Ramiro Pena

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According to MLBTradeRumors.com, the Yankees were in “serious” discussions with Jerry Hairston Jr. a few days ago.  Hairston performed admirably as a utility man for the Yankees the second half of 2009, but should the Yankees bring him back? Hairston’s value is tied to his versatility.  He can play pretty […]

The Case For Pena To Replace Hairston

According to Sam Borden of the Journal News, the Yankees have removed the injured Melky Cabrera from their World Series roster and have replaced him with utility infielder Ramiro Pena. This move actually comes as some surprise as it seemed that both Freddy Guzman and Francisco Cervelli were more likely […]

Ramiro Pena Replaces Melky on WS Roster

One of the Yankees’ biggest strengths this year was their bench. Jose Molina is one of the finest defensive catchers in the game. Ramiro Pena is a great glove man and can hit right handers well. Eric Hinske can provide power from the left side and play the corner positions […]

Looking Ahead: The Bench

In the beginning of the month I took a look at the possible playoff roster, but now with the Yankees clinching the playoffs, East, and best record let’s take another look to see what has changed. Yankees manager Joe Girardi has some tough roster decisions (Getty). Let’s start by looking […]

Another Look at the Playoff Roster

Extreme embarrassment for the Yankees in the baseball world was inches away from happening. Roy Halladay would have had a no-hitter last night if it weren’t for Ramiro Pena’s one-our double in the sixth inning. Yes, it’s Halladay, and he’s that good. And yes, the Yanks were playing sans Derek […]

Pena’s Hit Bigger Than You Think