Sunday, February 14, 2010

Lexington Legends: Reinaldo Pestana

Reinaldo Pestana
How did he get here?: Signed, March 2004
Stats: 6'1", 180 lbs, Bats/Throws: R/R
Age as of April 1, 2010: 22

It's the return of In Review, although from here out will be an abridged version, one that doesn't take as much time to produce, so that we can try to get through the minors before the season starts.

Pestana only apppeared in 34 games, logging just 99 ABs, so we'll have to take this for what it is.

2009 Overview




ABsAvg/OBP/SLGXBH-RBIK:BBK/PA%XBH/Hit%K:BB Ratio
99.141/.206/.1822-724:721.6%14.3%3.43


Career Overview




ABsAvg/OBP/SLGXBH-RBIK:BBK/PA%XBH/Hit%K:BB Ratio
481.189/.246/.25220-43120:2724.9%22.0%4.44


What happened?

Well, Pestana just didn't get a whole lot of playing time, which has been the case throughout his five season career in the Astros' organization. In those five seasons, Pestana has played in just 161 games, posting a career .189/.246/.252 line.

What went right?

Not a whole lot, but the split in which Pestana fared the best was vs. LHP, hitting .240/.345/.360 in 25 ABs. We can also note that Pestana threw out 12 of 31 baserunners, for a 39% caught-stealing rate.

What went wrong?

August. When Pestana saw the most action of the season - 19 games/58 ABs - he hit .155/.197/.155.

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