Discussion

Sources: Penny intrigues 2 NL teams

Updated: August 28, 2009, 9:42 AM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

As Brad Penny, who was officially released by the Boston Red Sox on Thursday, is being moved through waivers, National League playoff contenders San Francisco and Florida have expressed interest in the veteran right-hander, sources said.

Those teams and any interested AL teams probably won't want to claim Penny off waivers, because the cost of Penny as a short-term hire would be enormous. Penny is still owed about $1 million in salary for the rest of this season, and he has $500,000 ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES