Alexa Vega engaged to Carlos Pena, Jr.

Alexa Vega engaged to Carlos Pena, Jr.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Alexa Vega's publicist says the Hollywood starlet is engaged to Big Time Rush singer Carlos Pena, Jr., her boyfriend of nearly a year.

MLB: St. Louis 5, Houston 4

ST. LOUIS, July 10 (UPI) -- Matt Carpenter hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning Wednesday to bring St. Louis from behind for a 5-4 victory over Houston.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 4, Houston 2

HOUSTON, June 29 (UPI) -- Peter Bourjos scored the go-ahead run in the eighth on an error Friday and the Los Angeles Angels went on to win their fourth straight -- 4-2 over Houston.

MLB: Houston 4, St. Louis 3

HOUSTON, June 26 (UPI) -- A bases-loaded walk by Carlos Pena touched off Houston's four-run fourth inning Wednesday and the Astros held on to nip St. Louis 4-3.

MLB: Houston 7, Milwaukee 4 (10 innings)

HOUSTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Carlos Pena hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the 10th Thursday, boosting the Houston Astros to a 7-4 interleague win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

MLB: Houston 10, Milwaukee 1

HOUSTON, June 19 (UPI) -- A grand slam off the bat of Matt Dominguez was the big blow in Houston's 10-1 rout of the visiting Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday.

MLB: Houston 6, Seattle 1

SEATTLE, June 13 (UPI) -- Chris Carter ignited a six-run ninth inning with a two-run double Wednesday, sending Houston to a 6-1 win over Seattle.

MLB: Houston 11, Baltimore 7

HOUSTON, June 5 (UPI) -- Jason Castro and Carlos Pena ignited the Houston attack with two-run homers in the first Wednesday, launching the Astros to an 11-7 win over Baltimore.

MLB: Houston 5, Los Angeles Angels 4

ANAHEIM, Calif., June 2 (UPI) -- Houston's Jordan Lyles pitched 5 2/3 effective innings Sunday and the Astros held off the Los Angeles Angels 5-4 for a season-high fifth straight victory.

MLB: Houston 7, Colorado 5

DENVER, May 31 (UPI) -- Chris Carter and Matt Dominguez both homered during a six-run sixth inning Thursday that rallied Houston to a 7-5 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Houston 6, Colorado 3

DENVER, May 30 (UPI) -- J.D. Martinez put Houston in front with an RBI single in the eighth Wednesday and the Astros broke it open in the ninth to down Colorado 6-3.

MLB: Houston 6, Kansas City 5

HOUSTON, May 20 (UPI) -- Matt Dominguez smashed a go-ahead, three-run homer and Jason Castro also went deep Monday, powering the Houston Astros over Kansas City 6-5.

MLB: Houston 4, Pittsburgh 2 (11 innings)

PITTSBURGH, May 19 (UPI) -- Jason Castro scored the go-ahead run on a fielder's choice in the 11th inning Saturday and Houston went on to defeat Pittsburgh 4-2 in an interleague game.

MLB: Texas 8, Houston 7

HOUSTON, May 11 (UPI) -- Nelson Cruz, Lance Berkman and Adrian Beltre each homered for Texas Saturday and the Rangers survived a late Houston rally to hold off the Astros 8-7.

MLB: Houston 9, New York Yankees 1

NEW YORK, April 29 (UPI) -- Carlos Corporan went 4-for-5 with a two-run homer and four RBI Monday, igniting the Houston Astros' 9-1 rout of the New York Yankees.
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Carlos Pena
Tampa Bay Rays Carlos Pena runs the bases after hitting a solo homer in the tenth inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on May 6, 2009. The Rays defeated the Yankees 4-3 in ten innings. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Carlos Felipe Peña (born May 17, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) is a Dominican professional baseball left-handed first baseman who plays for the Chicago Cubs. He played previously with the Texas Rangers, Oakland Athletics, Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox and Tampa Bay Rays.

Although he was born in Santo Domingo and his family is from San Francisco de Macorís, he spent a significant portion of his childhood in the United States, namely Haverhill, Massachusetts.

Peña is the eldest of four children born to Felipe and Juana Peña. The family moved to the United States from the Dominican Republic when Peña was 12, initially living with one of his uncles.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Carlos Pena."
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