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beginning of September. Keith Foulke missed roughly two months from mid-June to mid-August. In-house alternatives : Wily Mo Pena became the primary center fielder in Crisp's absence. Gabe Kapler and David Murphy eventually assumed some of Nixon's
exchange for a player with immense potential as a slugger but who never delivered on that promise in the big leagues ( Wily Mo Pena ). But times change. Over a 10-year span from 2000-09, there was an average of 27 hitters per season that
CINCINNATI -- Bronson Arroyo for Wily Mo Pena . Mention that Theo Epstein trade at the end of spring training 2006 to Red Sox fans and most of them cringe -- at least those
full-time jobs, and all grew to offer immensely impactful seasons and careers. Failed bets included Wade Miller (2005), Wily Mo Pena (2006), John Smoltz and Brad Penny (2009), Jeremy Hermida (2010), and a long line of players
in a trade and lost. In Seattle, the team ran into Wily Mo Pena , the outfielder whose prodigious power potential once ..... been in the opposing dugout this weekend, alongside Wily Mo Pena . Instead, he remains in Pawtucket, with his first
jumping” a player from the other team. Clubhouse debate: What happens if Pedro Martinez is on the mound and Wily Mo Pena is in the box? Do we let that fight happen without stepping in to protect Pedro? The answer is an overwhelming yes. The code
began tracking the stat in 1988 (min. 750 such plate appearances): 1.65 – Melvin Nieves 1.72 – Russell Branyan 1.73 – Wily Mo Pena 1.76 – Bo Jackson 1.79 – Kelly Shoppach ———————————————
According to an industry source, former Red Sox outfielder Wily Mo Pena is close to a two-year deal with the Fukuoka Softbank Hawks in Japan. The deal, with a seven-figure annual salary, covers
The Diamondbacks released former Red Sox slugger Wily Mo Pena on Sunday . Pena was designated for assignment after the All-Star break. Pena, a 29-year-old right-handed-hitting outfielder
Youkilis each collected three extra-base hits last night, the first time a pair of Red Sox teammates have had 3+ EBH in a game since Wily Mo Pena and Manny Ramirez on July 26, 2007. The Red Sox also pulled it off twice in 2006 (Eric Hinske/Mark Loretta and Mike Lowell/David Ortiz). It was only the third