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Vinnie Pestano

29-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Angels

2014 Stats

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0-1

ERA

2.89

WHIP

1.23

K

26

SV

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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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: Majors   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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Vinnie Pestano Contract Information:

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

September 2, 2014  –  Vinnie Pestano News

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

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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 32 0 0 30.1 23 6 0 37 12 2 4 6 0 0 1.78 1.16
2014 29 AAA SAL 6 0 0 8.0 7 2 1 12 4 1 1 0 0 0 2.25 1.38
2014 29 MAJ LAA 12 0 0 9.7 5 1 1 13 4 0 0 0 0 1 0.93 0.93
2014 29 MAJ CLE 13 0 0 9.0 13 5 2 13 1 0 1 0 0 0 5.00 1.56
2014  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ LAA/CLE 25 0 0 18.7 18 6 3 26 5 0 1 0 0 1 2.89 1.23
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3-Year Averages     58 0 0 55.8 43 17 6 65 23 1 2 3 3 21 2.74 1.18
Career  (View All)     204 0 0 191.0 153 60 21 231 79 5 8 11 2.83 1.21

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Vinnie Pestano Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Sep. 27 @Sea 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 2.89 1.23
Sep. 24 @Oak 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 2.95 1.25
Sep. 22 @Oak 0.7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.06 1.30
Sep. 19 Tex 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 - 0 0 0 3.18 1.29
Sep. 15 Sea 1.0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.38 1.38
Sep. 14 Hou 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.60 1.40
Sep. 12 Hou 0.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.86 1.50
Sep. 11 @Tex 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.95 1.54
Sep. 10 @Tex 0.0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.62
Sep. 7 @Min 1.7 2 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.15 1.38
Sep. 2 @Hou 1.3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 3.97 1.41
Aug. 10 Bos 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 4.50 1.50
Last 14 Days
6 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
4.7 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 1 0.00 0.43
Last 30 Days
11 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
8.7 5 1 1 1 3 10 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 1 1.04 0.92
Last 60 Days
12 Games:  Avg. 0.8 IP/G
9.7 5 1 1 1 4 13 0 1 0 0-0 0 0 1 0.93 0.93

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Vinnie Pestano Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014254011202.440
20138216921304.292
20121582916331304.241

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2014532257011.149
201377211216502.254
201212847820203.168

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Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201410.701012223.381.13
201315.311313865.281.70
201237.3201421331.691.15

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20148.000014312.251.38
201320.0013241303.151.60
201232.7131341143.581.04
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 3.37 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 32 0 30.1 11.06 3.59 3.08 0.00 82.9% 1.78 2.04 .324
2014 29 AAA SAL 6 0 8.0 13.50 4.50 3.00 1.13 90% 2.25 3.70 .362
2014 29 MAJ LAA 12 0 9.7 12.10 3.72 3.25 0.93 0.46 100% 89.9 MPH 0.93 3.10 .219
2014 29 MAJ CLE 13 0 9.0 13.00 1.00 13.00 2.00 1.00 75% 89.9 MPH 5.00 3.53 .470
2014  (Multiple Teams) 29 MAJ LAA/CLE 25 0 18.7 12.54 2.41 5.20 1.45 0.70 85% 89.9 MPH 2.89 3.33 .360
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3-Year Averages     58 0 55.8 10.49 3.71 2.83 0.97 81.7% 2.74 3.50 .286
Career     204 0 191.0 10.88 3.72 2.92 0.99 81.5% 2.83 3.49 .300

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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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5.20 K/BB
ELITE
12.54 K/9
ELITE
2.41 BB/9
GOOD
89.9 MPH Fastball
POOR
1.5 HR/9
TERRIBLE
0.70 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE FLYBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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2.89 ERA
AVERAGE
1.23 WHIP
WEAK
3.33 FIP
AVERAGE
BABIP/Strand

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

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.360 BABIP
HIGH
85.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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

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

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

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Pestano was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Saturday.

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Pestano hadn't allowed any runs since his June 20 recall prior to allowing a run in Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

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Pestano has been recalled from Triple-A Columbus, Zack Meisel of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Pestano hasn't allowed a run in his last 10 appearances at Triple-A Columbus.

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The Indians optioned Pestano to Triple-A Columbus on Wednesday.

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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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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.