Wily Mo Pena Called Up by D'Backs

By: AP Email
By: AP Email

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Arizona Diamondbacks have promoted
Pacific Coast League home run leader Wily Mo Pena from Triple-A.

The 29-year-old Pena was put into the starting lineup Tuesday night at Kansas City as the designated hitter. It was his first major league game since 2008.

Pena topped the PCL with 21 homers and a .726 slugging percentage at Reno. He was hitting .363.

The outfielder has a .253 career average with 77 home runs in 560 games in the majors with Cincinnati, Boston and Washington.

The Diamondbacks outrighted infielder Sean Burroughs to Reno. He
hit .250 in 23 games for Arizona.

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