Wily Mo Pena Traded To Nationals

UPDATE: The Red Sox traded Pena for cash considerations and a player to be named later, according to Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe.

According to Rob Bradford of the Boston Herald, Wily Mo Pena has been traded to the Nationals. Jim Bowden finally got his man again.

Assuming he can stay healthy, it’ll be interesting to see what Pena can do with 550 ABs.  For what it’s worth, PECOTA projected a line of .276/.336/.504 heading into this season.  Pena still has a one in five chance of becoming a star, according to Baseball Prospectus.

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