Tyler Matzek

Tyler Matzek- Biography

Tyler Matzek is a pitcher for the Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball (MLB). The Colorado Rockies drafted him in the first round of the 2009 MLB draft, and he made his MLB debut in 2014. If his team is to win the World Series against the Houston Astros, he must play an important role.

What is the Net Worth of Tyler Matzek? Salary, Earnings

Tyler Matzek earns $600,500 per year and has an estimated net worth of $5,098,841. His source of income is his professional baseball career, from which he has earned a sizable sum. Aside from that, he may be involved in endorsements and sponsorship deals with major sports brands, which will bring him a lot of money.

Tyler Matzek- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Tyler Matzek was born on October 19, 1990, in Mission Viejo, California, USA. Jeff and Kathy Matzek are his parents. Kyle Matzek, Mychal Matzek, Jeff Johnson, and Ryan Johnson are his siblings. Tyler attended Capistrano Valley High School, where he was named CIF Orange County Player of the Year and won a CIF championship in 2009.

Tyler Matzek- Relationship, Married Life, Boyfriend, Girlfriend

Lauren is Matzek’s wife, whom he met in high school. In 2017, she was undergoing cancer treatment while convincing Tyler to continue his professional baseball career despite his yips, which both Matzek and his catching partner, Kyle, found frustrating.

Tyler Matzek- Professional Career

On August 17, 2009, Matzek agreed to a $3.9 million signing bonus with the Colorado Rockies. He did not pitch professionally in 2009. Prior to the 2010 season, Baseball America ranked him as the 23rd best prospect in baseball. He went 5-1 with a 2.92 ERA and 88 strikeouts in 89.1 innings of work for Single-A Asheville in 18 starts. However, he struggled with control, walking 62 batters and striking out four. Prior to 2011, Baseball America ranked him as the 32nd best prospect. He started the season at High-A Modesto, where he went 0-3 with a 9.82 ERA in 33 innings and 46 walks.

He was demoted to Asheville, where he had three poor outings before taking a “little mental break” following his June 17 start. Matzek began the 2012 season as a member of the Modesto Grizzlies. He was a mid-season All-Star in the California League, going 4-3 with a 3.24 ERA in 75 innings, striking out 83 and walking 52. Matzek was added to the Rockies’ 40-man roster on November 20, 2013. He began the 2014 season with Triple-A Colorado Springs. In 12 starts with the SkySox before being promoted to the majors, he went 5-4 with a 4.05 ERA, striking out 61 batters and walking 31 in 66.2 innings.

Ascend to Fame

Matzek was promoted to the Colorado Rockies on June 11, 2014, to replace Eddie Butler, who was placed on the disabled list after making his major league debut. Matzek made his major league debut on that day. He began the 2015 season in the Rockies’ rotation before being demoted to Triple-A due to control issues. He’d be assigned to Triple-A for the remainder of the season. Matzek was placed on the disabled list for the 2016 season after undergoing surgery near the end of the 2015 season. He was released at the end of the season after being cut from the team in the middle of the season. In 2017, Matzek signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. He was released on March 28, 2017. The Seattle Mariners signed him to a minor league contract in 2018.

He was released on March 30, 2018. On April 12, 2018, Matzek signed with the Texas AirHogs of the independent American Association. In 88 3 innings, he struck out 93 batters but walked 66. Matzek signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks on January 15, 2019, following a showcase with Driveline Baseball. He was released on May 16, 2019. On June 9, 2019, Matzek signed with the American Association’s Texas AirHogs. He had a 2.64 ERA and 53 strikeouts in 30 3 innings pitched. Matzek’s contract was purchased by the Atlanta Braves on August 14, 2019. Matzek began his career with the Mississippi Braves, the Atlanta Braves’ AA affiliate. Matzek was promoted to the Gwinnett Stripers, the Braves’ AAA affiliate, after only one appearance in which he pitched 2.1 innings and struck out five batters.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Height in feet inches – 6’ 3” – in Centimeters – 190 cm
Weight in Kilograms – 104 kg  –  in Pounds –  230 lbs
Shoe Size 11 (U.S.)
Hair Color Brown
Eye Color Blue
Body Type Athletic


  • He made his major league debut as a member of the Colorado Rockies, pitching against the Atlanta Braves.
  • In 2009, he won a CIF championship and was named the CIF Orange County Player of the Year.

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