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Brett Tomko to audition for Orioles on Friday

We learned last month that veteran right-hander Brett Tomko was pitching in the Dominican Republic in hopes of making a comeback in MLB. Well, he’ll get a chance to secure a job later this week. Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors reported earlier this month that six teams were in the mix for Tomko, who turns 41 in April. The reports out of the Dominican Republic have been promising...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 21, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
Via Tireball.com
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: About Six Teams Interested in Brett Tomko

Starting pitcher Brett Tomko is attempting a major league comeback at the age of 40.  The right-hander is currently pitching in winter ball and his fastball has been clocked between 92-94 MPH.  He has received interest from about six teams, according to reporter Zach Links.  Tomko plans to throw for teams at some point in the next few weeks.  According to Chris Cotillo, the New...
Via MLB Injury News
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brett Tomko Eyes Return; Should Yankees Be Interested?

Here’s a name you haven’t heard associated with the New York Yankees in a while: Brett Tomko. But guess what? The 14 year veteran, who briefly donned the pinstripes in 2009, is trying to make an MLB comeback, and has the eye of quite a few teams: Source: About half a dozen teams have expressed interest in Brett Tomko. He'll throw for teams w/i next few weeks in...
Via YanksinExile.com
January 05, 2014  |  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

Report: Brett Tomko plans to audition for teams in late January

Former Reds pitcher Brett Tomko is on the comeback trail once again.According to Zach Links of MLB Trade Rumors, Tomko is currently working out in California to audition for teams in late January. The 40-year-old is reportedly willing to accept a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training. In the even that he doesn't make the 25-man roster, Tomko is fully prepared...
Via Redlegs Review
December 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Tomko still solid after 14 years in majors

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- The Tomko family owns a legacy in Cleveland that has nothing to do with Cincinnati Reds pitcher Brett Tomko, nor does it have anything to do with baseball. It is all about basketball -- the NBA, the Cleveland Cavaliers. When Tomko's father, Jerry, was 29 he entered a contest to provide a nickname for the new NBA franchise in Cleveland. "He not only...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds sign RHP Brett Tomko, open camp

Right-hander Brett Tomko signed a minor league deal with the Cincinnati Reds - the team that launched his 14-year career - and was invited to join them as they opened camp on Sunday. Tomko, who turns 39 on April 7, was the Reds' second-round pick in the June 1995 draft. He made it to the majors in 1997 and spent three seasons with Cincinnati. He was part of a four-player package...
Via AP on Fox
February 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Reds to sign Brett Tomko

Tomko is back with the team who originally drafted him Ben Nicholson-Smith of MLBtraderumors.com has the scoop: "The Reds have agreed to sign right-hander Brett Tomko to a minor league deal, MLBTR has learned. The 14-year veteran split the 2011 season between the Rangers and their Triple-A affiliate. Tomko appeared in eight games for the Rangers last year, posting...
Via Redlegs Review
February 16, 2012  |  Discuss
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