Matthes hit .281 with 20 home runs and 63 RBIs in 115 games between Colorado's Double-A and Triple-A affiliates in 2013. A right-handed batter, Matthes hit .364 against left-handers at Triple-A.
The 27-year-old Matthes has been assigned to Minor League camp and will begin the 2014 season at Triple-A Sacramento.
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