Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 5 Days

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.

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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.

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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.

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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 2 Months

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.

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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.

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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.

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Vinnie Pestano (elbow) will make his Cactus League debut on Monday when the Indians take on the Rangers.

The veteran right-hander threw a session of live batting practice on Friday and was encouraged by the results. He's expected to work in the seventh inning, helping to get the ball to Cody Allen and John Axford at the backend of the Tribe's bullpen.

Vinnie Pestano RP LAA 6 Months

Vinnie Pestano lost his arbitration hearing against the Indians and was awarded a $975,000 million salary for 2014.

The 28-year-old reliever had requested a figure of $1.45 million from the Tribe. He'll continue to function in a setup capacity in front of the team's new closer, John Axford. His fantasy value will be minimal though unless he can work his way into save chances.

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Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports that Vinnie Pestano and the Indians are "currently at (a) standstill" in arbitration talks.

The reliever requested $1.45 million and was offered $975,000 from the Indians when arbitration figures were exchanged last month. Pestano's arbitration hearing is scheduled for Friday, and it sounds like there's a decent chance a hearing will be needed. He is arbitration-eligible for the first time this winter.