Re: Boston starting to realize Pena is better in CF
Originally Posted by Handofdeath
WMP always starts fast then the league catches up to him. He does a little better in July power wise but that is because that's the time Jr. usually gets hurt.
This would be easy to say about any number of players not named WMP. The reason being Pena's never had a full season. His development was screwed the moment he signed that ridiculous contract the Yankees gave him.
He's got a chance to cement his role in Boston, And if the Red Sox are smart, they keep Pena in CF even after Crisp heals. let Coco take over LF. Improved defense all around, and Pena at the plate will make sawx fans forget Johnny Damon pretty quick, while at the same time making Yankee fans go "we gave this guy up for Drew f'n Henson?"
“I’ll just take my walk,” he said, to laughter. One reporter followed up that Hamilton might be able to score from first on a single. “If he does, that’s great. Isn’t that crazy? Think about that: I hit a single and got an RBI. Like I said, crude stat, right?”