Report: Reds sign veteran P Brett Tomko to minor league deal

Friday February 17th, 2012

The Cincinnati Reds have signed veteran pitcher Brett Tomko to a minor league deal, according to Tomko split time last season with the Texas Rangers and their Triple-A affiliate.

While with Texas, Tomko had a 4.58 ERA in 17 2/3 innings of work. Tomko, 36, came up with the Reds in 1997, but was shipped west to Seattle three years later when Cincinnati acquired Ken Griffey Jr.

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