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Carlos Pena Accidentally Said “Big D**k James Shields” On Live TV (Video)

Carlos Pena had one absolutely bizarre and interesting Freudian slip on air… In the air of social media even obvious slip up’s on air can be quite damning. The post Carlos Pena Accidentally Said “Big D**k James Shields” On Live TV (Video) appeared first on Geeks & Cleats.
Via Geeks and Cleats
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Rays slugger Carlos Pena joins MLB Network

MLB Network announced on Monday that former Tampa Bay Rays (among others) first baseman Carlos Pena would be joining their stable of on-air personalities. Pena will be making his debut on Thursday’s editions of MLB Now and MLB Tonight. The 36-year old Pena spent 2014 with the Rangers, and was released after playing just 18 games in the majors. Pena was an All-Star for the Rays...
Via Awful Announcing
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Red Sox, Northeastern Alum Carlos Pena Joins MLB Network As Analyst

This embed is invalid" /> Carlos Pena is hopping behind the desk. The MLB Network announced Monday that Pena has joined its team as a studio analyst. The 14-year major league veteran hasn’t officially announced his retirement in conjunction with the news, but it’s reasonable to think his career might be over. Pena, 36, was drafted by the Texas...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Pena to retire, join MLB Network

Having enjoyed a productive 14 year career in the majors, MLB Network announced that former all-star, gold-glove award winner and comeback player of the year, Carlos Pena will officially hang up his spikes and join MLB Network as an on-air analyst. Pena, 36, spent the 2014 season as a member of the Texas Rangers and after experiencing many of the same struggles that hindered his...
Via Baseball Essential
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Things I’ve Learned About Kevin Long

With all the talk about the Mets considering Kevin Long to fill the Mets vacant hitting coach position, I decided to spend an hour researching him and learning what this former Yankee is all about. I learned some things along the way and thought I’d share some of them with you. Long Is Very Confident “If you’re going to fix somebody’s swing, you better know what you’re...
Via Mets Merized Online
October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking the 2014 Texas Rangers from 1 to 64

When you set a Major League record for players used with 64 sometimes one or two can be forgotten. But as much as some people want to forget about the 2014 season it's not going to happen. Neither is forgetting about any of the 64 players who wore a Texas uniform this season. Here they are in order ranked by their contribution to the club. And if you feel bad for forgetting about...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ichiro Learned Spanish So He Could Trash Talk Opponents

Ichiro learned a bit of Spanish to trash talk opponents. Like Kevin Garnet and Richard Sherman, Ichiro has the psychological technique of trash talking opponents down so much, that he learned to do it in a different language. The New York Yankees Outfielder learned to speak a few words in Spanish so he could trash talk defending players. Brad Lefton of the Wall Street Journal picked...
Via Geeks and Cleats
September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Club America extend 100 percent start to Apertura, down Tigres

Club America extended their 100 percent start in the Torneo Apertura to four games with a 2-0 win away to Tigres Monterrey. Mexico striker Oribe Peralta's first-half goal set the early league leaders on their way and World Cup colleague Miguel Layun scored just after the hour mark to make the points safe. Queretaro are second in the fledgling standings after William's late goal gave...
Via Fox Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Series Preview: Angels vs. Rangers vs. the worst

No team’s fan base delighted in the struggles of the Angels last year than Rangers fans. It was so very frustrating to see them dancing on the Halos’ grave. That is why it is so, very, VERY sweet to see Texas where they are right now. That would be the basement. The basement of the AL West. The basement of the AL. The basement of the ENTIRE LEAGUE. Yep, the Rangers are the WORST...
Via Monkey with a Halo
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Fantasy Baseball: Week 14 Free Agent Fixes

In a lighter mid-week addition of this week’s article, a flame throwing right-handed pitcher has gotten his parent club’s attention and he could be on the way back to the majors very shortly as a result. Also, a pair of outfielders were promoted on Tuesday and immediately inserted into their team’s starting lineups. They are joined by an AL-only pick at first base that gets...
Via The Fantasy Fix
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Beyonce In A Jockstrap, Carlos Pena Hits HR Into Brisket & World Cup Kills Porn Traffic

  The World Cup is off today so you can go back to watching day baseball. The Rays are in Baltimore for a…
Via Busted Coverage
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Carlos Pena hits first homer back with Rangers into food tray

Carlos Pena made his return to the Texas Rangers a memorable one on Wednesday. In the bottom of the sixth inning against the Detroit Tigers, Pena blasted his first home run in a Rangers uniform since 2001 into a food cart at Globe Life Park. FOX Sports Southwest's Jim Knox met up with the fan who grabbed the ball in a tray of brisket.
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 26, 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

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 to it.via Cut4Yes...
Via FatManWriting
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, it...
Via The Other Paper
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers return to familiar faces, same old struggling offense in loss

ARLINGTON, Texas - Trying to break a five-game losing streak, the Rangers couldn't win their homecoming game in an 8-2 loss to Detroit on Tuesday night. It was a homecoming for the Rangers after a 3-6 road trip. It was a homecoming for veteran Carlos Pena, who made his first appearance in a Rangers uniform since 2001. But most of all it was a homecoming for former All-Star second...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
June 25, 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

Rafa Marquez Leads Mexico to Knockout Rounds In Victory Against Croatia (3-1)

(Former New York Red Bulls man Rafa Marquez) photo credit: Dan Dickinson via photopin cc Rafa Marquez was the hero of the night with a goal, an assist, and a great defensive performance to push Mexico ahead of Croatia in a comprehensive 3-1 victory. Mexico needed just a draw to advance but coach Miguel Herrera refused to park the bus and instead showed a great counter attacking...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Allen Craig and All of Those Ground Balls

In case you haven’t noticed, Allen Craig’s ground ball rate has jumped rather drastically (55% so far this year, compared to 45% last year according to Fangraphs).  While we’re still operating in relative small sample size land, it’s still a rather alarming jump, so much so that I wanted to get some historical context.  With that goal I grabbed all of the seasons of greater...
Via The Cardinal Conclave
June 22, 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

Mexican Champions Leon to Visit Dallas for July Friendly

Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas will play host to a friendly between Liga MX teams Club Leon and Santos Laguna on Sunday, July 6 at 5 p.m. Central Time, it was announced earlier today. FC Dallas’ home stadium has become a regular venue for friendlies involving Liga MX sides. Heading into its first CONCACAF Champions League (CCL) tournament, the two-time defending Liga MX Champions...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

This Date In Royals History–May 17, 1974

1974: After falling behind 3-0, the Royals—sparked by George Brett’s three RBIs—rallied for four runs in the second inning on their way to a 6-4 win over Texas at Royals Stadium. Texas picked up two runs in the first inning against starter Al Fitzmorris. With one out, Lenny Randle and Alex Johnson singled ahead of Jeff Burroughs’ double that scored both runners. In...
Via Pine Tar Press
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

La Liga Roundup, Gameweek 37: Spanish Title Chase Goes to the Wire Between Atletico Madrid and Barcelona

Atletico Madrid were unable to overcome Malaga and Barcelona were similarly frustrated at Elche as the race to win La Liga remained unsettled after the weekend’s action. Real Madrid’s faint title hopes evaporated as they were beaten 2-0 at Celta Vigo. Atleti’s failure to win means the title will be decided next Sunday when they face Barcelona in a showdown at Camp Nou. Atletico...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mexico Announces 23-Man Squad For World Cup 2014

Mexico has announced its 23-man squad for World Cup 2014. The squad that will be traveling to Brazil is as follows: Goalkeepers: Jesus Corona (Cruz Azul), Alfredo Talavera (Toluca), Guillermo Ochoa (Ajaccio) Defenders: Paul Aguilar (América), Francisco Rodriguez (América), Diego Reyes (Porto), Hector Moreno (Espanyol), Rafael Marquez (León), Miguel Layún (America), Andres Guardado...
Via World Soccer Talk
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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