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Atlanta Braves most valuable reliever? It could be a Ty.

Unheralded Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Tyler Matzek. Mandatory Credit: Nathan Ray Seebeck-USA TODAY Sports

Who do you trust the most in the Atlanta Braves bullpen? It could be a guy who couldn’t trust himself for years.

Tyler Matzek‘s career was in serious jeopardy about five years ago when he couldn’t figure out the demons plaguing his mind while on the mound. It took a lot of time, patience, and perseverance, but he’s now found a home and a role with the Atlanta Braves.

The former Rockies 1st round pick from 2009 seemed to be on his way in 2014 when he threw over 180 innings as a starter with identical 4.