Matt Thornton

Matt Thornton

Height/Weight: 6' 6"/235 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Centreville, Michigan
College: Grand Valley State
Draft: 1998 1st round (22nd pick) by the
  • LA Times

    Surging UCLA will face No. 18 N.C. State in the Holiday Bowl at Petco Park

    UCLA will take on No. 18 North Carolina State in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 28 at Petco Park in San Diego.

  • Athletics Nation

    Bench coach Ryan Christenson reportedly leaving A's for Padres

    Even with player transactions frozen during the recently instituted MLB lockout, the Oakland A’s are still losing somebody from their dugout. Bench coach Ryan Christenson is leaving the A’s to join the San Diego Padres coaching staff, reported Dennis Lin of The Athletic on Friday. Next week Christenson will be named as the Padres new bench coach, the same role he had in Oakland.

  • Gaslamp Ball

    Good Morning San Diego

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