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Tyler Alexander Matzek is a professional baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Atlanta Braves baseball team in Major League Baseball(MLB). Tyler was born in Mission Viejo in California to Jeff Matzek and Kathy Matzek on October 19, 1990.

Tyler Matzek attended Capistrano Valley High School in his hometown. He began playing baseball there and luckily for him, he was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in 2009 during the first round of the 11th overall selection of the MLB draft.

In August that year, he signed with the Rockies for a  $3.9 million signing bonus. After signing with the Rockies, Tyler began playing in minor leagues for the Rockies till he was promoted to the major leagues by the Rockies in June 2014.

He was let go by the Rockies in 2017, after which he signed a minor league contract with the Chicago White Sox. The following year, he left the Sox to play for the Seattle Mariners on a minor league contract.

The Sox also let him go in March 2018. The next month, on April 12 that same year, Tyler signed a new contract with the Texas AirHogs of the independent American Association. He moved to Arizona Diamondbacks in January 2019.

He played for the Diamondbacks in the first part of the season and left during the second part of the season after he was bought by the Atlanta Braves baseball team.

Tyler Matzek Salary: How Much Does Tyler Matzek Make?

Tyler Matzek earns an annual salary of $600,500 from the Braves.