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Scouting Mets Prospect #27: Francisco Pena

Pena is making well-round progress

The New York Mets originally signed the son of former big league catcher Tony Pena as a free agent during the summer of 2006. Following one winter of conditioning, the organization assigned Pena straight to Low-A ball where he has remained over the last two seasons, developing his tools and learning the game. Here is a scouting report on Savannah catcher Francisco Pena.

Vital Statistics: Name: Francisco Pena DOB: October 12, 1989 Height: 6'2" Weight: 230 Bats: Right Throws: Right Status: Free Agent Signing (2006) – Dominican Republic Even in his second full season, catcher Francisco Pena was younger than the majority of players who filled the short-season rosters, but the Mets made no bones about challenging the young backstop from the first day he arrived...

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