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Steven Matz

Steven Matz is set to make his MLB debut on Sunday (Tara Sledjeski : WFUV Sports)

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On Friday Sandy Alderson confirmed Mets pitching prospect Steven Matz would be promoted to the major leagues and that he would make his major league debut on Sunday against the Reds.

On Saturday, the Stony Brook, NY native Matz spoke to the media for the first time as a major leaguer. The 24 year old rookie talks about his road through injuries and the minor leagues, his reaction to being called up for the first time, and some of his memories watching the Mets while growing up on Long Island.

Listen below to the full Steven Matz press conference.