Angels Option Efren Navarro, Call Up Vinnie Pestano

The Halos sent 1B/OF Efren Navarro to AAA Salt Lake today, and called up right-hander Vinnie Pestano. Pestano was 0-3 with a 4.41 ERA for the Bees this season, but hasn’t allowed a run in his last eight appearances. This move might seem puzzling on the surface, as Navarro can be a valuable role player for the Angels. But Pestano’s arm was needed because the recent injury to Huston Street.

 

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