Scout Premium Content

Matz Breaking Free

It took left-hander Steven Matz essentially three years to do it but he finally made his professional debut this past season. The 2009 first round pick took a while to come back from his Tommy John surgery and even experienced some pain as late as earlier this year, but after finding some success in 2012 and getting some innings under his belt, he says he believes his injuries are behind him.

He made just six starts for the Kingsports Mets and was shut down prematurely after getting some shoulder inflammation, which was quite natural considering he had missed so much time over the years. While he would have liked to finish out the season, he can't help but feel a sense of relief that he got his debut out of the way. "It was pretty exciting," Matz said. "It was a big relief to...

DiehardMagazine.com Recommended Stories


  • Peyton Manning emerged alone atop yet another category in the NFL record book tonight vs the Niners, as he tossed touchdown #509 under the national spotlight of Sunday Night Football (NBC). (Photo…

  • Former USC and NFL running back LenDale White added tons of drama to what was a relatively quiet Homecoming weekend for the Trojans.

  • Here’s a way to watch football and improve your golf swing at the same time. In your living room (or on the range), practice the one-minute golf swing, as shown in this video. Set the timer on your…

  • Dr. Roto, like many others, can't believe Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (pictured above) passed for over 300 yards and rushed for over 100 yards in the same game. First time that's ever happened…

  • As soon as those winds fall off, get into the stand! I always tell people you can't kill them if you aren't out, but if you want to try and pick an opportune time – this is it.

Up Next


Forums


0 Fans online
    Join The Conversation

    Tweets