Pena hoping for promotion to RedHawks

Monday, July 10th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

(Atlanta-AP) -- Carlos Pena wants to play baseball in Oklahoma City. He hopes to be promoted to play with the RedHawks soon.

Pena is regarded as the Texas Rangers' top prospect. He's been atop player for the Tulsa Drillers in the first half of this Texas League season.

He is batting .297 with 18 home runs and 72 R-B-Is at the All-Star break. He's second in the Texas League in runs with 69.He's third in homers and R-B-Is, fifth in hits with 96 and sixth in extra-base knocks with 37. Pena says the season has been going very well but he hungers for more.