Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 month 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 6 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 months 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.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 11 months ago

Indians recalled RHP Vinnie Pestano from Triple-A Columbus.

Pestano was optioned after just three relief appearances earlier this season, but he's righted the ship with a 1.78 ERA and 32/7 K/BB ratio over 25 1/3 Triple-A frames. He'll work in middle relief.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 year ago

Indians optioned RHP Vinnie Pestano to Triple-A Columbus.

Pestano gets the boot after being knocked around for three runs -- one earned -- on three hits over two-thirds of an inning Tuesday. He holds a 13.50 ERA and 3.38 WHIP over three appearances this season. Pestano simply hasn't been the same guy since the beginning of last season and the Indians are hoping he can figure things out on the farm.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 1 year ago

Indians general manager Chris Antonetti announced Saturday that Vinnie Pestano has secured a spot on the team's Opening Day roster.

He's expected to work in the seventh inning, as a bridge to Cody Allen and John Axford closing out games. The 29-year-old has pitched well this spring, compiling a 1.50 ERA, 0.67 WHIP and 5/2 K/BB ratio in six innings of work.