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Roberto Pena

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Roberto Pena
Name: Roberto A. Pena
Born: Jun 8, 1992 in Caguas, Puerto Rico
High School: Eloisa Pascual HS, Caguas, P.R.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 250 lbs
Bats: B / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019207.251.343.4016
Career2,354.237.287.34244
Drafted in the 7th round (213th overall) by the Houston Astros in 2010 (signed for $150,000)
Puerto Rico is known for its long lineage of catching talent, and Pena is the best catcher this year. A converted shortstop, he has been behind the dish for two years now and is already an advanced defender. He can really catch and throw with quick feet, a smooth transfer and above-average pop times down to second base. Pena's father Bert spent six seasons in the big leagues with the Astros as a teammate of Dickie Thon (whose son is the island's top prospect this year). Another switch-hitter, Pena is better from the right side, but some scouts say he won't hit enough to be a regular. His defensive skills mean he could at least be a backup. He plays hard, shows good leadership and enjoys playing. Pena profiles as a seventh-to-10th-rounder on talent, but he could go higher because of his defensive skills, signability and position scarcity.
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