Matthew William Reynolds... Is married to wife, Samantha...Graduated from Bishop Kelley (OK) High School and attended the University of Arkansas... Helped the University of Arkansas to the 2012 College World Series.
Enjoyed two stints with Washington in 2018...Was recalled on April 7 and July 26... Made one start at third base and made 11 appearances off the bench...Scored the go-ahead run in a six-run eighth inn. in Washington's come-from-behind win over New York (NL) on April 16...Hit .270 with 31 doubles, three triples, four homers, 30 RBI, 42 walks and 56 runs scored in 88 games between Syracuse and short-season Single-A Auburn...Led the Chiefs and ranked tied for third in the International League with 31 doubles...Led the club with a .424 slugging percentage.
Signed a minor league deal with SF on June 24 after being released by Arizona on March 29...Posted a 7.50 ERA (5er, 6.0ip) in eight appearances with San Francisco...Had his contract purchased from triple-A Sacramento on July 28, taking the 25-man roster spot of LHP Josh Osich...Was recalled from triple-A Sacramento on Sept. 1, marking his second stint with the Giants...Was designated for assignment on Sept. 27 to make room on the 40-man roster...Threw 13.2-scoreless innings, allowing just five hits with 12 strikeouts in 12 games for triple-A Sacramento.
Appeared in 18 games for the D-backs, recording a 4.61 ERA (7er, 13.2ip) with 18 strikeouts...was recalled from Triple-A Reno on Aug. 23...His outing on Aug. 23 at CIN (0er, 1.0ip) was his first since June 9, 2013 vs. San Francisco...Spent the majority of the season with the Aces, going 3-6 with a 5.58 ERA (31er, 50.0ip) over 45 relief appearances.
Missed the entire season while recovering from Tommy John surgery in 2013…made three rehab appearances in the D-backs' Instructional League (3.0 IP).
Went 0-2 with 2 saves and a 1.98 ERA (6 ER in 27.1 IP) in 30 relief appearances in his fi rst season with Arizona... Placed on the 15-day disabled list on June 10 with a strained left elbow and missed the rest of the season... Underwent season-ending Tommy John surgery on Sept. 24 in Pensacola, Fla. (performed by Dr. James Andrews)... Career-high 22-game scoreless streak from Sept. 19, 2012-May 11 (17.2 IP)…tied club record with 19 scoreless outings to start a season (also Joe Paterson in 2011)... Registered his fi rst career save on April 23 @ Giants.
Went 3-1 with a 4.40 ERA (28 ER in 57.1 IP) in 71 gamesin his second full season with the Rockies...Ranked sixth among National League left-handed relievers in appearances...Made 44 appearances on no rest and posted a 2.12 ERA(7 ER in 29.2 IP)...Traded to D-backs on Nov. 20 for INF Ryan Wheeler.
Earned a spot in the Rockies bullpen out of Spring Training for his first appearance on an Opening Day roster...Allowed just four runs on eight hits from Opening Day until 6/6, a span of 16.1 innings pitched in 27 appearances...overthose 27 outings struckout 22 and walked just four (12.1 K/9.0IP; 5.5 K/BB)...Owned season-long 8.1 ip scoreless streak from 5/5-6/6...in that span opponents hit just .138 (4-for-29) and Reynoldsrecorded 10 strikeouts over the 8.1 innings pitched...Recorded a hold in five straight outings from 6/15-24...in those five allowed just two hits and one run in 4.2 innings (1.93ERA, .133 opponent average)...Had 18 holds in his 73 appearances in 2011, which ranked second on Rockies behind Betancourt's 22 holds...additionally, his 73 appearances were also the second-most by a Rockies pitcher last season (Belisle - 74)...In his 73 appearances allowed more than one hit just nine times and allowed runs in just 16 of those 73 outings...in his57 scoreless outings, held hitters to a .145 average and struckout 38 to walking just 14...Began season with 17 straight stranded runners (first inherited runner to score came on 6/11)...his 7.4% IRS pre-ASGwas the third-lowest mark in Rockies history pre-All-Star break...that mark was also the third-lowest in the NationalLeague prior to the All-Star break...When pitching in back-to-back days (0 days' rest), recorded a 0.71 ERA (12.2 ip, 1 er) while striking out 10, walking fourand holding opponents to a .128 batting average in 21 outings...Reynolds and Matt Belisle became the 17th and 18th Rockies in franchise history to appear in at least 73 games in asingle-season in 2011
Began the season with Triple-A Colorado Springs where he made 50 relief appearances...started theseason with 18.2 scoreless innings for the Sky Sox...Became just the 10th Colorado Springs pitcher to be named to the Triple-A Pacific Coast League All-Starsquad...in his first season in the PCL, the lone all-star pitcher from Colorado Springs led the league with35 appearances and the third-best strikeout to innings pitched ratio, 10.49 (47 strikeouts, 40.1 ip) in thefirst half of the season...In 50 relief appearances for Triple-A Colorado Springs, went 1-3, 2.62 (55.0 ip, 16 er) while earningseven saves and striking out 67 batters compared to walking just 16...Made his Major League debut 8/19 at LAD...struckout one and got a fly out while stranding a runner onfirst on just six pitches...Earned his first career win in his 12th appearance of his career on 9/11 vs. ARI...Allowed his first career runs 9/2 vs. PHI, allowing a grand slam to Chase Utley...was just his third hitallowed in 6.2 innings pitched to that point...Had a career-high 3 strikeouts and 3.0 innings pitched 8/25 vs. ATL...threw 56 pitches and allowed hisfirst walk...that same game Reynolds made his first professional plate appearance, drawing a walk...Allowed a run in just three of his 21 outings this season...14 of his 21 outings were hitless and struckoutat least one batter in 12 of the 21...Did not allow a hit to a left-handed hitter in his final seven outings (0-for-11)...held left-handers to a seasonaverage of .152 (5-for-33)...held all hitters to just a .164 (10-for-61) average on the season...allowedjust four hits in his final 12 games (8.2 ip) while striking out nine and walking just three...allowed one run(1.04 ERA) over those final 12 outings...Held hitters to a .182 (6-for-33) average with runners on and to a .200 (4-for-20) average with runners inscoring position this season...Recorded his first career hold on 9/19 at LAD tossing a perfect 0.2 innings...followed it up his next outingwith his first career game finished 9/21 at ARI, tossing a perfect inning with one strikeout...Allowed the fewest hits per 9.0 innings pitched among all Rockies (5.00 hits per 9.0 ip).
Split the season between Class-A Modesto and Double-A Tulsa as a left-handed set-upman...began the season with Modesto and went 5-3 with 3 saves, a 1.29 ERA (49.0 ip, 7 er) and 58 strikeoutsin 39 games...while with Modesto, did not have an ERA over 1.81 in any of the four months in whichhe pitched for the Nuts...California League opponents hit just .190 (32-for-168) against him...was promotedto Tulsa in the middle of July and spent the remainder of the season there...went 1-2 with one save anda 4.21 ERA (25.2 ip, 12 er) in 21 games with the Drillers...did not allow a run in his firs six appearances forTulsa...allowed eight of the 12 earned runs he surrendered as a Driller in his last 5 appearances of the season...between the two stops, walked just 17 batters and struck out 87 batters...owned a 10.5 so/9.0 ip ratioon the season...following the campaign was named 27th best prospect in the Rockies organization byBaseball America...also named the Rockies prospect with the best control by the same publication.
Spent the entire season with Asheville as one of the club's relievers...finished tied for 2nd onthe team among relievers with 6 wins...was one of 3 regular Asheville relievers to own a sub-3.00 ERA(2.53)...allowed 8 earned runs in 14.1 innings in April and just 8 earned runs the rest of the season (1.69ERA)...opponents hit .226 (49-for-217) with lefties at .192 (15-for-78) and righties at .245 (34-for-139).
In his first professional season, Reynolds went 1-4, 3.60 (35.0 ip, 14 er) in 20 relief appearances...struck out 27 batters against just 4 walks and ranked fifth in the Northwest League with the lowestwalk/9 inning ratio (1.03).