Brett Allen Sinkbeil...graduated from Sand Springs High School (OK)...drafted by St. Louis Cardinals in 38th round out of high school,
but elected to attend college at Missouri State University...tossed three shutouts and six complete games in college.2009Saw first career action at the triple-A level, speding the entire campaign at New Orleans. Posted
a 2-8 record and 6.07 ERA in 47 games, including eight starts...Began the season in the starting rotation, making all eight starts in his first eight appearances.
Went 1-5 with a 10.59 ERA (34.0 IP/40 ER) as a starter...Earned his first win of the year in his second start on April 15 at Memphis. Surrendered three runs
on six hits with no walks and five strikeouts over 6.0 innings. Marked a season high in innings
pitched and strikeouts that same day...Made his first career relief appearance on May 19 vs. Portland, giving up just one hit with a walk over 1.0 inning. Went on to finish
the year in the bullpen, posting a 1-3 record and 2.94 ERA (49.0 IP/16 ER) in 39 appearances...His longest bullpen outing spanned 2.2 innings on June 18 at Round Rock. Allowed one hit while striking out two...Did not allow an earned run from June 18 to July 16, a span of 12.2 innings. Surrendered just two unearned runs in that time.2008Spent third professional season at double-A Carolina in 2008, where he posted a 5-9 record and 5.02 ERA with one complete game
in 26 starts...set career-highs in nearly every category, including losses, starts, innings pitched, hits, runs, earned runs, home runs,
walks and strikeouts...earned Marlins' Organizational Pitcher of the Month for July, posting a 2-1 record and 1.95 ERA (32.1 IP/7 ER)in
five starts...tossed second career complete-game on April 28 at Chattanooga, a 6.0 inning affair that resulted in a 1-0 loss...allowed
one run on six hits with two walks and two strikeouts...struck out a season-high five batters in his first start of the season, and again
on May 29 at Tennessee and July 9 at Birmingham.2007In 2007, named Florida State League Co-Pitcher of the Week for July 9-15, after tossing his first career complete-game shutout on
July 11 at Fort Myers...awarded Florida's Minor League PItcher of the Month for July, going 4-0 with an ERA of 2.27 (31.2 IP/8
ER)...pitched for North Shore of the Hawaii Winter League, going 3-1 with a league-leading 1.64 ERA (79.0 IP/30 ER).