Brad Penny

Kansas City Royals #53 - Starting Pitcher

  • Born: 05/24/78
  • Age: 35
  • Height: 6-4
  • Weight: 230
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

MLB news roundup: Tommy John surgery for Hochevar

The Royals reliever and former No. 1 overall pick will miss the entire 2014 season.

Luke Hochevar to Get Tommy John Surgery

Well, its been fun Luke.

This Day in Marlins History: Al Leiter traded

Sixteen years ago, the Marlins traded Al Leiter to the New York Mets for three prospects.

Nathan Eovaldi: A 2014 Marlins Optimistic View

The Miami Marlins will once again count on Nathan Eovaldi to deliver on some of his promise show last season. Can he improve on the fiery fastball and deliver a full season of strong pitching?

Royals sign Brad Penny to a minor-league contract

After a year off, the 35-year-old right-hander Penny hopes to head down the comeback trail in Kansas City.

Joe Kelly, velocity, and strikeout rate

Many have considered the connection between strikeout rate and fastball velocity, but Joe Kelly's prominence this October causes us to pause and reconsider.

Jacob Turner: A Miami Marlins Pessimist View

One of the Miami Marlins' most important players in 2013 is Jacob Turner, who is a former top pitching prospect and the second starter on the team. However, In a pessimistic view, there is a bad comparison to a former Marlin that is tough to ignore.

Jacob Turner: A Miami Marlins Optimist View

One of the Miami Marlins' 2013 keys to success and an important part of the team's future is starting pitcher Jacob Turner. From an optimist's standpoint, his 2012 season was encouraging and similar to another pitching past prospect from the 2000's.

Friday's Links: Jhonny Peralta rumors continue

The Athletics might be interested in Jhonny Peralta, money doesn't guarantee titles, and Dave Dombrowski reacts to Scott Boras. These stories and one very awesome RBI Baseball reference in today's Morning Prowl.

2012 Exit Interview: B.J. Rosenberg

What is there to say about B.J. Rosenberg? This might not be the right moment to ask.

The Career of Kyle Lohse

From Journeyman to 2012 Cardinals Ace

MLB Mulling Changes To September Call-Ups

Is the 40-man active roster a problem? MLB thinks so, and it could be on its way out.

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