|T. J. Mathews|
|Born: January 9, 1970|
|July 28, 1995, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 24, 2002, for the Houston Astros|
|Earned run average||3.82|
Timothy Jay Mathews (born January 9, 1970) is an American former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of eight seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the St. Louis Cardinals, Oakland Athletics, and Houston Astros.
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.
Mathews' father Nelson had a six-season MLB career as an outfielder.
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