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Matt Thornton

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  • Nationals' Werth needs a few days off

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH NEW YORK -- Jayson Werth didn't look like a player battling a sore right shoulder during the Washington Nationals' most recent homestand, during which he put together a six-game...
  • Nationals counting on Strasburg in big games

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- How do the Washington Nationals view right-handed pitcher Stephen Strasburg? Manager Matt Williams made a point last weekend to note that the Nationals sent...
  • Heavy Cy: Yanks set to face Detroit's three aces

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - New York Yankees - INSIDE PITCH BOSTON -- Now all the Yankees have to worry about is facing the past three American League Cy Young Award winners over the next three nights. Detroit Tigers right-hander Max Scherzer,...
  • McCarthy 4-0 with Yankees after beating Tigers

    By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange NEW YORK — Brandon McCarthy will be the first to admit that in the past when situations got tough, he might have thrown a hittable pitch in an attempt to back away. With the New York Yankees, McCarthy is not...
  • Williams looks to rest his regulars

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH WASHINGTON -- In the next few days and weeks, manager Matt Williams wants to give some of his regulars a day off. That includes shortstop Ian Desmond, first baseman Adam LaRoche,...
  • Nationals pick up LHP Thornton

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Update 2: Fixes revocable Nationals pick up LHP Thornton The Washington Nationals claimed left-handed reliever Matt Thornton off revocable waivers on Tuesday from the New York Yankees and placed catcher Wilson Ramos on...
  • MLB roundup: McCutchen dealing with broken rib

    The Sports Xchange MLB roundup: McCutchen dealing with broken rib Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen has a fractured rib and not an oblique muscle injury, but the team has yet to place him on the disabled list. The Pirates announced Tuesday...
  • Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington

    The Sports Xchange By Harvey Valentine, The Sports Xchange Wheeler, Mets grind out win in Washington WASHINGTON -- New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler didn't have his best stuff as he struggled early against the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night....
  • Tigers win on Avila's homer in 12th

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Tigers win on Avila's homer in 12th NEW YORK -- Torii Hunter had two nerve-wracking events in the late innings Tuesday: waiting for the X-rays on his injured left hand and waiting to see which...
  • Yanks let Nats claim Thornton in money-saving move

    The Sports Xchange By Larry Fleisher, The Sports Xchange Yanks let Nats claim Thornton in money-saving move NEW YORK -- The first indication that revealed left-hander Matt Thornton was no longer a Yankee was the chair by his locker had a different...
  • Souza injury opens door for prospect Taylor

    The Sports Xchange MLB Team Report - Washington Nationals - INSIDE PITCH ATLANTA -- Washington will get a good look at outfield prospect Michael Taylor, who was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse when Steven Souza Jr. went on the 15-day disabled list....