MLB

Baltimore Orioles
Career W-L
27-39
 
Career ERA
4.89
Name  Brian Matusz
Born  2/11/1987
Height  6-4
Weight  200
Number  17
Position  RP
Bats  L
Throws  L
5/25/2015 11:35:00 AM
Description: Baltimore lefthander Brian Matusz has been suspended eight games for having a "foreign substance" on his arm.
Insight: Matusz will appeal the suspension and will still be available in the bullpen for the time being. Even so, he's not fantasy worthy.
 
11/7/2012 8:56:00 PM
Description: Baltimore lefthander Brian Matusz had surgery to repair a muscle tear in his abdomen last month according to MLB.com's Brittany Ghiroli.
Insight: Matusz struggled as a starter (5-10, 5.42 ERA in 16 starts) but was able to find his niche in the Orioles' bullpen late in the season (1-0, 1.35 in 18 appearances). He should be ready for spring training.
 
7/1/2012 6:40:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz was optioned to Triple-A Norfolk Sunday after his latest poor outing.
Insight: Matusz (5-10, 5.42 ERA) can be dropped in all fantasy leagues.
 
6/15/2012 11:02:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz gave up four runs on nine hits in 5 2/3 innings Friday against Atlanta.
Insight: Matusz (5-7, 4.94) was hit in the nose during a bunting drill Tuesday, causing the Orioles to push his start back to Friday. He's been too inconsistent to start outside of deep AL-only leagues.
 
6/13/2012 4:10:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz has been scratched from Wednesday's start against Pittsburgh with a nose contusion. He's been confirmed to start Friday against Atlanta.
Insight: Matusz was hit in the nose during a bunting drill Tuesday but he was initially confirmed for his start Wednesday. We wouldn't use Matusz Friday at Atlanta, as the Baltimore lefty is 3-3 with a 5.01 ERA and 1.61 WHIP in six road starts this season.
 
6/12/2012 8:03:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz is expected to make his scheduled start Wednesday after X-rays on his nose came back negative, according to Brittany Ghiroli of MLB.com.
Insight: Matusz was hit in the nose during a bunting drill Tuesday and was questionable for his start Wednesday. Matusz is just 2-3 with a 4.64 ERA in six starts on the road this season, but he's facing Pittsburgh Wednesday so feel free to use him.
 
6/12/2012 4:40:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz was hit in the nose during a bunting drill Tuesday and is questionable for his start Wednesday.
Insight: The Orioles will make a decision on Matusz' availability for Wednesday after evaluating him Tuesday night. Baltimore is lucky to avoid a situation like Pittsburgh had with A.J. Burnett. The Pirates right-hander broke an orbital bone during a bunting drill in the preseason and had to miss several weeks of action.
 
6/6/2012 7:04:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz will start Thursday against Boston. He's been successful in his career against the Red Sox and has pitched well lately, but he's not a good streaming option due to the game taking place at Fenway Park.
Insight: Matusz has thrown four straight quality starts and owns a 3-1 record with a 3.58 ERA and .209 BAA in seven career starts against Boston. However, he has a 4.58 ERA and 1.42 WHIP in four starts at Fenway Park.
 
6/2/2012 8:00:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz improved to 5-5 on the season after beating Tampa Bay Saturday. The left-hander allowed one run on two hits in 7 1/3 innings. He walked three and struck out seven.
Insight: Matusz has won five of his last seven starts and has thrown four straight quality starts.
 
6/7/2011 7:31:00 AM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz picked up his first win of the season, allowing 2 runs in 5 1/3 innings against Oakland. Matusz gave up 7 hits and walked 2, while striking out 3.
Insight: This was a good, not great, start for Matusz after a long layoff. Expect him to improve, especially in the K numbers, as he gets back into game shape and gains arm strength.
 
6/1/2011 7:28:00 PM
Description: Brian Matusz made his debut after suffering an oblique injury in spring training and helped the O's snap a five game losing skid. Matusz went 5 2/3 and struck out three while allowing one run on four hits.
Insight: This is a solid debut for Matusz who has Top 30-40 SP potential and 0 walks is a key stat in a first start like this.
 
6/1/2011 5:48:00 PM
Description: The Baltimore Orioles have activated starter Brian Matusz off the 15-day disabled list and will make his season debut against the Mariners. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: Get Matusz active if you have not already done so.
 
5/13/2011 7:25:00 PM
Description: Baltimore Orioles left-hander Brian Matusz is ready to start a minor league rehab assignment. SOURCE: Yahoo Sports
Insight: Matusz is about two weeks away from being able to make a fantasy impact, barring any setbacks.
 
4/21/2011 7:49:00 AM
Description: Brian Matusz is scheduled to throw from 120 on Friday and Sunday and be re-evaluated on Monday by the Orioles. SOURCE: ORIOLES.COM
Insight: It sounds like Matusz is still 2-3 weeks away from pitching in a big league game because he still has to throw from a mound and then make at least one rehab start in the minors.
 
4/18/2011 11:38:00 AM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz is still feeling effects from a strained left intercostal muscle and hasn't been cleared to throw off the mound. He'll remain on a throwing program at the team's spring training complex in Sarasota, Fla., for the time being. "I don't expect him to join us anytime soon," manager Buck Showalter said. SOURCE: Baltimore Sun
Insight: Matusz was touted as a breakout candidate this year so this is bad news, as there is no official timetable for his return. Keep him stashed on your bench until he is cleared to return.
 
4/5/2011 2:01:00 AM
Description: Matusz is expected to miss at least the first month of the season with an intercostal strain that has landed him on the DL.
Insight: The upside on Matusz's injury is that it afforded Zach Britton an opportunity, on which he capitalized his first time out. Matusz could be out as long as six weeks. (RapidDraft.com)
 
4/2/2011 5:40:00 AM
Description: Brian Matusz (intercostal strain) has been placed on the DL. Chris Tillman will start today and prized prospect Zach Britton will start on Sunday. SOURCE:MLB
Insight: This is very disappointing for Matusz owners since many of them reached for him, predicting a breakout season. Now they will have to wait. Britton was dominant in spring training and can be added to the bench in deeper leagues right away.
 
4/1/2011 4:27:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz, battling upper back soreness, was scratched from his start tomorrow. SOURCE: Rotoworld
Insight: This does not sound like anything serious right now, but pay attention to the news to see if this injury gets worse.
 
3/28/2011 3:36:00 PM
Description: Orioles SP Brian Matusz was hit in the left biceps during a sim game and he may not be ready for Opening Day. SOURCE: Jeff Zrebiec via Twitter
Insight: The initial reports do not indicate that this will be a long-term issue but don't be surprised to see Matusz miss a start or two.
 
3/24/2011 5:23:00 AM
Description: Brian Matusz allowed four runs while getting just four outs last night.
Insight: He has more potential than most late round starters so he is still a good end game draft selection. However, he has been inconsistent in spring training so it might be wise to leave him on the bench for his first regular season start.
 

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Scoreboard
Local
Final
ROC 8
DUR 2
 
2:30pm Friday
STONYBROOK
NCSTATE
 
7:05pm Friday
SYR
DUR
 
6:35pm Saturday
SYR
DUR
 
5:05pm Sunday
SYR
DUR
 
Final
TEX 3
CLE 12
Final
COL 6
CIN 4
Final
MIA 2
PIT 5
Final
CWS 5
TOR 3
Final
KAN 2
NYY 4
Final
BOS 4
MIN 6
Final
PHI 0
NYM 7
Final
SEA 3
TAM 0
Final
SFG 3
MIL 1
9th
DET 3
OAK 2
 
3rd
HOU 1
BAL 0
 
8:05pm Tonight
WAS
CHC
8:15pm Tonight
ARI
STL
10:05pm Tonight
SDP
ANA
10:10pm Tonight
ATL
LOS
1:05pm Thursday
CWS
BAL
 
4:35pm Thursday
CWS
BAL
 
8:05pm Thursday
BOS
TEX
 
10:05pm Thursday
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Thursday
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Thursday
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Thursday
PIT
SDP
 
10:15pm Thursday
ATL
SFG
 
4:05pm Friday
KAN
CHC
 
7:05pm Friday
COL
PHI
 
7:05pm Friday
TAM
BAL
 
7:10pm Friday
MIA
NYM
 
7:10pm Friday
WAS
CIN
 
8:05pm Friday
BOS
TEX
 
8:10pm Friday
ARI
MIL
 
8:10pm Friday
CWS
HOU
 
8:10pm Friday
TOR
MIN
 
8:15pm Friday
LOS
STL
 
10:05pm Friday
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Friday
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Friday
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Friday
PIT
SDP
 
10:15pm Friday
ATL
SFG
 
2:10pm Saturday
TOR
MIN
 
3:05pm Saturday
COL
PHI
 
4:05pm Saturday
TAM
BAL
 
4:10pm Saturday
ARI
MIL
 
4:10pm Saturday
CWS
HOU
 
4:10pm Saturday
MIA
NYM
 
4:10pm Saturday
WAS
CIN
 
7:15pm Saturday
BOS
TEX
 
7:15pm Saturday
KAN
CHC
 
7:15pm Saturday
LOS
STL
 
10:05pm Saturday
ATL
SFG
 
10:05pm Saturday
DET
ANA
 
10:05pm Saturday
NYY
OAK
 
10:10pm Saturday
CLE
SEA
 
10:10pm Saturday
PIT
SDP
 
1:10pm Sunday
MIA
NYM
 
1:10pm Sunday
WAS
CIN
 
1:35pm Sunday
COL
PHI
 
1:35pm Sunday
TAM
BAL
 
2:10pm Sunday
ARI
MIL
 
2:10pm Sunday
CWS
HOU
 
2:10pm Sunday
TOR
MIN
 
2:15pm Sunday
LOS
STL
 
2:20pm Sunday
KAN
CHC
 
3:05pm Sunday
BOS
TEX
 
4:05pm Sunday
ATL
SFG
 
4:05pm Sunday
NYY
OAK
 
4:10pm Sunday
CLE
SEA
 
8:05pm Sunday
DET
ANA
 
9:10pm Sunday
PIT
SDP
 
9:00pm Tonight
HOU
GSW
9:00pm Friday
GSW
HOU
 
9:00pm Sunday
HOU
GSW
 
8:00pm Tonight
ANA
CHI
8:00pm Friday
TAM
NYR
 
8:00pm Saturday
CHI
ANA
 
12:00pm Friday
AUBURN
CHARLESTON
 
1:00pm Friday
CALIFORNIA
CCAROLINA
 
1:00pm Friday
COLUMBIA
ECAROLINA
 
1:00pm Friday
ORALROBRTS
ARKANSAS
 
1:00pm Friday
OREGON
IOWA
 
1:00pm Friday
SFLORIDA
FAU
 
1:00pm Friday
WRIGHTST
NOTREDAME
 
2:00pm Friday
MICHIGAN
BRADLEY
 
2:30pm Friday
STONYBROOK
NCSTATE
 
2:30pm Friday
TEXAS
OREGONST
 
3:00pm Friday
INDIANA
RADFORD
 
3:30pm Friday
ULLAFAYETE
RICE
 
4:00pm Friday
LEHIGH
LSU
 
6:00pm Friday
CANISIUS
SWMISSOURI
 
6:00pm Friday
CLEMSON
ARIZONAST
 
6:00pm Friday
MERCER
FLORIDAST
 
6:00pm Friday
MOREHEADST
LOUISVILLE
 
6:00pm Friday
VIRGINIA
USC
 
7:00pm Friday
FIU
MIAFLA
 
7:00pm Friday
FLAAM
FLORIDA
 
7:00pm Friday
MARYLAND
MISS
 
7:00pm Friday
SACREDHART
TCU
 
7:00pm Friday
STJOHNS
OKLAHOMAST
 
7:00pm Friday
TSOUTHERN
TEXASAM
 
7:00pm Friday
VCU
DALLASBAPT
 
8:00pm Friday
HSTNBAPT
HOUSTON
 
8:00pm Friday
LIPSCOMB
VANDERBILT
 
8:00pm Friday
OHIO
ILLINOIS
 
8:00pm Friday
TULANE
NWILMINGTN
 
10:00pm Friday
PEPPERDINE
FULLERTON
 
10:00pm Friday
SANDIEGOST
CSANTABAR
 
11:00pm Friday
CSBAKER
UCLA
 
Final
ROC 8
DUR 2
 
7:05pm Friday
SYR
DUR
 
6:35pm Saturday
SYR
DUR
 
5:05pm Sunday
SYR
DUR