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CLIFF PENNINGTON RUMORS

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

Pennington, Arizona agree at $3,275,000

PHOENIX (AP) 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...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2015  |  Discuss

D’Backs, Cliff Pennington reach one-year deal, avoid arbitration

The Arizona Diamondbacks have reach an agreement with infielder Cliff Pennington on a one-year deal, avoiding arbitration, the team announced via a press release. Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports that Pennington’s one-year deal with the Diamondbacks is worth $3.275 million. His 2015 salary will be raised $50,000 from his 2014 salary, which was $3.25 million. Cliff Pennington...
Via Baseball Essential
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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 to be great players...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
August 28, 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

Diamondbacks Injury Update: Cliff Pennington (thumb) placed on DL, Didi Gregorius recalled

Per the team twitter, the Arizona Diamondbacks have placed shortstop/second baseman Cliff Pennington on the 15-day DL with sprained ligament in his left thumb and recalled shortstop Didi Gregorius from Triple-A Reno. Pennington hit.243/.325/.324 in 33 games, often replacing Aaron Hill. Gregorius played in the Opening Series in Australia, but has been at Reno since then, hitting...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 03, 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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