Carlos Pena
Birth Date:May 17, 1978 (37 years old)
Place of Birth:Santo Domingo, DOM
Hometown:Haverhill, MA
Experience:14 years
Drafted:Drafted by Texas in 1998 (1st round).
Scouting Report
Assets: Brought excellent home-run power to the plate and was willing to take a walk. Was quite smooth around the first-base bag, thanks to quick feet and above-average hands.
Flaws: Struck out too much and could be an all-or-nothing hitter for stretches, significantly hurting his batting average. Was a little injury-prone over the course of his career.
Career Potential: Inconsistent power-hitting first baseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
AL Silver Slugger 2007
AL Rawlings Gold Glove Award 2008
AL Comeback player of the year 2007
AL Players Choice Awards - Comeback Player of the Year 2007
Named to the All-Star Game 2009 (replacement)
Triple-A All-Star Team 2001