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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
1 day ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers release Carlos Pena

Carlos Pena accepted a demotion to Triple-A after being designated for assignment by the Rangers last month, but now Texas has released the veteran first baseman. Pena played pretty well at Triple-A, batting .297 with four homers and an .850 OPS in 20 games, but he hit just .136 in 18 games for the Rangers before the demotion and has hit a combined .196 with a .661 OPS in 267 games...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 18, 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

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...
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 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

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

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
April 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Halo Headlines: Romine traded for Alvarez, Pena, Tracy and Torrealba released

The March 24th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Romine traded for Alvarez, Pena, Tracy and Torrealba released and much more... The Story: The Angels traded IF Andrew Romine for LHP Jose Alvarez. The Monkey Says: This was a very nice mover from Dipoto. Romine is out of options and appeared to be losing the battle for the reserve infielder job...
Via Monkey with a Halo
March 24, 2014  |  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

Halo Headlines: Angels leaning towards one-year deal for SP, sign Carlos Pena and Brennan Boesch

The January 29th, 2014 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles Angels including Angels leaning towards one-year deal for a starting pitcher, sign Carlos Pena and Brennan Boesch to minor league deals and much more... The Story: The Angels are leaning towards signing a starting pitcher that will accept a one-year deal. The Monkey Says: As I wrote yesterday, that makes a lot...
Via Monkey with a Halo
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels sign Carlos Pena and Brennan Boesch to minor league deal

The Los Angeles Angels have signed first baseman Carlos Pena and infielder Brennan Boesch to minor league deals. Pena 35, will also receive an invitation to spring training. Last season Pena produced a brutal.207/.321/.346 line with eight homers over 89 games for the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals. He is merely depth at this point and stands little chance of making the Opening...
Via Tireball.com
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels sign Brennan Boesch and Carlos Pena to minor-league deals

Follow Jacob on Twitter @jacobfagan.According to Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times the Angels have agreed to minor-league deals with Carlos Pena and Brennan Boesch. Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register states that they will both receive Spring Training invitesBoesch, a Los Angeles native, in 53 plate appearances last season hit for a slash of .275/.302/.529, before...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Angels sign two players to minor league contracts

According to Mike DiGiovanna of the LA Times, Carlos Pena and Brennan Boesch have agreed to a minor league deal with the LA Angels of Anaheim and will get an invitation to major league spring training. #Angels have agreed to minor league deals with OF Brennan Boesch and 1B Carlos Pena. — Mike DiGiovanna (@MikeDiGiovanna) January 28, 2014 Pena, 35, is a 13-year veteran of eight...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Lost another one! Alexa Vega got married to Carlos Pena this weekend

Via Guyism
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Leon down Santos Laguna, Toluca win

Leon put one foot in the final of the Apertura play-offs as they beat Santos Laguna 3-1 in the first leg of their last-four tie. The hosts were two up by half-time thanks to Jose Vazquez (34) and Carlos Pena(42), before substitute Franco Hurtado added a third 20 minutes from the end. Orozco Penuelas pulled one back in the closing moments for Santos Laguna to keep his side in the...
Via Fox Soccer
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Mexico battles for their spot in Brazil 2014

Mexico was 90 minutes away from World Cup qualification and closing the door on a dire 2013, as the whole Mexican nation held their breath to see what would happen. The game started with a lot of intensity, with both teams playing a strong game. So strong, that the first yellow card would come in the second minute of regulation. Both teams attacked regularly, and shots were fired...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

MLB Notes: Carlos Pena hopes to continue playing in 2014

For a player whose spent the majority of his career as the archetype for the three true outcomes hitter, Carlos Pena is anything but a guarantee to receive a major league contract this offseason. Following a dismal season where he struggled to a .207/.321/.346 batting line, serving primarily as the first baseman for the Houston Astros before being unceremoniously discarded and picked...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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