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Report: Carlos Pena to nix arbitration

Updated: December 7, 2011, 4:54 PM ET
ESPNChicago.com

As expected, first baseman Carlos Pena will not accept arbitration from the Chicago Cubs, SI.com reported Wednesday.

The deadline for accepting arbitration is 11 p.m. CT Wednesday. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez also was offered arbitration and is going to decline, according to multiple reports. Acceptance of arbitration results in a one-year contract at a slight raise.

New Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein made the offers knowing that both players were looking ...

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