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Carlos Pena

Full Name: Carlos Felipe Pena
Born: May 17, 1978 in Santo Donimgo, DR
Height: 6’2″ Weight: 210
Bats: Left Throws: Left
Personal: Single
Resides: Santo Donimgo, DR
MLB Debut: September 5, 2001
Agent: Scott Boras


Team History

  • 1998-2001: Texas Rangers (originally drafted in 6/98)
  • 2002: Oakland A’s (via trade with Mike Venafro for Mario Ramos, Jason Hart, Ryan Ludwick, & Gerald Laird on Jan 14, 2002)
  • 2002-2006: Detroit Tigers (In a three-way deal; the Oakland Athletics traded Carlos Pena, Franklyn German and a player to be named later (Jeremy Bonderman – Aug 22nd) to the Detroit Tigers, the Tigers traded Jeff Weaver to the New York Yankees, the Yankees traded Ted Lilly, Jason Arnold and John-Ford Griffin to the Athletics on Jul 5, 2002 – Released Mar 26, 2006)
  • 2006: New York Yankees (as a minor league free agent on Apr 15, 2006)
  • 2007-2010: Tampa Bay Devil Rays (as a minor league free agent on Feb 1, 2007)
  • 2011: Chicago Cubs (as a free agent on Dec 8, 2010 – GFA Oct 30, 2011)
  • 2012: Tampa Bay Rays (as a free agent on Jan 24, 2012)
  • 2013 : Houston Astros (as a free agent on Dec 17, 2012)
  • 2014: Anaheim Angels (as a minor league free agent on ?? – Released Mar 23, 2014)

Salary History

  • 2013: $2.9 Million (+ $1.M in incentives)
  • 2012: $7.25 Million
  • 2011: $10 Million ($5 deferred, due 01/12)
  • 2010: $8 Million
  • 2009: $8 Million
  • 2008: $8 Million
  • 2007: $800,000 (if on roster, plus addtl $400k in incentives)
  • 2006: $700,000 (was $2.8 Mil, but was reduced when released on Mar 26)
  • 2005: $2.575 Million
  • 2004: $330,000
  • 2003: $310,000
  • 2002: $202,000
  • 2001: $200,000 (Presumably)

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