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Irving Falu | Second Baseman

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 6/6/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 180
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Brewers claimed INF Irving Falu off waivers from the Padres; optioned him to Triple-A Nashville.
Falu opened the season with the Brewers and is now back with the organization after a short stay with the Padres. He's a .277/.320/.345 career hitter in the majors. Jul 17 - 1:40 PM

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Irving Falu is active for Saturday night's game.

Falu was claimed off waivers from the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate on Thursday afternoon and will now function as a utility infielder for San Diego. The 31-year-old is doubtful to hold fantasy relevance.
Jun 28 - 6:00 PM

Padres claimed INF Irving Falu off waivers from the Brewers; assigned him to Triple-A El Paso.

Falu was batting .306/.364/.361 with one home run and seven stolen bases in 43 games for the Brewers' Triple-A affiliate in Nashville, Tennessee. The 31-year-old should get a look in San Diego at some point.
Jun 26 - 2:22 PM

Brewers optioned INF Irving Falu to Triple-A Nashville.

The 31-year-old infielder went hitless in 10 at-bats during his brief stay with the Brewers. He will continue to function as organizational depth in the minor leagues.
Jun 14 - 8:31 AM

Brewers purchased the contract of INF Irving Falu from Triple-A Nashville.

The 30-year-old infielder was off to a nice start at Nashville, slashing .288/.349/.341 with a homer, eight RBI and seven stolen bases in his first 38 games. Better known for his defensive prowess and ability to play multiple positions, he can safely be avoided in all fantasy formats.
May 25 - 4:59 PM

Brewers signed INF Irving Falu to a minor league contract.

The deal comes with an invite to major league camp. The former Royals farmhand has a career .278/.342/.357 line in the minors and has also made appearances in the majors the last two seasons. Falu, 30, will serve as infield depth for the Brewers.
Wed, Dec 4, 2013 06:45:00 PM

Royals released INF Irving Falu.

Falu was designated for assignment by Kansas City last week and drew no interest from other teams on waivers. He batted just .256/.320/.329 this year at Triple-A.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 03:38:00 PM

Royals designated INF Irving Falu for assignment.

Falu saw only four plate appearances this year in the major leagues and hit .256/.320/.329 at Triple-A. The 30-year-old will likely pass through waivers unclaimed.
Wed, Nov 20, 2013 06:01:00 PM

Royals recalled INF Irving Falu from Triple-A Omaha.

Falu appeared in 24 games with the Royals last season, but he has played exclusively in Triple-A this year. He will function as a backup infielder during the stretch run.
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 02:11:00 PM

Royals optioned INF Irving Falu to Triple-A Omaha.

Falu was in the majors for just over 24 hours and did not get an at-bat. He's hitting .264/.332/.334 at Triple-A.
Mon, Aug 12, 2013 03:44:00 PM

Royals recalled INF Irving Falu from Triple-A Omaha.

Falu has spent all year at Omaha, where he's batted .264/.332/.334 with two homers and 18 steals. He'll provide infield depth.
Sun, Aug 11, 2013 11:13:00 AM

Royals optioned INF Irving Falu to Triple-A Omaha.

Falu will likely be one of the first call-ups if the Royals are in need of an extra infielder, but the 29-year-old is nothing more than an emergency option.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 08:18:00 PM

Royals recalled INF Irving Falu from Triple-A Omaha.

Falu has batted .321/.333/.434 over 15 games in a couple stints with the Royals this season. He'll provide infield depth.
Sun, Sep 16, 2012 11:03:00 AM

Royals optioned INF Irving Falu to Triple-A Omaha.

Falu appeared in 15 games with the Royals as a utility infielder but is no longer needed with Chris Getz returning from the disabled list. He'll resume an organizational depth role in the minors.
Mon, Jul 9, 2012 10:48:00 AM

Irving Falu went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBI in Sunday's loss to the Twins.

The utility infielder was making just his second start since being recalled from Triple-A Omaha on May 20. He doubled home two runs in the sixth before singling home two more in the ninth. Falu doesn't play enough to be worth a look in even the deepest of AL-only leagues.
Sun, Jul 1, 2012 05:35:00 PM

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2Tommy Medica
2B1Jedd Gyorko
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SS1Everth Cabrera
2Alexi Amarista
3B1Chris Nelson
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LF1Carlos Quentin
CF1Will Venable
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RF1Seth Smith
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S1Andrew Cashner
2Ian Kennedy
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4Eric Stults
5Robbie Erlin
6Odrisamer Despaigne
7Cory Luebke
8Casey Kelly
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R1Joaquin Benoit
2Dale Thayer
3Kevin Quackenbush
4Nick Vincent
5Alex Torres
6Tim Stauffer
7Troy Patton
8Blaine Boyer