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Wily Mo PenaTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2002-2011
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Played in Japan
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PositionsOF-355, RF-201, LF-185, CF-136, DH-38, 1B-33, 3B-1Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameWily Modesto Pena
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateJanuary 23,1982 [36.091]PlaceLagunda Salada,Dominican Republic

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1999 by the New York Yankees.
Signing Bonus$2,440,000Signing ScoutsGordon BlakeleyService Time7.010 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2000-MLB-#88 ... 2000-NYA-#7 ... 2001-NYA-#9 ... 2002-MLB-#65 ... 2002-CIN-#3 ... 2003-MLB-#87 ... 2003-CIN-#3
MLB DebutSeptember 10,2002 [20.230]
OrganizationsCIN [5] WAS [2] BOS [2] NYA [2] SDN [1] SEA [1] ARI [1] NYN [1] Awards3
TBC Player ID6571Retrosheet IDpenaw001MLBAM ID276377
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1999Gulf Coast YankeesGCLRknya-of1745166214110172632125470102.247.323.446.7697418186.321.199.277.3366.4529.034.503.7623.7143.90
2000Staten Island YankeesNYPLA-nya-of182073722120102022340001.301.354.370.72427379.440.069.123.3282.5329.1111.500.000.0013.64
2000Greensboro BatsSALAnya-of1867249415171102865189150419.205.268.361.6299018276.270.156.233.2746.5232.975.063.6224.9035.29
2000Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         8732248738310388520114904110.227.287.363.65011721355.312.136.208.2865.6332.115.702.8232.2028.77
2001Dayton DragonsMidwAcin22of191355118713525526113261033177170416.264.327.485.81224856565.349.221.317.3475.8431.335.364.6019.6541.48
2002Chattanooga LookoutsSouAAcin51of2010538847992311147803612690329.255.330.405.73515735436.346.150.263.3238.2628.903.502.5235.2735.35
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26lf2013181400110001100000.222.222.389.6117118.500.167.167.2610.0061.110.005.5618.0025.00
2003Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of2114511619304140051330110.373.450.6671.11734760.429.294.392.4668.3321.672.606.6712.7536.84
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26cf-rf218016520366151632125331022.218.283.358.6415912181.290.140.218.2796.6329.284.422.7633.0033.33
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26rf-cf2211033645871012666522210860017.259.316.527.84317737364.302.268.342.3566.0429.674.917.1412.9242.53
2005Louisville BatsILAAAcin-of237241710140011000000.292.320.458.77811225.462.166.208.3374.0040.0010.004.0024.0028.57
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin26rf239931142791701951212011630107.254.304.492.79615336335.339.238.305.3415.9734.635.805.6716.3745.57
2006Lowell SpinnersNYPLA-bos-of2426110000000100000.167.167.167.334106.200.000.000.1480.0016.670.000.000.000.00
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos48of-1b24124181010270071030112.244.385.415.80017352.267.171.341.35013.4619.231.433.8520.5030.00
2006Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         144791110270071130112.234.362.383.74518358.257.149.298.32912.0718.971.573.4523.5027.27
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22rf-cf24842763683152114201209030507.301.349.489.83813528304.400.188.257.3586.5829.614.503.6225.0933.73
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos22rf-lf257315618349151701145820005.218.291.385.6766015172.312.167.250.2988.1433.724.142.9131.2044.12
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas16,26lf25371332439408222083640022.293.352.504.8566712145.348.211.286.3675.5224.834.505.5216.6330.77
2007Totals for MLB-MLB         1102894273131133921229460027.253.319.439.75812727317.330.186.266.3296.9429.654.274.1022.2336.99
2008Columbus ClippersILAAAwas-of2612000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26lf266419510406021001104800105.205.243.267.510528206.260.062.108.2304.8523.304.800.9797.5020.00
2009Buffalo BisonsILAAAnyn171b27411451240505210052800203.276.296.414.7106010152.307.138.172.3083.2918.425.603.2929.0025.00
2010Bridgeport BluefishAtlInd-3928391552748618343073800103.310.337.516.8538015163.364.206.271.3704.2923.315.434.9119.3831.25
2010Portland BeaversPCLAAAsdn211b284014228466093401154510112.324.390.556.9467915159.416.232.331.4099.4328.303.005.6615.7832.61
2011Reno AcesPCLAAAari54lf296323752861732163522548801311.363.439.7261.16517241271.385.363.481.4909.2317.711.927.7511.2947.67
2011Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea52lf2913511117404140091310001.333.443.6471.09033861.382.314.490.46614.7521.311.446.5612.7547.06
2007Totals for PCL-PCL         76288631032132577523461901312.358.440.7121.15220549332.384.354.483.48110.2418.371.797.5311.5247.57
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari16dh2917467900570001900001.196.196.522.71824546.182.326.326.3040.0041.300.0010.879.2055.56
2011Seattle MarinersALMLBsea29dh29226781430280052020001.209.284.343.62723574.267.134.209.2836.7627.034.002.7033.5035.71
2011Totals for MLB-MLB         391131523307150053920002.204.250.416.6664710120.239.212.257.2914.1732.507.805.8316.1443.48
2012Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl--301304615212930221762035130803211.280.339.490.82922653507.345.210.291.3566.9025.643.714.1421.9541.09
2013Fukuoka HawksJap PacIntl-31551508356111600155250104.233.322.307.629468171.347.074.173.2888.7730.413.470.58150.0022.86
2014Orix BuffaloesJap PacIntl-3214050268128200329020591241001615.255.344.486.83024452572.277.231.353.36310.3121.682.105.5915.6940.63
2015Orix BuffaloesJap PacIntl-331254065110920117401370111160005.268.396.448.84418238492.331.180.347.37414.2322.561.593.4623.8834.86
2017Chiba Lotte MarinesJap PacIntl-35702192453140153800267250208.242.333.511.84411229252.284.269.388.35610.3228.572.775.9514.6054.72
MLB Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter5991703211425705842401281115592317537.250.303.445.7487571591845.320.195.262.0006.0230.305.044.5520.2737.41
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter5652086332574103131003815020168641580181046.275.343.481.82410032162330.348.206.301.0007.2127.513.824.2920.8637.63
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter1916931282253734615753671691606619.325.394.586.98040686782.370.261.361.0008.5721.612.525.8815.0738.22
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter10538847992311147803612690329.255.330.405.73515735436.346.150.263.0008.2628.903.502.5235.2735.35
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter202760128186326361413215512682208215.245.308.445.75333874841.323.200.289.0006.0631.875.254.2821.1139.78
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2279823120102022440001.291.341.354.69528385.418.063.114.0002.3528.2412.000.000.0013.04
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter45166214110172632125470102.247.323.446.7697418186.321.199.277.0006.4529.034.503.7623.7143.90
Ind Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter391552748618343073800103.310.337.516.8538015163.364.206.271.0004.2923.315.434.9119.3831.25
Intl Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter520173820345490486260532054894407843.261.353.466.8198101801994.315.205.324.00010.2824.522.394.3120.2139.65
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter30283010820633251134105542881211316.248.303.477.78039686898.315.229.300.0006.0132.075.335.6816.2741.75
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1574325411724316590234148505012.271.328.451.77919543476.370.180.255.0007.1431.094.353.3627.0036.75
Washington Nationals Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1013283479100103221188440127.241.288.363.65111920351.294.122.180.0005.1323.934.672.8532.8025.32
Seattle Mariners Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter226781430280052020001.209.284.343.62723574.267.134.209.0006.7627.034.002.7033.5035.71
Arizona Diamondbacks Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter17467900570001900001.196.196.522.71824546.182.326.326.0000.0041.300.0010.879.2055.56
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624615711519123653230151602110.250.303.445.74820543499.320.195.262.0006.0230.305.044.5520.2737.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games1625989516530429109146481841705313.275.343.481.82428862668.348.206.301.0007.2127.513.824.2920.8637.63

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1999Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya17OF24--3512-3836.9471.50------4553.340.0
2000Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya18OF20--37---37371.0001.85------20100.027.0
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya18OF57--10264-112108.9641.89------6785.141.6
2001Dayton Dragons MidwAcin19OF127--3001393322313.9722.46------13594.191.4
2002Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin20OF100--1711442189185.9791.85------10595.271.4
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20LF3-214---441.0001.330.19-----1323.11.9
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20RF1-5-------------137.70.6
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin21OF14--28-2-3028.9332.00------14100.09.8
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21CF2624205571-158581.0002.230.28-----8032.516.0
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21RF141110222-2-2422.9171.570.22-----8017.58.6
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21LF84386---661.0000.750.16-----8010.04.9
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin213B1-5-1--111.0001.000.20-----801.30.6
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22RF51413396914-7470.9461.370.21-----11046.431.5
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22CF464437814353-151148.9803.220.39-----11041.828.4
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22LF1---------------1100.90.6
2005Louisville Bats ILAAAcin23OF5--8-1-98.8891.60------771.43.5
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23RF50474019221-9594.9891.880.23-----9950.530.9
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23CF252219257-1-5857.9832.280.30-----9925.315.4
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23LF1097312-2-1412.8571.200.16-----9910.16.2
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos24OF2--1---111.0000.50------2100.02.7
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24OF5--10-2-1210.8332.00------1241.73.5
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos241B3--271-428281.0009.33------1225.02.1
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24RF39352826322-6765.9701.670.23-----8446.424.1
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24CF272519459---59591.0002.190.30-----8432.116.7
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24LF18111132431-2827.9641.500.24-----8421.411.1
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24DH52--------------846.03.1
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25RF362220543-1-4443.9771.190.21-----7349.322.2
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25LF333327455---55551.0001.670.20-----3789.220.4
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25LF22889131--14141.0000.640.16-----7330.113.6
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25CF121086232212725.9262.080.29-----7316.47.4
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25DH2---------------732.71.2
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25RF1192---221.0002.000.22-----372.70.6
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas26OF1---------------1100.00.7
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26LF54514089933-105102.9711.890.25-----6484.433.5
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26DH2---------------643.11.2
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn271B16--1186214126124.9847.75------4139.011.2
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27RF8--16---16161.0002.00------4119.55.6
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27LF2--3---331.0001.50------414.91.4
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn281B14--1246313133130.9779.29------4035.09.7
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28LF7--10-1-1110.9091.43------4017.54.9
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28RF1--3---331.0003.00------402.50.7
2011Reno Aces PCLAAAari29LF25--35-1-3635.9721.40------6339.717.4
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29LF1--6---661.0006.00------137.70.7
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29LF118-------------175.90.6
MLB Totals for RF - 6 season(s)-   RF1921571343291510-306296.9671.540.22-----1920.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 8 season(s)-   LF150117102421376-226220.9731.470.21-----1500.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF1361251055339862353347.9832.550.33-----1360.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 3 season(s)-   DH92--------------90.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B1-5-1--111.0001.000.20-----10.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 3 season(s)-   LF35--54-2-5654.9641.54------350.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 3 season(s)-   1B33--26913531287282.9838.55------330.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF25--46-5-5146.9021.84------250.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 2 season(s)-   RF9--19---19191.0002.11------90.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF100--1711442189185.9791.85------1000.00.0
A Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF184--40219133434421.9702.29------1840.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF22--38---38381.0001.73------220.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF24--3512-3836.9471.50------240.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1999Gulf Coast Yankees GCLRknya17---------24-
2000Staten Island Yankees NYPLA-nya18---------20-
2000Greensboro Bats SALAnya18---------57-
2001Dayton Dragons MidwAcin19---------127-
2002Chattanooga Lookouts SouAAcin20---------100-
2002Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin20------3-1--
2003Louisville Bats ILAAAcin21---------14-
2003Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin21-----182614--
2004Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin22------14651--
2005Louisville Bats ILAAAcin23---------5-
2005Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin23------102550--
2006Lowell Spinners NYPLA-bos24---------2-
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos24--3------5-
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos24------182739-5
2007Boston Red SoxALMLBbos25------221236-2
2007Washington NationalsNLMLBwas25------33-1--
2008Columbus Clippers ILAAAwas26---------1-
2008Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26------54---2
2009Buffalo Bisons ILAAAnyn27--16---2-8--
2010Portland Beavers PCLAAAsdn28--14---7-1--
2011Reno Aces PCLAAAari29------25----
2011Tacoma Rainiers PCLAAAsea29------1----
2011Arizona DiamondbacksNLMLBari29------1----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2002Scottsdale ScorpionsArizona Fall LgMinor20314242015000500000.286.286.643.9299314.375.357.3570.0035.710.007.1414.0075.00
2006Dominican RepublicWBCTournament24310140001110300000.400.400.400.8004010.571.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2411292830130031100000.276.344.483.82714432.412.207.3109.3834.383.673.1329.0050.00
2007Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB25215361110130041800000.208.263.283.54615257.294.075.1517.0231.584.501.7553.0018.18
2008Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB261031173014012810100.226.286.419.70513435.261.193.2265.7122.864.002.8631.0057.14
2009Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB271129081001003600001.276.344.310.6549132.348.034.1389.3818.752.000.000.0012.50
2011Arizona DiamondbacksMLB Spring TrainingMLB2918417141037001600002.341.357.585.94224442.344.244.2682.3814.296.007.1413.6728.57
2017Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB3579141012001200000.444.500.8891.3898210.500.445.55610.0020.002.0010.009.0050.00
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs314242015000500000.286.286.643.9299314.375.357.3570.0035.710.007.1414.0075.00
World Baseball Classic Totals - 1 yrs310140001110300000.400.400.400.8004010.571.000.0000.0030.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 6 yrs78192175210072001145110103.271.322.432.7548317208.333.161.2296.7324.523.643.3727.4332.69

Awards [3]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001Midwest League All-Star Team (OF) ... South Atlantic League All-Star Team (OF)2
2004National League Player of the Week (July 12-July 18)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-03-30DH-LFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Indians35.066  
2017-01-31DH-LFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract35.008Team Roster on 2017-01-31
2013-12-08DH-LFFree Agent -InternationalContractSigned with Orix (Japan)31.319  
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-27ContractSigned by Mariners 
2011-07-24Released by Diamondbacks 
2011-01-19ContractSigned by Diamondbacks 
2010-07-19ContractSigned by Padres 
2009-03-31Released by Nationals 
2008-10-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-09-01InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2008-07-18InjuredDisabled -- Left shoulder 
2008-04-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-20InjuredDisabled -- Left oblique strain 
2007-12-06ContractSigned by Nationals (1-year) 
2007-08-17TradeTraded by Red Sox with cash considerations to Nationals for a player to be named later 
2007-02-16ContractSigned by Red Sox to avoid arbitration 
2006-07-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-05-28InjuredDisabled -- - 
2006-03-20TradeTraded by Reds to Red Sox for Bronson Arroyo and cash 
2005-06-07InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-09InjuredDisabled -- - 
2003-07-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2003-07-05InjuredDisabled -- strained right hamstring 
2001-03-21TradeTraded by Yankees to Reds for Michael Coleman and Drew Henson. 
1999-04-05ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1999-02-28Contract voided by Mets. 
1998-07-15ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Mets. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1999New York Yankees-172,440,000-------2,440,000Signing Bonus as an amateur free agent
2002Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll20200,000-75742-2,011,045200,0002,640,000
2003Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll21788,000-40215502,163,527300,0003,428,000
2004Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll22345,000-56518382,070,100300,0003,773,000
2005Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll23440,000-52118432,189,055300,0004,213,000
2006Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll241,250,000-36325542,365,072327,0005,463,000
2007Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll251,875,000-33719592,459,737380,0007,338,000
2007Washington NationalsTeam Payroll251,875,000-3376592,459,737380,0007,338,000
2008Washington NationalsTeam Payroll262,000,000-3158652,696,252390,0009,338,000
2011Seattle MarinersTeam Payroll29414,0007.0178928-2,722,607414,0009,752,000
2011Arizona DiamondbacksTeam Payroll29414,0007.0178935-2,722,607414,0009,752,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red