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Thread: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

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    Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Wily Mo has just been released from the NY Mets AAA affiliate along with another former Red Javy Valentin. Should the Reds take another flyer on the 27 yr old Pena?

    I say yes on a Minor League contract.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Hell no.

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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    I'd sooner take Javy back. Actually he would have made a nice little fill-in while Votto was unavailable.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    He's certainly no worse than McD and has more upside. Couldn't hurt, but probably won't help much ultimately either. Still he's a bit of an upgrade there.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    He seems like a lesser version of Jonny Gomes to me. I'd rather the younger guys get at-bats instead of Pena.

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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Can they send him to the GCL?

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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Quote Originally Posted by GIDP View Post
    Can they send him to the GCL?
    So he can block those guys too?

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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Quote Originally Posted by GOYA View Post
    So he can block those guys too?
    haha

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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Yes. He started off cold and without any pop. This month is OPS is .910 and he seems to be hitting with power. He still draws walks at the same rate as Taveras but why not let him get some AB's in AAA.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Do you want extra entertainment during batting practice?
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    "Willy Mo, Willy Mo, Willy Mo." M.B.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    I think we have too many good young outfielders right now to have him take up a spot. Unless you want to release McDonald and have him take his place.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    No, one terrible Willy (or Wily) is enough on one team.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Quote Originally Posted by Plus Plus View Post
    No, one terrible Willy (or Wily) is enough on one team.
    Well, we could trade Taveras....Maybe.
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    Re: Should The Reds Take A Flyer On Wily Mo Pena?

    Quote Originally Posted by mbgrayson View Post
    Well, we could trade Taveras....Maybe.
    To who? The Mexican league?
    It's absolutely pathetic that people can't have an opinion from actually watching games and supplementing that with stats. If you voice an opinion that doesn't fit into a black/white box you will get completely misrepresented and basically called a tobacco chewing traditionalist...
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