Thornton (3-7) took the loss Monday as the Blue Jays were downed 10-8 by the Red Sox, coughing up five runs on five hits and three walks over 1.1 innings. He failed to strike out a batter.
A Michael Chavis grand slam in the first inning accounted for most of the damage against Thornton. The rookie right-hander will take a 5.25 ERA and 97:44 K:BB through 96 innings into his next start Saturday in Detroit.
Thornton (3-6) secured the victory after allowing three hits and struck out five over six scoreless innings Sunday against the Orioles.
Thornton was sharp on the mound in the series finale, and he'd exit the contest with a 6-0 lead after firing 63 of 89 pitches for strikes. The 25-year-old right-hander had given up 12 total runs over his last two starts (six innings) entering the day, but he was able to turn things around by turning in a quality start Sunday. Thornton will carry a 4.85 ERA and 1.48 WHIP with 97 strikeouts over 94.2 innings into the All-Star break.
Thornton (2-6) allowed seven runs on 11 hits with one walk and a strikeout across 2.2 innings while taking a loss against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
While he gave up one long ball and one free pass, the good news is Thornton didn't really struggle with home runs and walks in this one. However, he did give up a season-high 11 hits. Thornton has yielded 12 runs on 18 hits in his last six innings. He is 2-6 with a 5.18 ERA, 1.55 WHIP and 92 strikeouts in 88.2 innings overall and will next take the hill Sunday at home against the Orioles.
Thornton allowed five runs on seven hits with two walks with four strikeouts across 3.1 innings during a no-decision against the Yankees on Wednesday.
The Blue Jays spotted Thornton a five-run lead in the first inning, but it was gone by the time Thornton left during the fourth frame. The 25-year-old had been better in his last two outings, but the two homers he yielded Wednesday, the first he'd allowed since May 24, fueled the Yankees' comeback. Thornton is 2-5 with a 4.60 ERA, 1.45 WHIP and 91 strikeouts in 86 innings heading into a home date against the Red Sox on Tuesday.
Thornton allowed two runs on eight hits and a walk while striking out seven over 6.1 innings Friday in a no-decision against Boston.
Thornton surrendered a run in the third and another in the seventh before departing with a three-run lead. Unfortunately, his team couldn't hold on for the victory. The 25-year-old right-hander has now turned in back-to-back quality starts, and he sits with a 4.25 ERA, 1.40 WHIP and 87:38 K:BB over 82.2 innings.
Thornton (2-5) yielded six hits and three walks across 6.2 scoreless innings Sunday, striking out seven and earning the win over the Astros.
Thornton received mounds of run support in the 12-0 win, including a quick 2-0 lead before he threw his first pitch. The rookie righty lowered his season ERA to 4.36 in 76.1 innings of work. He'll carry his 80:37 K:BB into Friday's tough matchup in Boston.
Thornton (1-5) took the loss Tuesday at Baltimore after giving up three runs on seven hits over five innings. He struck out four and walked three.
Thornton issued three walks in his fourth straight start as free passes continue to be a major hurdle for the right-hander. The 25-year-old has a 4.78 ERA, 1.41 WHIP and 73:34 K:BB through 69.2 innings and has a daunting matchup Sunday at Houston.
Thornton allowed four runs on five hits and three walks over five innings during Wednesday's 11-7 win over the Yankees. He struck out four and did not factor in the decision.
Thornton only gave up a solo homer through the first four innings, but he allowed four hits and three runs in the fifth to bring an end to his evening. The 25-year-old has a 4.73 ERA, 1.36 WHIP and 69:31 K:BB through 64.2 innings and lines up to pitch Tuesday at Baltimore.
Thornton allowed three runs on seven hits and three walks over 4.2 innings during Wednesday's loss to the Rays. He struck out five and did not factor in the decision.
Thornton didn't have his best command Wednesday, with only 58 of his 97 pitches going for strikes. Still, the 25-year-old was able to limit the damage to three runs, which eventually allowed Toronto to force extra innings. Thornton has a 4.53 ERA, 1.34 WHIP and 65:28 K:BB through 12 starts and lines up to face the Yankees next week.
Thornton gave up three runs on four hits and three walks while striking out 10 over six innings Friday in a no-decision against San Diego.
Thornton surrendered two runs in the third inning and another in the fifth before exiting the contest. The 25-year-old right-hander did manage to turn in his second straight quality start, though he wasn't able to pick up the victory in either outing. He'll carry a 4.42 ERA with 60 punchouts over 55 frames into his next outing.
Thornton gave up one run on three hits in six innings versus the White Sox on Sunday but did not factor into the decision. He struck out four and walked one batter.
An RBI groundout by Jose Abreu in the fourth inning was the only run the White Sox could muster against Thornton, but a stagnant Toronto offense kept him out of the win column. Thornton has had a roller coaster season thus far, pitching well in six of his 10 starts but getting hit hard in all four of his losses. He'll carry a 4.41 ERA and 1.20 WHIP into his next start against San Diego on Friday.
Thornton (1-4) picked up the win Tuesday, giving up two runs on three hits and five walks over 5.2 innings while striking out seven in a 7-3 victory over the Giants.
The rookie right-hander had plenty of trouble finding the plate, tossing 57 of 102 pitches for strikes, but he generated 16 swinging strikes and would have emerged completely unscathed if not for a Pablo Sandoval homer in the third inning. Thornton will carry a 4.81 ERA and 46:21 K:BB through 43 innings into his next start Sunday, on the road against the White Sox.
Thornton (0-4) allowed five earned runs on seven hits and two walks while striking out one across two innings to take the loss Wednesday against the Twins.
Thornton ran into trouble early and often in Wednesday's start, with the big blows coming on a pair of two-run home runs. He was never able to got on track, finding the zone on only 37 of his 63 pitches and generating just two swinging strikes. The 25-year-old was coming off two strong starts during which he allowed only one earned run across 12 innings while whiffing 12. He'll look to get back on track in his next start, likely to come Tuesday at San Francisco.
Thornton allowed one hit and two walks while striking out five over seven scoreless innings in a no-decision against the Rangers on Friday.
This was an impressive outing from Thornton, who sat down the first 12 batters he faced, in Arlington no less. He only got eight swinging strikes on 102 pitches, but with only one earned run allowed in his last 12 innings, Thornton has done a good job righting the ship after a disastrous three-start stretch (13 earned runs, 20 hits in 12.2 innings). He will look to build on this performance next week at home against the Twins.
Thornton allowed one run on two hits and five walks while striking out seven over five innings Sunday in a no-decision against the Athletics.
Thornton's lone run allowed came in the third inning on a double to left field, though he racked up a high pitch count by handing out five free passes. The 25-year-old fired 103 pitches (56 strikes) prior to his removal from the contest. Thornton had struggled in his past three outings entering the day, so while he didn't get credit for the win, it was good to see him get back on track. He owns a 5.08 ERA with a 33:12 K:BB over 28.1 innings this season.
Thornton (0-3) took the loss against the Giants on Tuesday by allowing four runs on six hits over five innings. He struck out five and did not issue a walk.
Thornton gave up nine runs in 7.2 innings over his previous two starts, so getting through five innings Tuesday may be a small step in the right direction. The 25-year-old has a 5.79 ERA, 1.37 WHIP and 26:7 K:BB across 23.1 innings thus far in his rookie campaign, and lines up to pitch Sunday versus the Athletics.
Thornton (0-2) gave up four runs on six hits with three walks while striking out three through 4.2 innings in a loss to the Twins on Wednesday.
Thornton allowed nine baserunners and surrendered four runs to get the loss. After two solid starts with a combined 15 strikeouts to start the year, the 25-year-old has only struck out six in his last two outings. The right-hander has a 0-2 record with a 5.40 ERA through four starts this season. Thornton gets his next start Tuesday against the Giants.
Thornton (0-1) took the loss after surrendering five runs on eight hits and two walks while striking out three over three innings Friday against the Rays.
Thornton gave up a solo homer in the first inning, following by four more runs in the third on a pair of long balls and a triple. The 25-year-old turned in his shortest start of the young campaign, as he was pulled after three frames with 70 pitches. Thornton will head into his next start with a 4.61 ERA and 18 punchouts across 13.2 innings.
Thornton didn't factor into the decision in Friday's 3-2 loss to Cleveland, allowing two runs on three hits and two walks over 5.2 innings while striking out seven.
The 25-year-old was fairly impressive once again in his second big-league outing, throwing 52 of 92 pitches for strikes while falling just shy of his first quality start. Thornton is quickly solidifying his spot in the Jays' rotation, and he'll take his next turn Friday at home against the Rays.
Thornton gave up no runs on two hits with no walks over five innings in a no-decision against the Tigers on Sunday. He struck out eight.
Thornton set a new franchise record, striking out eight batters in his MLB debut. Even though his rotation spot is expected to be temporary, a performance like this does not hurt his chances for a more permanent stay. The right-hander is scheduled to make his next start Friday at Progressive Field.
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