Braves Sign Ramiro Pena

The Braves have signed infielder Ramiro Pena to a one-year, Major League contract, reports MLB.com's Mark Bowman (via Twitter).  Pena joins the recently re-signed Paul Janish as infield depth on the Braves' bench, though Bowman opines that he thinks the two men will be competing for the utility infield job.

Pena, 27, has made just 40 Major League plate appearances over the last two seasons and has a career .233/.266/.288 line in 338 career PAs with the Yankees since 2009.  New York designated Pena for assignment twice last season, and Pena also drew the interest of the Braves back in July before they acquired Janish.  Pena has played mostly shortstop and third base in his career, also getting some time at second and right field.


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