Blue Jays P Brad Penny retires after 14 seasons in majors

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Brad Penny is retiring after 14 seasons in the majors. Manager John Gibbons says the 37-year-old right-hander informed him on Friday. Penny, part of two World Series teams with the Marlins in 2003 and the Giants in 2012, had not pitched in the majors since September 2014 with Miami, where he posted a 6.58 ERA in eight outings. A two...
Via Associated Press
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Brad Penny Returns To Marlins, Makes First Start In Three Seasons

Pitcher Brad Penny is back on a major league mound after a two-year hiatus. The former Boston Red Sox starter was called up by the Miami Marlins, a team he played for from 2000 through 2004, on Saturday to face the Cincinnati Reds. It was Penny’s first action in the majors since the 2012 season when he pitched in relief for the San Francisco Giants. He hadn’t made a start since...
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Penny back with Marlins 10 years later, to play for former catcher

  Right-hander Brad Penny was called up Saturday by the Miami Marlins, reuniting him with his former team and former catcher 10 years later. The Marlins picked Penny to start the second game of a series against the Cincinnati Reds. He swapped roster spots with left-hander Edgar Olmos, who was optioned to Triple-A New Orleans. The 36-year-old pitcher has played for the Marlins, Dodgers...
Via Associated Press
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brad Penny signs minor-league deal with Marlins

MIAMI -- The Miami Marlins have signed right-hander Brad Penny to a minor-league contract, according to a report from The Miami Herald. Penny, who opened his career with the Florida Marlins from 2000-04, is 119-100 with a 4.26 ERA in 13 seasons. He last pitched in 2012 with the San Francisco Giants, going 0-1 with a 6.11 ERA in 22 games (no starts). The Kansas City Royals signed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Penny injures hand punching wall on Thursday, released by Royals on Friday

Nearing the end of his playing days, Brad Penny has carved out a decent career for himself over 13 seasons. Since making his big league debut in 2000, Penny has spent time with the Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers. After not pitching in […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Feeling better than he has in years, Penny wants to show he still can get big leaguers out

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Brad Penny won 119 games through 13 seasons in the big leagues. He was a two-time All-Star. And he won two World Series rings, though he says he won't claim the second with the San Francisco Giants because he was hurt most of that year. So why would Penny, at age 35, come out of mothballs and sign a minor league deal with the Royals? The quick answer: Baseball...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Penny, Mota to minor league deals

The Royals have signed former All-Star pitcher Brad Penny and veteran reliever Guillermo Mota to minor league contracts that include invitations to spring training. The team announced the moves Wednesday. Pitchers and catchers report to camp on Feb. 14 in Surprise, Ariz. The 35-year-old Penny, whose best years came with the Los Angeles Dodgers, is trying to resurrect his career...
Via Associated Press
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals GM Moore confirms agreement with RHP Brad Penny

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Royals have reached a verbal agreement for a minor league deal with right-hander Brad Penny, Royals general manager Dayton Moore confirmed by phone Thursday morning. The agreement was first reported by Chris Cotillo of Moore, who is in Arizona for organizational meetings, said, however, that no written terms have been exchanged with Penny...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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