Kevin Lomon

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Biographical Information[edit]

Kevin Lomon was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 14th round of the 1991 amateur draft.

On December 5, 1994, he was drafted by the New York Mets in that year's Rule 5 Draft.

Lomon pitched in the minor leagues from 1991 to 2001, spending time in the Braves (1991-1996), New York Yankees (1997), San Diego Padres (1998) and Anaheim Angels (1999) systems. He also pitched for the Solano Steelheads of the Western Baseball League in 2000 and for the Steelheads and Torreon Algodoneros of the Mexican League in 2001. Though he pitched for the Mets in 1995, he never played in their minor league system.

He showed flashes of excellence at times throughout his career. For example, in his first professional season, he went 7-0 with a 0.73 ERA in 11 games (five starts) for the Pulaski Braves and Macon Braves. He also struck out 72 batters in 49 innings that year, while allowing only 19 hits. In 2000, he posted a 2.45 ERA in 10 relief appearances for the Steelheads.

Overall, he went 65-59 with a 4.16 ERA in 241 games (171 starts). In 1,104 2/3 batters, he struck out 948 batters and walked only 436.

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