Our Braves go for the sweep against the Marlins and Wright faces off against Sixto Sanchez. I’m sticking with my podcast prediction…Braves in 3.
A Tyler Matzek Appreciation Piece
Tyler Matzek has been one of the Braves best relievers all year (and I’ve been a believer from the beginning). However on September 8th, something changed with Matzek…he developed a new pitch. Apparently with the help of future Braves pitching coach Josh Tomlin, Matzek introduced a brand new cutter and from that moment on, he’s been bloody brilliant. How bloody brilliant?
14.2 IP, 0.68 ERA, 25! K, 4 BB
That’ll do. I wonder if he’ll get a chance to go back to starting in 2021? Doubtful, but wouldn’t surprise me.