"The one thing I love about Matz is he has a great head on his shoulders, he’s a competitor," Triple-A pitching coach Frank Viola recently told SNY.TV's Robert Brender. "He does all the little things you need from a pitcher to make him better. ... I think the big thing now is getting that breaking ball, the curveball, over more consistently to get him through the lineup a second, third, fourth time through. Once he’s able to do that, gain that experience, he’s going to move up the ladder really quick."
Matz will take the hill for Double-A Binghamton on Thursday afternoon.
SNY.tv opens Matz's prospect file, profiling his strengths and weaknesses as a pitcher, including his special talent...
In a recent edition of the MetsBlog Q&ACast, presented by Verizon, Viola talked in detail with Brender about Matz, as well as Noah Syndergaard, Rafeal Montero and Zack Wheeler, which you can listen to here:
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