Cliff Pennington

2B / Arizona Diamondbacks / EXP: 8YRS Height: 5-10 Weight: 194 lb Age: 31 College: Texas A&M Bats/Throws S/R

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    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Angels' Cliff Pennington: Inks two-year deal with Halos

      Pennington signed a two-year contract with the Angels on Tuesday. The veteran switch-hitter posted a .579 OPS in 105 games between Toronto and Arizona last season, his worst mark in seven major league seasons. However, Pennington's signing fills a utility need for the Angels, allowing Taylor Featherston to return to Triple-A to play everyday.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Blue Jays SS Cliff Pennington gets rare off day Tuesday

      Blue Jays shortstop Cliff Pennington is not in the lineup Tuesday, Ben Nicholson-Smith of SportsNet reports. Pennington will get a rare day off, as the Blue Jays go with Munenori Kawasaki at second base against Yankees' starter Luis Severino.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Blue Jays SS Cliff Pennington blasts three-run homer

      Blue Jays shortstop Cliff Pennington went 2 for 4 with a three-run homer against the Braves on Thursday. He's now homered twice in his last five games, with seven RBI in that span -- about as hot a streak as you'll see from the generally light-hitting Pennington. Don't count on it to persist, but then again, there might be something in the water in Toronto right now.

    • by RotoWire Staff | Special to

      Blue Jays SS Cliff Pennington slams two hits in Tuesday defeat

      Blue Jays replacement shortstop Cliff Pennington did his best Troy Tulowitzki impression at the plate Tuesday, going 2 for 3 with a walk and RBI in a loss to Atlanta. With Tulowitzki out of the lineup for the next few weeks, the onus will be on Pennington to help pick up the slack. Tuesday was his first multi-hit game since joining the Blue Jays, which isn't altogether surprising considering he arrived at the park with four hits while on the Blue Jays. Over the past four games, he's 4 for 13 with two walks, showing that he's taking steps in the right direction.

    • by Marty Gitlin |

      SS Cliff Pennington dealt from Diamondbacks to Jays

      The Blue Jays have announced that they have acquired infielder Cliff Pennington from the Diamondbacks. They are receiving minor league shortstop Dawel Lugo in return. Toronto will receive cash in the deal as well. Pennington, who would provide depth for Toronto, owns a slash line of .237/.314/.281 with one home run in 135 at-bats. He spent his first five seasons in the American League with Oakland.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Cliff Pennington replaces David Peralta in left for Diamondbacks

      Diamondbacks left fielder David Peralta isn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game, after 70 starts there this season. Cliff Pennington starts in his place for just the second time this season. He previously got the call in left field on June 28.

    • by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer

      Diamondbacks SS Cliff Pennington hits pinch-hit home run

      Diamondbacks shortstop Cliff Pennington hit a solo home run during a pinch-hit opportunity in Saturday's loss to the Giants. Pennington is hitting .411 with seven hits, a home run and five RBI over his last 17 at-bats.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Cliff Pennington replaces Nick Ahmed in Diamondbacks' lineup

      Diamondbacks shortstop Nick Ahmed isn't in the starting lineup for Saturday's game. Ahmed has started 68 games at short, including the last five and 16 of the last 17. Replacing Ahmed in the lineup is Cliff Pennington, who gets his twelfth start of the year and first since July 3.

    • by Shawn Krest |

      Report: Nationals interested in D-Backs' Aaron Hill, Nick Ahmed

      The Nationals are looking to bolster their infield by trading with the Diamondbacks, according to a report by Fox Sports' Jon Morosi. The Nationals have reportedly expressed interest in the D-Backs' middle infield depth. Among the infielders vying for playing time in Arizona are Nick Ahmed, Aaron Hill, Chris Owings and Cliff Pennington. Owings (50 starts at second base) and Ahmed (53 at short) are the clearly defined starters for the Diamondabacks. At 33, Hill is the oldest of the four infielders. He's started 15 games at second and 19 at third, including starts at each position in the last week. Pennington has 10 starts at short, one at third and four at second. He's hitting just .192 this season.

    • by Michael Hurcomb | Fantasy Writer

      Diamondbacks' Cliff Pennington snaps 0-for-16 slump

      Diamondbacks infielder Cliff Pennington ended a 0-for-16 slump during Thursday's 7-6 win at Miami. Pennington went 1 for 2 with one RBI, one walk and two runs. Pennington had an RBI double in the sixth inning, which chased Marlins starting pitcher Mat Latos from the game. It was second RBI of the season.

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