Rangers release Pena from Triple-A

The Rangers released first baseman Carlos Pena from Triple-A Round Rock on Monday.

Pena was originally signed to a minor-league deal this summer before he was called up to the Rangers.

In 18 games, Pena hit .136 in 63 plate appearances for the Rangers before he was designated for assignment.

At Round Rock, Pena hit .297 with four homers in 20 games.