Pitcher Brad Penny will spend 2013 in the San Francisco minor league system. He appeared in 22 major-league games for the Giants last season.
In 2009, Penny signed a one-year deal with the Red Sox. After his last five starts with the team ended in a 9.11 ERA, the Red Sox released Penny, who then signed with the San Francisco Giants.
After the 2009 season, Penny became a free agent and was picked up by the St. Louis Cardinals on a one-year deal. An oblique strain kept him on the bench for most of the season and in 2010, Penny changed teams again and headed to Detroit to play with the Tigers in 2011.