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Postby Dodger Blue » Mon Apr 25, 2005 9:33 pm

intense wrote:
Dodger Blue wrote:
intense wrote:I dont know much about Penny... is he going to get hurt again? if healthy who does he compare to tier wise for pitchers...? Im trying to work a trade for him, but im not sure how good/what hes worth.


Penny is a 2nd tier pitcher. Think of Mulder or Pavano but with more K's. IF he stays healthy.


Does it look like he will, or fall onto the DL again? Is he worth the risk?


Dude he just got off. :-? NO and NO and YES. But whos knows really he had a nerve problem in his bicep,

Apr 25 Dodgers pitcher Brad Penny made his season debut following a nerve injury in his right biceps on Sunday. Penny gave up six hits and four earned runs while striking out four in five innings of work against the Rockies.
Views: It wasn't a pretty first outing, but he's shaking off the rust so cut him some slack. Keep an eye on Penny because before the injury last season he was lights out and if he gets himself back to 100-percent, he could be that type of pitcher again.
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Postby nmarq8 » Tue Apr 26, 2005 2:57 am

I'd still say that he's some risk to return to the DL at some point during the season, but the dodgers have given him a lot of time to heal this bicep nerve injury. i wouldn't give up quality players trying to trade for him until you've seen him throw 100+ pitches and be quoted as "feeling good" afterwards.
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