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Could Royals backup catcher Brayan Pena be heading to the Tampa Bay Rays? This is nothing more than my own speculation based on a tweet by Danny Knobler of CBSSports.com: Rays are a fascinating team to watch. Could trade starters (anyone but Price, Moore), relievers, Upton. Looking for young catcher, pitchers On the season, Rays catchers are hitting .194 AVG/.266 OBP/.279 SLG with 4 HR and 26 RBI (294 AB). All stats are in the bottom four in all of MLB in each category. Since the return of Slavador Perez from the disabled list, former starting catcher Brayan Pena has been relegated to a backup role, but his aggressiveness on the basepaths and the fact he is a switch hitter could be appealing to a contender as the trade deadline approaches. In 127 AB, Pena is hitting .252/.278/.346 with 1 HR and 14 RBI. Now, those numbers are by no means staggering, but would provide a nice bump in the starting lineup for the Rays. Pena is by no means the guaranteed out the Rays are curren...
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