Trombley pitched for 11 years in the majors, breaking in with the Minnesota Twins in 1992 and finishing with the Twins in 2002. In between his two stints in Minnesota, he pitched for the Baltimore Orioles and Los Angeles Dodgers. In 509 games, Trombley posted a 37-47 record with 44 saves and a 4.48 ERA. He enjoyed his best season in 1999 when he saved 24 games for Minnesota.
Trombley gave up Hall of Famer Eddie Murray’s 3,000th career hit on June 30, 1995. The Twins were hosting Murray and the Cleveland Indians and Trombley got the start that day. Murray singled to right field in the top of the sixth inning for the milestone hit. Trombley took the loss in a 4-1 Cleveland win.
Mike Trombley – career stats