Festa was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
Festa was optioned to the Rainiers earlier in the week but makes his way back to the majors with Brandon Brennan (shoulder) headed to the injured list. Festa has a 5.73 ERA, 1.64 WHIP and 9:7 K:BB through 11 innings with the Mariners this year.
Festa was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Tuesday.
Festa spent eight days on the big-league roster this time around, allowing one run in two innings of work. He'll make way for Dee Gordon (wrist), who returns from the injured list in a corresponding move.
Festa was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Monday.
Festa is set for his third stint in Seattle this season. He's given up six earned runs in nine innings while posting a 6:5 K:BB. Chasen Bradford (forearm) landed on the 10-day injured list in a corresponding move.
Festa was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma following Friday's game against the Twins.
Festa's latest stay on the big-league roster lasted less than a day. He allowed a run on two hits while striking out two in a pair of innings Friday. He'll make way for Wade LeBlanc (oblique), who returned from the injured list to start Saturday's contest.
Festa was recalled from Triple-A Tacoma on Friday.
Festa got shelled in his last two outings with the Mariners at the beginning of April (five runs over 1.2 innings), but he's being given another shot with Seattle's bullpen. Erik Swanson was optioned to Triple-A in a corresponding move.
Festa was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma on Friday, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
Festa started off the season with 7.1 scoreless innings and three holds over his first five outings, but gave up five runs in his last two games. The 26-year-old spent the bulk of last season at Double-A Arkansas and had a 2.16 ERA, 1.27 WHIP and 67:12 K:BB over 49 innings.
Festa is one of several candidates for closing opportunities during Hunter Strickland's (lat) absence, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
Festa put together an impressive major-league cameo in 2018, generating a 2.16 ERA across 8.1 innings over eight appearances, including one start. The 26-year-old right-hander has already gotten the new season off to a strong start as well, firing 2.2 scoreless innings over his first pair of appearances. Festa racked up 20 saves for Double-A Arkansas last season before his promotion, so he does bring ninth-inning experience to the table, albeit at the minor-league level.
Festa turned in a scoreless eighth inning in an exhibition loss to the Padres on Tuesday, allowing two hits and a walk.
Festa's appearance was a bit rockier than his 2019 regular-season debut last Thursday against the Athletics in Japan, when he'd fired a pair of scoreless frames while allowing a hit and recording a strikeout. The 26-year-old right-hander was a solid performer over a brief sample for the Mariners last season, posting a 2.16 ERA across eight appearances (one start). He'll presumably be relied on as a middle-relief option in the coming season.
Festa will start Wednesday's bullpen game against Houston, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
Festa has made two appearances since being recalled from the minors last week, allowing three hits and no runs over 2.2 innings, and is set to "open" Wednesday's series finale before giving way to another Mariners reliever. Across 45 relief appearances with Triple-A Tacoma in 2018, he posted a 2.70 ERA and 1.26 WHIP with 68 strikeouts in 50 innings. This will mark his fifth career outing, and first start, at the major-league level.
Festa was recalled from Double-A Arkansas on Tuesday.
The 25-year-old has allowed one run in 2.2 innings at the big-league level so far this season. He threw 49 innings for Arkansas, posting a solid 2.76 ERA. He'll be an additional low-leverage arm in an expanded September bullpen for the Mariners down the stretch.
Festa was optioned to Double-A Arkansas on Monday.
Festa spent just two days with the Mariners this time around, allowing a run on three hits and a walk in a two-inning appearance Sunday against the Dodgers. He'll head back to Double-A, where he's spent the majority of his season and has tossed 43.1 innings with a 2.70 ERA.
Festa was called up by the Mariners on Saturday.
Festa appeared once for the Mariners back in July, getting a pair of outs without giving up a run. He's spent the rest of the season at Double-A Arkansas, tossing 43.1 innings of relief with a 2.70 ERA. Christian Bergman was optioned to Triple-A Tacoma in a corresponding move.
Festa was sent back to Double-A Arkansas on Sunday.
Festa was up for just two days, making his big-league debut Saturday against the Rockies. He got two outs while giving up a pair of hits. He'll head back to Double-A, where he's been serving as Arkansas' closer.
Festa was called up from Double-A Arkansas on Saturday, Greg Johns of MLB.com reports.
The 25-year-old right-hander was serving as the closer for Arkansas, going 13-for-13 in save chances and totaling 44 strikeouts in 31.2 innings. He will be at the bottom of the pecking order in Seattle and may end up being sent back down after the break, but now that he's on the 40-man roster, Festa figures to spend all of September with the big-league team.
Festa arrived to spring training with a hip/sciatic issue and has not yet thrown, Ryan Divish of The Seattle Times reports.
While Festa has the stuff to someday pitch in the big leagues, he lacks fantasy relevance as a relief-pitching prospect who has not yet reached Double-A. He logged a 3.23 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 99:19 K:BB in 69.2 innings at High-A last year. Consider him out indefinitely.
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