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Popular anchor Mike Pomeranz out at KARE 11, takes pro baseball job

Mike Pomeranz is leaving KARE 11 News anchor desk. He says he's taking 'the opportunity of a lifetime' to work for the San Diego Padres. Pomeranz was a pitcher in the Minnesota Twins system before injuring his shoulder and he began his broadcast new career. He started with KARE in 2006.
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Mike Pomeranz is leaving KARE 11 News anchor desk. He says he's taking 'the opportunity of a lifetime' to work for the San Diego Padres. Pomeranz was a pitcher in the Minnesota Twins system before injuring his shoulder and he began his broadcast new career. He started with KARE in 2006.

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