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Tyler Matzek

24-Year-Old Pitcher – Colorado Rockies

2015 Stats

W-L

2-1

ERA

4.09

WHIP

1.82

K

15

SV

0

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Consistent issues with command at every stop in the minors once looked like it might force Matzek, the No. 9 overall draft pick by the Rockies in 2009, to move to relief in order to reach the big leag...

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2015 ADP:  555.88

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 210   DOB: 10/19/1990   BORN: Mission Viejo, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed with the Rockies in August of 2009.

May 20, 2015  –  Tyler Matzek News

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Matzek was scratched from his start earlier this week at Triple-A Albuquerque, with the organization expressing a desire to have him work on his mechanics in a non-competitive environment, Nick Groke of the Denver Post reports.

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Tyler Matzek Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2010 19 A ASH 18 18 0 89.1 62 29 6 88 62 5 1 0 0 0 2.92 1.39
2011 20 A+ MOD 12 10 0 33.0 34 36 5 37 46 0 3 0 0 0 9.82 2.42
2011 20 A ASH 12 12 0 64.0 45 31 3 74 50 5 4 0 0 0 4.36 1.48
2012 21 A+ MOD 28 28 0 142.1 134 73 7 153 95 6 8 0 0 0 4.62 1.61
2013 22 AA TUL 26 26 0 142.1 147 60 13 95 76 8 9 0 0 0 3.79 1.57
2014 23 AAA COL 12 12 0 66.2 70 30 8 61 31 5 4 0 0 0 4.05 1.53
2014 23 MAJ COL 20 19 1 117.7 120 53 9 91 44 6 11 0 0 0 4.05 1.39
2015 24 AAA ALB 1 1 0 1.0 1 7 0 2 7 0 1 0 0 0 63.00 8.00
2015 24 MAJ COL 5 5 0 22.0 21 10 2 15 19 2 1 0 0 0 4.09 1.82
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3-Year Averages     20 19 1 117.7 120 53 9 91 44 6 11 0 0 0 4.05 1.39

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Tyler Matzek Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
May. 6 Ari 2.0 3 4 4 1 6 2 0 1 0 L 0 0 0 4.09 1.82
Apr. 27 @Ari 5.0 5 2 2 0 3 3 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 2.70 1.55
Apr. 21 SD 5.0 4 2 2 1 6 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.40 1.53
Apr. 15 @SF 6.0 5 1 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 W 0 0 0 1.80 1.30
Apr. 10 ChC 4.0 4 1 1 0 3 4 2 1 0 - 0 0 0 2.25 1.75
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 3.5 IP/G
7.0 8 6 6 1 9 5 0 1 0 1-1 0 0 0 7.71 2.43
Last 60 Days
5 Games:  Avg. 4.4 IP/G
22.0 21 10 10 2 19 15 3 2 0 2-1 0 0 0 4.09 1.82

Tyler Matzek Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201517103010.214
201411733816411.147

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201585141918202.281
201438658361042548.306

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201511.001091525.732.36
201452.3440351623.611.26

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201511.02006402.451.27
201465.3270562874.411.50
Tyler Matzek Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2010 19 A ASH 18 18 89.1 8.89 6.26 1.42 0.61 80.5% 2.92 4.32 .255
2011 20 A+ MOD 12 10 33.0 10.09 12.55 0.80 1.36 58.7% 9.82 7.29 .341
2011 20 A ASH 12 12 64.0 10.41 7.03 1.48 0.42 69.6% 4.36 3.93 .283
2012 21 A+ MOD 28 28 142.1 9.69 6.02 1.61 0.44 70.3% 4.62 3.80 .339
2013 22 AA TUL 26 26 142.1 6.02 4.81 1.25 0.82 77.6% 3.79 4.76 .305
2014 23 AAA COL 12 12 66.2 8.29 4.21 1.97 1.09 76.3% 4.05 4.33 .330
2014 23 MAJ COL 20 19 117.7 6.96 3.37 2.07 0.69 1.85 71.6% 92.7 MPH 4.05 3.85 .316
2015 24 AAA ALB 1 1 1.0 18.00 63.00 0.29 0.00 12.5% 63.00 23.20 .549
2015 24 MAJ COL 5 5 22.0 6.14 7.77 0.79 0.82 1.25 78.9% 91.6 MPH 4.09 6.02 .288
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 5 28.2 7.29 4.01 1.82 0.60 72.7% 3.97 3.79 .316
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3-Year Averages     20 19 117.7 6.96 3.37 2.07 0.69 71.6% 4.05 3.77 .316

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2015 Stat Review for Tyler Matzek    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2014 (min 145 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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0.79 K/BB
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6.14 K/9
POOR
7.77 BB/9
TERRIBLE
91.6 MPH Fastball
AVERAGE
0.8 HR/9
GOOD
1.25 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.09 ERA
WEAK
1.82 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.02 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.288 BABIP
AVERAGE
78.9% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Tyler Matzek: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Matzek lasted just one inning in his debut for Triple-A Albuquerque on Wednesday. He walked seven batters and threw only 22 of his 54 pitches for strikes.

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Matzek was optioned to Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.

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Matzek lasted just two innings in the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader with Colorado, giving up four runs on three hits, six walks, and a home run. He struck two in the outing.

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Matzek will start the first game of Wednesday's doubleheader against the Diamondbacks, Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post reports.

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Matzek will not pitch Tuesday against Arizona as the game has been postponed due to rain.

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Matzek will start Tuesday against Arizona, Nick Groke of The Denver Post reports.

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Matzek will not pitch against Arizona on Monday as the game has been postponed due to rain.

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Matzek will not pitch Sunday and will instead make his next start Monday against the Diamondbacks, MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports.

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Matzek (hamstring) is expected to be fine for Sunday's scheduled outing in San Diego, MLB.com reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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2014

For the second consecutive season, Matzek exhibited some modest growth in commanding his pitches, trimming his walk rate from 14.6 to 12.1 percent. Still, even that figure is probably too high for Matzek to find sustained success in the majors, especially since the improvement was coupled with a drop in his strikeout rate of seven percentage points. Matzek’s first-round pedigree and fleeting dominance on the rare occasions he finds the strike zone were enough for the Rockies to protect him from the Rule 5 Draft, but he seems to be facing a make-or-break season with several more promising pitching prospects coming up the pipeline. If Matzek fails to make further gains with his command at Triple-A Colorado Springs this season, the Rockies would probably look to transition him into full-time relief duty.

2012

Matzek can miss bats (10.29 K/9IP at Low-A and High-A) but seems to have no idea where the ball is going, as he issued 96 walks over 97 innings last season. The young left-hander even took a leave from the organization midseason to work with a former pitching instructor on his mechanics, and it's possible that he figured something out late in the year as he shaved his walk rate to 4.17 BB/9IP over 41 innings in August and September. The Rockies will probably start him back at High-A Modesto in hopes that the improved control he displayed late last season gets him back on track.

2011

Matzek, the Rockies' 2009 first-round pick, is a hard-throwing lefty with a full arsenal of pitches. In 2010, he spent the season at Low-A Asheville with a 2.92 ERA, 8.9 K/9IP strikeout rate and .198 batting average against. His 6.3 BB/9IP walk rate is concerning, but he's only one year removed from high school, so he's still developing. Once he gets over that hump, he should be able to pitch deeper into games and hit his stride. He's regarded as a player that should move quickly through the Rockies' system and could make his debut as early as 2011. Those in keeper leagues should take note of Matzek's talents, if they haven't already done so.

2010

The Rockies' first-round pick in 2009, Matzek participated in the instructional league during the fall, but will get his first taste of pro ball in 2010. Projected to remain in extended spring training (warm weather) before moving to Low-A, Matzek has the Rockies excited with his 94-96 mph fastball and a full repertoire that includes a curve, slider and changeup, as well as his great work ethic, competitive nature and polished mechanics at such a young age. Matzek is said to mix all of his pitches very well while keeping hitters off balance by changing speeds and location. Look for Matzek to progress quickly and have an impact role in the Rockies' rotation no later than late 2011, putting him firmly on the radar for those in keeper leagues.