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MLB: Chicago Cubs 13, Pittsburgh 9

CHICAGO, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Anthony Rizzo drove in six runs with a pair of homers Sunday, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 13-9 slugfest victory over Pittsburgh.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 4, Pittsburgh 2

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Alfonso Soriano blasted a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning Sunday and the Chicago Cubs went on to complete a sweep of Pittsburgh with a 4-2 win.

MLB: Milwaukee 15, Chicago Cubs 4

CHICAGO, Aug. 28 (UPI) -- Ryan Braun, Aramis Ramirez and Corey Hart hit consecutive homers during a nine-run ninth inning Monday in Milwaukee's 15-4 rout of the Chicago Cubs.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Colorado 0 (8 inn.)

CHICAGO, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- Chris Volstad broke a 24-start winless streak Sunday, pitching 6 2/3 shutout innings in the Chicago Cubs' rain-shortened 5-0 whitewash of Colorado.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Colorado 3

CHICAGO, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Joe Mather singled in the tie-breaking run Friday in helping the Chicago Cubs to a come-from-behind 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 14, Pittsburgh 4

CHICAGO, July 30 (UPI) -- Anthony Rizzo and Darwin Barney each belted a three-run homer Monday, powering the Chicago Cubs to a 14-4 rout of Pittsburgh.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 6, New York Mets 1

CHICAGO, June 25 (UPI) -- Travis Wood hurled seven scoreless innings and the Chicago Cubs took advantage of three New York errors Monday in their 6-1 win over the Mets.

MLB: San Francisco 4, Chicago Cubs 3

SAN FRANCISCO, June 2 (UPI) -- Javier Lopez snuffed out a Chicago comeback bid in the ninth inning Friday to give the San Francisco Giants a 4-3 victory over the Cubs.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 7, Chicago Cubs 4

CHICAGO, May 19 (UPI) -- Dayan Viciedo and A.J. Pierzynski hit back-to-back homers Saturday and the Chicago White Sox dispatched the Chicago Cubs 7-4 in an interleague game.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Los Angeles Dodgers 4

CHICAGO, May 4 (UPI) -- David DeJesus and Alfonso Soriano each had three hits Friday in helping the Chicago Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 5, Philadelphia 1

PHILADELPHIA, April 29 (UPI) -- Matt Garza dominated the Phillies on one hit over seven innings Sunday, staking the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Chicago Cubs 3, St. Louis 2

CHICAGO, April 23 (UPI) -- Joe Mather's two-run single in the bottom of the ninth Monday rallied the Chicago Cubs to a 3-2 victory over St. Louis.

MLB: Atlanta 5, LA Angels 4 (12 innings)

ANAHEIM, Calif., May 22 (UPI) -- Joe Mather's RBI double in the 12th inning handed the Atlanta Braves a 5-4 inter-league victory over the Los Angeles Angels Saturday.

MLB: Atlanta 6, St. Louis 5

ATLANTA, May 1 (UPI) -- Atlanta's Brooks Conrad hit an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday and the Braves walked off with a 6-5 win over St. Louis.

MLB: St. Louis 6, Colorado 1

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Jeff Suppan hurled six scoreless innings Sunday, keying the St. Louis Cardinals' season-ending 6-1 victory over Colorado.
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St. Louis Cardinals' Adam Kennedy (7)congratulates Joe Mather after Mather hit a solo home run against the Chicago Cubs during the third inning at Wrigley Field on August 8, 2008 in Chicago. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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Joseph Paul Mather (born July 23, 1982) is an American major league baseball outfielder and third baseman for the Atlanta Braves. He earned the nickname "Joey Bombs" while with in Double-A Springfield Cardinals.

Mather was born on July 23, 1982, in Sandpoint, Idaho. At Mountain Pointe High School in Ahwatukee, Arizona, he was an All-State performer in baseball. He also set the school record for the most RBI and home runs in a career. Mather also earned nicknames such as "Jo-Jo" and Joe Cotton Mather, a reference to the 17th century puritan minister.

In 38 games with the Memphis Redbirds before his promotion to the St. Louis Cardinals, Mather hit .315 with 12 home runs, 24 RBI, and slugged .671.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Joe Mather."
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