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Rockies end 7-game skid, down Dodgers behind Matzek, Dickerson

Yasiel Puig took ball three from Tyler Matzek, a pitch just outside in the fifth inning. Puig dodged a Tommy Kahnle fastball near his ear in the sixth for ball three. Twice the Los Angeles Dodgers bomber drew a nail-gnawing full count with runs waiting to score. And twice Puig went away in a rage. Matzek struck him out with a fastball at Puig's knees. Kahnle got him with a fastball...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Rockies 2015 starting rotation might not be all that bad

Tyler Matzek was good again on Tuesday night.In the midst of all of the negative, a few things positive might be coming out for the Colorado Rockies.On Tuesday night at Coors Field, Tyler Matzek proved that his recent success wasn't simply because he was facing bad teams. The rookie went 5-1/3 innings, giving up just two runs. He gave up 11 hits, but was good enough to wiggle...
Via Rockies Review
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek continues to improve as Colorado Rockies drop another game

Tyler Matzek has been very good in his rookie year.Many fans of the Colorado Rockies gave up on Tyler Matzek years ago.Check out the comments section on pieces written on the night that he pitches. There are plenty of people who still don't want to believe. There are Rockies fans who insist that he isn't good and that he won't amount to much. His five rough years in the...
Via Rockies Review
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek pitches Rockies' best outing of 2014 over Padres at Coors Field

Tyler Matzek flew through nine innings of work Friday night at Coors Field and only paused early on when San Diego's Rymer Liriano hit a routine line-drive single to right field in the third inning. It gave the batter enough time to round first base and look at his work. Hopefully he enjoyed it. Liriano's hit was one of only three allowed by Matzek. And by the time Liriano...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek throws first complete game shutout for Colorado Rockies since 2011

Be mad at the front office of the Colorado Rockies, be mad at the ownership, but don't be mad at the players.On Friday night, Rockies rookie Tyler Matzek pitched the best game in at least three seasons for the Rockies, and perhaps the most memorable since Ubaldo Jimenez tossed the club's one and only no-hitter on April 18th, 2010 in Atlanta. He twirled the first complete...
Via Rockies Review
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Matzek’s complete game silences Padres

Colorado 3, San Diego 0 When: 8:40 PM ET, Friday, September 5, 2014 Where: Coors Field, Denver, Colorado Temperature: 59° Umpires: Home – Adam Hamari, 1B – Quinn Wolcott, 2B – CB Bucknor, 3B – Dan Iassogna Attendance: 24586 By SportsDirect Inc. Rockies 3, Padres 0: Drew Stubbs and Nolan Arenado belted solo homers while Tyler Matzek tossed a three-hitter as Colorado blanked...
Via Mile High Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Tyler Matzek shines as Colorado Rockies pick up rare win in pitching duel

Tyler Matzek was great on Saturday.A silver lining in the black, dark sky that is the Colorado Rockies season, Tyler Matzek took another step forward on Saturday night in Arizona.The rookie went seven strong innings, giving up just three hits and three walks. He struck out four, but most importantly, he didn't allow a run. With 103 pitches in, manager Walt Weiss elected to go...
Via Rockies Review
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies earn first four-game winning streak at SF

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Rookie Tyler Matzek struck out seven in seven innings to end a five-start losing streak, and the Colorado Rockies capitalized on San Francisco's mistakes to beat the Giants 3-2 on Monday night. The Rockies have won four straight games in San Francisco for the first time in club history, kicking off a stretch of 13 straight games against the NL West with an...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  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

Matzek wows the home crowd with a dominant debut, Rockies win 8-2

In a year where starting pitchers have been dropping like flies, the Rockies were desperate for someone to step up. Tyler Matzek answered that call, and in his big league debut he absolutely shackled the Atlanta Braves. Thanks to his seven plus innings of two run pitching, the Rockies cruised to an easy 8-2 victory. Tonight was a lone island of happiness amongst an ocean of misery...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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