Brad Penny’s tenure with the Royals was awfully brief, with the veteran right-hander (above) topping off a pair of ineffective spring training outings by breaking his non-throwing hand slugging a wall. No idea if Kevin Towers is laughing tonight or not, but with all due respect to Clint Barmes, Amare Stoudemire, Brian Anderson and Joel “Guitar Hero” Zumaya, John Tudor has to ask, “is that the best Penny could do?”