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ZACH THORNTON RUMORS

Evaluating Davis/Thornton trade

The Pirates absolutely needed the bat and the game of Ike Davis. By trading one of their best minor league relief prospects the Pirates gave up a potential asset for a definite asset. This should make the Pirates a huge winner in this, but the trade balances out quite nicely. Anyone that has been paying attention to www.mlbtraderumors.com at all has seen that the Mets are perceiving...
Via Brush Back Pitch
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Bucs swing two trades

The Pirates acquired minor league right-handed pitcher Zach Thornton from the Oakland Athletics organization in exchange for right-handed pitcher Chris Resop. They also got minor league right-handed pitcher Jhondaniel Medina from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for infielder Yamaico Navarro.
Via pirates.scout.com
December 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Pirates Give Resop To Billy Beane

In another cost cutting move the Pirates traded reliever Chris Resop to the Oakland Athletics for 24 year old, A-ball reliever Zach Thornton.  Thornton was drafted out of college by the A’s and has spent three years in the minors, making it to AA last year for the first time where he pitched 3.0 innings [...]
Via This Is Getting Old
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Zach Thornton

ZACH THORNTON RIGHT HANDED PITCHER Born: May 19, 1988 Height: 6’3″ Weight: 213 Bats: Right Throws: Right Drafted: 23rd round, 695th overall, 2010 (Athletics) How Acquired: Trade from Athletics (for Chris Resop) College: University of Oregon (Eugene) Agent: N/A WTM’S PIRATE PLAYER PROFILES Thornton was considered one of the top pitching prospects in...
Via Pirates Prospects
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

A's get RHP Resop from Pirates for RHP Thornton

The Oakland Athletics have acquired right-hander Chris Resop from the Pittsburgh Pirates for minor league right-hander Zach Thornton. The A's also announced Friday that they will not offer a contract to outfielder Jermaine Mitchell. A move to clear a spot on the 40-man roster for Resop will be announced later. Resop was 1-4 with one save and a 3.91 ERA in 61 relief appearances...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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