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CLIFF PENNINGTON RUMORS

Watch: Rangers' Venable goes all-out for amazing catch to rob Blue Jays' Pennington

The Texas Rangers acquired outfielder Will Venable in a minor deal with the San Diego Padres in order to shore up their outfield defense, and he came through in a major way on Thursday afternoon. When Toronto Blue Jays infielder Cliff Pennington laced a line drive to left, Venable tracked it down and made a sprawling catch to deny him of extra bases and, probably, keep the Jays from...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays acquire Cliff Pennington from D-Backs

The Toronto Blue Jays are reportedly set to acquire INF Cliff Pennington from the Arizona Diamondbacks, as first reported by our own Robert Murray. As of now, neither team has confirmed the trade. According to Chris Cotillo of SB Nation’s MLB Daily Dish, players involved are currently being notified of the trade. This being said, it is currently unknown who Arizona will receive...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Source: Diamondbacks, Blue Jays nearing trade involving infielder

The Arizona Diamondbacks are closing in on a deal that would send infield depth to the Toronto Blue Jays, according to a source. It’s unclear who is involved in the deal, but a player that would make sense for the Blue Jays is Cliff Pennington. Pennington, 31, was drafted by the Oakland Athletics with the 21st pick in the first round of the 2005 amateur draft. This season, Pennington...
Via Baseball Essential
22 days ago  |  Discuss

How Arizona Diamondbacks Cliff Pennington Turned a Bunt into a Triple

Not too long ago the New York Yankees helped Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa get an inside-the--park home run (officially ruled a double) by misplaying a routine pop fly in the outfield. As it turns out, the Yankees are not the only generous ones. Saturday Arizona D-Backs short stop Cliff Pennington got a little help turning a routine bunt in to a two-RBI triple.It looks like...
Via FatManWriting
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Diamondbacks and Pennington agree at $3,275,000 contract, avoid arbitration

PHOENIX -- Infielder Cliff Pennington and the Arizona Diamondbacks have agreed to a one-year contract worth $3,275,000 and avoided salary arbitration. Pennington played 68 games with the Diamondbacks last season, hitting .254 with two homers and 10 RBIs. He missed two months of the season with a sprained thumb. The 30-year-old was primarily a shortstop with Oakland, but filled a...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  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

D-backs recall Gregorius, put Pennington on DL

PHOENIX -- The Diamondbacks have called up infielder Didi Gregorius from Triple-A Reno and placed infielder Cliff Pennington on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained ligament in his left thumb. Gregorius, the D-backs' starting shortstop for most of the 2013 season, was sent to Reno after being beaten out for the starting job by Chris Owings during spring training. He was hitting...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
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 last...
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 balancing a utility infield...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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