000
2008CHW74000000000 --- --- ---
2009CHW70000000000 --- --- ---
2010CHW61000000000 --- --- ---
2011CHW62000000000 --- --- ---
2012CHW74000000000 --- --- ---
2013CHW-BOS60000000000 --- --- ---
2014NYY-WAS64000000000 --- --- ---
Total 670100000100 .000 .000 .000
Fielding Stats
YearTeamPosnGGSTCPOAEDPFLD%
2004SEAP191404011.000
2005SEAP550606011.000
2006CHWP630112810 .909
2007CHWP6801358021.000
2008CHWP740918011.000
2009CHWP700122912 .917
2010CHWP610606001.000
2011CHWP6201257001.000
2012CHWP74016214021.000
2013CHW-BOSP600113620 .818
2014NYY-WASP6401046001.000
Total  6701110248249 .964
More Pitching Stats
YearTeamIBBGOAOGO/AOSBCSPKBKWPAVGPAMB9SLGRPF
2004SEA12637 0.8112002 .250148 15.2 .3670
2005SEA25059 0.9560007 .248262 15.2 .4501
2006CHW46050 1.3040001 .229227 11.3 .3483
2007CHW65849 1.3311103 .269249 13.9 .4345
2008CHW27151 1.4940003 .196268 9.2 .2865
2009CHW26659 1.1745104 .217291 9.8 .3265
2010CHW54946 1.1730001 .191239 9.3 .2842
2011CHW56058 1.07132102 .255262 12.2 .3364
2012CHW48149 1.8442202 .257266 11.5 .3714
2013CHW-BOS15637 1.6851002 .285187 13.3 .3881
2014NYY-WAS24335 1.2952100 .244152 11.5 .2894
Total 34620530 1.2750156027 .2382551 11.8 .35234
Postseason Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVSVOINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
2008CHW00 0.00300000 3.12000022
2014WAS00 0.00200000 2.01000021
Total 00 0.00500000 5.13000043
Minor League Pitching Stats
YearTeamWLERAGGSCGSHOSVINNHRERHRHBPBBSO
1998 A-Everett00 27.0020000 1.11440030
1999 A-Wisconsin00 4.91251001 29.1391916102534
2000 A-Wisconsin69 4.012617000103.1945946267288
2001 A-San Berndno147 2.522727000157.0126564491160192
2002 AA-San Antonio15 3.631212000 62.0523125352944
2003 AA-San Antonio30 0.3644000 25.183100918
2003 A-Inl.Empire00 4.0022000 9.094421414
2003AAA-Tacoma02 8.0022000 9.0141182035
2004AAA-Tacoma75 5.201615100 83.0855848466374
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-6/235
Birthdate:
9/15/1976
Age:
38
Hometown:
Three Rivers, MI
Bats/Throws:
L/L
Team:
Washington Nationals
College:
Grand Valley State
MLB Experience:
11
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