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Brayan Pena

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 26:  Mike Trout #27 of the Los Angeles Angels beats the tag from catcher Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers to score from third base on a ground-out in the seventh inning at Comerica Park on June 26, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

C Pena Gives Reds A Cuban Connection

Brayan Pena was hoping to wind up in Cincinnati someday.

97.1 The Ticket–02/24/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 25: Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates with champagne in the clubhouse after the Tigers defeated the Twins 1-0 on September 25, 2013 at Target Field in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Tigers clinched the American League Central Division title. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Reds, C Pena Reach Agreement On 2-Year Deal

The Reds have reached agreement with catcher Brayan Pena on a $2,275,000, two-year deal, giving them three catchers on the roster.

97.1 The Ticket–11/13/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 15: Omar Infante #4 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out in the fifth inning as Jarrod Saltalamacchia #39 of the Boston Red Sox looks on during Game Three of the American League Championship Series at Comerica Park on October 15, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Tigers Decline To Make Qualifying Offers To Benoit, Peralta, Infante

The Detroit Tigers passed up the chance to make $14.1 million qualifying offers to their seven free agents, letting Monday’s deadline pass without making any moves.

CBS Detroit–11/05/2013

DETROIT, MI - OCTOBER 16: Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers embraces former Tiger Lou Whitaker during pre-race ceremonies for Game Four of the American League Championship Series against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park on October 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Brayan Pena Tweets News That He Will Not Return To Tigers In 2014

In addition to frequently sending out jokes and interacting with fans via Twitter, Pena hit .297 in 2013.

CBS Detroit–10/30/2013

DETROIT, MI - JULY 14: Victor Martinez #41 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the fourth inning of the game against the Texas Rangers at Comerica Park on July 14, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Leyland Says Martinez Could Catch In New York Series

The last few weeks have been a little rough on those behind the plate for the Detroit Tigers, so designated hitter Victor Martinez could be returning to the catcher spot this weekend.

CBS Detroit–08/22/2013

DETROIT, MI - AUGUST 16: Miguel Cabrera #24 of the Detroit Tigers strikes out and makes a comment to home plate umpire James Hoye during the ninth inning of game one of a double header against the Kansas City Royals at Comerica Park on August 16, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Pena, Cabrera Get Dinged Up In Opener Against Twins

The Detroit Tigers lost their game against the Minnesota Twins Monday, and they also saw a couple of their players get a little banged up.

CBS Detroit–08/21/2013

CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 5: Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers reacts after hitting a three run home run during the ninth inning against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field on August 5, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Alex Avila Placed On 7-Day Disabled List With Delayed Concussion Symptoms

Thursday he took a foul tip to the side of the head, and when he reported dizziness, the Tigers removed him from the game.

CBS Detroit–08/12/2013

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. (Photo by Duane Burleson/Getty Images)

Brayan Pena Has Three Hits Vs. Indians

Tigers catcher Brayan Pena had a two-run home run in the second inning Sunday afternoon against the Indians.

97.1 The Ticket–05/13/2013

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 17:  Justin Smoak #17 of the Seattle Mariners is tagged out at home for the final out as catcher Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers displays the ball to the umpire after a collision in the fourteenth inning at Safeco Field on April 17, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Tigers defeated the Mariners 2-1.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Tigers Skipper Weighs In On Home-Plate Collisions

The Tigers won Wednesday’s game against the Mariners by the slimmest of margins, as catcher Brayan Pena held on for the final out after a collision at home plate with Justin Smoak in the 14th inning.

97.1 The Ticket–04/19/2013

SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 17: Justin Smoak #17 of the Seattle Mariners is tagged out at home for the final out as catcher Brayan Pena #55 of the Detroit Tigers displays the ball to the umpire after a collision in the fourteenth inning at Safeco Field on April 17, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Tigers defeated the Mariners 2-1. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Tigers Win A Thriller In Seattle (If You Could Stay Up And Watch)

When the Tigers finally finished their Wednesday / Thursday game against the Mariners around 2:30 AM EST, it was a classic.

97.1 The Ticket–04/18/2013

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