BRAD PENNY RUMORS & GOSSIP

Royals news: Brad Penny released

The Kansas City Royals & Brad Penny have reached a mutual agreement to release the pitcher.  Brad signed a minor league deal with the club on January 16th but according to Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish:"Source: #Royals alerted Brad Penny that there wasn't a good chance of him making ML roster, two sides mutually decided to part ways now.""#Royals then released...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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 and Brad Penny agree to deal

The Royals and Brad Penny have agreed on a minor league contract that features a Spring Training invite. The right-handed hurler is represented by Legacy Agency and he will go to Spring Training as a starter. Source: #Royals agree to deal with RHP Brad Penny. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) January 15, 2014 When Opening Day rolls around Penny will be entering his age thirty-five...
Via Reading Between The Seams
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals To Sign Brad Penny

The Royals have reached agreement with pitcher Brad Penny on a minor league deal that includes a Spring Training invite, reports Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish.com (Twitter links). He will go to camp as a starter, according to Cotillo. Penny, 35, is represented by the Legacy Agency. After sitting out the 2013 campaign, he had reportedly been impressive in workouts over the winter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals sign Brad Penny to minor league deal with Spring Training invite

Brad Penny has secured a minor-league contract with the Kansas City Royals, and will report to spring training in hopes of earning a role on the team's 2014 pitching staff.Keith Allison via Wikimedia CommonsMLB Daily Dish's Chris Cotillo broke the story.The right-hander, who will turn 36 in May, last appeared in the Majors with the San Francisco Giants in 2012, throwing 28...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Brad Penny is still looking for work

We last saw Brad Penny pitch with the Giants in a relief role at the end of the 2012 season. He was bothered for a few weeks in August into September by a shoulder impingement, which prompted him to take the 2013 season off. However, he has been throwing and according to Troy Renck, he has been throwing well. Renck suggests the right-hander might make for a good risk-free signing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Catching Up: Gustavo Cabrera, Natanael Javier, Brad Penny

It’s been a week since I posted here, so let’s catch up on what I missed… The Giants signed Gustavo Cabrera and Nathaniel Javier The Giants dabbled in the international market this week, signing a pair of Dominican prospects: Gustavo Cabrera and Natanael Javier. Cabrera, an ultra-athletic 16-year-old centerfielder, signed for $1.3M. His bat is the “main question mark,”...
Via SF Giants Nirvana
July 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Brad Penny, Giants agree on minor league deal

Right-hander Brad Penny has agreed to terms on a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants as a candidate to help in the bullpen. Penny, who briefly pitched for the Giants down the down the stretch in 2009 and went 4-1 with a 2.59 ERA in six starts, is scheduled to report to extended spring training in Arizona on Monday. He threw a bullpen session Friday afternoon at AT...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Brad Penny Leaves Solid Legacy In America

Brad Penny’s career in American professional baseball may not be officially over quite yet, but it has been put on hold. The 33-year-old right-hander will instead pitch for the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks (as passed along by Patrick Newman) during the 2012 campaign, and his contract contains an option for 2013 as well. Penny’s performance in 2011 — a 5.30 ERA and a 5.02 FIP thanks...
Via Fangraphs
February 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Detroit Tigers bringing back Brad Penny?

OK, that article header is meant to be taken figuratively, so hang in there with me. If the Detroit Tigers don’t bring back the Brad Penny to be their 5th starter in 2012, they are very likely to bring back a Brad Penny. Brad Penny The Tigers would have absolutely loved for one of their few home-grown products to prove MLB worthy at this point. However, Andy Oliver has tanked in...
Via isportsweb.com
November 18, 2011  |  Discuss
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