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Tyler Matzek
Birthdate: 10/19/1990 (26 y, 5 m, 11 d)     Bats/Throws: L/L     Height/Weight: 6-3/210     Position: P
Drafted: 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11, Team: Colorado Rockies
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2016)
RotoWire News: Matzek signed a minor league deal with the White Sox on Friday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports. (2/17/2017)
Profiles:  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: A 2009 first-round pick, Tyler Matzek had a sneaky-good 2014, his first season in the majors; his strikeout rate rose each month, and he rode a solid slider to a 3.78 FIP in the rare Colorado air. Unfortunately, Matzek struggled with command and dealt with severe anxiety issues the year after, which led to him being shut down for the season. Matzek attempted a comeback in 2016, seeing some progress but not advancing beyond AA ball. Still just 26 years old, Matzek remains an intriguing prospect with strikeout potential. He's a long shot to see the majors in 2017, though. (Brice Russ)

The Quick Opinion: We wish Matzek the best as he works to overcome anxiety issues on his road back to the majors. From a fantasy perspective, Matzek has upside but is unlikely to make a major impact this year.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2010Rockies (A)510181889.18.876.250.60.25981.1 %  2.924.64  
2011Rockies (A)540121264.010.417.030.42.28066.8 %  4.364.26  
2011Rockies (A+)030101033.010.0912.551.36.33060.0 %  9.828.04  
2012Rockies (A+)6802828142.19.676.010.44.32766.5 %  4.624.41  
2013Rafters (R)11010011.210.035.401.54.29677.5 %  3.865.26  
2013Rockies (AA)8902626142.16.014.810.82.30676.7 %  3.794.62  
2014Rockies (AAA)540121266.28.244.191.08.30567.9 %  4.054.83  
2014Rockies61102019117.26.963.370.69.31273.8 %49.7 %8.3 %4.053.783.921.7
2015Rockies (A-)010302.115.4330.860.00.66745.5 %  23.1411.75  
2015Rockies (AAA)01110111.111.9113.500.79.17450.9 %  8.746.86  
2015Rockies2105522.06.147.770.82.30282.1 %39.7 %8.3 %4.095.956.38-0.1
2016Rockies (A+)03025021.012.008.140.43.35672.5 %  4.714.95  
2016Rockies (AA)010805.27.9422.240.00.40060.9 %  14.299.53  
2017Depth Charts1205528.08.219.491.33.31373.3 %  5.966.65 -0.2
2017Steamer1205528.07.545.591.17.30870.2 %46.1 % 5.245.165.090.2
2017ZiPS12031024.38.8813.321.48.31075.4 %  6.668.12 -0.8
Total- - -81202524139.26.834.060.71.31075.5 %48.2 %8.3 %4.064.124.311.6

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2010Rockies (A)512.921818000  89.1376623129662047388
2011Rockies (A)544.361212000  64.02794535313500214074
2011Rockies (A+)039.821010000  33.0178343736546023037
2012Rockies (A+)684.622828000  142.164913485737950590153
2013Rafters (R)113.86100000  11.249106527000013
2013Rockies (AA)893.792626000  142.162714767601376055295
2014Rockies (AAA)544.051212000  66.2303704030831003061
2014Rockies6114.05201911000117.25031205353944133091
2015Rockies (A-)0123.1430000  2.1162660801104
2015Rockies (AAA)018.74101001  11.15751211117013015
2015Rockies214.09550000022.0102211010219032015
2016Rockies (A+)034.71250000  21.097171211119144028
2016Rockies (AA)0114.2980000  5.24089901401105
2017Depth Charts125.9655  00 28.0 282018429 2  25
2017Steamer125.24550000 28.0127291716417 1  23
2017ZiPS126.66310  0  24.3 241918436035024
Total- - -8124.06252411000139.2605141636311631650106

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2010Rockies (A)8.876.251.420.6023.4 %16.5 %6.9 %.2001.39.25981.1 %  4.64
2011Rockies (A)10.417.031.480.4226.5 %17.9 %8.6 %.1981.48.28066.8 %  4.26
2011Rockies (A+)10.0912.550.801.3620.8 %25.8 %-5.0 %.2622.42.33060.0 %  8.04
2012Rockies (A+)9.676.011.610.4423.6 %14.6 %8.9 %.2441.61.32766.5 %  4.41
2013Rafters (R)10.035.401.861.5426.5 %14.3 %12.2 %.2381.46.29677.5 %  5.26
2013Rockies (AA)6.014.811.250.8215.2 %12.1 %3.0 %.2691.57.30676.7 %  4.62
2014Rockies (AAA)8.244.191.971.0820.1 %10.2 %9.9 %.2571.52.30567.9 %  4.83
2014Rockies6.963.372.070.6918.1 %8.8 %9.3 %.2631.39.31273.8 %94953.78
2014Average7.732.892.670.8620.4 %7.6 %12.7 %.2471.28.29573.0 %  3.81
2015Rockies (A-)15.4330.860.500.0025.0 %50.0 %-25.0 %.2864.29.66745.5 %  11.75
2015Rockies (AAA)11.9113.500.880.7926.3 %29.8 %-3.5 %.1281.94.17450.9 %  6.86
2015Rockies6.147.770.790.8214.7 %18.6 %-3.9 %.2631.82.30282.1 %891425.95
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Rockies (A+)12.008.141.470.4328.9 %19.6 %9.3 %.2301.71.35672.5 %  4.95
2016Rockies (AA)7.9422.240.360.0012.5 %35.0 %-22.5 %.3203.88.40060.9 %  9.53
2017Depth Charts8.219.490.871.33   .2652.07.31373.3 %  6.65
2017Steamer7.545.591.351.1718.1 %13.4 %4.7 %.2661.67.30870.2 %  5.16
2017ZiPS8.8813.320.671.48   .2592.47.31075.4 %  8.12
Total- - -6.834.061.680.7117.5 %10.4 %7.1 %.2631.46.31075.5 %931024.12

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2014Rockies1.6419.9 %49.7 %30.3 %7.4 %8.3 %5.6 %44.4 %41.9 %35.3 %22.7 %17.5 %46.6 %35.9 %4.081063.92
2015Rockies1.0422.2 %39.7 %38.1 %8.3 %8.3 %8.0 %0.0 %35.4 %41.5 %23.1 %18.5 %44.6 %36.9 %6.451646.38
Total- - -1.5320.3 %48.2 %31.5 %7.6 %8.3 %5.9 %36.4 %40.9 %36.3 %22.8 %17.7 %46.3 %36.0 %4.451154.31

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2014Rockies17710871810944765011141764
2015Rockies252414222015194205399
Total- - -2021328510121146284413192163

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2014Rockies0.36-8.969.326.900.531.021.020.941.22180.010.3501
2015Rockies0.10-1.992.090.480.101.121.120.851.165-0.280.3700
Total- - -0.47-10.9411.417.380.621.041.040.921.2123-0.270.7201

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2014Rockies55.2% (92.7)28.9% (83.5) 5.0% (79.5)10.9% (88.6)  0.2%
2015Rockies34.1% (91.6)39.8% (83.6) 7.0% (80.0)19.0% (88.7)   
Total- - -51.3% (92.6)30.9% (83.6) 5.4% (79.6)12.4% (88.6)  0.2%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2014Rockies63.1 %0.2 %    27.6 %6.3 %  2.8 %   
2015Rockies49.3 %     42.2 %4.8 %  3.8 %   
Total- - -60.6 %0.1 %    30.3 %6.0 %  3.0 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2014Rockies92.290.8    83.679.9  87.0  
2015Rockies90.8     83.479.3  86.9  
Total- - -92.090.8    83.579.8  87.0  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2014Rockies-15.110.8 1.2-0.7  -1.562.12 1.35-0.36  
2015Rockies-0.5-0.4 -1.8-0.7  -0.36-0.24 -6.31-0.91  
Total- - --15.610.4 -0.6-1.4  -1.411.56 -0.49-0.52  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2014Rockies-15.20.4    12.1-0.5  0.5  
2015Rockies-1.6     -1.2-0.4  0.6  
Total- - --16.90.4    10.9-0.9  1.1  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2014Rockies-1.3714.31    2.50-0.41  0.92  
2015Rockies-0.84     -0.74-2.18  4.27  
Total- - --1.2914.31    1.67-0.67  1.69  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2014Rockies30.7 %65.5 %46.5 %66.4 %91.4 %82.4 %45.5 %58.3 %8.2 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
2015Rockies19.2 %54.9 %32.1 %65.3 %88.6 %79.7 %36.1 %46.1 %6.5 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
Total- - -28.3 %63.9 %43.9 %66.3 %91.0 %82.1 %43.7 %56.2 %7.9 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2014Rockies30.7 %62.1 %46.5 %63.1 %92.0 %82.5 %50.4 %21.9
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
2015Rockies18.0 %52.1 %32.2 %59.5 %88.4 %78.9 %41.5 %21.1
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
Total- - -28.1 %60.5 %43.9 %62.6 %91.5 %82.0 %48.8 %21.7

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2014RockiesP2019117.210152110100 5   .926 
2015RockiesP5522.0140001100 6   1.000 
Total- - -P2524139.211192111200 11   .938 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2014RockiesP117.20  0-1-2              
2015RockiesP22.0-1  000              
Total- - -P139.2-1  0-1-2              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2014RockiesP117.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)75.0%      (4)81.8%    (11)
2015RockiesP22.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
Total- - -P139.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (2)50.0%     (2)80.0%      (5)85.7%    (14)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2014Rockies2.1-0.50.90.414.91.7$12.7 
2015Rockies0.40.00.60.6-1.2-0.1($1.0) 
Total- - -2.6-0.51.51.013.71.6$11.8 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2016) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 3/4/2016 (League Minimum)
    • 2016: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2015) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 3/1/2015 (League Minimum)
    • 2015: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2014) (Edit)
    • signed by Colorado Rockies on 3/3/2014 (League Minimum)
    • 2014: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2009 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 11, Overall: 11
    • Team: Colorado Rockies
    • School: Capistrano Valley HS