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Brett Tomko MLB Career Stats

100-103 4.65 1816.0 1209 1.37

Brett Tomko Bio

  • Full Name: Brett Daniel Tomko
  • Born: 4/7/1973 in Euclid, OH
  • Draft: 1995, Cincinnati Reds, 2nd rd. (54th overall)
  • College: Florida Southern
  • Debut: May 27, 1997
  • Ret., Final Game: 5/24/2011
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MLB Career Stats 100 103 4.65 397 266 2 1816.0 1209 1.37


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Season W Rank
1997 11 25th in NL
1998 13 20th in NL
2003 13 23rd in NL


Season SO Rank
1998 162 16th in NL


Season WHIP Rank
1998 1.24 19th in NL
1999 1.37 20th in NL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1998 .247 13th in NL
1999 .264 20th in NL
2004 .260 22nd in NL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1998 34 5th in NL
2002 32 20th in NL
2003 32 15th in NL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
2002 3 10th in NL
2003 2 12th in NL
2004 2 7th in NL
2005 3 6th in NL
2009 1 17th in AL


Season SHO Rank
2004 1 9th in NL
2009 1 7th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1998 210.2 21st in NL
2002 204.1 20th in NL
2003 202.2 17th in NL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
2002 5.55 13th in NL
2003 5.06 10th in NL
2004 5.01 8th in NL
2005 5.38 14th in NL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
2002 2.10 21st in NL
2003 2.00 22nd in NL
2004 1.69 13th in NL
2005 2.00 20th in NL


Season H Rank
2002 212 10th in NL
2003 252 1st in NL
2004 196 24th in NL
2005 205 25th in NL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1999 31 9th in NL
2002 31 2nd in NL
2003 35 2nd in NL

Brett Tomko Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 27, 2014 Albuquerque Isotopes activated RHP Brett Tomko from the 7-day disabled list.
July 31, 2014 Brett Tomko roster status changed by Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 11, 2014 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
June 10, 2014 Colorado Rockies signed free agent RHP Brett Tomko to a minor league contract.
June 3, 2014 Omaha Storm Chasers released RHP Brett Tomko.
April 7, 2014 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Idaho Falls Chukars.
April 2, 2014 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Idaho Falls Chukars from Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 28, 2014 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers.
March 15, 2014 Kansas City Royals signed free agent RHP Brett Tomko to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2012 RHP Brett Tomko elected free agency.
August 24, 2012 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Reno Aces from Mobile BayBears.
August 13, 2012 Brett Tomko assigned to Mobile BayBears from Arizona Diamondbacks.
August 12, 2012 Arizona Diamondbacks signed free agent RHP Brett Tomko to a minor league contract.
August 2, 2012 Louisville Bats released RHP Brett Tomko.
July 25, 2012 Louisville Bats activated RHP Brett Tomko from the 7-day disabled list.
July 6, 2012 sent RHP Brett Tomko on a rehab assignment to AZL Reds.
June 1, 2012 Louisville Bats placed RHP Brett Tomko on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2012. right shoulder tendinitis
April 15, 2012 Louisville Bats activated RHP Brett Tomko from the 7-day disabled list.
April 10, 2012 Louisville Bats placed RHP Brett Tomko on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 8, 2012. right adbuctor spasm
April 5, 2012 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Louisville Bats.
February 19, 2012 Cincinnati Reds signed free agent RHP Brett Tomko to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
September 30, 2011 RHP Brett Tomko elected free agency.
May 31, 2011 Round Rock Express activated RHP Brett Tomko.
May 27, 2011 Texas Rangers sent RHP Brett Tomko outright to Round Rock Express.
April 20, 2011 Texas Rangers selected the contract of Brett Tomko from Round Rock Express.
March 29, 2011 Brett Tomko assigned to Round Rock Express.
March 1, 2011 Texas Rangers signed free agent RHP Brett Tomko to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
November 6, 2010 RHP Brett Tomko elected free agency.
September 10, 2010 Sacramento River Cats activated RHP Brett Tomko from the temporarily inactive list.
September 8, 2010 Sacramento River Cats placed RHP Brett Tomko on the temporarily inactive list.
August 10, 2010 RHP Brett Tomko assigned to Sacramento River Cats from Stockton Ports.
July 8, 2010 Brett Tomko assigned to Stockton Ports from AZL Athletics.
June 22, 2010 Brett Tomko assigned to AZL Athletics.
November 13, 2009 RHP Brett Tomko elected free agency.
August 17, 2009 Oakland Athletics selected the contract of RHP Brett Tomko from Sacramento River Cats.
August 5, 2009 Sacramento River Cats signed free agent Brett Tomko.
July 29, 2009 New York Yankees released RHP Brett Tomko.
July 21, 2009 New York Yankees designated RHP Brett Tomko for assignment.
May 9, 2009 New York Yankees selected the contract of RHP Brett Tomko from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees.
February 13, 2009 Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees signed free agent Brett Tomko.

Brett Daniel Tomko Bio Info

In 1991 graduated from El Dorado High School in Placentia, CA...attended Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, CA and then Florida Southern College in Lakeland, where he was named NCAA Division II National Player of the Year and Most Outstanding Player in the Division II World Series... Florida Southern retired his jersey in an accomplished artist whose projects included the cover of the Dodgers' 2006 postseason media guide and a portrait of one of Brad Penny's prize-winning thoroughbred horses...while with SF hosted "An Evening of Art with Brett Tomko" and auctioned off his drawings to benefit the Giants Community Fund...drew a charcoal sketch of Jackie Robinson that was reproduced and given away to 50,000 fans on 4/15/07, the 60th anniversary of Robinson's Major League debut...his father, Jerry, was credited with coining the name "Cavaliers" for Cleveland's NBA team after his submission was selected from 11,000 entries. 2011 From 4/24-5/24 made all 8 of his relief apps for the Rangers...spent the rest of the season at Class AAA Round Rock. 2010 Coming off a nerve problem in his right arm that ended his 2009 season, didn't make his first appearance of the season until 6/22. 2009 Combined to finish 5-3, 3.77 in 6 starts and 15 relief apps for the Yankees and Athletics...joined Oak on 8/17 but made only 6 starts before a nerve issue in his right arm ended his season...on 9/14 at Tex, in his final appearance of the season, threw a complete game for the 100th victory of his career (9-0 win, 5h, 0bb, 3k, 114 pitches). 2007 SUMMARY: Signed with the Padres for the remainder of the 2007 season as a free agent on 9/4...appeared in seven games for San Diego (four starts), going 2-1 with a 4.61 ERA (14 ER/27.1 IP) with 26 strikeouts as compared to six walks...made his first start for the Padres 9/15 vs. SF, tossing 6.0 shutout innings allowing only four hits while striking out five...his first three appearances with the Friars were out of the bullpen, posting a 3.60 ERA (2 ER/5.0)...tossed 3.0 shutout frames in relief 9/7 at COL...began the season with the Dodgers and was designated for assignment by Los Angeles on 8/ 40 games overall (19 starts) in 2007 with the Dodgers and Padres, went 4-12 with a 5.55 ERA (81 ER/131.1 IP), 105 strikeouts and 48 walks...was 4-10 with a 5.40 ERA (61 ER/101.2 IP) in his 19 starts and 0-2 with a 6.07 mark (20 ER/29.2 IP) in 21 relief outings.

ROTATING IN: Worked his way into the Padres rotation after tossing 6.0 shutout innings in his start against the Giants on 9/15...made four starts overall with San Diego, going 2-1 with a 4.84 ERA (12 ER/22.1 IP), recording 20 strikeouts as compared to five walks...the Padres were 3-1 in his four starts, winning each of his first three.

WITH THE DODGERS: In 33 games (15 starts) with Los Angeles in 2007, was 2-11 with a 5.80 ERA (67 ER/104.0 IP), 79 strikeouts and 42 walks...was 2-9 with a 5.56 ERA (49 ER/79.1 IP) in his 15 starts and 0-2 with a 6.57 ERA (18 ER/24.2 IP) in 18 relief appearances...designated for assignment by the Dodgers on 8/24. 2006 Began the year in the Dodgers rotation after signing a two-year deal as a free agent, and he finished the season as a short reliever in the bullpen. Was 2-1 with a 3.64 ERA (12 ER/29.2 IP) in 29 games out of the 'pen, and 6-6 with a 5.12 ERA (47 ER/82.2 IP) as a starter. Had a 2.36 ERA (14 ER/53.1 IP) at Dodger Stadium and 6.86 on the road. Was placed on the disabled list with a strained right oblique muscle on June 27, retroactive to June 24. Was activated from the disabled list on July 28 after missing 29 games, and volunteered to go to the bullpen. Picked up his first win as a reliever on Aug. 8 against the Rockies, exactly six years to the date he earned his first Major League save in 2000. In 15 games as a reliever during the month of August, he went 2-0 with a 3.00 ERA (5 ER/15.0 IP) and 16 strikeouts. After being converted to a reliever, batters hit just .246 (28-for-114) against him. Is an accomplished artist and worked on several projects throughout the season, including the cover design of the postseason media guide and a portrait of one of Brad Penny's thoroughbred horses. He allowed one earned run in one inning in the playoffs. 2005 Went 8-15 with 4.48 ERA in 33 games (30 starts) ... Led the Giants in losses (tied for third in NL), but also led club with three complete games (tied for sixth in senior circuit)...was 2nd among Giants hurlers for starts, and innings (190.2), while ranking third in both wins and strikeouts (114) ... Worked final 3.0 innings of SF's 9-2 triumph on June 30 at Arizona for his second career save and first since Aug. 8, 2000 at White Sox (with Seattle) ... Went distance twice in 10 days vs. Pirates, working 9.0 innings on April 29 at Pittsburgh and May 9 at SBC Park...retired the final 21 Bucs hitters on May 9, helping the Giants to their quickest game (1 hour, 49 minutes) since a 1 hour, 43 minute contest May 2, 1981 at Philadelphia (Game 2). 2004 Emerged as Giants' top starter down stretch run, going 5-1 with 1.43 ERA (9 ER, 56.2 IP) in his final eight starts ... Went 11-7 with 4.04 ERA in 32 games (31 starts) during first year with SF...finished second on staff in wins, innings (194.0) and strikeouts (108), while ranking third in starts (31) ... His 4.04 ERA was second-lowest of career, behind only his 3.43 mark over 22 games as rookie with Reds in 1997 ... Posted career-best six-game winning streak Aug. 15-Sept. 21...previous best was five-contest string June 6-July 2, 1997 while with Cincinnati ... Tossed first career shutout Aug. 26, blanking Marlins on four hits in 5-0 SF victory at Florida. 2003 Matched career high in victories during lone season with St. Louis, going 13-9 with 5.28 ERA in 33 games...ranked 2nd on Cardinals staff in wins, starts (32) and innings pitched (202.2), trailing only All-Star Woody Williams in each category...proved most effective during 2nd half as St. Louis remained in contention until season's final weekend, logging 8-3 mark with 4.57 ERA after All-Star Break to tie for 5th-most wins in NL. 2002 Returned to National League with San Diego, going 10-10 with 4.49 ERA...led Padres hurlers in starts (32) and complete games (3), while ranking 2nd on staff in wins, innings pitched (204.1) and strikeouts (126)...did not miss starting assignment all season until skipping final start due to stiff neck. 2001 Was 3-1 with 5.19 ERA in 11 games (4 starts) for AL West champion Mariners and 10-6 with 4.04 mark in 19 games (18 starts) for triple-A Tacoma...opened campaign in Seattle, but was optioned to Tacoma May 20...recalled Sept. 14 and was in big leagues for remainder of regular season...was at his best out of Mariners bullpen, logging 2-0 ledger with 3.86 ERA (7er, 16.1ip) in 7 relief appearances...was 1-1 with 6.38 ERA (13er, 18.1ip) in 4 starts...was starter and winning pitcher Oct. 4 vs. Texas, when Seattle tied 1998 Yankees' AL record with its 114th regular season victory. 2000 In 1st season with Mariners, made 2 starts at Tacoma before being recalled April 21 for remainder of season...posted 7-5 mark with save and 4.68 ERA in 32 games (8 starts) for AL Wild Card champion Seattle...went 3-3 with 3.99 ledger (22er, 49.2ip) in 24 relief efforts...pitched well at Safeco Field, going 4-2 with 2.68 ERA (13er, 43.2ip) in 16 home outings (3 starts)...logged 1st career stint on Disabled List June 7-24 with right shoulder tendinitis...earned 1st career save in opener of doubleheader Aug. 8 at White Sox, working final 3.0 innings of 12-4 triumph...recorded 4.70 ERA (4er, 7.2ip) in 3 post season efforts during Mariners' run to ALCS...worked 2.2 scoreless innings in Game 1 of ALDS at White Sox, allowing just 1 hit as Seattle rallied for 7-4, 10-inning victory...made pair of appearances in ALCS vs. Yankees, posting 7.20 ERA (4er, 5.0ip) despite holding NY hitters to 3 hits in 17 at-bats (.176). 1999 Made first career Opening Day start in final year with Reds...received no-decision in season lid-lifter, working 3.2 innings of SF's 11-8 victory at Cinergy Field...was 0-1 with 7.76 ERA (23er, 26.2ip) over 1st 5 starts before being optioned to triple-A Indianapolis April 29...won his only 2 minor league starts before being recalled May 16...posted 5-6 mark with 4.40 ERA (71er, 145.1ip) in 28 games (21 starts) rest of season. 1998 In 1st full season, led Reds in starts (34), innings pitched (210.2) and strikeouts (162), finishing 13-12 with 4.44 ERA...despite playing for club that finished season 8 games below .500, Reds were 18-16 in his opening assignments...34 starts tied for 5th-most in NL...became 1st Cincinnati pitcher to win at least 11 games in both of 1st 2 seasons since Art Fowler in 1954-55...his 24 wins over 1st 2 campaigns were most by Cincy hurler since Ross Grimsley won 24 in 1971-72 and most by Reds right-hander since Junior Thompson posted 29 victories in 1939-40. 1997 Opened season at Indianapolis, but was recalled by Reds May 24 to make ML debut...went 11-7 with 3.43 ERA in 22 games (19 starts) for Cincinnati, and tied for 7th in NL Rookie of Year voting...led all senior circuit freshmen in winning pct. (.611), tied for 2nd in wins and ranked 6th in innings pitched (126.0), 6th in strikeouts (95) and 7th in starts...matched Dave Burba for club high in victories, most by Reds rookie since Tom Browning won 20 games in 1985...made big league debut May 27, dropping 2-1 decision to Curt Schilling and Phillies at Riverfront Stadium...allowed 2 runs on 5 hits, walked 2 and struck out 3 over 6.0 innings of work...was optioned to Indianapolis following day, but was recalled for remainder of campaign June 6...earned 1st ML win in 2nd career start, June 6 vs. Mets...worked 6.0 frames in contest, yielding 1 run on 4 hits in 5-2 victory...also collected 1st big league hit, RBI-2B in 5th off Rick Reed that gave Cincinnati 2-1 lead. 1996 Was named Reds' top prospect by Baseball America following 1st full professional season...was 11-7 with 3.88 ERA at double-A Chattanooga, ranking 2nd in Southern League with 164 strikeouts in 157.2 innings pitched. 1995 Made professional debut with 9 appearances (7 starts) for single-A Charleston, WV...had forged 4-2 mark with 1.84 ERA before being shut down in Aug. due to strained right shoulder.