Monday, May 17, 2010
Where is Tony Pena Jr.? With Rocky and Bullwinkel firing sidearm heaters, of course...
Here's the update you didn't know you wanted.
Where, you ask, is Tony Pena, Jr.?
Pena is a relief pitcher for the Richmond Va., Flying Squirrels, a Double A team in the San Francisco Giants organization. The Flying Squirrels have just begun their initial season in the Eastern League, opening a new ballpark called "The Diamond" and, with an off day today, they are seven games over .500 in second place.
Last night against Altoona he closed out the game in a losing cause, going an inning and a third, giving up one hit and no runs while striking out two. He contributed a sacrifice fly in the bottom of the eighth.
Tony Pena Sr.'s son has a 1.27 ERA at Richmond, having appeared in 11 games in relief. His ERA last year in Double A was 2.67.
Kind of warms the heart, doesn't it?
Photo/ USA Today