Indians have optioned RHP Vinnie Pestano to AAA Columbus. RHP CC Lee is back with Cleveland. More soon on http://t.co/SSqu0ZvdJZ.
Akron Beacon Journal "Vinnie Pestano will continue to receive on-the-job training to become a closer as long as Chris Perez is sidelined with a shoulder ailment. That sort of assignment would have been expected of Pestano until last weekend, when he gave up four runs in the eighth inning to take the loss against the..." May 31
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Vinnie Pestano is ready to fill in for injured closer Chris Perez. As for his drop in velocity, Pestano said it's only a state of mind. Manager Terry Francona named Pestano the Indians' new closer when Perez was placed on the disabled list Monday with a sore right shoulder after a spectacular..." May 28
Akron Beacon Journal "If Vinnie Pestano suffers no setbacks tonight pitching an inning at Lake County, he probably will be activated in time for Friday night’s game against the Mariners. “When we put him on the disabled list, I know it looked a little peculiar, the way we did it,” manager Terry Francona said. “We..." May 15
Akron Beacon Journal "Manager Terry Francona doesn’t expect Vinnie Pestano to languish on the disabled list for long. “He’ll probably only spend another week [on the DL] then be good to go,” Francona said. “He got a [MRI] scan and it was clear.” Pestano went on the DL with inflammation in his right elbow and can..." May 08
Cleveland Plain Dealer "Indians reliever Vinnie Pestano has been placed on the 15-day disabled list because of right elbow tendinitis. Lefty reliever Nick Hagadone was recalled from Class AAA Columbus. Pestano's stint on the DL is retroactive to May 1, meaning he is eligible to be activated May 16. Pestano,..." May 06