Carlos Pena, Chicago Cubs Strike 1-Year Deal

December 8, 2010 by  

Carlos Pena, 32, and the Chicago Cubs have finally consummated the rumors and worked out a  one year deal worth $10 million.

It's a little more than Pena was projected to get and a little more than the Cubs were expected to have, so the deal is a little confusing on both counts.

With the deal finalized, the Cubs fill a large void at first base.

Though some fans will look quickly to Pena's admittedly very frightening .196 batting average in 2010, either way, Pena was a quite productive offensive guy as recently as 2008 and 2009. He was also a legitimate MVP-candidate in 2007, a...

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