Randy Tomlin

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Randy Tomlin
Born: (1966-06-14) June 14, 1966 (age 51)
Bainbridge, Maryland
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
August 6, 1990, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
May 20, 1994, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
MLB statistics
Win–loss record 30–31
Earned run average 3.43
Strikeouts 297

Randy Leon Tomlin (nicknamed "Whispers"; born June 14, 1966 in Bainbridge, Maryland) is a former left-handed pitcher for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was listed as 5'11" and 170 pounds.

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.[1] 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.[2] He currently lives in Madison Heights, Virginia, and is the head coach at Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg, Virginia.[3]


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