November 6, 1984 |
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|July 3, 2008 for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 11, 2009 for the San Francisco Giants|
|Earned run average||5.74|
Minor League Career
2004 was an improvement for him and again with the AZL Giants, he went 2-0 with a 2.44 ERA in 11 games, eight of which he started. He also struck out 47 batters in 48 innings of work.
In 2006, Matos split time between the Greenjackets and Connecticut Defenders, Matos did extremely well - especially with the Greenjackets. He was used entirely as a reliever, he appeared in 44 games for the Greenjackets, saving 13 games and striking out 81 batters in 61 innings of work. He posted a 1.77 ERA with them. He then went on to pitch in six games for the Defenders, posting a 3.72 ERA there, saving two more games. Overall, he had a 1.91 ERA in 2006, saving 15 games and striking out 86 batters in 702⁄3 innings of work.
In 2007, he was again used entirely as a reliever and again he did very well. Like in 2006, he spent time with both the Greenjackets and Defenders, however he spent the majority of his time with the Defenders in 2007, as opposed to the previous year when he spent the majority of his time with the Greenjackets. Overall in 2007, he posted a 2.49 ERA with 52 strikeouts in 65 innings of work. He also saved eight games.
Overall, he has posted a 24-13 record with a 3.57 ERA so far in his minor league career. He has 24 career saves, 23 of which he has collected these past two years.