The Brewers have signed left-hander Tommy Milone to a one-year major league contract, the club announced on Wednesday. Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel notes that the contract is not guaranteed.
Milone, 29, posted a 5.71 ERA with a 49/22 K/BB ratio in 69 1/3 innings with the Twins this past season.
Brewers GM David Stearns said Milone will have a chance to make the team’s starting rotation in spring training, per Haudricourt. If that doesn’t pan out, Milone would be used out of the bullpen.
KTAR News is reporting that Diamondbacks outfielder Yasmany Tomas was arrested on Thursday morning for driving faster than 100 MPH, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety. He was charged with reckless driving and criminal speeding.
The maximum sentence for a criminal speeding charge is up to 30 days in jail and a fine up to $500. It is considered a Class 3 misdemeanor. Tomas may also have his license suspended.
A Diamondbacks spokesperson said, “We are very disappointed to learn of this news. We are still gathering facts, and will refrain from further comment at this time as this is a pending legal matter.”
Tomas, 27, signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Diamondbacks in December 2014 as an amateur free agent out of Cuba. He has mostly disappointed, owning a .769 OPS while playing subpar defense in the outfield as well as at third base, where the club briefly tried him. He battled a groin injury for most of the past season and ultimately underwent core muscle surgery in August.