Tyler Matzek

Tyler Matzek

  • P
  • B/T: L/L
  • 6' 3"/230
  • Age: 24


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Pitches: Strikes, Balls


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Tyler Matzek Stats

2-1 4.09 22.0 15 1.82

Tyler Matzek MLB Career Stats

8-12 4.06 139.2 106 1.46

Tyler Matzek Bio

  • Full Name: Tyler Alexander Matzek
  • Born: 10/19/1990 in Mission Viejo, CA
  • Draft: 2009, Colorado Rockies, 1st rd. (11th overall)
  • High School: Capistrano Valley, Mission Viejo, CA
  • Debut: June 11, 2014
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2015 Stats 2 1 4.09 5 5 0 22.0 15 1.82
MLB Career Stats 8 12 4.06 25 24 0 139.2 106 1.46
  • Status: Active

Tyler Matzek Slider Statcast Averages

Year Team LG NP Pitch Type Avg Pitch Speed (mph) Avg Perceived Speed (mph) Avg Spin Rate (rpm) Avg Extension (feet) Avg Exit Velocity (mph)
2015 Rockies NL 180 Slider 84.15 83.71 1373.00 5.72 85.68
MLB Avg - - - Slider 84.56 83.84 1846.00 5.80 86.35


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June 30, 2015 at 12:11 AM ET

Rockies send Matzek home to take break

The Rockies have sent left-hander Tyler Matzek home for a break as his effort to shake dramatic control issues continues.

May 18, 2015 at 10:30 PM ET

Matzek continues work on mechanics

Lefty Tyler Matzek's blessing and curse is once a game begins, a competitive instinct rules him. So as he works on the specific flaws that caused him to be sent down to Triple-A Albuquerque, the Rockies have decided to remove game action from the equation.


Tyler Matzek Awards

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2013 Salt River AFL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Colorado NL

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Tulsa TEX

CAL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Modesto CAL

SAL Pitcher of the Week

Week Team League
08/09/2010 Asheville SAL
08/29/2011 Asheville SAL

Tyler Matzek Leaderboards

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2014 1 12th in NL


Season SHO Rank
2014 1 10th in NL

Tyler Matzek Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
October 5, 2015 Colorado Rockies recalled Tyler Matzek from Albuquerque Isotopes.
August 14, 2015 Albuquerque Isotopes activated LHP Tyler Matzek from the 7-day disabled list.
June 25, 2015 LHP Tyler Matzek assigned to Albuquerque Isotopes from Boise Hawks.
June 19, 2015 LHP Tyler Matzek assigned to Boise Hawks from Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 13, 2015 Albuquerque Isotopes activated LHP Tyler Matzek from the temporarily inactive list.
May 19, 2015 Albuquerque Isotopes placed LHP Tyler Matzek on the temporarily inactive list.
May 8, 2015 Colorado Rockies optioned LHP Tyler Matzek to Albuquerque Isotopes.
June 11, 2014 Colorado Rockies recalled LHP Tyler Matzek from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
March 12, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned LHP Tyler Matzek to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
November 20, 2013 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Tyler Matzek from Tulsa Drillers.
April 1, 2013 Tyler Matzek assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Modesto Nuts.
April 1, 2012 Tyler Matzek assigned to Modesto Nuts from Asheville Tourists.
June 1, 2011 Tyler Matzek assigned to Asheville Tourists from Modesto Nuts.
April 5, 2011 Tyler Matzek assigned to Modesto Nuts from Asheville Tourists.
May 24, 2010 Asheville Tourists signed free agent Tyler Matzek.
August 17, 2009 Colorado Rockies signed LHP Tyler Matzek.

Tyler Alexander Matzek Bio Info

Signed on August 17, 2009 by Rockies scout Jon Lukens.


A first round pick (11th overall) from the 2009 Draft, became the fourth player to be drafted by the Rockies from the 2009 class to make it to the big leagues...After making 12 starts for Triple-A Colorado Springs, was called up to make the start on June 11 vs. Atlanta for his Major League debut...he picked up the win going 7.0 innings and allowing just two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts and no walks...Became the third Rockie in 2014 to start a game in his debut on June 11 vs. Atlanta (Eddie Butler, June 6 vs. Los Angeles-NL & Christian Bergman, June 9 vs. Atlanta)...he retired his first 13 batters faced...became first Rockies starter to win his MLB debut since Christian Friedrich May 9, 2012 at San Diego...was the sixth pitcher in Rockies history to go at least 7.0 innings in his MLB debut (last: Juan Nicasio May 28, 2011 vs. St. Louis)...recorded his first career Major League hit with an infield single in the seventh inning, becoming the 36th Rockies player, and seventh pitcher, to collect a hit in his Major League debut...Threw a three-hit complete game shutout against the Padres (Sept. 5) to pick up his third win in a row...it was the lefty's first career complete game shutout and the first thrown by a Rockie since Ubaldo Jimenez on June 1, 2011 at Los Angeles-NL...was the Rockies first complete game since Tyler Chatwood (8.0 IP) on July 13, 2013 at Los Angeles-NL...27th ever complete-game shutout, 12th complete game shutout ever in Denver (last: Chacin, April 15, 2011 vs. Chicago-NL, 5-0)...became the fourth Rockies rookie pitcher to toss a complete game shutout in franchise history, first since Jason Jennings on Aug. 23, 2001 at New York-NL...The left-hander went 5-4 with a 4.05 ERA (66.2 IP, 30 ER) in 12 starts for Triple-A Colorado Springs...he was 2-2 with a 6.75 ERA (29.1 IP, 22 ER) in six home starts and was 3-2 with a 1.93 ERA (37.1 IP, 8 ER) in six road starts...from May 11-27, won each of his four starts allowing just three earned runs (nine runs) over 24.2 innings pitched (1.09 ERA)...Although he took the loss in the Rockies 5-3 defeat, he struck out a career-high nine batters in his start on Aug. 13 at San Diego...his previous career-high mark was eight strikeouts on July 20 at Pittsburgh...he is the seventh Rockies rookie to strikeout at least nine batters in a single game, first since Christian Friedrich struck out 10 batters on May 14, 2012 at San Francisco...Finished the season strong by going 4-2 with a 1.55 ERA (40.2 IP, 7 ER), 14 walks and 38 strikeouts in his final six starts of the season...opponents hit just .223 against him in those final six outings.


Spent the entire 2012 season with the Double-A Tulsa Drillers, his first experience at the Double-A level...Matthes' 17 home runs led the club despite him missing the final month of the season due to injury...hit just .193 (47-for-243) with 8 home runs and 19 RBI prior to the All-Star break...then hit .269 (25-for-93) with 9 home runs and 21 RBI following the All-Star break...was the Drillers everyday right-fielder...Matthes has started all but one professioinal game in right field since he was drafted in 2009...has hit 40 home runs between High-A Modesto and Double-A Tulsa in 187 games over the past two seasons.


Started 28 games for High-A Modesto with 14 coming in the first half before he was named a California League Mid-Season All-Star...went 4-3 with a 3.24 ERA (75.0 ip, 27 er)...his 28 starts and 153 strikeouts tied for the league-lead, while his strikeouts were the second-most among Rockies pitchers...Rated the 8th-best prospect in the organization by Baseball America along with Best Curveball.