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Wily Mo Pena Hits Monster Home Run, Gets Stuffed Animal As Prize (Video)

Wily Mo Pena still is doing Wily Mo Pena things. The former MLB slugger and ex-Boston Red Sox outfielder now plays for the Rakuten Golden Eagles in Japan’s Pacific League. So how are things going over there for Wily Mo? Judging by the following video, we’d say pretty well. That’s Pena hitting an absolute bomb in the seventh inning of Thursday night’s 4-1 win over the Chiba...
Via NESN.com
August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Must the Yankees collapse to become contenders again?

Last summer, you could say the Yankees were baseball's version of Jeffrey Epstein: They spent $30 million on handsome, 16-year-old Latino boys. Horrible jokes aside, it was a strategy for the long haul, and we all cheered. The Yankees were investing in youth - the youngest of the young. Most of the signees will turn out to be the next Wily Mo Pena or Ricardo Aramboles - (adios,...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Sox Wily Mo Pena Turns 33 Today

Wily Mo PenaIt's hard to believe that Wily Mo Pena is just 33 years old. He first came to the majors at age 20 back in 2002 with the Cincinnati Reds. He got to Fenway in the Bronson Arroyo trade in March of 2006. During his brief, two-year stay in Carmine Hose, he hit .271 with 16 HRs. Your humble correspondent was present at Fenway for one of those home runs. On a warm, early August...
Via FenwayNation
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran Wily Mo Pena Seeking MLB Contract

Mike Bernardino of Pioneer Press reports that Wily Mo Pena has been declared an international free agent after playing two seasons with the Orix Buffaloes in Japan. Bernardino also has reported that their is mutual interest between Pena and the Minnesota Twins.  According to Bernardino, an international scout believes Pena would be willing to play either first base or even in...
Via Baseball Essential
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox Wily Mo Pena Crushes Absolute Moon Shot In Japan (Video)

Wily Mo Pena still is a powerful man, apparently. Pena hasn’t played in the majors since 2011 — largely because of his inability to hit a curveball — but the 32-year-old slugger is flexing his muscle in Japan while playing for the Orix Buffaloes. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder recently showed his tremendous pop by blasting an absolute moon shot into a light fixture located...
Via NESN.com
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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