Thu, 19 Jan 2012 19:33:48 -0800
Colorado Rockies SP Tyler Matzek had a second straight disappointing season in the minors in 2011, but he feels the worst is behind him. "I am about two months ahead of schedule in my throwing program," Matzek said. "A lot of (stuff) hasn't gone my way, but I am still young. I know I can get outs if my mechanics are right." Matzek has focused on his stride direction and not hooking his arm behind his body in his delivery.
Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:24:31 -0700
Colorado Rockies SP Alex White is expected to join the major league team after his next start or two in the minors. C Wilin Rosario and OF Tim Wheeler are also options to be recalled soon. P Tyler Matzek is not an option right now.
Tue, 18 Aug 2009 05:40:57 -0700
Rockies.MLB.com's Thomas Harding reports the Colorado Rockies signed first-round pick P Tyler Matzek to a deal with a club-record $3.9 million signing bonus. Matzek will receive $2,000 within 45 days of contract approval, and two installments of $950,000 by June 1. In addition, he is enrolled in the Major League Baseball College Scholarship Program, which is worth $16,000 for eight semesters -- $12,000 for tuition books and fees and $4,000 for room and board.
Tue, 16 Jun 2009 13:55:07 -0700
Troy E. Renck, of The Denver Post, reports the Colorado Rockies' negotiations with P Tyler Matzek are expected to drag out until Aug. 17, before he decides whether to attend the University of Oregon.
Tue, 09 Jun 2009 16:16:44 -0700
The Colorado Rockies selected P Tyler Matzek (Capistrano Valley High School) with the No. 11 overall pick in the 2009 MLB Amateur Draft Tuesday, June 9.