Kent Matthes

Kent Matthes #22

  • LF
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/215
  • Age: 28

Kent Matthes does not have any MLB stats for the 2015 season

Kent Matthes Bio

  • Full Name: Kent Richard Matthes
  • Pronunciation: mathis
  • Born: 1/8/1987 in Florence, SC
  • Draft: 2009, Colorado Rockies, 4th rd. (121st overall)
  • College: Alabama
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Kent Matthes does not have any MLB stats for the 2015 season


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Kent Matthes Awards Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Colorado NL

Baseball America High Class A All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Modesto CAL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
08/04/2014 Midland TEX

CAL Most Valuable Player

Year Team League
2011 Modesto CAL

CAL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Modesto CAL

Kent Matthes Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
June 23, 2015 Nashville Sounds released LF Kent Matthes.
April 5, 2015 LF Kent Matthes assigned to Nashville Sounds from Midland RockHounds.
March 12, 2015 OF Kent Matthes assigned to Oakland Athletics.
July 3, 2014 Midland RockHounds activated LF Kent Matthes from the 7-day disabled list.
June 13, 2014 Midland RockHounds placed RF Kent Matthes on the 7-day disabled list.
June 8, 2014 Oakland Athletics sent RF Kent Matthes outright to Midland RockHounds.
June 6, 2014 Oakland Athletics designated RF Kent Matthes for assignment.
May 6, 2014 RF Kent Matthes assigned to Midland RockHounds from Sacramento River Cats.
March 21, 2014 Oakland Athletics optioned RF Kent Matthes to Sacramento River Cats.
March 20, 2014 Oakland Athletics claimed Kent Matthes off waivers from Colorado Rockies.
March 13, 2014 Colorado Rockies optioned Kent Matthes to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
November 20, 2013 Colorado Rockies selected the contract of Kent Matthes from Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
July 20, 2013 Kent Matthes roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 27, 2013 Colorado Springs Sky Sox placed RF Kent Matthes on the 7-day disabled list. Back spasms.
June 22, 2013 RF Kent Matthes assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox from Tulsa Drillers.
February 5, 2013 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster RF Kent Matthes to spring training.
September 27, 2012 Kent Matthes roster status changed by Tulsa Drillers.
August 1, 2012 Tulsa Drillers placed RF Kent Matthes on the 7-day disabled list. Strained oblique muscle.
March 30, 2012 RF Kent Matthes assigned to Tulsa Drillers from Modesto Nuts.
February 2, 2012 Colorado Rockies invited non-roster RF Kent Matthes to spring training.
September 22, 2011 Kent Matthes roster status changed by Modesto Nuts.
August 4, 2011 Modesto Nuts placed RF Kent Matthes on the 7-day disabled list. broken hand
April 5, 2011 RF Kent Matthes assigned to Modesto Nuts from Asheville Tourists.
May 12, 2010 Kent Matthes assigned to Asheville Tourists from Tri-City Dust Devils.
June 20, 2009 Kent Matthes assigned to Tri-City Dust Devils from Colorado Rockies.
June 17, 2009 Colorado Rockies signed RF Kent Matthes.

Kent Richard Matthes Bio Info

Signed on June 16, 2009 by Rockies scout Damon Iannelli...his father played football at the University of Miami...was a a 2005 First-Team All-State, All-Central Florida and All-County selection for Edgewater HS in Orlando, FL...recognized as the best AAU player in the nation when he was awarded the Disney and Sears Excellence Achievement and Recognition Award for sportsmanship, commitment, teamwork and academic achievement in 2000.


Split the season between Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Colo. Springs...combined to bat .281 (121-for-431) with 30 doubles, 3 triples, 20 home runs, 63 RBI, a .503 SLG and .838 OPS... Was his 2nd career MiLB season with 30 doubles and 20 HR, as he had 39 2B and 23 HR in 2011... Saw playing time at both left field and right field at both of his stops...2013 was his first action at left field as a professional... Stole a career-high 17 bases in 2013, including 11 steals in 68 games for Tulsa... Had a 5.6 at bat per RBI ratio with the Sky Sox...hit .352 (17-for-51) with 19 RBI w/ runners in scoring postion for Sky Sox... Has 87 doubles and 60 home runs over his last three Minor League seasons in a total of 302 games...comes out to averages of 29 doubles and 20 home runs in 101 games over the past three seasons.


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.

2011 Had a breakout 2011 season at High-A Modesto, winning the California League MVP Award...Hit .334 (124-for-371) with 39 doubles, 3 triples, 23 home runs, 95 RBI and a 1.020 OPS (.378 OBP, .642 SLG) in 93 games for Modesto...all this despite missing nearly all of the season's final month with a hand injury...Ranked among the Cal League leaders in several offensive categories, including: batting average (4th), doubles (2nd), home runs (5th), RBI (8th), extra-base hits (2nd), slugging (1st) and at-bats per home run (2nd, 16.13)...In addition to being named the league MVP, was a California League Postseason All-Star, a Baseball America High-A All-Star and the Rockies organizational Player of the Month for July...hit .341 (43-for-126) with 9 doubles, 9 home runs and 36 RBI in 28 games in July...Hit at least .341 in every month except April (.203)...hit .381 in May, .361 in June and .341 in July...Hit .391 (50-for-128) with 15 doubles, 9 home runs and 74 RBI with runners in scoring position...Matthes' .642 slugging percentage was the third-best mark in the Minors...he finished 14th in the Minors in extra-base hits and 18th in doubles. 2010 Played just 21 games for Low-A Asheville before being placed on the disabled list 6/5...his .185 average was the lowest among all Tourists. 2009 Played his first professional season with Short Season Tri-City as the club's regular right-fielder...his 29 extra base hits led the club, while his 23 doubles led the Northwest League...his 109 total bases also led the club...following the season was rated as the 28th-best prospect in the Rockies organization by Baseball America, as well as the best power hitter in the Rockies system by the same publication.