Brad Penny

Baseball Pitcher

Bradley Wayne "Brad" Penny is an American professional baseball pitcher. Penny has spent portions of his career in Major League Baseball with the Florida Marlins, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals and Detroit Tigers.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Brad Penny.


1978 Birth Born on May 24, 1978.


1996 18 Years Old He was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 5th round of the 1996 Major League Baseball draft, and signed with the Diamondbacks on June 4, 1996. … Read More
1997 19 Years Old With the South Bend Silver Hawks in 1997, he was 10–5 with an ERA of 2.73 in 25 starts.


1998 - 1999 2 More Events
2000 22 Years Old 1 More Event
After a good spring, he made the Marlins starting rotation in 2000.
2001 - 2002 2 More Events
2003 25 Years Old In 2003, Penny bounced back, finishing the 2003 campaign with 14 wins for the Marlins and helping them reach the playoffs. … Read More
2004 26 Years Old 1 More Event
Penny started the 2004 season with a 8-8 record with a 3.15 ERA in 21 starts before being traded to the Dodgers.
2005 27 Years Old 1 More Event
His recovery time from his injury caused him to begin the following season on the disabled list, but he rejoined the Dodgers on April 24, 2005, and proceeded to have a solid season.
Penny was named by Houston Astros manager Phil Garner as the National League's starting pitcher in the 2006 Major League Baseball All-Star Game. … Read More
Penny had a strong start to 2007 that continued throughout the season, with an ERA of 3.03 for the season and was the first Dodger pitcher to start out with a 12–1 record since Phil Regan went 14–1 in 1966. … Read More


2008 30 Years Old For the 2008 season, Penny was selected as opening day starter against the San Francisco Giants, shutting them out over seven innings, but he struggled in 2008 overall, going 6–9 with a 6.27 ERA and a stint on the DL. … Read More
On January 9, 2009, Penny signed a one-year deal with the Boston Red Sox with a base salary of $5M. Incentives and performance bonuses were included to increase the total deal another $3M.
2010 - 2012 4 More Events
Penny signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals on January 16, 2014. … Read More
After a mixed spring training in 2015 (1-1 record with a 6.89 ERA in 15.2 innings), he failed to win a spot in Chicago's rotation and played with their Triple-A affiliate, the Charlotte Knights, in the International League.
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