Victor Alexander Mateo Natera
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 5", Weight 225 lb.
- Born July 27, 1989 in Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional Dominican Republic
The hurler has had a couple seasons of particular note. In 2009, with the GCL Rays, he posted a 1.98 ERA in 10 games (9 starts) and walked only 9 batters in 50 innings. In 2011, with the Bowling Green Hot Rods, Mateo was 12-6 with a complete game, a shutout, a save and a 3.98 ERA in 26 games (20 starts). He joined the Montgomery Biscuits in 2013 and returned for 2014. He was 12-11 with a 3.90 ERA in 28 starts that year. In the Braves system in 2015, he went 10-9 with a 3.41 ERA between two clubs, including his first stint at Triple A. He slumped to 1-3 with a 6.71 mark in 2016. With the independent York Revolution in 2017, Mateo went 6-9 with a 4.38 ERA in 26 starts.
He has thrown two no-hitters at the minor league level. The first came on July 8, 2011, against the Lake County Captains while with the Hot Rods. It was a 7-inning affair. The next occurred on August 24, 2013 against the Jacksonville Suns, while with Montgomery.