Brett Tomko

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Tomko, Soria Help Royals Beat Slumping Marlins

(Newser) - Brett Tomko pitched six innings Friday for his first victory in nearly six weeks, and two unearned runs helped the Kansas City Royals extend their winning streak to five games by beating the slumping Florida Marlins 7-6. Closer Joakim Soria allowed a run for the first time this season when... More »

Indians Take Game One of Doubleheader

Kansas City loses sixth-straight game

(Newser) - Grady Sizemore had four hits and two RBIs and Fausto Carmona survived five shaky innings to lead Cleveland past Kansas City 9-6 in the first game of a doubleheader last night. The Royals have lost six straight. Sizemore was 4-for-5 with three singles and a solo home run, while Casey... More »

Twins Shut Out Punchless Royals Again

Kubel homers, Bonser pitches 6 scoreless innings

(Newser) - Boof Bonser pitched six innings and Jason Kubel homered and scored twice, leading the Minnesota Twins to a 2-0 victory and a second straight shutout over the punchless Kansas City Royals last night. Bonser (1-2) did not give up a hit until Ross Gload singled with one out in the... More »

Tomko Leads Royals Over Twins 3-1

Dodgers castoff a winner in first start of the season

(Newser) - Brett Tomko pitched five shutout innings, Alex Gordon hit a two-run single that put Kansas City ahead in the second inning, and the Royals defeated the Minnesota Twins 3-1. Kansas City finished its opening trip to Detroit and Minnesota 4-2, its best start since 2004. Making his first start this... More »

Padres Nail 7th Straight Game

San Diego within reach of division title after 6-3 victory over Pirates

(Newser) - With a 6-3 win over the foundering Pittsburgh Pirates last night, the Padres gained a series sweep and a season-high seven-game win streak, and ramped up their threat to the division-leading Diamondbacks. Former Dodger Brett Tomko pitched six innings for the win that put San Diego within half a game... More »

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