Biographical

Portrait of Zach Thornton

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA
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Birth Date5-19-1988
Height6' 3"
Weight220 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2010 VAN A- 15 0 26.7 4.54 93 .321 .256 .331 .364 .261 .403 99 0.9 0.1 0.9 0.1
2010 ATH Rk 3 0 3.3 4.47 94 .143 .238 .293 .342 .257 .200 87 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2011 BUR A 40 0 83.0 3.57 116 .206 .247 .318 .367 .262 .267 94 12.0 1.2 12.0 1.2
2011 MID AA 1 0 3.0 1.78 165 .129 .259 .311 .381 .242 .167 102 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2012 STO A+ 48 0 53.7 4.02 123 .291 .274 .342 .427 .280 .356 96 12.4 1.2 12.4 1.2
2013 BRD A+ 10 0 14.0 2.69 136 .196 .249 .316 .363 .252 .286 99 3.6 0.4 3.6 0.4
2013 ALT AA 19 1 36.0 2.27 148 .187 .258 .335 .390 .270 .267 96 10.3 1.1 11.4 1.3
2013 IND AAA 13 0 25.3 4.37 103 .236 .251 .326 .377 .249 .292 104 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.3
2014 IND AAA 4 0 7.3 2.00 158 .231 .252 .328 .384 .249 .318 105 3.0 0.3 3.0 0.3
2014 LVG AAA 50 0 59.7 4.08 125 .249 .278 .341 .451 .269 .326 105 12.8 1.3 12.8 1.3

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2010 ATH Rk 0 0 0 3 0 3.3 2 0 2 0 80% .200 5.5 0.0 0.0 5.5 0.61 0.00 0.1 0.0
2010 VAN A- 2 2 0 15 0 26.7 33 8 29 2 49% .403 11.1 2.7 0.7 9.8 1.54 4.38 0.9 0.1
2011 MID AA 0 0 0 1 0 3.0 1 1 4 0 33% .167 3.0 3.0 0.0 12.0 0.67 0.00 1.2 0.1
2011 BUR A 5 4 5 40 0 83.0 62 22 82 2 47% .267 6.7 2.4 0.2 8.9 1.01 2.39 12.0 1.2
2012 STO A+ 4 0 16 48 0 53.7 57 19 70 5 51% .356 9.6 3.2 0.8 11.7 1.42 4.53 12.4 1.2
2013 IND AAA 3 1 0 13 0 25.3 22 4 31 3 62% .292 7.8 1.4 1.1 11.0 1.03 3.91 2.3 0.3
2013 BRD A+ 2 1 3 10 0 14.0 12 1 14 0 76% .286 7.7 0.6 0.0 9.0 0.93 1.93 3.6 0.4
2013 ALT AA 2 1 2 19 1 36.0 24 7 45 1 54% .267 6.0 1.8 0.2 11.2 0.86 2.00 11.4 1.3
2014 LVG AAA 1 5 1 50 0 59.7 61 21 65 5 53% .326 9.2 3.2 0.8 9.8 1.37 4.22 12.8 1.3
2014 IND AAA 2 0 0 4 0 7.3 7 1 8 0 45% .318 8.6 1.2 0.0 9.8 1.09 1.23 3.0 0.3

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation

Compensation

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Escape From New York, Starring Ike DavisBret Sayre2014-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Escape From New York, Starring Ike DavisR.J. Anderson2014-04-21
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: 25-Man Roster of Prospects Traded This OffseasonJason Martinez2012-12-28


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Zach Thornton threw 82 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system in 2013, all of them occuring in Fall/Winter Ball. In 2013, he relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph) and Slider (79mph), also mixing in a Change (84mph).