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Irving Falu | Second Baseman

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (33) / 6/6/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'10" / 185
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Royals signed INF Irving Falu to a minor league contract.
Falu was batting .359/.410/.478 in the Mexican League. The 33-year-old played for the Royals in 2013-14 and will provide organizational depth. Jun 5 - 11:44 AM

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Reds signed INF Irving Falu to a minor league contract.

Falu appeared in 22 games this past season between the Padres and Brewers and went 3-for-30 (.100) with one RBI and a stolen base. The 31-year-old provides infield depth.
Fri, Dec 5, 2014 04:10:00 PM

Brewers sent INF Irving Falu outright to Triple-A Nashville.

He's now off the 40-man roster but still in the organization. Falu is a .277/.320/.345 career hitter in the majors.
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 08:22:00 AM

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.
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 01:40:00 PM

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.
Sat, Jun 28, 2014 06:00:00 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.
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 02:22:00 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.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 08:31:00 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.
Sun, May 25, 2014 04:59:00 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

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