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T.J. MathewsTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1989-2006 MLB Years: 1995-2002
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Rated Prospect

PositionsP-595Position when DraftedpPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameTimothy Jay Mathews
Height6-1Weight214BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 19,1970 [48.092]PlaceBelleville,Illinois
High SchoolColumbia (Columbia,IL)
CollegeUNLV (Las Vegas,NV), St. Louis Community College-Meramec (Kirkwood,MO)

DraftedSelected by the St. Louis Cardinals [Team Picks] in the 36th round (1007th overall) of the 1992 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 38th round (986th overall) of the 1991 Amateur Entry Draft ... Selected by the Oakland Athletics [Team Picks] in the 35th round (948th overall) of the 1990 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing ScoutsManny Guerra
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#4
MLB DebutJuly 28,1995 [25.190]
OrganizationsSLN [8] OAK [5] HOU [2] BOS [1] LAN [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID734Retrosheet IDmatht002MLBAM ID118421
RelationshipsSon of Nelson Mathews
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts62Walks72Hittable59SO/BB76vsPower59Hitting2Durability61Team.528Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1991UNLVBigWestNCAA-1S/R21554.7917134010088.0975747034620001.489.88--3.466.321.82.500-
1992UNLVBigWestNCAA-1ST22764.0015150110096.2996243054710001.589.22--5.036.611.31.538-
1992Hamilton RedbirdsNYPLA-sln-ST221012.1814140100086.2702521430894001.157.270.423.129.242.97.909-
1993Springfield CardinalsMidwAsln22ST231292.71252505200159.012159487291441000.946.830.401.648.134.97.571-
1994St. Petersburg CardinalsFSLA+sln-ST24552.4411110100066.0522218123621101.137.060.143.128.412.70.500-
1994Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-ST24553.1516160100097.0833734824931001.107.700.742.238.633.88.500-
1994Minor Totals (2 teams)MinorMLB--ST010102.87272702000163.013559529471552101.117.440.502.598.543.30.5002.81
1995Louisville RedbirdsAmerAAAsln-S/R25942.70327250010166.2603520227501001.308.100.273.646.751.85.692-
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51Rel25111.52230230012229.22175111282001.086.370.303.348.492.55.5002.77
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33Rel26263.01670670023683.2623228832801021.126.670.863.448.612.50.2503.72
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33Rel27442.15400400012046.0411411418461001.288.020.783.529.002.56.5003.41
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29Rel27624.40240240014328.2341814512240011.6010.671.573.777.532.00.7505.06
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33Rel28744.58660660015172.2714437629531041.388.790.743.596.561.83.6364.12
1999Vancouver CanadiansPCLAAAoak-ST29009.0011000001.01110001001.009.00------0.00--
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33Rel29953.81500500015359.0462825920422021.127.021.373.056.412.10.6434.81
2000Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak-S/R30000.0031200103.22100152000.824.91--2.4512.275.00--
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33Rel30236.03500500019059.27340401025422021.6411.011.513.776.341.68.4005.26
2001Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln46Rel31111.80150150011415.0164301140001.139.60--0.608.4014.00.500-
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33Rel31015.0920020004123.0281413211191001.7010.960.784.307.431.73.0003.96
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37,33Rel31103.0710010003014.2116521100000.826.751.230.616.1410.001.0003.66
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-Rel32000.0010100001.01000010001.009.00----9.000.00--
2002Memphis RedbirdsPCLAAAsln40Rel32004.5040400104.03221230001.256.752.254.506.751.50--
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-Rel32001.8040400105.03110131000.805.40--1.805.403.00--
2002Minor Totals (3 teams)MinorMLB--Rel0002.70909002010.07331371001.006.300.902.706.302.33-3.76
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39Rel32003.4412012004018.0197725130001.319.330.982.456.382.60-3.78
2003Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-33S/R331164.02302190050141.0150686319371165001.339.571.212.367.403.14.647-
2004Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-33S/R34134.2517413008536.043201765400001.3310.751.501.2510.008.00.250-
2004Las Vegas 51sPCLAAAlan33Rel34104.5013013007518.0179924120001.178.501.002.006.003.001.000-
2005Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd--Rel35332.49240240023725.0218735270001.037.461.071.789.595.40.500-
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou47Rel35114.0322022004029.033131346220001.3410.241.241.866.833.67.500-
2006Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd--ST361273.79242312000144.2140736114361094001.228.710.872.246.783.03.632-
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos37ST360114.4011000005.012882030002.4021.603.60--5.400.00.000-
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter32263.8236203620012116432.140621018549164357100111.318.391.013.397.382.18.5521.03
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter44272.871627686823510555.24742171783114850112101.127.650.502.398.093.39.620-
AAA Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter1273.48951085003510146.0147745711421125001.288.980.672.576.842.67.632-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter553.1217161100098.0843734824941001.107.710.732.208.633.92.500-
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter552.4411110100066.0522218123621101.137.060.143.128.412.70.500-
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1292.71252505200159.012159487291441000.946.830.401.648.134.97.571-
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1012.1814140100086.2702521430894001.157.270.423.129.242.97.909-
Ind Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter27193.84954847203612346.135416914842832929001.269.181.092.157.573.52.587-
NCAA Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter12114.38322841200184.1196119900881330001.549.54--4.286.471.51.522-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter24154.78210021000678241.025214412932971806091.449.331.193.596.671.86.615-
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter8112.53140014000508172.0135594915621644021.136.980.783.218.482.65.421-
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter003.4412012004018.0197725130001.319.330.982.456.382.60--
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16133.82183018300618220.02051069325831805061.318.391.013.397.382.18.5521.03
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings17112.8764303431144220.0187867012581985001.127.650.502.398.093.39.607-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1994Arkansas TravelersTexAAsln-p2416210300010001101000.143.143.143.2863022.300.000.000.1280.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln51p25232000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33p26674000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln33p27401000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak33p3040000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.722100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln37,33p31103000000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou39p32121000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2005Round Rock ExpressPCLAAAhou47p351610100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.8900.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter15611000000001700001.000.083.000.0830012.000.000.091.0008.3358.337.000.000.000.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter32220400010001101000.182.182.182.3644023.364.000.000.0000.0047.830.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1610100000000000001.0001.0001.0002.0001011.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter16210300010001101000.143.143.143.2863022.300.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
St. Louis Cardinals Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter14010000000000700000.000.000.000.0000010.000.000.000.0000.0070.000.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter121000000000000001.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Oakland Athletics Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games16211000000001700001.000.083.000.0830012.000.000.091.0008.3358.337.000.000.000.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games16211102000050005605000.182.182.182.364200116.364.000.000.0000.0047.830.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1992Hamilton Redbirds NYPLA-sln22P14--615112221.9551.50------14100.018.4
1993Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln23P25--1133414844.9171.76------25100.018.4
1994St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln24P11--28--10101.0000.91------11100.07.9
1994Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln24P16--891-1817.9441.06------16100.011.9
1995Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln25P32--55--10101.0000.31------32100.022.2
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln25P23-294511109.9000.390.31-----23100.016.1
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln26P67-83-62-86.7500.090.07-----67100.041.4
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln27P40-46541-109.9000.230.20-----40100.024.7
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak27P24-28141-65.8330.210.18-----24100.014.8
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak28P66-7247111211.9170.170.15-----66100.040.7
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak29P1---------------1100.00.7
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak29P50-5967--13131.0000.260.22-----50100.030.9
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak30P3---4--441.0001.33------3100.02.1
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak30P50-59211-113131.0000.260.22-----50100.031.1
2001Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln31P15--12--331.0000.20------15100.010.5
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak31P20-2313--441.0000.200.17-----20100.012.3
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln31P10-14-3--331.0000.300.21-----10100.06.2
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou32P1---------------1100.00.7
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln32P4---------------4100.02.8
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou32P4---------------4100.02.8
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou32P12-18-4-1441.0000.330.22-----12100.07.4
2003Bridgeport Bluefish AtlIndy-33P30--1411-125251.0000.83------30100.023.8
2004Bridgeport Bluefish AtlIndy-34P17--541-109.9000.53------17100.013.5
2004Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan34P13--12--331.0000.23------13100.09.1
2005Bridgeport Bluefish AtlIndy-35P24--3---331.0000.13------24100.017.1
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou35P22---------------22100.015.3
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos36P1---------------1100.00.7
Ind Totals for P - 3 season(s)-   P71--2215113837.9740.52------710.00.0
MLB Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P362-4312354648377.9280.210.18-----3620.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 8 season(s)-   P95--713--20201.0000.21------950.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P17--891-1817.9441.00------170.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P11--28--10101.0000.91------110.00.0
A Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P25--1133414844.9171.76------250.00.0
A- Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P14--615112221.9551.50------140.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1992Hamilton Redbirds NYPLA-sln2214----------
1993Springfield Cardinals MidwAsln2325----------
1994St. Petersburg Cardinals FSLA+sln2411----------
1994Arkansas Travelers TexAAsln2416----------
1995Louisville Redbirds AmerAAAsln2532----------
1995St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2523----------
1996St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2667----------
1997St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln2740----------
1997Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2724----------
1998Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2866----------
1999Vancouver Canadians PCLAAAoak291----------
1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2950----------
2000Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak303----------
2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3050----------
2001Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln3115----------
2001Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak3120----------
2001St. Louis CardinalsNLMLBsln3110----------
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou321----------
2002Memphis Redbirds PCLAAAsln324----------
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou324----------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3212----------
2003Bridgeport Bluefish AtlInd-3330----------
2004Bridgeport Bluefish AtlInd-3417----------
2004Las Vegas 51s PCLAAAlan3413----------
2005Bridgeport Bluefish AtlInd-3524----------
2005Round Rock Express PCLAAAhou3522----------
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos361----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
1996St. Louis CardinalsDiv SeriesMLB26100.001001.0100201.009.000.000.0018.0000.001.000
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 1 yrs100.0010100001.0100002001.009.000.000.0018.0000.001.000

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-09-09Released by Dodgers. 
2004-08-06Purchased by Dodgers from Bridgeport (Atlantic). 
2003-03-20Released by Mets. 
2003-02-20ContractSigned as Free Agent by Mets. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-08-22ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2002-07-29Released by Astros. 
2002-07-17InjuredActivated from DL 
2002-06-27InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2002-05-03InjuredDisabled -- strained right bicep 
2002-01-07ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-07-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Cardinals. 
2001-06-22Released by Athletics. 
1997-07-31TradeTraded by Cardinals with Blake Stein and Eric Ludwick to Athletics for Mark McGwire. 
1992-06-05Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1995St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll25109,000-75333-999,520109,000109,000
1996St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll26130,000-6762525957,870109,000239,000
1997St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll27240,000-52024431,182,177150,000479,000
1997Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll27240,000-52010431,182,177150,000479,000
1998Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll28315,000-49818451,276,192170,000794,000
1999Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll29750,000-39212571,454,491200,0001,544,000
2000Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll301,225,000-3339641,394,248200,0002,769,000
2001St. Louis CardinalsTeam Payroll311,900,000-3031367++1,897,758200,0004,669,000
2001Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll311,900,000-303867++1,897,758200,0004,669,000
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll321,000,000-39114572,011,045200,0005,669,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red