June 14, 1966 |
|August 6, 1990, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 20, 1994, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Earned run average||3.43|
Tomlin attended Liberty University. He was drafted by the Pirates in the 18th round (460th overall) of the 1988 amateur entry draft. He posted good numbers in the minor leagues and after a couple years in the minors, he made his major league debut on August 6, 1990. His career highlights include a 2.55 ERA in 1990 and a 2.98 ERA in 1991. Tomlin played his final Major League game on May 20, 1994. He went 30-31 in 94 career starts with 297 career strikeouts.
After retiring from Major League Baseball, Tomlin was the pitching coach at Liberty University from 1997-2006. He then went on to become the pitching coach for the Washington Nationals affiliate Potomac Nationals of the single-A Carolina League from 2007-2008 and the pitching coach of Nationals double-A affiliate Harrisburg Senators of the Eastern League from 2009-2011. He currently lives in Madison Heights, Virginia, and is the head coach at Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg, Virginia.