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Rockies' Matzek back after treatment for performance anxiety

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Colorado Rockies left-hander Tyler Matzek has returned to spring training after spending two weeks taking brain tests and undergoing coaching for performance anxiety. Matzek started the Rockies' home opener last year but ended up in the low minors due to control and confidence issues. He failed to get anybody out in his first spring appearance on March 2...
Via Associated Press
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Rockies' Matzek determined to overcome performance anxiety

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) Tyler Matzek finished strong in 2014, ramping up expectations that the former first-round pick would be a key part of the rotation for the Colorado Rockies. Then the left-hander basically couldn't throw a strike, spiraling from major league starter to minor leaguer to a guy who was taken off the field entirely. The problem was performance anxiety. ''I put...
Via Associated Press
February 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Ranking The Rockies: 32 Tyler Matzek

  We at BSN Denver are running a series where we rank how valuable each of the Rockies’ 51 players was to the team in 2015. Value was calculated by statistics, viewing, and how memorable each player’s contributions were. The rankings will be from last to first, you may view the full rankings (here). Player: Tyler Matzek Stats: 5 G, 22 IP, 2-1, 4.09 ERA, 1.818 WHIP, 5.95...
Via BSN Denver
October 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' LHP Matzek sent home following continuing control issues

Rockies left-handed pitcher Tyler Matzek started the season in the team’s starting rotation. He’s now headed back home in California. Control issues have been Matzek’s downfall.Matzek walked 19 batters and hit three in 22 innings with the Rockies this year before being sent to the minors. He’s regressed even more since then. In one game for Triple-A Albuquerque he gave up...
Via FOX Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockies' Matzek taking a break from pitching

On May 8 the Colorado Rockies optioned left-handed starter Tyler Matzek to the minors to work on his control issues. After walking seven and allowing seven hits while only getting three outs in a recent outing for Triple-A Albuquerque, manager Walt Weiss decided not to have Matzek take the mound for his scheduled start on Monday.According to the Denver Post, Weiss said, "We're taking...
Via FOX Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings – Matzek’al Mystery Tour

At the end of the year, you can look at season long stats and try to build a DK lineup and I can pretty much promise you, disappointment will follow. You see, season is all but done, bro and bro-ettes. That means guys get tired. The studs of May, June and July give way to the youthful, the fresh guys of the DL and the DFAs who get invigorated by their new teams. De Aza, I'm looking...
Via Razzball
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek starting to make good

What do we make of the Rockies rookie left-hander Tyler Matzek at this point in the season? His surface statistics – a 2-9 record and a 5.38 earned run average in 77 innings so far this season – don’t scream rising star. But for the Rockies, who’ve had very little to look forward to as their season trickles towards an inevitable last-place finish, Matzek remains the most...
Via Mile High Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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