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Vinnie Pestano

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Cleveland Indians

2014 Stats

W-L

0-0

ERA

13.50

WHIP

3.38

K

4

SV

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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ERA

WHIP

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Pestano entered the season as a popular closer-in-waiting target, but struggled when given the chance to close when Chris Perez hit the disabled list. The Indians eventually sent him back to Triple-A ...

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 200   DOB: 2/20/1985   BORN: Newport Beach, CA   COLLEGE: Cal State Fullerton   DRAFTED: 20th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Lost his arbitration case and will have a 2014 salary of $975,000.

April 9, 2014  –  Vinnie Pestano News

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Vinnie Pestano Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2008 23 A Lak 29 0 0 29.0 25 5 1 23 13 1 1 15 1.55 1.31
2008 23 A Kin 25 0 0 27.0 23 12 1 27 11 1 2 9 4.00 1.26
2009 24 AA AKR 34 0 0 34.7 30 11 2 31 13 2 3 24 2.86 1.24
2010 25 AA Akr 43 0 0 13.1 12 4 1 18 2 1 1 3 0 0 2.70 1.07
2010 25 AAA Col 43 0 0 46.1 35 8 1 59 14 1 2 14 0 0 1.55 1.06
2010 25 MAJ CLE 5 0 0 5.0 4 2 0 8 5 0 0 1 0 0 3.60 1.80
2011 26 MAJ CLE 67 0 0 62.0 41 16 5 84 24 1 2 2 4 23 2.32 1.05
2012 27 MAJ CLE 70 0 0 70.0 53 20 7 76 24 3 3 2 3 36 2.57 1.10
2013 28 A Lak 14 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
2013 28 AAA Col 14 0 0 13.2 13 5 0 13 4 0 0 0 0 0 3.29 1.29
2013 28 MAJ CLE 37 0 0 35.3 37 16 6 37 21 1 2 6 3 6 4.08 1.64
2014 29 AAA Col 4 0 0 4.0 3 1 0 7 2 0 1 1 0 0 2.25 1.25
2014 29 MAJ CLE 3 0 0 2.7 8 4 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 13.50 3.38
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Vinnie Pestano
3-Year Averages MAJ   58 0 0 55.8 43 17 6 65 23 1 2 3 3 21 2.74 1.18
Career  (View All) MAJ   182 0 0 175.0 143 58 19 209 75 5 7 11 2.98 1.25

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Pitcher vs. Batter Stats

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Vinnie Pestano Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Apr. 8 SD 0.7 3 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 13.50 3.38
Apr. 5 Min 1.0 3 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 13.50 3.00
Apr. 2 @Oak 1.0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 9.00 2.00
Last 14 Days
0 Games:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
2.7 8 6 4 1 1 4 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 3.38
Last 60 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 0.9 IP/G
2.7 8 6 4 1 1 4 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 0 13.50 3.38

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Vinnie Pestano Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
20138216921304.292
20121582916331304.241
201110113826423.286

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201377211216502.254
201212847820203.168
2011145691614021.109

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201315.311313865.281.70
201237.3201421331.691.15
201128.710035533.450.98

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201320.0013241303.151.60
201232.7131341143.581.04
201132.3012471911.111.11
Vinnie Pestano Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2008 23 A Lak 29 0 29.0 7.14 4.03 1.77 0.31 89.2% 1.55 3.41 .290
2008 23 A Kin 25 0 27.0 9.00 3.67 2.45 0.33 66.7% 4.00 2.90 .309
2009 24 AA AKR 34 0 34.7 8.05 3.38 2.38 0.52 78% 2.86 3.46 .295
2010 25 AA Akr 43 0 13.1 12.37 1.37 9.00 0.69 76.9% 2.70 1.90 .367
2010 25 AAA Col 43 0 46.1 11.52 2.73 4.21 0.20 85.4% 1.55 1.90 .324
2010 25 MAJ CLE 5 0 5.0 14.40 9.00 1.60 0.00 0.75 77.8% 92.8 MPH 3.60 3.00 .396
2011 26 MAJ CLE 67 0 62.0 12.19 3.48 3.50 0.73 0.98 81.7% 92.7 MPH 2.32 2.85 .284
2012 27 MAJ CLE 70 0 70.0 9.77 3.09 3.17 0.90 0.97 81.4% 91.8 MPH 2.57 3.53 .275
2013 28 A Lak 14 0 1.0 9.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 1.20 .000
2013 28 AAA Col 14 0 13.2 8.86 2.73 3.25 0.00 70.6% 3.29 2.37 .349
2013 28 MAJ CLE 37 0 35.3 9.42 5.35 1.76 1.53 0.77 80.8% 91.2 MPH 4.08 5.18 .331
2014 29 AAA Col 4 0 4.0 15.75 4.50 3.50 0.00 80% 2.25 1.20 .412
2014 29 MAJ CLE 3 0 2.7 13.50 3.38 4.00 3.38 1.00 62.5% 89.0 MPH 13.50 6.20 .665
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Vinnie Pestano
3-Year Averages MAJ   58 0 55.8 10.49 3.71 2.83 0.97 81.7% 2.74 3.50 .286
Career MAJ   182 0 175.0 10.75 3.86 2.79 0.98 80.4% 2.98 3.55 .304

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2014 Stat Review for Vinnie Pestano    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2013 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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4.00 K/BB
GOOD
13.50 K/9
ELITE
3.38 BB/9
WEAK
89.0 MPH Fastball
TERRIBLE
3.4 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.00 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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13.50 ERA
TERRIBLE
3.38 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.20 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.665 BABIP
HIGH
62.5% Strand Rate
LOW

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Career Pitcher vs. Batter Stats    (View All Matchup Data)

Worst Matchups for Vinnie Pestano (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kyle Seager SEA 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 3.000 4.000
Dayan Viciedo CHI-A 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 1.000 3.000 3.750
Ray Olmedo TB 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.500 2.500
Albert Pujols ANA 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Xavier Paul BAL 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 .500 2.000 2.500
Kelly Johnson NY-A 4 2 1 2 0 2 0 .500 1.750 2.350
Tyler Flowers CHI-A 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 .500 1.500 2.250
Justin Morneau COL 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 .500 1.500 2.000
Ryan Raburn CLE 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 2.000
Josh Reddick OAK 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 .800 1.000 1.800

Best Matchups for Vinnie Pestano (by OPS against, min 2 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Mark Reynolds MIL 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
A.J. Pierzynski BOS 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
J.J. Hardy BAL 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon Phillips CIN 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Derek Jeter NY-A 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Erick Aybar ANA 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Adam Jones BAL 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Humberto Quintero SEA 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Jonny Gomes BOS 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 .000 .000 .000
Carl Crawford LA 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Vinnie Pestano: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Pestano, who has allowed runs in both of his two appearances this season, is still struggling to regain his velocity, MLB.com reports.

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Pestano has officially made the Indians' Opening Day roster, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports.

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Pestano will make his first appearance of spring training Monday after throwing a live batting practice session Friday, MLB.com reports.

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Pestano is taking it easy in the early goings of camp, and doesn't plan to throw live batting practice over the next few days, MLB.com reports.

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Pestano lost his arbitration case and thus has a 2014 salary of $975,000, CBS Sports' Jon Heyman reports.

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Pestano will be called up by the Indians on Tuesday.

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Pestano was optioned to Triple-A Columbus following Tuesday's game, MLB.com reports.

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Pestano will cede eighth-inning duty to Joe Smith for the foreseeable future, WTAM 1100 AM reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

Pestano was not quite as dominant as the year before, but was still very effective (2.57 ERA, 1.10 WHIP, 9.8 K/9) in a setup role for closer Chris Perez. He figures to inherit the closer role if the Indians decide to shop Perez, but the Indians' closer reversed some downward trends en route to a career-high 39 saves last year. Keep him in mind as a potential closer-in-waiting, even if the Indians enter the season with Perez as their ninth-inning option.

2012

Pestano quietly emerged as Cleveland's top setup man to Chris Perez as the season wore on and would likely step into Perez's shoes in the event of an injury to the team's closer. He absolutely chewed up right-handed batters (.115/.218/.192 with 70 strikeouts in 147 plate appearances) and handled lefties well enough en route to a very fine season including a 12.19 K/9IP in 67 appearances out of the bullpen. Expect another fine season again and bump him up several notches in formats that count holds.

2011

Pestano earned a September callup after a dominant season at Triple-A (46.1 IP, 35 hits, 59:14 K:BB). His three-quarters delivery and mid-90s velocity gets groundballs by the bushel, but he'll need to beat out some established arms to earn a spot in the Cleveland bullpen.