Matt Thornton

Matt Thornton #48 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 4, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Nationals Give Up Nothing, Get Yankees Primary Lefty Reliever Matt Thornton

Mike Rizzo explains how, in a strange move, the Nationals were able to acquire lefty reliever Matt Thornton from the Yankees from waivers, without giving up a player.

08/06/2014

Matt Thornton of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch in the eighth inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 4, 2014 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Nats Claim Thornton, Put Ramos on Paternity List

The Washington Nationals claimed left-handed reliever Matt Thornton off waivers from the New York Yankees and put catcher Wilson Ramos on the paternity list before Tuesday night’s game against the New York Mets.

08/05/2014

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