Brayan Pena 29 | Catcher

Cincinnati Reds

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Wed. July 23, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Pena is starting at first base and batting third in the order for the first time in his career for Wednesday afternoon's game against the Brewers. Impact: Pena's spot in the batting order speaks volumes about the state of the Reds offense right now. He's hitting .256/.288/.396 over 207 at-bats so far this season.(RotoWire, )
Mon. July 21, 2014
News: Pena is out of the lineup Monday against the Brewers, MLB.com's Mark Sheldon reports. Impact: Pena has made five straight starts for the Reds, but will receive a day off Monday. Donald Lutz will take over at first base, while Devin Meroraco returns to his regular role catching after a day off Sunday. Although batting just .251 on the year, Pena has hit safely in all but two of his July starts. Despite the day off Monday, he seems to be the favorite to resume regular reps at first base in the absence of Joey Votto.(RotoWire, )
Sat. July 19, 2014
News: Pena hit two solo homers Friday for the Reds. Impact: Pena raised his slugging percentage to .403 but he is not a power hitter by anyh means.(STATS, 5:48pm)
Fri. July 18, 2014
News: Pena was 2-for-4 with a pair of solo home runs in a losing cause against the Yankees on Friday night. Impact: He took Yankees starter David Phelps deep twice for his fourth and fifth long ones of the season but they came with no one on base so they weren't enough to claim a victory. He's hitting .255 and has 19 RBI, but should continue to get more playing time with Joey Votto on the shelf.(RotoWire, )
Tue. July 8, 2014
News: Pena was activated from the paternity list prior to Tuesday's doubleheader against the Cubs. Impact: Pena is expected to be the primary fill-in at first base with Joey Votto on the disabled list.(STATS, 12:50pm)
Sun. July 6, 2014
News: The Reds put Pena on the paternity list before the final game of their series against the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers. Impact: Pena flew to Florida to be with his wife as she gave birth. Pena is batting .256 with three homers and 15 RBIs in 59 games, starting at catcher and at first base.(STATS, 12:00pm)
Brayan Pena
2014 Season
AVG
.251
HR
5
RBI
19
RUNS
16
Bio
Ht: 5' 9"  Wt: 228  Age: 32
Bats: S  Throws: R
Born: 1/7/1982, Havana, Cuba
College: None
Debut: 2005
Salary: $875,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury