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Wily Mo Pena: Can’t-Miss Prospects Sometimes Do

Remember Wily Mo Pena? 

The Padres just signed him to a minor league contract and assigned him to their AAA team in Portland.

Pena had been playing in the Independent A Atlantic League for the Bridgeport Blue Fish.  He was hitting .310 with a .851 OPS, which is solid but hardly spectacular for this level.

One suspects Pena got signed because he was once one of the top prospects in MLB, rather than for how well he was playing in the Atlantic League. 

Pena was hardly the best hitter on the Blue Fish.

Steve Moss, who’s two years younger than Pena (Moss is 26, Pena 28) is leading the Atlantic League with a .351 batting average and has a...

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