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Ramon Pena MLB Career Stats

23-19 4.43 379.2 264 1.38

Ramon Pena Bio

  • Full Name: Ramon Antonio Pena
  • Born: 1/9/1982 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • High School: Liceo Ecilia Pepin, DR
  • Debut: July 18, 2006
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MLB Career Stats 23 19 4.43 313 3 8 379.2 264 1.38


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Season G Rank
2007 75 18th in NL
2008 72 22nd in NL


Season HLD Rank
2007 30 6th in NL
2008 23 4th in NL

Ramon Pena Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
April 27, 2014 Sultanes de Monterrey released RHP Ramon Pena.
April 1, 2014 Sultanes de Monterrey signed free agent RHP Ramon Pena.
May 30, 2013 Inland Empire 66ers released RHP Ramon Pena.
May 23, 2013 RHP Ramon Pena assigned to Inland Empire 66ers from Salt Lake Bees.
April 3, 2013 Ramon Pena roster status changed by Salt Lake Bees.
January 15, 2013 RHP Ramon Pena assigned to Salt Lake Bees.
January 14, 2013 Los Angeles Angels invited non-roster RHP Ramon Pena to spring training.
August 13, 2012 sent RHP Ramon Pena on a rehab assignment to AZL Angels.
August 12, 2012 Los Angeles Angels signed free agent RHP Ramon Pena to a minor league contract.
October 14, 2011 Chicago White Sox released RHP Ramon Pena.
September 5, 2011 Chicago White Sox transferred RHP Ramon Pena from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.
July 20, 2011 sent RHP Ramon Pena on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
June 16, 2011 sent RHP Ramon Pena on a rehab assignment to Charlotte Knights.
May 29, 2011 Chicago White Sox placed RHP Ramon Pena on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 28, 2011. right elbow tendinitis
July 7, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks traded RHP Ramon Pena to Chicago White Sox.

Ramon Antonio Pena Bio Info

Married Ardely ... has one son, Justin. 2011 Was 1-1 with a 6.20 ERA (14 ER/20.1 Ip) in only 17 relief appearances with the White Sox before suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow...underwent season-ending surgery on 8/31 (procedure performed by Dr. Lewis Yocum)...did not record a hold for the first time in his career...posted a 2.70 ERA (3 ER/10.0 IP) at home, compared to 9.58 ERA (11 ER/10.1 IP) on the road...right-handers batted .358 (19-53), while lefties hit .200 (6-30)...compiled a 9.64 ERA (10 ER/9.1 IP) in April and a 3.27 ERA (4 ER/11.0 IP) in May...left game on 4/28 at New York-AL with discomfort in his right elbow and did not pitch until 5/7...threw 2.0 scoreless IP on 5/21 vs. the Dodgers and matched his season high with three strikeouts...earned his lone win on 5/24 at Texas despite allowing two runs in 1.0 IP...yielded one run in 1.0 IP in his final outing on 5/27 at Toronto...was placed on the 15-day disabled list on 5/29 (retro to 5/28) with right elbow tendinitis...was sent on an injury rehabilitation assignment to Class AAA Charlotte on 6/16 and returned on 6/27...was sent on his second rehab assignment to the Knights on 7/20 and returned the following day after feeling discomfort in his elbow...recorded a 1.69 ERA (1 ER/5.1 IP) in five games with Charlotte...was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on 9/5...was reinstated from the disabled list and released on 10/14. 2010 Established a career high with 100.2 IP in his first full season with Chicago, going 5-3 with a 5.10 ERA (57 ER) in 52 games (three starts) ... made the first three starts of his major-league career ... led all American League relievers with 81.2 IP ... his 5.10 ERA was up from 3.99 in 2009 and marked his highest since 2006 (5.58 in 25 games) ... registered one hold (66 in previous three seasons combined) ... struck out 56, his highest total since 2007 (63), and walked a career-high 45 ... induced 13 double plays, most among AL relievers (14 total) ... threw 4.0 IP or more in relief on four occasions ... first batters hit .341 (15-44), sixth-highest in the AL ... allowed 27.3 percent (12-44) of inherited runners to score, down from 41.0 percent in 2009 ... set career highs in wild pitches (6) and home runs allowed (10) ... struck out a career-high five batters on 5/23 vs. Florida (2.2 IP) ... threw 4.0 scoreless IP in relief of Mark Buehrle (ejection) on 5/26 at Cleveland, earning the victory ... tossed 4.1 IP on 7/6 vs. the Angels following Jake Peavy's injury (1 ER) ... made his first career start on 8/21-2 at Kansas City following 285 relief outings ... allowed four runs in a career-high 7.0 IP ... retired the first nine and last 12 batters ... threw a career-high 6.0 scoreless IP on 9/20 at Oakland, the longest scoreless outing by a Sox reliever since Melido Perez on 7/27/91 at Boston (7.0 IP) ... started in place of an injured Gavin Floyd in his final two outings on 9/26 at the Angels (W, 3 ER/6.0 IP) and 10/1 vs. Cleveland (L, 6 ER/6.0 IP) ... the win at Angel Stadium was his first as a starter. 2009 Combined to go 6-5 with a 3.99 ERA (31 ER/70.0 IP), two saves and 55 strikeouts in 72 relief appearances between Arizona and Chicago...established a career high in wins, and the 55 strikeouts were his most since 2007 (63)...went 2-4 in save opportunities...registered 13 holds, down from 23 in 2008...posted a 3.46 ERA (15 ER/39.0 IP) at home and a 4.65 ERA (16 ER/31.0 IP) on the road...compiled a 3.14 ERA (10 ER/28.2 IP) in 31 games vs. National League opponents...lowered his ERA from 4.50 in the first half to 3.44 in the second half, including a 2.53 (9 ER/32.0 IP) mark over his final 31 games and a 2.25 (4 ER/16.0 IP) mark over his last 14...six of his 15 earned runs allowed with the Sox came over two outings on 7/12 at Minnesota (2 ER/1.0 IP) and 7/19 vs. Baltimore (4 ER/1.0 IP)...minus those two games, his ERA with the Sox was 2.38 (9 ER/34.0 IP)...tossed a season-high 2.0 IP on four occasions (last, 9/21 vs. Minnesota)...compiled a 1.85 ERA (5 ER/24.1 IP) combined in April, May and July but gave up 11 earned runs over 8.2 IP in June (11.42 ERA)...was acquired from Arizona on 7/7 in exchange for minor-league first baseman Brandon Allen...was 5-3 with a 4.24 ERA (16 ER/34.0 IP) and eight holds in 37 games with Arizona...made his White Sox debut on 7/9 vs. Cleveland with 1.0 scoreless IP...allowed eight runs (six earned) in his first four games with Chicago (13.50 ERA)...recorded his first save with the White Sox on 9/12 at Angels and second of the season (also 6/1 at Dodgers). 2008 His 23 holds led the team and tied for fourth in the National League...has recorded 55 career holds with the D-backs, second only to Brandon Lyon's 62 in team history... recorded 5 consecutive holds for the second time in his career from April 21-30...also accomplished the feat May 20-June 3, 2007...Among NL relievers with 60.0 more innings pitched, his 17 walks were the seventh fewest and his 2 stolen bases allowed tied for the 10th fewest...From May 2-June 30, went 1-1 with a save and 8 holds while recording a 2.10 ERA (6 ER in 25.2 IP) over 25 games, holding opponents to a .213 average (20-for-94)...Earned his first save of the season on May 16 vs. Detroit...converted 3 of 8 save opportunities to give him 6 saves in 14 chances during his career...Strung together an 11.0-inning scoreless streak from Aug. 13-Sept. 7 while recording a save and 4 holds with 3 walks and 13 strikeouts over 11 games...during that stretch, held hitters hitless and allowed only a walk during a 17-at-bat span in 6 games from Aug. 13- 23. 2007 Broke camp with the Major League club for the first time in his career...Made his season debut on April 3 at Colorado, tossing 2.0 scoreless innings of relief...Earned his first win on April 18, pitching a perfect inning of relief...Finished May going 2-1 with a 1.88 ERA (3 ER in 14.1 IP) with 3 holds...Picked up his first save of the season on May 8 against Philadelphia, second of career, first since Aug. 19, 2006 at San Diego...Pitched 12.0 scoreless innings of relief from June 5-28, the longest streak of the season by a D-backs reliever...Was 1-0 with a 0.57 ERA (1 ER in 15.2 IP) over 14 games in June...Ranks fourth in franchise history with 32 career holds...He is second on the single-season franchise record list with 30 holds, 5 behind Brandon Lyon...Held right-handed batters to a .176 average...Overall, he held opponents to a .207 average, ranking 16th in the National League...Picked up his first Major League hit on May 25 against Houston, a RBI single to right field...Pitched a season-high 2.0 innings on 11 occasions, going 2-1 with a 1.23 ERA (3 ER in 22.0 IP) over those games...Inherited a team-high 38 base runners this season, allowing 10 of them to score.

2007 Postseason highlights: Tossed 2.0 innings in 2 games of the NLDS vs. Chicago, allowing 2 hits...Saw action in 3 games in the NLCS against Colorado, tossing 3.1 innings, allowing 1 hit and striking out 7. 2006 Pena, a rookie right-handed reliever, went 3-4 with a 5.58 ERA over 30 2/3 innings. He struck out 21, while walking eight and giving up six home runs. After boasting a 1.04 ERA in the month of July, Pena struggled in August (6.59 ERA) and September (9.82). In the last month of the season, he posted two scoreless outings over six appearances. 2005 Was previously known in the organization by the name of Adrian Rosario. ... Invited to Spring Training, where he was initially a candidate for a rotation spot. ... Wound up spending the year with Double-A Tennessee. 2004 Tony got his first taste of AA action, beginning the year as a member of the El Paso Diablos rotation...after dropping his first 2 starts, he picked up his first victory of the season on April 20 at Round Rock, holding the Express to 2 runs on 5 hits with a walk and 8 K's over 7.1 frames...he turned in his best performance of the year on April 25 at San Antonio, notching 12 strikeouts and no walks over 7.0 shutout innings of 2-hit ball, yet he did not factor in the decision...he owned an impressive 36-to-5 strikeout-to-walk ratio, which included issuing only 2 bases on balls over his final 6 starts totaling 37.2 frames...he equaled a season-high by pitching 8.0 frames in a 15-2 triumph at Arkansas on May 12...it would prove to be his final start of the year as an investigation of birth records revealed that Peña was playing under the identity of his nephew, Adriano Rosario...according to the documents, Peña was more than 3 years older than previously assumed...during the investigation, Peña returned to his homeland where he worked out at the organization's facility in Boca Chica and appeared in 3 games, going 1-0 with a 0.64 ERA with 17 strikeouts and no walks in 14.0 frames. 2003 Spent the entire season with Class A South Bend, going 9-5 with a 2.86 ERA (51 ER/160.1 IP) in 27 starts ... was named to the Midwest League All-Star Game, but did not pitch. 2002 Made his professional debut with the DSL D'Backs and Advance Rookie Missoula, combining to go 4-3 with a 3.63 ERA (27 ER/67.0 IP) in 14 starts.