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Pena Ready To Go

Francisco Pena is ready to start his career

Francisco Pena, the Mets' big-ticket International free agent signing last year and the son of former big leaguer Tony Pena, has been working hard on his defensive game in St. Lucie as he gears up to officially begin his professional career this season and he says he is ready to go.

"I just worked hard on getting my legs strong," Francisco Pena said of his offseason workout plan. "I was working on catching with my dad over in the Dominican Republic. I came over here to Spring Training to work a lot on just my catching." In Mets' camp since nearly Valentine's Day, he says he is happy with the development of his defensive game behind the plate and he isn't worried about... Recommended Stories