Brad Penny is headed to St. Louis.
According to ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney, Penny and the Cardinals have agreed upon a one-year deal for the 2010 campaign.
Penny, 31, will earn a base salary of $7.5 million and can earn up to $1.5 million in performance bonuses.
The deal is currently pending a physical, whichùwith Pennyùis no sure thing.
St. Louis, the reigning National League Central champion, is facing the loss of three starting pitchers to free agency, and all threeùJoel Pineiro, John Smoltz, and Todd Wellemeyerùare expected to be plying their trade elsewhere next season.
As such, adding a starter was high on general manager John MozeliakÆs to-do list at this weekÆs Winter Meetings in Indianapolis.
Penny is coming off a ...
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Article written by Jeremiah Graves