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CLIFF PENNINGTON RUMORS

D-backs' Pennington flies under radar

PHOENIX -- The buzz accorded the Diamondbacks' middle infield these days usually centers around their stockpile of highly regarded up-and-comers -- Chris Owings, Didi Gregorius and Nick Ahmed. Cliff Pennington believes that is fair. "They deserve it," Pennington said. "All three of them are really good middle infielders and can play, and they all three have a chance...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
24 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs reinstate infielder Pennington, option Bo Schultz to Triple-A

#Dbacks reinstate infielder Cliff Pennington from the 15-day DL and option pitcher Bo Schultz to the Triple-A Reno @Aces. — Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) August 6, 2014   The Diamondbacks have taken veteran utility man Cliff Pennington off of the disabled list and optioned reliever Bo Schultz to Triple-A Reno. Pennington has been on the disabled list since June 1st with a torn...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs activate Pennington, send Schultz to Reno

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have reinstated infielder Cliff Pennington from the 15-day disabled list (sprained left thumb) and optioned right-handed pitcher Bo Schultz to Triple-A Reno. Pennington, 30, hit .406 (13 for 32) in nine rehab games with Triple-A Reno and Rookie AZL D-backs. He was hitting .243 in 74 at-bats when he was placed on the disabled list. Schultz had a7.88 ERA...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cliff Pennington rehab result

The Arizona Diamondbacks lost to the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday by the score of 4-2. The loss dropped the Diamondbacks to 45-60, fourth in the National League West. The Diamondbacks have been plagued with injuries this season, as 11 players are currently on the disabled list. There is good news regarding Cliff Pennington, who began a rehab assignment, playing in his first...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Diamondbacks recall Didi Gregorius, place Cliff Pennington on DL

(Courtesy of bleacherreport.com) The Arizona Diamondbacks have recalled shortstop Didi Gregorius from Triple-A Reno and placed utility infielder Cliff Pennington on the 15-day DL with a sprained ligament in his thumb. This is another untimely injury for the Diamondbacks who have had a plethora of them recently. A.J. Pollock had surgery a few days ago to repair a broken hand and...
Via Phoenix Sports-Kings
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cliff Pennington out with sore hand

The Arizona Diamondbacks have announced that Cliff Pennington was removed from Wednesday’s lineup due to a sore left hand. Cliff Pennington was removed from tonight's #Dbacks lineup due to a sore left hand, according to Kirk Gibson.— Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) May 28, 2014#483843467 / gettyimages.comThe Diamondbacks host the Padres Wednesday night as Arizona sits in...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs value Pennington's versatility, late-game heroics

PHOENIX -- Diamondbacks shortstop Cliff Pennington somehow found his way to the plate so many times in late-game situations last season it became a running joke with teammates. "Guys on the team are like 'Oh, well, you're going to get a hit now that it's extra innings,'" Pennington said. Jokes aside, Pennington tended to come up big in those spots. While...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

D-backs' Pennington hits the ground running

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Cliff Pennington was on first base in an early spring training game when Jason Kubel came to the plate. The pitcher had a slowish delivery to the plate, so second base was there to be stolen. But Pennington did not budge, giving Kubel a wider hole to hit through. Ten days into his first spring training with his new team, Pennington seemed right at home. New Diamondbacks...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

A’s second baseman Cliff Pennington named ‘Creator of the One-Man Dog Pile’ (photo)

The Oakland Athletics narrowly avoided elimination from the MLB playoffs by the slimmest of margins, staging an incredible comeback against the Detroit Tigers by storming back with three runs in the bottom of 9th inning for a thrilling and improbable 4-3 win. By doing so, the A’s tied the ALDS series at two games apiece and [...]
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss
IN THE LINE OF FIRE

Rays ballboy saves bullpen catcher with backhand grab

On Saturday, a Tampa Bay Rays ballboy made a great play to save a bullpen catcher from being nailed in the back by a line drive. Your browser does not support iframes. Oakland A's shortstop Cliff Pennington hit the line drive, which bounced once and would have hit the bullpen catcher had it not been for the ballboy who snatched it up at the last minute with a backhand grab...
Via Holdout Sports
May 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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