Rommie Lewis

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Rommie Lewis
York Revolution – No. 99
Pitcher
Born: (1982-09-02) September 2, 1982 (age 32)
Seattle, Washington
Bats: Left Throws: Left
MLB debut
April 28, 2010 for the Toronto Blue Jays
Career statistics
(through 2011 season)
Win–loss record 0–0
Earned run average 7.23
Strikeouts 20
Teams

Rommie Lee Lewis, Jr. (born September 2, 1982) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball.

His father, also named Rommie, was named after World War II German field marshal General Erwin "The Desert Fox" Rommel[1]

Baltimore Orioles[edit]

He was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the fourth round (113th overall selection) of the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft.[2] He was given a $287,500 signing bonus.[3]

Toronto Blue Jays[edit]

Lewis signed as a free agent with the Toronto Blue Jays on January 20, 2009, spending the 2009 season with the Triple-A Las Vegas 51s. Lewis was called up to the Toronto Blue Jays on April 26, 2010.[4] On August 16, 2011, he had his contract purchased by Toronto.[5] He had posted a 3-3 record in Triple-A with a 6.60 earned run average and 4 saves.[6] He elected free agency on October 21.[7]

Bridgeport Bluefish[edit]

Lewis signed a contract with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball of Independent League for 2012 season. He was named to the 2012 Atlantic League All Star team.

Arizona Diamondbacks[edit]

Lewis received an invitation to MLB Spring Training by the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was released at the end of Spring Training.

York Revolution[edit]

Lewis currently pitches for the York Revolution of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball making it his second consecutive year in Independent Ball.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mail Bag". The Toronto Star. 28 April 2010. Retrieved 2011-08-25. 
  2. ^ "Round 4". 2001 Draft Results. The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  3. ^ "Rommie Lewis". The Baseball Cube. Retrieved 2010-04-29. 
  4. ^ "Jays demote Accardo, recall Roenicke after loss to Red Sox". The Sports Network (CTVglobemedia). The Canadian Press. 27 April 2010. Retrieved 2010-04-27. 
  5. ^ Dierkes, Tim. "Blue Jays Designate Trever Miller For Assignment". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 16 August 2011. 
  6. ^ http://www.tsn.ca/mlb/story/?id=373905
  7. ^ Nicholson-Smith, Ben. "Lewis, Woodward, Wise Elect Free Agency". MLBTradeRumors.com. Retrieved 21 October 2011. 

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