This may be surprising to hear, but it's been six seasons since Wily Mo Pena graced the game with a regular-season appearance. Six. Years.
That's why the Indians bringing him to Spring Training as a non-roster invitee was such a big deal. And during the Indians' game with the Padres on Sunday at Peoria Sports Complex, Pena reached down and clubbed an offspeed pitch deep to left-center.
So deep, in fact, he very nearly cleared the berm beyond the fence, which would have sent the ball bounding about into the parking lot (and endangering numerous windshields):
That glorious swing, seemingly effortless and graceful all in one fluid motion ... it's a thing of beauty.