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2014 Rest-of-Season Projections (seasonal age 29)
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Birth Date2-20-1985
Height6' 0"
Weight200 lbs
Age29 years, 7 months, 11 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
0.22010
1.42011
1.02012
-0.02013
0.32014
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2010 CLE 25 5 0 5.0 0.0 5.0 0 0 1 0 0 0 23 4 2 2 0 4 5 5 0 8 3.60 2.85 1.71 1.8 0.2
2011 CLE 26 67 0 62.0 0.0 62.0 1 2 2 4 0 0 250 41 16 16 5 68 24 21 3 84 2.32 2.71 2.90 12.8 1.4
2012 CLE 27 70 0 70.0 0.0 70.0 3 3 2 3 0 0 286 53 20 20 7 89 24 23 4 76 2.57 3.38 3.41 9.6 1.0
2013 CLE 28 37 0 35.3 0.0 35.3 1 2 6 3 0 0 159 37 18 16 6 63 21 20 1 37 4.08 5.06 4.79 -0.2 -0.0
2014 ANA 29 12 0 9.7 0.0 9.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 5 1 1 1 8 4 4 0 13 0.93 3.06 2.78 1.6 0.2
2014 CLE 29 13 0 9.0 0.0 9.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 40 13 7 5 2 23 1 1 0 13 5.00 3.49 2.21 1.2 0.1
Career2040191.00.0191.058111000796153646021255797482312.833.443.3726.82.9

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2007 MHV A- 21 0 22.7 6.44 63 .230 .251 .336 .369 .258 .222 106 -1.9 -0.2 -1.9 -0.2
2008 LKC A 29 0 29.0 4.64 101 .251 .252 .325 .371 .256 .279 102 2.5 0.3 2.5 0.3
2008 KIN A+ 25 0 27.0 3.91 116 .231 .255 .331 .395 .263 .278 98 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2009 AKR AA 34 0 34.7 3.69 113 .234 .257 .330 .385 .263 .283 97 5.0 0.5 5.0 0.5
2009 PES Wnt 4 0 3.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .400 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 CLE MLB 5 0 5.0 1.71 165 .233 .262 .317 .402 .245 .400 111 1.8 0.2 1.8 0.2
2010 AKR AA 14 0 13.3 2.81 143 .227 .253 .330 .395 .256 .333 107 4.1 0.4 4.1 0.4
2010 COH AAA 43 0 46.3 2.98 139 .181 .263 .331 .415 .256 .297 108 14.5 1.4 14.5 1.4
2011 CLE MLB 67 0 62.0 2.90 136 .209 .264 .327 .419 .265 .269 102 12.8 1.4 12.8 1.4
2012 CLE MLB 70 0 70.0 3.41 122 .237 .256 .322 .416 .264 .263 99 9.6 1.0 9.6 1.0
2013 CLE MLB 37 0 35.3 4.79 86 .305 .257 .320 .404 .266 .330 98 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2013 LKC A 1 0 1.0 1.80 163 .012 .216 .290 .378 .247 .000 107 0.3 0.0 0.3 0.0
2013 COH AAA 14 0 13.7 3.33 124 .225 .255 .321 .379 .250 .351 101 2.4 0.2 2.4 0.2
2013 USA int 3 0 2.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .429 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 ANA MLB 12 0 9.7 2.78 132 .201 .250 .310 .375 .254 .200 99 1.6 0.2 1.6 0.2
2014 CLE MLB 13 0 9.0 2.21 146 .352 .245 .307 .378 .255 .458 98 1.2 0.1 1.2 0.1
2014 COH AAA 32 0 30.3 2.32 151 .212 .266 .333 .407 .256 .303 106 10.4 1.0 10.4 1.0
2014 SLC AAA 6 0 8.0 3.52 136 .268 .284 .350 .460 .280 .316 106 2.3 0.2 2.3 0.2

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2007 MHV A- 1 1 6 21 0 22.7 17 7 27 5 54% .222 6.7 2.8 2.0 10.7 1.06 3.57 -1.9 -0.2
2008 KIN A+ 1 2 9 25 0 27.0 23 11 27 1 56% .278 7.7 3.7 0.3 9.0 1.26 4.00 5.0 0.5
2008 LKC A 1 1 15 29 0 29.0 25 13 23 1 61% .279 7.8 4.0 0.3 7.1 1.31 1.55 2.5 0.3
2009 PES Wnt 0 1 0 4 0 3.7 5 4 5 1 0% .400 12.2 9.7 2.4 12.2 2.43 7.30 0.0 0.0
2009 AKR AA 2 3 24 34 0 34.7 30 13 31 2 50% .283 7.8 3.4 0.5 8.0 1.24 2.85 5.0 0.5
2010 COH AAA 1 2 14 43 0 46.3 35 14 59 1 54% .297 6.8 2.7 0.2 11.5 1.06 1.56 14.5 1.4
2010 CLE MLB 0 0 1 5 0 5.0 4 5 8 0 30% .400 7.2 9.0 0.0 14.4 1.80 3.60 1.8 0.2
2010 AKR AA 1 1 3 14 0 13.3 12 2 18 1 47% .333 8.1 1.4 0.7 12.2 1.05 2.71 4.1 0.4
2011 CLE MLB 1 2 2 67 0 62.0 41 24 84 5 40% .269 6.0 3.5 0.7 12.2 1.05 2.32 12.8 1.4
2012 CLE MLB 3 3 2 70 0 70.0 53 24 76 7 41% .263 6.8 3.1 0.9 9.8 1.10 2.57 9.6 1.0
2013 COH AAA 0 0 0 14 0 13.7 13 4 13 0 38% .351 8.6 2.6 0.0 8.6 1.24 3.29 2.4 0.2
2013 LKC A 0 0 0 1 0 1.0 0 0 1 0 100% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.00 0.00 0.3 0.0
2013 CLE MLB 1 2 6 37 0 35.3 37 21 37 6 36% .330 9.4 5.3 1.5 9.4 1.64 4.08 -0.2 -0.0
2013 USA int 0 0 0 3 0 2.0 3 2 2 0 0% .429 13.5 9.0 0.0 9.0 2.50 9.00 0.0 0.0
2014 COH AAA 2 4 6 32 0 30.3 23 12 37 0 37% .303 6.8 3.6 0.0 11.0 1.15 1.78 10.4 1.0
2014 SLC AAA 1 1 0 6 0 8.0 7 4 12 1 50% .316 7.9 4.5 1.1 13.5 1.38 2.25 2.3 0.2
2014 ANA MLB 0 0 0 12 0 9.7 5 4 13 1 33% .200 4.7 3.7 0.9 12.1 0.93 0.93 1.6 0.2
2014 CLE MLB 0 1 0 13 0 9.0 13 1 13 2 38% .458 13.0 1.0 2.0 13.0 1.56 5.00 1.2 0.1

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2010 101 0.5248 0.4455 0.6000 0.6415 0.2292 0.5882 0.6364 0.4000
2011 981 0.5291 0.4872 0.6583 0.6185 0.3377 0.7352 0.5000 0.3417
2012 1202 0.5408 0.4842 0.7694 0.6323 0.3080 0.8175 0.6529 0.2306
2013 660 0.4909 0.4485 0.7432 0.6142 0.2887 0.8442 0.5361 0.2534
2014 325 0.5600 0.5169 0.7381 0.6978 0.2867 0.7795 0.6098 0.2619
Career32690.52860.47990.72240.63130.30850.78730.57860.2769

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2013-05-01 2013-05-17 15-DL 16 15 Right Elbow Inflammation - -
2011-06-02 2011-06-11 DTD 9 8 Low Back Tightness -
2009-07-10 2009-09-20 Minors 72 0 Right Elbow Strain -
2006-07-21 2006-07-21 Coll 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2006-07-21

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2015 ANA $
2014 CLE $975,000
2013 CLE $501,000
2012 CLE $491,200
2011 CLE $414,100
YearsDescriptionSalary
3 yrPrevious$1,406,300
2011Current$975,000
4 yrPvs + Cur$2,381,300
4 yrTotal$2,381,300

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 160 dPSI Sports1 year/$0.975M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.975M (2014). Lost arbitration with Cleveland 2/8/14 ($1.45M-$0.975M). Acquired by LA Angels in trade from Cleveland 8/7/14.
  • 1 year/$0.501M (2013). Renewed by Cleveland 3/11/13.
  • 1 year/$0.4912M (2012). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/9/12.
  • 1 year/$0.4141M (2011). Re-signed by Cleveland 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Contract purchased by Cleveland 9/23/10.
  • Drafted by Cleveland 2006 (20-611) (Cal-State Fullerton).

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Platoon

SORT_FIELD PLATOON AVG OBP SLG TAv
10 vs L (Multi) .269 .354 .462 .292
11 vs R (Multi) .191 .284 .313 .229
18 Split (Multi) .078 .070 .149 .062
19 LgAvg (Multi) .010 .024 .026 .019
30 vs L (2013) .292 .378 .500 .311
31 vs R (2013) .254 .364 .429 .292
38 Split (2013) .038 .014 .071 .019
39 LgAvg (2013) .010 .022 .028 .019

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-12-05 13:00:00 (link to chat)Completely Gratuitous 4-Team Blockbuster Trade Proposal: -Mets send R.A. Dickey to Red Sox, send Lucas Duda + Domingo Tapia to Indians & send Wilmer Flores to Diamondbacks -Red Sox send Archie Bradley + Anthony Ranaudo to Indians -Indians send Asdrubal Cabrera to Diamondbacks & send Shin-Soo Choo + Vinnie Pestano to Mets -Diamondbacks send Justin Upton to Mets Care to offer gratuitous thoughts?
(mattstupp from NYC)
Math makes my head hurt (Ian Miller)
2011-09-26 13:00:00 (link to chat)One last question and I know it may be early for this one... Any hitters or pitchers you like a breakout candidates next year?
(Jquinton82 from NY)
Hm, I like the look of Jerome Williams in a small sample this year. I think Fister and McCarthy may be the real deal, though they're not exactly breakout candidates any more. I like Brian Duensing coming into this season, and still do.

Dave Robertson and Kenley Jansen are two names that will surprise no one, but they could end up in bigger roles. In that vein, Greg Holland for the Royals, Vinnie Pestano for the Indians. And in the this-guys-stuff-intrigues-me-but-his-wildness-scares-me category, plus he has a cool name: Fautino de los Santos. (Mike Fast)


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Vinnie Pestano has thrown 3,317 pitches that have been tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2009 and 2014, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season, The World Baseball Classic, Spring Training and Fall/Winter Ball. In 2014, he has relied primarily on his Fourseam Fastball (91mph), also mixing in a Curve (80mph) and Sinker (91mph).