T. J. Mathews

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T. J. Mathews
Born: (1970-01-09) January 9, 1970 (age 45)
Belleville, Illinois
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 28, 1995 for the St. Louis Cardinals
Last MLB appearance
July 24, 2002 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
Win–loss record 32–26
Earned run average 3.62
Strikeouts 362

Timothy Jay Mathews (born January 9, 1970) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eight season in Major League Baseball, primarily as a relief pitcher, from 1995 to 2002.

Mathews was one of the players traded from the St. Louis Cardinals at the 1997 trading deadline in exchange for Mark McGwire. From 2003 to 2006, Mathews pitched for the independent Bridgeport Bluefish and had stints with the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston Astros Triple-A clubs. In 2006, he was signed by the Pawtucket Red Sox to close out his professional career.

Matthews' father, Nelson Mathews had a six-season MLB career as an outfielder.

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