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Viva El Birdos Oct 1, 2015

A tale of two halves for St. Louis Cardinals All-Star Michael Wacha

Last night, the St. Louis Cardinals clinched the National League Central Division title for the third consecutive season with an 11-1 victory in the nightcap of yesterday's day-night doubleheader against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Excitement ensued on the field at PNC Park, in the visitor's clubhouse, and especially all over social media, and quite honestly, you need to look no further than Carlos Martinez's Instagram account for the details. Speaking of Carlos Martinez, he is unfortunately unavailable for the playoffs as he was shut down for the rest of 2015 after an MRI revealed a...
DRaysBay Oct 1, 2015

The Rays Tank: Carlos Pena appreciation day

We miss you 'Los It was two weeks ago we learned that Carlos Pena would be signing a one-day contract with the Rays to retire with the franchise. He was honored on Sept. 18th during the previous home stand, and even joined the Rays booth to discuss in detail his appreciation for the Tampa Bay Rays. Your browser does not support iframes. Sports Talk Florida has the full signing press conference on their YouTube channel (h/t Matt Stein). The full 23 minutes are worth a listen. Pena credits the hand of God in his career and life, then dives into heartfelt thank you's and memories. He jumps...

Disappointing finish for best pitcher in Nats history

ATLANTA — He didn’t arrive in D.C. with the hype that surrounded Stephen Strasburg. He doesn’t own a major award like Max Scherzer. He has never won 20 games like Gio Gonzalez. And he certainly didn’t display flair on and off the field like Livan Hernandez. None of that mattered, though, with Jordan Zimmermann. Simply…
Tampa Tribune Sep 16, 2015

Rays Notes: Peña will return to retire with Rays

ST. PETERSBURG -- Former Rays 1B Carlos Peña will retire as a Ray on Friday when he signs a one-day contract with the team then announces his retirement. "I'm floored," Peña said. "Words cannot really express how grateful I am. I will also be in gratitude
Rays Index Sep 16, 2015

Rays to sign Carlos Pena who will then immediately retire

The Rays will sign former first baseman Carlos Pena to a 1-day contract on Friday. He will then announce his retirement, the team announced on Wednesday. Pena, who is currently serving as an analyst for the MLB Network, last appeared in the big leagues in 2014 when he played 18 […]
Tampa Tribune Sep 16, 2015

Pena to sign contract, retire as a Ray

Former first baseman Carlos Pena, known for his defense but who became one of the most prolific power hitters in Tampa Bay Rays history, will retire from the team where he made his biggest impact. Pena, 37, will sign a contract with the Rays on Friday and immediately announce his retirement after

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