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Apr 27, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Colorado Rockies starting pitcher T. Matzek (15) throws during the first inning against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

Tyler Matzek talks to the PDP guys

(via Purple Row/Purple Dinosaur Podcast)

Tyler Matzek had a really nice interview with the Purple Dinosaur Podcast guys (Tyler and Anthony) about coming back to the Colorado Rockies and working his way back from a pretty significant and ugly bout of wildness earlier this season that sent him to AAA Albuquerque, short-season A Boise, and then eventually home for a few weeks to relax and take his mind off baseball.

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Obviously, at just 24 years old, there’s still (a lot of) hope for Matzek, so hopefully he makes some strides in Spring Training next season, and begins to re-build the Colorado Rockies’ trust in him. You can never have too much pitching…

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