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Source: Rockies agree to minor-league deal with Brett Tomko

The Kansas City Royals signed Brett Tomko to a minor-league deal earlier this year. He had hoped to make a comeback to MLB, but was released.Shortly after being released by the Royals, right-handed pitcher Tomko has agreed to a minor-league deal with the Colorado Rockies, according to a source close to the situation.#150568694 / gettyimages.comTomko had an offer to pitch in Japan...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Tomko agrees to minor-league deal with Royals

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Brett Tomko, a 14-year big-league veteran who turns 41 on April 7, has agreed to a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals. Tomko has pitched only 17 2/3 innings in the majors since 2009, making eight relief appearances in 2011 with Texas. He was 4-8 with a 4.98 ERA in 19 starts last year with York in the independent Atlantic League. Tomko is 100-103...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles Notes: Brett Tomko Auditioning for Baltimore

Starting pitcher Brett Tomko is on the comeback trail and teams are interested.  One team is the Baltimore Orioles, and the right_hander will have an audition with the team this Friday.  This bit of information was reported by Yahoo Sports writer Tim Brown, but the source of the news was actually Tomko's brother, Scott.Photo Credit: Natalie Litz (ztil301) via Flickr.comThe 40-year...
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January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Tomko to have tryout with Orioles

getty images The Baltimore Orioles will workout pitcher Brett Tomko on Friday. Tim Brown of Yahoo passed along info from Tomko’s brother Scott saying that the 40-year-old had interest. He is looking to return to the big leagues after pitching in independent ball. According to his brother, Scott, Brett Tomko will throw for O's on Fri in SoCal. Brett, 40, pitched in Indy ball last...
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Indy Ball Weekly Perspective, December 29, 2013

Welcome to the latest edition of the Indy Ball Weekly Perspective It's unfortunate, but another independent team has ceased operations. The Loudon Hounds of the Atlantic League announced that they would forgo operations for the 2014 season. Interim Chairman and CEO Mark Stavish commented on the situation. “The Hounds are a tremendous brand and have a bright future....
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Tomko Looks to Pitch in the Majors in 2014

Brett Tomko is trying to make a comeback, currently working out on the West coast and is looking for an invite to Spring Training with a major league ball club. Tomko at age 40 played in the Dominican and was said to be hitting 90-92 mph according to Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors. Links went on to say that he has been using a cutter and changeup to go along with his fastball...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brett Tomko attempting return to majors

getty images Brett Tomko will audition for MLB teams in January in hopes of resuming his big league career. Now 40, Tomko has not appeared in a major league game since 2012. He is said to be healthy and throwing upwards of 92 mph. Tomko is said to be seeking just a minor league deal with a spring training invite. He’s nothing more than depth for any team who is willing to sign...
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Notes: Brett Tomko, Brad Penny readying for comeback attempts

Joining Orlando Hudson on the comeback circuit, pitchers Brett Tomko and Brad Penny are preparing themselves for another chance at big league glory after sitting out the 2013 season.According to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish, Penny has received preliminary interest from a number of Major League organizations and will hold a showcase in the near future. The 36-year old last appeared...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

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