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Baseball au jus? Carlos Pena’s home run lands in pan of brisket (video)

Carlos Pena hit his first home run of the season — and first in over a year — on Wednesday during only his second game as a member of the Texas Rangers organization. But what made the homer that landed in the right field bleachers of Globe Life Park is exactly where it landed. After […] The post Baseball au jus? Carlos Pena’s home run lands in pan of brisket (video) appeared...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers Carlos Pena Knocks Home Run in to Tray of Brisket in Return From Triple-A

Veteran or not, whenever a player spends time in the minors he wants to make a splash when he gets called up to the Show. So when Carlos Pena was called back up by the Texas Rangers to play in Wednesday night's game against the Detroit Tigers he knew he wanted to do something special.Little did anyone know that his 'something special' would have a little extra flavor...
Via FatManWriting
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Carlos Pena's first home run of the season lands in beef brisket tray

Your browser does not support iframes.Carlos Pena smashed his first home run of the regular season Wednesday night and you won't believe where the ball ended up.As the headline probably gives away, the baseball landed in a tray of beef brisket before ultimately ending up in the hands of the lady in the video.Hey, it's not everyday you see a home run land in food.
Via Bush League Chronicle
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Pena's first home run of season lands in tray of brisket

First home runs of the season usually taste pretty good but Carlos Pena's first dinger of the year had a little bit of mouthwatering Texas flavor to boot.Pena, called up June 24 after bouncing around MLB for 14 years, celebrated his return to the Rangers by smacking an enormous home run in Wednesday's game against the Tigers.And if he longed for his old Lone Star State cooking...
Via The Other Paper
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers call up Carlos Pena to play first

The Texas Rangers wasted little time calling up recently signed first baseman Carlos Pena. Signed a week ago, Pena had a brief stay at Triple-A Round Rock. Given that Pena hit just .207/.321/.346 with eight home runs in 89 games last season between Houston and Kansas City expectations should be tempered. Pena has been penciled into the sixth spot in the Rangers batting order...
Via Tireball.com
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign Carlos Pena to Triple A contract

The Rangers have signed veteran first baseman Carlos Pena to a Triple A contract and assigned him to Round Rock. He gives the Rangers another option at first base in the absence of Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland. Here is the official release: Arlington, Texas – The Texas Rangers announced today that the club has signed first baseman Carlos Pena to a minor league contract and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers sign free agent Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena was released this spring by the Los Angeles Angels and has been searching for work since. On Tuesday the veteran signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. Pena, 36, hit just .207/.321/.346 with eight homers over 89 games for he Kansas City Royals and Houston Astros last season. Given the loss of Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland at first base the Rangers...
Via Tireball.com
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Royals hoping Pena has something left to contribute in playoff chase

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Whatever is left in his tank at age 35, Carlos Pena is certainly anxious to expend it on behalf of the Royals. "Oh, yes, I will give it all I can to help this team win and help this team get in the playoffs," said Pena, whose contract was purchased from Triple-A Omaha on Tuesday after the Royals had signed him to a minor-league deal a week earlier....
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
September 04, 2013  |  Discuss
WRONG SPORT

Former NBA player interferes with foul ball

Matt Geiger is a lot of things. He’s a former NBA journeyman center who played for the 76ers, Heat and Hornets. He’s a Tampa Bay Rays fan. And today, he tried to become Steve Bartman. Rays 1B Carlos Pena was chasing a foul pop-up down over by the wall down the first baseline and had a beat on it until Matt Geiger’s seven foot frame appeared out of nowhere. Geiger interfered...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
April 22, 2012  |  1 Comment

Rays reportedly bring back Pena for one year

Carlos Pena is returning to the Tampa Bay Rays. According to multiple reports early Friday afternoon, the 33-year-old free agent who played in 2011 for the Chicago Cubs has signed a one-year, 7.25-million deal to resume his role as the Rays first baseman. Pena hit .225 for Chicago with 28 homers and 80 RBI last season, following his final year with Tampa Bay in 2010 when he batted...
Via Fox Sports Florida
January 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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