Left-handed reliever Due to discomfort in his pitching shoulder, he will be added to the 10-day list.
After Monday's loss at the hands of the Braves, Matzek was injures by the Braves.and will be making the roster move prior to Tuesday's game at Milwaukee.
Matzek, who will be examined in Atlanta Wednesday, said that he first felt the pain in his shoulder two or three weeks back. Matzek suggested that spring training soreness could be the reason for his latest injury.
According to MLB.com, Matzek stated Monday that “it was probably two or three weeks ago” when his shoulder began feeling discomfort. “I think that I was just compensating my lack of mobility. It was a good feeling to try and get my back (injury) through. It just spiraled into something else.
In 13 appearances, Matzek posted a 5.06 ERA. He has also struggled with control, allowing nine runs in just 10 innings. Atlanta's top reliever last season, he had a 2.57 ERA in 69 appearances. He was also dominant during the postseason going 3-0 with a 0.67 ERA and 24 strikes in 15 1/3 innings.
Brian Snitker, Braves manager said rookieMatzek will not be able to make it in Atlanta's bullpen, so Strider will take a bigger role. Strider tossed two scoreless inning Monday, bringing his ERA to 2.75.