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The Building Blocks of Pena

Francisco is moving along well

He makes up the other half of the Savannah battery and at just 17-years-old, the learning curve is steep. His adjustment to professional ball will be a lengthy task as he matures his traits across the board. Inside Pitch Magazine revisited Pena after the season's first two months to gauge his recent growth.

"My body is still fresh," said Francisco Pena in regards to the toll of the season. "It's been fun and after about 40 games, I'm still feeling strong." His has pushed his young body unlike ever before. Playing more games at a greater pace taxes a young ballplayer's body and affects performance. Such drain does not discriminate in who it appears. However, for a catcher, the affects can...

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