First baseman Carlos Pena is set to sign with the Rays, then retire as a member of that team, per the Tampa Bay Times. Pena, who was released by Texas a year ago and has yet to play in the majors this season, spent about half his career with the Rays, with whom he slugged 163 of his 286 home runs.
The Rangers have released first baseman Carlos Pena Monday. Pena was signed in June, and had a brief audition in the majors. He hit just .136 over 59 at-bats. The Rangers designated Pena for assignment, and initially sent him to Triple-A. Though Pena hit well at Triple-A, the team still decided to let him go.
The Rangers sent first baseman Carlos Pena outright to Triple-A Round Rock on Friday. He was designated for assignment Thursday. Pena hit just .136 over 59 at-bats in the majors.
Rangers first baseman Carlos Pena has been designated for assignment Thursday. Pena hit just .136 over 59 at-bats in the majors. He'll be replaced by J.P. Arencibia on the active roster.
Rangers first baseman Carlos Pena went 2 for 5 with a solo home run in his team's 8-6 loss to the Tigers Wednesday. It was the second straight start at first base for Pena, who was brought up from Triple-A Round Rock Tuesday. Including an 0-for-4 performance in his season debut, Pena has hit .222/.222/.556 in nine at-bats.
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