DETROIT, MI - MAY 12: Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park on May 12, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan.
He's going to feel more comfortable and get his rhythm back ... The fact that he was throwing 93-95 mph, very consistently, that's a great sign.
I mean, Valverde is our closer and we're very happy to have him. He's one of those guys that tomorrow he's going to be back on the mound ready to see what happens.
He's one of the fastest guys in the game right now ... You can't focus on that. You still have to keep pitching and calling your game. He stole that base. I knew he was going and I was trying to get ready quick but he beat me this time.More quotes »
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'Kiss of death' leaves Tigers behind Astros, 7-5
two-out rally in the second inning to take a 4-1 lead. Jhonny Peralta led off with a walk and scored two batters later on Brayan Pena’s infield hit. Avisail Garcia followed with his first big-league home run, a three-run shot that cleared the bullpens in left from Utica Source/Advisor Newspaper Read more »
Valverde blows first save of the season
second base on Valverde’s second pitch to the next batter “He’s one of the fastest guys in the game right now,” catcher Brayan Pena said. “I kind of knew he was going and I was trying to get rid of it quick, but he beat me this time.” That put the potential from Utica Source/Advisor Newspaper Read more »
Three stars: Brayan Pena belts two-run homer in loss, Rick Porcello continues to rack up strikeouts
STAR: BRAYAN PENA Brayan Pena has proven to be quite the backup catcher. With his wife in attendance, Pena delivered a two-run home run in his first at-bat Sunday -- his second homer this season -- and, in his trademark fashion, he sprinted around the bases, from MLive.com Read more »
Tigers' Pena makes Mom proud with offensive, defensive efforts
Tigers backup catcher Brayan Pena raised his batting average 51 points Sunday to .256. Pena hit a two-run home run and finished 3-for-4 for his first three-hit performance of the season. Pena gave the Tigers a 2-0 lead, but the Indians came back to win, 4-3 from Detroit Free Press Read more »
Indians 4, Tigers 3 (10 innings): Notes, quotes from today's loss
in the ninth to Michael Brantley. Darin Downs took the loss after giving up an RBI single to Mark Reynolds in the 10th. Brayan Pena hit a two-run home run for the Tigers in the second inning. Jason Kipnis hit a two-run double to tie the game for the Indians from Detroit Free Press Read more »