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Colorado Rockies lefty Tyler Matzek set to become key part of the starting rotation in 2015

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A year ago, Tyler Matzek looked destined for a bullpen role, if any role at all, in the big leagues, and now he enters 2015 as one of the Rockies' most counted-upon starters.

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Rockies' Tyler Matzek has ridden a rocket since spring of 2014 - The Denver Post
Patrick Saunders and Nick Groke collaborated on an article for The Denver Post chronicling Tyler Matzek's rise from something of an afterthought a year ago to his role now as the Rockies' incumbent No. 3 starter, talking with manager Walt Weiss about the southpaw and the expectations for him in 2015.

Matzek ready to test new strategy in second season - Rockies.com
Thomas Harding also has a piece on Matzek, discussing with him how he developed his arsenal of pitches throughout 2014 with the help of catcher Michael McKenry, fine-tuning his slider and more effectively using his changeup and curveball, and how he plans to implement those changes in the upcoming season.

Colorado Rockies build a bullpen that really brings the heat - The Denver Post
After having a National League worst 4.79 bullpen ERA last season, the Rockies have added several hard throwers to the bullpen mix for 2015, looking to emulate the American League champion Royals. Saunders takes a look at the new additions, highlighting 23-year-old righty Jairo Diaz, who came to the Rockies in an offseason trade for Josh Rutledge and whose fastball averaged a robust 97 MPH in 2014.

Shortstop prospect Story learns valuable lesson from Tulo - Rockies.com
Harding also has an article about prospect Trevor Story, who is in his first big league Spring Training in 2015 but has already put significant work in with Troy Tulowitzki learning what it takes to succeed at the highest level of the game.