by Jeff Tobin | CBSSports.com (6/2/2013) It's likely flying under the radar a bit, but Atlanta Braves third baseman Ramiro Pena is hitting well.
He hit his third home run of the season Sunday in a win over Washington. Pena is hitting .417 over his last 10 games dating to May 21, and he has two home runs, seven RBI and five runs scored during that span.
Pena has a .325 average with 14 RBI and 13 runs scored.
Ramiro Pena with four RBI vs. Blue Jays
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com (5/31/2013) Braves shortstop Ramiro Pena enjoyed a big night at the dish as he drove in four runs in Thursday's 11-3 victory over the Blue Jays.
Pena singled in a run in the second, singled another in the third and singled in two runs in the seventh inning to pad the lead. He finished 3 for 4 with a run scored and four RBI.
Pena is hitting .416 with one home run and six RBI in his last 24 at-bats. He has a .319/.375/.486 slash line in 72 at-bats this season.
Ramiro Pena homers in win over Minnesota
by Jack Moore | CBSSports.com (5/22/2013) Braves shortstop Ramiro Pena homered for the second time in Wedneday's win over Minnesota.
Pena has started just 10 games but is hitting a robust .286/.352/.460 in a reserve role. However, he's unlikely to overtake shortstop of the future Andrelton Simmons for playing time barring an injury.
Ramiro Pena assists as fill-in
by Bill Passonno | CBSSports.com (4/7/2013) Braves shortstop Ramiro Pena was 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI in a 5-1 victory over the Cubs Sunday. Pena, who earned a spot in the starting lineup for the second game in a row with Andrelton Simmons (thumb) sidelined, finished the series with three hits -- his first of the season -- in eight at-bats and four RBI.
Ramiro Pena makes first start
by Ed Gauna | CBSSports.com (4/6/2013) Braves infielder Ramiro Pena made his first start of the season on Saturday against the Cubs. He manned shortstop with starter Andrelton Simmons being scratched due to a left thumb injury.
“For me, it’s OK,” manager Fredi Gonzalez told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “It’s just day-to-day and gives Pena a chance a little bit. We always talk about how good our team is and one of my biggest challenges is playing everybody. And now Pena gets to play a little bit.”
Braves sign Pena to 1-yr. deal
by Nando Di Fino | Senior Fantasy Writer (12/13/2012) MLB.com's Mark Bowman reported on Thursday that the Braves signed infielder Ramiro Pena to a one-year deal for 2013. Pena, 27, has a .233 average over four seasons with the Yankees.