A's sign Tomko, Jennings

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 28 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics have signed veteran starters Brett Tomko and Jason Jennings to minor league contracts, team officials said Sunday.

MLB: Minnesota 9, Texas 6

ARLINGTON, Texas, Aug. 19 (UPI) -- Joe Mauer extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a pair of home runs Tuesday in the Minnesota Twins' 9-6 victory over the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Texas 5, Tampa Bay 2

ARLINGTON, Texas, July 6 (UPI) -- Marlon Byrd had two RBI for Texas Sunday in a 5-2 victory over Tampa Bay that stretched the Rangers' win streak to five games.

MLB: San Francisco 2, Texas 1 (11 innings)

SAN FRANCISCO, June 21 (UPI) -- Nate Schierholtz scored the winning run on a wild pitch Saturday, giving the San Francisco Giants a 2-1 11-inning inter-league win over the Texas Rangers.

MLB: Texas 7, N.Y. Yankees 3

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 27 (UPI) -- Two home runs from Chris Davis powered the Texas Rangers to a 7-3 win over the New York Yankees Tuesday in a game delayed more than two hours by rain.

MLB: Texas 3, LA Angels 0

ARLINGTON, Texas, May 17 (UPI) -- Scott Feldman and three relievers combined on a five-hit shutout Sunday, leading the Texas Rangers to a 3-0 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: St. Louis 1, Colorado 0

DENVER, July 26 (UPI) -- Albert Pujols hit a home run and three St. Louis pitchers combined on an eight-hit shutout in leading the Cardinals to a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies.

Jason Jennings done for the season

DENVER, July 22 (UPI) -- Right-handed starter Jason Jennings of the Colorado Rockies will not pitch again this season due to a hand injury.

MLB: Colorado 2, St. Louis 1

DENVER, May 31 (UPI) -- Jason Jennings gave up a run on six hits over seven innings Tuesday night as Colorado won over St. Louis, 2-1.

MLB: Colorado 9, LA Dodgers 1

DENVER, April 22 (UPI) -- Aaron Miles had four of Colorado's 16 hits Friday night and Jason Jennings went the distance as the Rockies whipped the Los Angeles Dodgers, 9-1.

MLB: Colorado 5, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, July 8 (UPI) -- Jason Jennings outpitched Adam Eaton for the third time this season Thursday night in carrying Colorado to a 5-1 win over San Diego.

MLB: Colorado 11, San Francisco 2

DENVER, June 5 (UPI) -- Todd Greene drove in a four runs and Jason Jennings won his third straight start Saturday as Colorado rolled to an 11-2 victory over San Francisco.

MLB: Colorado 4, Chicago Cubs 3

CHICAGO, May 8 (UPI) -- Pitcher Jason Jennings hit a two-run homer and Shawn Chacon worked out of a jam in the ninth Saturday as Colorado edged the Chicago Cubs, 4-3.

Colorado 5, Minnesota 0

MINNEAPOLIS, June 11 (UPI) -- Jason Jennings pitched into the eighth inning Tuesday night, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 5-0 whitewash of the Minnesota Twins.

Colorado 1, Florida 0

MIAMI, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Rookie Jason Jennings won his fourth straight decision and Todd Helton doubled home the lone run in the fourth inning as the Colorado Rockies posted a 1-0 trium
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Jason Jennings
Colorado Rockies pitcher Jason Jennings lays down a sacrifice bunt in the third inning against the Oakland Athletics at Coors Field in Denver June 20, 2006. Jennings bunt moved runners up to second and third. (UPI Photo/Gary C. Caskey)

Jason Ryan Jennings (born July 17, 1978, in Dallas, Texas) is a Major League Baseball relief pitcher in the Oakland Athletics organization.

Jennings attended Poteet High School in Mesquite, Texas, and was a standout in both football and baseball. In football, he won All-District honors at both, kicker and punter. In baseball, as a senior, he was named the District MVP and posted a .410 batting average, hit seven home runs, and pitched his way to a 10-3 record and a 0.92 ERA with 132 strikeouts.

After graduating from Poteet, he attended Baylor University where he played baseball from 1997-1999. Following his junior season at Baylor, Jennings was named by both Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball as the 1999 National Player of the Year. In what would be his final season at Baylor, he struck out 172 hitters in 146.2 innings and hit .382 with 17 homers and 68 RBIs. He also won his second consecutive Big 12 Player of the Year, consensus All-America honors, the Outstanding Player on the 1999 Big 12 All Tournament Team, and a spot on the 1999 All-Big 12 Academic First Team.

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