Tyler Matzek

Atlanta Braves, Relief Pitcher
Age: 33-281d (Oct 19, 1990)
Exp: 5.019 Years
Country: US
Drafted: Round 1 (#11 overall), 2009
Agent(s): PSI Sports Management
2024 Payroll Salary

$1,900,000

2024 Cash

$1,900,000

Career Earnings

$9,598,841

2023-2025 Arbitration Extension (CURRENT)

Tyler Matzek signed a 2 year , $3,100,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $3,100,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,550,000. In 2024, Matzek will earn a base salary of $1,900,000, while carrying a total salary of $1,900,000.
Contract Terms:
2 yr(s) / $3,100,000
Average Salary:
$1,550,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
Free Agent:
2026 / UFA
Year Age Status PayrollAnnual Luxury Tax Tax % League Tax Cash Annual Cash Cumulative
2023 32
Arb Avoided
$1,200,000 $1,550,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000
2024 33
ARB 3
$1,900,000 $1,550,000 - $1,900,000 $3,100,000
2025 34
Club
$5,500,000 $5,500,000 - - -
2026 35
UFA
Year Age Service Status Base Salary Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely Payroll Salary Luxury Tax
2023 32 4.019
Arb Avoided
$1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,550,000
2024 33 5.019
ARB 3
$1,900,000 - - $1,900,000 $1,550,000
2025 34 -
Club
$5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000
2026 35 --
UFA
Year Age Status Base Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2023 32
Arb Avoided
$1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,033,333
2024 33
ARB 3
$1,900,000 $1,900,000 $3,100,000 $1,550,000 $950,000
2025 34
Club
- - - - -
Contract Notes
  • 2025 club option contains no buyout
Source: MLB contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2022 Arbitration

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $1,400,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $1,400,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $1,400,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,400,000
Average Salary:
$1,400,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2021-2021 Pre-Arb

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $600,500 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $600,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $600,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $600,500
Average Salary:
$600,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2020-2020 Pre-Arb

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $563,500 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including $563,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $563,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $563,500
Average Salary:
$563,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2016-2016 Pre-Arb

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $509,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $509,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $509,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $509,500
Average Salary:
$509,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2015-2015 Pre-Arb

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $509,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $509,500 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $509,500.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $509,500
Average Salary:
$509,500
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2014-2014 Pre-Arb

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $500,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $500,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $500,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $500,000
Average Salary:
$500,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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2009-2009 Signing Bonus

Tyler Matzek signed a 1 year , $3,900,000 contract with the Colorado Rockies, including $3,900,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $3,900,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $3,900,000
Average Salary:
$3,900,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$9,598,841

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2009 18
Signing Bonus
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
2014 23
Active
$300,546
$4,200,546
2015 24
Active
$89,092
$4,289,638
2020 29
Active
$208,703
$4,498,341
2021 30
Active
$600,500
$5,098,841
Champion
2022 31
Active / Arb Avoided
$1,400,000
$6,498,841
2023 32
Injured / Arb Avoided
$1,200,000
$7,698,841
2024 33
Injured /
$1,900,000
$9,598,841
Total      
$9,598,841
$9,598,841
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2009
18
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
$3,900,000
2014
23
$300,546
$300,546
$4,200,546
2015
24
$89,092
$89,092
$4,289,638
2020
29
$208,704
$208,703
$4,498,341
2021
30
$600,500
$600,500
$5,098,841
2022
31
$1,400,000
$1,400,000
$6,498,841
2023
32
$1,200,000
$1,200,000
$7,698,841
2024
33
$1,900,000
$1,900,000
$9,598,841
Total
$5,698,842
$3,900,000
$9,598,841
$9,598,841

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Incentives Cash Cumulative
3 $389,638 $3,900,000 - $4,289,638
5 $5,309,204 - - $5,309,203

Injuries

Year Dates Reason
2016 COL Apr 03, 2016 - May 19, 2016 Undisclosed
2022 ATL May 14, 2022 - Jul 04, 2022 Shoulder
2023 ATL Mar 30, 2023 - Oct 01, 2023 Elbow (Tommy John)
2024 ATL May 05, 2024 - TBD Elbow
  • Nov 18, 2022 Signed a 2 year $3.1 million contract with Atlanta (ATL), avoiding arbitration, including a $5.5M club option for 2025
  • Mar 22, 2022 Signed a 1 year $1.4 million contract with Atlanta (ATL), avoiding arbitration
  • Mar 01, 2021 Signed a 1 year $600,500 contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jul 23, 2020 Contract purchased by Atlanta (ATL)
  • Aug 15, 2019 Signed a minor league contract with Atlanta (ATL)
  • Jan 15, 2019 Signed a minor league contract with Arizona (ARI)
  • Feb 16, 2018 Signed a minor league contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Feb 17, 2017 Signed a minor league contract with Chicago (CHW)
  • Mar 04, 2016 Signed a 1 year $509,500 contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 01, 2015 Signed a 1 year $509,500 contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Mar 03, 2014 Signed a 1 year $500k contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Nov 20, 2013 Contract purchased by Colorado (COL)
  • Aug 17, 2009 Signed a contract with Colorado (COL)
  • Jun 09, 2009 Drafted by Colorado (COL): Round 1 (#11 overall)
Year Team GP GS H R ER BB K HR W L SV IP ERA WHIP WAR
2024 ATL 11 0 16 11 11 3 10 3 0 0 0 10.0 9.90 1.90 -0.46
2023 ATL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.00 0.00
2022 ATL 42 0 26 21 17 29 36 3 4 2 1 43.7 3.50 1.26 0.33
2021 ATL 69 0 40 19 18 37 77 3 0 4 0 63.0 2.57 1.22 0.00
2020 ATL 21 0 23 9 9 10 43 1 4 3 0 29.0 2.79 1.14 0.85
2015 COL 6 5 21 10 10 19 15 2 2 1 0 22.0 4.09 1.82 0.61
2014 COL 21 19 120 53 53 44 91 9 6 11 0 117.7 4.05 1.39 1.95
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