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# Joe Mather -

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: OF
: Phoenix , Arizona
/:  R/R
: 6-5
: 215 lbs

Career Notes:  Made Major League debut for the Cardinals against Pittsburgh, May 30, 2008...Was in RF...RBI single off Pittsburgh’s Tyler Yates in the seventh of that game was his first big league hit...Southern Maryland’s Brian Barton was in LF for the Cardinals that game...Of his 14 big league homers, has connected off Johan Santana, Randy Johnson, Cole Hamels and Jake Peavy...Five of his homers produced the tying or go-ahead run...His first big league homer, off Washington’s Brian Sanches, broke a 10th inning tie in DC...Had 31 home runs and a slugging percentage of .522 in 2007...Had a .630 slugging percentage for Memphis in 2008...Played for the Phillies in spring training this season...Hit .478 with 17 homers as a shortstop his senior year of high school and was named a second-team All-American by USA Today.