Brad Penny

Former Dodger Brad Penny to retire

Former Dodger Brad Penny to retire

Former Dodgers starting pitcher Brad Penny is retiring after 14 seasons in Major League Baseball.

The 37-year-old right-hander was in the Blue Jays spring training camp after signing a minor league deal in the offseason. Toronto gave him a legitimate look this spring with Penny tossing seven innings in four appearances, but the results weren't there. He was 1-1 with a 10.29 ERA, giving up eight runs on 12 hits, including three home runs. Penny started a split-squad game against the Astros on Thursday and gave up five runs in two innings.

Blue Jays Manager John Gibbons told the Associated Press that Penny informed him of the decision Friday morning.

Penny was a two-time...

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