March 8, 1982 |
In 2007 the A's kept him at the Class-A with Kane County. This was Newby's worst season statistically, compiling a 0-3 record and an ERA of 8.59 for only nine games.
Newby did not pitch in 2008 after tearing a ligament in his pitching arm. As a result he was released by the A's. He then signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners at the start of the 2009. He played at three levels of the Mariners organization, with the Class-A Advanced High Desert Mavericks, the Double-A West Tenn Diamond Jaxx and the Triple-A Tacoma Rainiers. He is just the third player from Colorado State - Pueblo to reach the Triple-A level. He finished the season a combined 1-1 with a 2.38 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 34 games.
Los Angeles Dodgers
After spending 2010 with the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs in independent baseball, he signed a minor league contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers before the 2011 season. He was assigned to the Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. After seven games in AA, he was promoted to the Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes, where he was in 25 games, including 5 starts. Combined he was 4-7 with a 5.55 ERA.
- Mike Nesper (November 1, 2009). "Newby chases big dream: Soldotna graduate recovers from arm surgery, pitches in Triple A". Peninsula Clarion. peninsulaclarion.com. Retrieved 2009-12-29.
- "Pack alum Newby called up to AAA". CSU Pueblo. gothunderwolves.com. June 30, 2009. Retrieved 2009-12-29.