Ismael Pena, Canadian Baseball Network, Player of the Week XX!

Revue de presse

By George Farelli, Canadian Baseball Network

Ismaël Pena

We’ve seen a lot over the years.

But how often mulling through box scores -- for the past 330 weeks roughly -- looking to see how Canucks fared have we ever seen something like this: a player had twice as many hits as the number of times he made an out.

OF Ismael Pena (Montreal, Que.) had 10 hits and was only retired five times playing outfield for the Arizona League Mariners. By going 10-for-15 he had a .667 average for the week to earn Canadian Baseball Network Minor League Player of the Week for Week XX. Pena was the best of the 147 Canadians in the minors, 87 playing affiliated ball.

Never mind that Pena didn’t have as many hits as Tyler O’Neill (Maple Ridge, BC) the triple-crown contender in the double-A Southern League. O’Neill, also a member of the Seattle Mariners farm system, batted .344 (11-for-32) with a homer and six RBIs.

Pena was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks in 2013 and joined the Mariners this spring.

How the week that was for Pena
_ Went 2-for-4 playing right field and then first base in a 5-1 win over the Arizona League Giants at Peoria Stadium. 

_ Was 2-for-4 with an RBI playing right field in a 8-6 win over the Arizona League Padres at Peoria Stadium. Centre fielder Gareth Morgan (North York, Ont.) was hitless in four at-bats. 

_ Was 2-for-3 with an RBI playing right field in an 8-2 victory against the Arizona League Rangers at Surprise Stadium. Left fielder Morgan singled.
_ Pinch ran in an 8-4 win against the Arizona League White Sox at Peoria Stadium.

_ Was 4-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base playing first base in a 6-5 win against the Arizona League Rangers at Peoria Stadium. Morgan had a pair of singles. 

Pena is hitting .273 with seven doubles, a triple, a homer and 16 RBIs in 36 games with a .685 OPS. Morgan owns a .290 average with seven doubles, four triples and 12 RBIs in 32 games as well as a .664 OPS, which includes three games at class-A Bakersfield.   

Weekly Winners
Week XX _ Ismael Pena (Montreal, Que.) Mariners
Week XIX _ RHP Jordan Romano (Markham, Ont.) Blue Jays
Week XVIII _ LHP Ryan Kellogg (Whitby, Ont.) Cubs
Week XVII _ LHP Rob Zastryzny (Edmonton, Alta.) Cubs
Week XVI _ C Jordan Procyshen (Calgary, Alta.) Red Sox and OF Brett Siddall (Windsor, Ont.) A’s.
Week XV _ 1B Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) Marlins.
Week XIV _ RHP Alex Webb (Surrey, BC) Reds.
Week XIII _ OF Gareth Morgan (North York, Ont.) Mariners and OF Cole Bauml (Meunster, Sask.) Tigers.
Week XII _ Connor Panas (Toronto, Ont.) Blue Jays.
Week XI _ RHP Nick Pivetta (Victoria, BC) Phillies.
Week X _ RHP Jordan Romano (Markham, Ont.) Blue Jays.
Week IX _ OF Dalton Pompey (Mississauga, Ont.) Blue Jays.
Week VIII _ RHP Chris Leroux (Mississauga, Ont.) Blue Jays
Week VII _ LHP Rob Zastryzny (Edmonton, Alta.) Cubs
Week VI _ LHP Evan Grills (Whitby, Ont.) Astros
Week V _ RP Rowan Wick (North Vancouver, BC) Cardinals.  
Week III _ LHP James Paxton (Ladner, BC) Mariners.
Week II _ OF Brett Siddall (Windsor, Ont.) A’s. 
Week I _ C Dustin Houle (Penticton, BC) Brewers.

Revue de presse publiée par Jacques Lanciault.

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