Happy Reds birthday, Brett Tomko!
April 7, 1973
Brett Tomko’s best season, according to WAR, was his rookie campaign of 1997. The pitcher recorded 11 wins with a 3.43 ERA, striking out 95 batters in 126 innings and pitching to a 126 ERA+. He was sent to Seattle in 2000 along with Mike Cameron in exchange for native Cincinnatian Ken Griffey, Jr.