Brett Tomko, just what we need


The Padres are bringing back right-handed pitcher Brett Tomko for a third tour. Cut loose by the Royals 11 days ago, Tomko is to join the team's bullpen. He also pitched for the Padres in 2002 and 2007. With the Royals he was 2-7 with a 6.97 ERA in 16 games, 10 of them as a starter.