Then, I found out a few hours later Peterson had been sent to the Nationals' minor league camp that very day. Oh, my! I can only hope that performance will lead to a call-up for Peterson sometime during the season.
PAIR OF VETS GETTING LOOKS
Southpaw Nate Robertson, 36, and right-hander Brett Tomko, 40, are getting new opportunities at picking up on their major league careers, although, for now, it is in the minor league camps of Detroit and Kansas City, respectively.
Robertson, part owner at Wichita, KS and a former hurler for the American Association team, was signed by the Tigers for whom he compiled much of his 57-77 major league record. Tomko, who has a 100-103 major league record, spent much of last season with the Atlantic League's York (PA) Revolution.
Tomko contacted the Royals after Luke Hochevar (Fort Worth, TX, American Association) was pronounced as out for the season and the team released Brad Penny. "So I contacted them and said 'look at me, give me a 15-minute bullpen'", he told NewYorkDispatch.com. "I'll do whatever you want. I busted my (butt) this winter in the Dominican (Republic). Just tell me whatever role you want me in."
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