Sources: Tigers close in on Brad Penny
Updated: January 10, 2011, 9:44 PM ETESPN.com news services
Penny is recovering from an upper back injury that limited him to just nine starts in 2009.
Penny was 3-4 with a 3.23 ERA after signing a one-year, $7.5 million contract with the St. Louis Cardinals in the offseason.
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