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Eric Farris | Second Baseman

Team: Minnesota Twins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/3/1986
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Twins re-signed INF Eric Farris to a minor league contract.
He did not receive an invitation to spring training. Farris spent all of 2013 between Double- and Triple-A with the Twins, batting just .249/.303/.313 with three homers and 23 stolen bases. The 27-year-old is just minor league depth. Jan 3 - 4:31 PM

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Twins signed INF Eric Farris.

Farris was taken by the Mariners from the Brewers in the minor league portion of the Rule 5 draft, and he's on the move again. The speedster appeared in 14 games with the Brews over the last two seasons.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 01:45:00 PM

Brewers sent INF Eric Farris outright to Triple-A Nashville.

The move cleared him from the 40-man roster. Farris went 1-for-8 in 13 games with the Brewers this season.
Fri, Oct 12, 2012 05:38:00 PM

Brewers recalled INF Eric Farris from Triple-A Nashville.

Farris, 26, will be used as utilityman and pinch-runner. He didn't have any plate appearances during his brief stay with Brewers earlier this season.
Sat, Sep 1, 2012 01:25:00 PM

Brewers optioned INF Eric Farris to Triple-A Nashville.

Alex Gonzalez is expected to return from the paternity leave list on Tuesday, so Farris will head back down to the minors. He didn't have any plate appearances during his brief stay with the team.
Mon, Apr 16, 2012 04:14:00 PM

Brewers recalled INF Eric Farris from Triple-A Nashville.

Alex Gonzalez was placed on the paternity leave list late Friday night, so Farris will give Brewers' manager Ron Roenicke an option off the bench for the next couple of days. The 26-year-old isn't worth considering in fantasy leagues.
Fri, Apr 13, 2012 11:50:00 PM

Brewers optioned INF Eric Farris to Triple-A Nashville.

Farris lasted just one day, getting one at-bat in Thursday's win over the Cubs. The Brewers have elected to carry Felipe Lopez on the roster instead.
Fri, Jul 29, 2011 03:40:00 PM

Brewers recalled INF Eric Farris from Triple-A Nashville.

He'll replace the injured Rickie Weeks on the active roster. Farris, 25, was batting .256/.308/.358 with six homers, 36 RBI and 14 stolen bases in 437 plate appearances with Triple-A Nashville this season. The Brewers will likely add an infielder in the day couple of days, so he's unlikely to have much fantasy value.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 11:38:00 AM

During an appearance on WTMJ in Milwaukee on Thursday morning, Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said that prospect infielder Eric Farris will replace the injured Rickie Weeks (ankle) on the active roster.

Farris, 25, is batting .256/.308/.358 with six homers, 36 RBI and 14 stolen bases in 437 plate appearances with Triple-A Nashville this season. He will be added to the roster prior to Tuesday's game. The Brewers have zero depth in their infield right now, so look for them to add someone before the trade deadline.
Thu, Jul 28, 2011 09:05:00 AM

Brewers purchased the contract of INF Eric Farris from Triple-A Nashville.

Farris, 24, hit just .274/.311/.348 with two home runs in 249 plate appearances this year at the Triple-A level. The infielder will need luck on his side in order to reach the big leagues in 2011.
Wed, Nov 17, 2010 03:45:00 PM

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3B1Trevor Plouffe
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LF1Josh Willingham
CF1Sam Fuld
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4Kyle Gibson
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4Brian Duensing
5Anthony Swarzak
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7Matt Guerrier
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