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Current Status
Retired on 2016-11-07
High Level
Proper Name
Matthew J. Thornton
Stat Years
1998-2016  [mlb] 2004-2016
Height/Weight
6-6 / 220
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
Positions
P (865)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Centreville (Centreville,MI)
Colleges
Grand Valley State University (Allendale, Michigan)
Draft
Selected by the Seattle Mariners in Round #1 (#22 overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase) 2 Draft Instances
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Ken Madeja
MLB Debut
2004-06-27 - Boxscore  (Age: 27.285)
Service Time
11.129 (2015)
Organizations
CHA [8] SEA [8] WAS [2] NYA [1] SDN [1] BOS [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 7239 ... retro id: thorm001 ... mlbam id: 407819
Relations
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1998Everett Aqua SoxNwstA-sea-211---0027.0020000201.11440300003.006.750.0020.250.0027.000.00.000
    1998Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA-----211---0032.7320000201.31440300003.648.180.0024.550.0032.730.00.000
    1999Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea-222---004.9125100324129.1391916125345002.1811.970.317.6710.435.831.36.000
    1999Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA----221---004.9525100324129.3391916125345002.2012.060.317.7310.525.881.36.000
    2000Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwAsea22233---694.01261700390103.19459462728812261.618.190.176.277.665.141.22.400
    2000Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA----231---694.02261700390103.39459462728812261.618.210.176.297.685.151.22.400
    2001San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+sea-244---1472.52272700000157.01265644960192120111.187.220.523.4411.013.213.20.667
    2001Minor Totals: SEAbyYearA+----241---1472.52272700000157.01265644960192120111.187.220.523.4411.013.213.20.667
    2002San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea59255---153.6312120000062.0523125329448051.317.550.444.216.394.501.52.167
    2002Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAA----251---153.6312120000062.0523125329448051.317.550.444.216.394.501.52.167
    2003Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+sea-266---004.0022000009.094424140011.449.002.004.0014.004.003.50.000
    2003San Antonio MissionsTexAAsea-266---300.36440000025.183109180000.672.840.003.206.391.072.001.000
    2003Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea52266---028.0022000009.0141182351001.8914.002.003.005.0011.001.67.000
    2003Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA/A+/AA----263---322.71880000043.3311813416371011.096.470.843.347.733.762.31.600
    2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea52277---755.2016151001083.08558484637410061.789.220.436.838.026.291.17.583
    2004Seattle MarinersALMLBsea43277Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.1319100818032.2301515225302001.688.270.556.898.274.131.20.333
    2004Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----271---755.2016151001083.08558484637410061.789.220.436.838.026.291.17.583
    2004MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.1919100818032.7301515225302001.718.390.566.998.394.191.20.333
    2005Seattle MarinersALMLBsea12288Log - Sp - Ext - Perf045.21550001555057.05433331342577001.688.532.056.639.005.211.36.000
    2005MLB Totals: SEAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf045.21550001555057.05433331342577001.688.532.056.639.005.211.36.000
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLBcha37299Log - Sp - Ext - Perf533.33630002063254.0462020521491001.247.670.833.508.173.332.33.625
    2006MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf533.33630002063254.0462020521491001.247.670.833.508.173.332.33.625
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373010Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.79680001368256.1593130426553021.519.430.644.158.794.952.12.500
    2007MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf444.81680001368256.3593130426553021.529.470.644.178.824.972.12.500
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373111Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.67740001274167.1482020519773021.006.420.672.5410.292.674.05.625
    2008MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----311Log - Sp - Ext - Perf532.68740001274167.3482020519773021.006.440.672.5510.332.684.05.625
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373212Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.74700001770472.1582222520874011.087.220.622.4910.822.744.35.667
    2009MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf632.75700001770472.3582222520874001.087.240.622.5010.862.754.35.667
    2010Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373313Log - Sp - Ext - Perf542.67610001361860.2411818320811021.016.080.452.9712.022.674.05.556
    2010MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf542.69610001361860.7411818320811001.016.130.452.9912.112.694.05.556
    2011Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373414Log - Sp - Ext - Perf253.32620002062359.2603422321632001.369.050.453.179.505.133.00.286
    2011MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf253.34620002062359.7603422321632001.379.120.463.199.585.173.00.286
    2012Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373515Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4103.46740001874365.0632725417532031.238.720.552.357.343.743.12.286
    2012MLB Totals: CHAbyYearMLB----351Log - Sp - Ext - Perf4103.46740001874365.0632725417532031.238.720.552.357.343.743.12.286
    2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha373616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf033.8640000340028.0251412410211021.258.041.293.216.754.502.10.000
    2013Boston Red SoxALMLBbos383616Log - Sp - Ext - Perf013.5220000320015.122660591001.7612.910.002.935.283.521.80.000
    2013MLB Totals: CHA-BOSbyYearMLB----362Log - Sp - Ext - Perf043.7660000660043.3472018415302021.449.810.843.136.264.182.00.000
    2014New York YankeesALMLBnya483717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf032.5546000646024.2239706200041.188.390.002.197.303.283.33.000
    2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas463717Log - Sp - Ext - Perf100.0018000218011.110000280011.067.940.001.596.350.004.001.000
    2014MLB Totals: NYA-WASbyYearMLB----372Log - Sp - Ext - Perf131.7564000864036.0339708280051.148.250.002.007.002.253.50.250
    2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas463818Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.18600001260041.1331210211231011.067.190.442.405.012.612.09.667
    2015MLB Totals: WASbyYearMLB----381Log - Sp - Ext - Perf212.19600001260041.3331210211231011.077.230.442.415.042.632.09.667
    2016Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+sdn363919---016.0030000303.04320130001.6712.000.003.009.009.003.00.000
    2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn463919Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.8218000818017.02212112690011.6511.651.063.184.766.351.501.000
    2016Minor Totals: SDNbyYearA+----391---016.0030000303.04320130001.6712.000.003.009.009.003.00.000
    2016MLB Totals: SDNbyYearMLB----391Log - Sp - Ext - Perf105.8218000818017.02212112690011.6511.651.063.184.766.351.501.000
    MLB Totals (15 yrs)36463.4174810017074723662.759427325152251642280191.288.070.713.418.733.712.56.439
    American League Totals (12 yrs)32453.4965210014865123593.052924923048232602270161.288.030.733.529.143.782.59.416
    National League Totals (3 yrs)412.73960002296069.7652421419401031.218.450.522.475.203.122.11.800
    Minor League Totals31293.7011980106391482.343224819823269472482291.458.060.435.028.814.631.75.517
    Minor: A- Totals0032.7320000201.31440300003.648.180.0024.550.0032.730.00.000
    Minor: A Totals694.225118006331132.7133786239712217261.749.050.206.608.315.311.26.400
    Minor: A+ Totals1482.66322900030169.013963501165209120121.217.400.593.4611.133.363.22.636
    Minor: AA Totals452.6916160000087.3603426338628051.136.200.313.936.413.511.63.444
    Minor: AAA Totals775.4818171001092.09969566667911061.799.680.596.467.736.751.20.500
    Chicago White Sox Totals (8 yrs)31353.2851200011651223463.340018616933154486170121.207.770.642.999.453.613.16.470
    Washington Nationals Totals (2 yrs)311.72780001478052.7431210213311021.077.410.342.245.342.072.38.750
    Seattle Mariners Totals (2 yrs)164.84741002373089.78448481567879001.698.481.516.768.784.841.30.143
    New York Yankees Totals (1 yrs)032.6046000646024.7239706200041.208.550.002.237.443.353.33.000
    Boston Red Sox Totals (1 yrs)013.5820000320015.322660591001.7913.110.002.985.363.581.80.000
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)105.8218000818017.02212112690011.6511.651.063.184.766.351.501.000
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3730pL-S-E-P151000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    2013Chicago White SoxALMLBcha3736pL-S-E-P2400000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn4639pL-S-E-P3160000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (3 yrs)611000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (2 yrs)451000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)160000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Chicago White Sox Totals (2 yrs)451000000000100000.000.000.000.000100.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.00.000.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (1 yrs)160000000000000000.000.000.000.000000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1999Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA22P2500.02400661.0000.200.0018.1100.06
    2000Wisconsin Timber RattlersMidwA23P2600.06290235351.0001.300.0018.8100.06
    2001San Bernardino StampedeCalifA+24P2700.0518522823.8210.900.0019.3100.09
    2002San Antonio MissionsTexAA25P1200.0213201715.8821.300.008.6100.014
    2003Inland Empire 66ersCalifA+26P200.0000000.0000.000.001.4100.016
    2003San Antonio MissionsTexAA26P400.00200221.0000.500.002.9100.016
    2003Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA26P200.02000221.0001.000.001.4100.017
    2004Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA27P1600.0312211715.8820.900.0011.3100.010
    2004Seattle MarinersALMLB27P19132.20401441.0000.200.1211.7100.013
    2005Seattle MarinersALMLB28P55057.00601661.0000.100.1134.0100.03
    2006Chicago White SoxALMLB29P63054.028101110.9090.200.1938.9100.03
    2007Chicago White SoxALMLB30P68056.1580213131.0000.200.2342.0100.01
    2008Chicago White SoxALMLB31P74067.01801991.0000.100.1345.4100.01
    2009Chicago White SoxALMLB32P70072.129121211.9170.200.1543.2100.01
    2010Chi White SoxALMLB33P61060.20600661.0000.100.1037.7100.01
    2011Chi White SoxALMLB34p62059.2570012121.0000.200.2038.3100.03
    2012Chi White SoxALMLB35P74065.02140216161.0000.200.2545.7100.01
    2013Chi White SoxALMLB36P40028.0252097.7780.200.2524.7100.05
    2013BostonALMLB36P20015.11100221.0000.100.1312.3100.012
    2014NY YankeesALMLB37P46024.22500771.0000.200.2928.4100.05
    2014WashingtonNLMLB37P18011.12100331.0000.200.2711.1100.013
    2015WashingtonNLMLB38P60041.1280110101.0000.200.2437.0100.01
    2016Lake Elsinore StormCalifA+39P300.0011021.5000.300.002.1100.028
    2016San DiegoNLMLB39P18017.01000111.0000.100.0611.1100.011
    MLB Totals - (P)7481659279041010.0000.000.00---------
    AAA Totals - (P)18005122111.0000.000.00---------
    AA Totals - (P)16002152011.0000.000.00---------
    A+ Totals - (P)32005196211.0000.000.00---------
    A Totals - (P)51008330211.0000.000.00---------
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1999Minor25----------
    2000Minor26----------
    2001Minor27----------
    2002Minor12----------
    2003Minor8----------
    2004MLB19----------
    2004Minor16----------
    2005MLB55----------
    2006MLB63----------
    2007MLB68----------
    2008MLB74----------
    2009MLB70----------
    2010MLB61----------
    2011MLB62----------
    2012MLB74----------
    2013MLB60----------
    2014MLB64----------
    2015MLB60----------
    2016MLB18----------
    2016Minor3----------
    Totals865----------