Carlos Pena RUMORS & NEWS

  • Carlos Pena joins MLB Network as studio analyst

    Hardball Talk "In a move that presumably signals his retirement as a player, longtime big leaguer Carlos Pena has joined MLB Network as a studio analyst for the upcoming season. Pena was the 10th overall pick in the 1998 draft and played 14 seasons in the majors for eight different teams, including a brief..." December 01

  • Rangers release Carlos Pena

    Hardball Talk "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..." August 18

  • Astros release first baseman Carlos Pena

    Hardball Talk "From Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle comes word that the Astros have released Carlos Pena who was designated for assignment 10 days ago. Pena was batting just .209/.324/.350 with eight home runs and 25 RBI in 85 games this year for the Astros and he hit .197/.330/.354 in 160 games last..." August 01

  • Astros designate Carlos Pena and Ronny Cedeno for assignment

    Hardball Talk "The Astros have designated first baseman Carlos Pena and shortstop Ronny Cedeno for assignment, reports Brian McTaggart. Shortstop prospect Jonathan Villar is being promoted from Triple-A Oklahoma City to take Cedeno’s spot on the roster. CSN Houston reports that Villar will be the team’s starting..." July 21

  • Pena’s walk-off homer gives Astros series win over Brewers

    Houston Chronicle "Carlos Pena drilled a walk-off three-run home run to right field in the 10th inning Thursday afternoon, giving the Astros a 7-4 victory over the Brewers on an afternoon that featured more errors than clutch hits. Both teams gave up three unearned runs, but Carlos Corporan’s leadoff home run in..." June 20

  • Pena showing some pop

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros went just 3-6 on their nine-game West Coast trip and will return to Houston with a five-game losing streak and possession of last place in the American League West. A few hitters stepped up during the slide, though: Jose Altuve, Marwin Gonzalez, Chris Carter and Carlos Pena. Pena..." April 18

  • Pena relieved sister OK after Boston tragedy "Carlos Pena had a few anxious moments to deal with before Monday's game with the Oakland Athletics. His sister was in Boston for the marathon and it took the Pena family a while to connect with her after hearing of explosions near the finish line. "We were worried about her because we could..." April 16

  • Pena, Veras help Astros break language barriers "Astros veterans Carlos Pena and Jose Veras were both honored to be able to address their fellow Latin American players at a team meeting Tuesday morning where, at the request of general manger Jeff Luhnow, they stressed the importance of learning English. Luhnow, who was born and raised in..." February 19

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