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Rangers release Carlos Pena

Getty Images The Texas Rangers have released first baseman Carlos Pena. About a month ago the Rangers sent a struggling Pena to Triple-A Round Rock after he produced just eight hits in 59 at-bats in 18 games. He had one home run and two RBI during his stay with the Rangers following injuries to Prince Fielder and Mitch Moreland. Once in Round Rock, Pena hit .297/.350/.500 with four...
Via Tireball.com
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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

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

Astros Release Former Sox And NU Star Pena

Carlos Pena's Fenway Walk-OffWith all the flurry around the trading deadline, few people noticed the fact that the Houston Astros (they of the 36 total wins) released Carlos Pena. In 85 games for the AAAA Astros, Pena hit just .208 with 8 HRs and 25 RBIs. He struck out 89 times in 277 ABs. This could be the end of the line for the 35-year old Pena, who played 18 games for his...
Via FenwayNation
August 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Carlos Pena goes yard in front of 73 fans to win game for Astros

The Houston Astros aren’t drawing a lot of fans, but especially on weekdays, and against teams from small markets with bad records, and also especially in extra innings.  But those hardy fans that skipped work today were treated to a monster blast by Carlos Pena to walk off for the Astros.  Which gave the team the series.  Watch (via MLB.com)   At least he hit it in a section...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 20, 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

Teammates, fans caught up in Pena's return

PORT CHARLOTTE Carlos Pena strode into the Tampa Bay Rays clubhouse Thursday morning, sporting a blue team workout jersey and beaming with that old mega-watt smile. The sight was so familiar, it was almost as if hed never been gone. But here he was again, back in the fold amid a flurry of hugs, handshakes and pats on the back from teammates who couldnt have been happier about...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 23, 2012  |  Discuss

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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