CARLOS PENA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Evan Longoria sets Rays' record for career HRs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Slide over, Carlos Pena. Third baseman Evan Longoria became the Tampa Bay Rays’ leader in career home runs by smacking his 164th in the third inning Saturday at Tropicana Field against New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova. Longoria, who has two home runs this season, cracked a two-run homer off the C-ring catwalk in left field on a 78-mph curveball...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Angels News - Carlos Pena, Chad Tracy & Yorvit Torrealba all opt out of contracts

The Los Angeles Angels made a lot of news on Sunday as they released a couple players & another one opted out.  As teams start trimming to get down to their Opening Day 25-man roster, more and more players will be out of work.  The Angels started by parting ways with Chad Tracy, Carlos Pena & Yorvit Torrealba on Sunday.#Angels announce that Carlos Pena and Chad Tracy have...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 23, 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

Houston Astro Carlos Pena Starts His Unwanted Farwell Tour

Carlos Pena recently signed a 1-year/2.9 million dollar deal with the Houston Astros. Pena has now started following the path of former star players at the end of their careers. It’s sad to see a good player bounce around from team to team playing with diminishing skills. Pena is on the fast track to retirement. … Continue reading »
Via Hinton's Sports Highlights
December 24, 2012  |  Discuss
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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

Player Profile #197: Carlos Pena | 1B | FA

Boom or bust. That’s Carlos Pena in a nutshell. OK, so he hasn’t topped .227 in any of the last three seasons and has averaged a modest 82 RBI over the last two seasons, but there’s still some life in that bat of his. He hits a lot of fly balls and touches one homer every five flies (an elite rate). He’s completely unable to provide anything in the way of batting average...
Via Baseball Professor
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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