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#33 Tyler Thornton, P

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Position: P
Date of Birth: 08/13/1995
Height: 6' 4"   Weight: 225 lbs
College Experience: Faulkner University
Bats: L
Throws: R
Resides: Simpsonville, South Carolina

Biography:

Tyler Thornton enters his third season with the ThunderBolts and fourth as a pro in 2022. He signed on November 14, 2018 after starting four games down the 2018 stretch for the Traverse City Beach Bums. He was a Frontier League all-star in 2019, when he led the Bolts in wins (seven) and ERA (2.69) and struck out 107 batters in 100.1 innings. In 2021, he again paced the team in innings (116.2) and in strikeouts (99), while going 4-8 with a 3.47 ERA.

Thornton finished his collegiate career at Faulkner University in 2018 and went 7-1 as a senior with a 3.84 ERA in 16 games (14 starts). He also pitched a year each at the College of Charleston, Spartanburg Methodist College and Tennessee Wesleyan College. His overall collegiate record was 26-8 and he had a 2.93 ERA with 280 strikeouts in 276.2 innings. Tyler attended Wade Hampton High School in Varnville, South Carolina.

Career Statistics »

Year League Club W L SV ERA GP GS IP H R ER BB SO
2021 Frontier Windy City 4 8 0 3.47 19 19 116.2 101 60 45 38 99
2019 Frontier Windy City 7 3 0 2.69 18 15 100.1 81 32 30 27 107
2018 Frontier Traverse City 1 2 0 2.86 4 4 22.0 14 7 7 11 15
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