Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 week ago

Pestano received an invitation to spring training Friday, Jared Diamond of the Wall Street Journal reports.

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Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 2 months ago

Pestano signed a minor league contract with the Yankees on Wednesday, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 8 months ago

Pestano was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

Pestano has struggled throughout the season and has been used to record more than one out just once in his last six appearances. He figures to make it back to the major league club before too long, but the right-hander will likely continue to pitch in low-leverage situations.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 10 months ago

Pestano tossed a scoreless seventh inning in Tuesday's win over Oakland.

He's struck out four and issued two unintentional walks over 5.2 innings this season. Pestano appears to be a few chairs away from the ninth-inning role should an injury befall Huston Street at any point this season.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 year ago

Pestano agreed to a one-year contract with the Angels on Monday.

Pestano will avoid arbitration after signing with the contract. The 29-year-old split time between two teams and two levels last season ultimately ending the season with the Angels as a September call-up. He finished his major league season with a respectable 2.89 ERA and 1.23 WHIP over 18.2 innings, also striking out 26 over that period. He could be a candidate to make the team's bullpen with a strong spring training.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 year ago

Pestano was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Tuesday, Alden Gonzalez of reports.

In six appearances after joining Salt Lake earlier this month, Pestano gave up two earned runs and fanned 12 over eight innings. He posted a 1.78 ERA and 11.0 K/9 in 32 appearances with the Indians' Triple-A Columbus affiliate before being traded, but the right-hander is no real threat to Joe Smith and Huston Street at the back end of the bullpen.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 year ago

Pestano was optioned to Triple-A Salt Lake on Saturday.

Pestano spent the last week with the big club yet made one appearance last Sunday, hurling a blank frame with three strikeouts versus one walk. As a corresponding move, Mike Morin (foot) was activated from the disabled list.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 2 years ago

Pestano was recalled from Triple-A Salt Lake on Sunday.

Pestano was traded to the Angels on Thursday, and it didn't take long for the team to add him to the bullpen. He struggled at the major league level with the Indians earlier this season, allowing five earned runs over nine innings. The 29-year-old reliever was impressive at the Triple-A level, however, posting a 1.78 ERA and 1.16 WHIP with Columbus.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 2 years ago

Pestano was traded to the Angels for Michael Clevinger on Thursday, Joe Reedy of Fox Sports Ohio reports.

Pestano split time between the Indians and Triple-A Columbus this season, posting a 1.78 ERA in the minors and 1.16 WHIP this season. He will provide the Angels with another bullpen option in the their playoff run should they need one, but for now will take his place in Triple-A for the Angels.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 2 years ago

Indians optioned RHP Vinnie Pestano to Triple-A Columbus.

He has struggled in his limited time with the Indians this season, posting a 5.00 ERA, 1.56 WHIP and .333 batting average against over his first nine innings. He'll surely return at some point after the All-Star break.