Pacella is in his fifth pro season, and first in the Atlantic League. The righty has spent most of the last two years with Lake Erie of the Frontier League, where he earned 9 saves in back-to-back seasons, and posted ERAs of 2.63 and 3.62. He was a teammate of Revs lefty Ronnie Morales with Lake Erie.
Pacella signed his first pro contract out of Kent State University with River City of the Frontier League in 2007, earning a deal the following year with the Houston Astros. Pacella spent two seasons in the Astros system, reaching High-A Salem and Lancaster (CA).
Pacella owns 30 career saves and a 3.89 career ERA.