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Elian Herrera | Second Baseman

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 2/1/1985
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 204
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
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Elian Herrera went 2-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI Tuesday, but the Brewers fell to the Reds.
The loss certainly wasn't any fault of Herrera's. The 30-year-old knocked an RBI double in the third inning before launching a grand slam in the sixth. Herrera had just one homer in 140 major league games before Tuesday. He'll fill in for Scooter Gennett in the near term, but Herrera isn't much of an offensive force to be reckoned with, Tuesday notwithstanding. Apr 22 - 12:12 AM

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Brewers purchased the contract of INF/OF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Colorado Springs.

He'll provide some bench depth while Scooter Gennett (hand) is sidelined. Herrera owns a .261/.318/.333 batting line in the majors.
Apr 21 - 1:07 PM

Brewers reassigned INF/OF Elian Herrera to minor league camp.

Herrera batted .378/.410/.541 in 23 games this spring, but it wasn't enough to win him a spot on the Brewers' bench. He'll be organizational depth this season.
Apr 2 - 12:34 PM

Elian Herrera went 1-for-2 and scored the Brewers lone run in Friday's Cactus League loss to a split-squad Dodgers team.

Hererra had one of just two total hits that the Brewers were able to scratch out in this one. In camp as a non-roster invitee, the versatile 30-year-old is looking to win a spot on the Brewers bench.
Mar 6 - 9:33 PM

Brewers sent INF/OF Elian Herrera outright to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Herrera cleared waivers after being designated for assignment last week. He will be in major league camp as a non-roster player.
Feb 3 - 1:37 PM

Brewers designated INF/OF Elian Herrera for assignment.

The move clears space on the 40-man roster for the addition of Neal Cotts. Herrera batted .274/.288/.341 over 140 plate appearances for the Brew Crew last season while making appearances at six different positions. The 30-year-old can't really hit, but he could draw some interest on waivers due to his versatility.
Jan 30 - 11:03 AM

Elian Herrera had a big day on Sunday, going 5-for-5 with three runs scored in a win over the Cardinals.

Filling in for Jean Segura, Herrera had as many hits Sunday as he had in his previous 24 at-bats spanning back to mid-June. The career day raised his batting average from .232 to .276. When Segura returns from the Dominican Republic, where he's tending to some family issues, Herrera will likely find himself back at Triple-A.
Sun, Jul 13, 2014 05:23:00 PM

Brewers recalled INF/OF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville.

Herrera will provide additional depth for the Brewers while Jean Segura attends to a family tragedy back home in the Dominican Republic. The 29-year-old has appeared in 37 games with the Brewers this season, hitting .235/.241/.284 with two RBI and a 24/1 K/BB ratio over 81 at-bats.
Sat, Jul 12, 2014 01:05:00 PM

Brewers optioned INF/OF Elian Herrera to Triple-A Nashville.

Herrera has hit just .235/.241/.284 at the big league level this season and has often looked lost playing the outfield. Logan Schafer has taken his spot on the roster.
Fri, Jul 4, 2014 09:18:00 AM

Brewers recalled INF/OF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville.

Herrera spent most of May with the big league club, but was optioned out on June 3 when Aramis Ramirez returned from the disabled list. The utility man is hitting .226/.241/.264 on the season and is irrelevant in nearly all fantasy leagues.
Sat, Jun 14, 2014 08:35:00 AM

Brewers optioned INF/OF Elian Herrera to Triple-A Nashville.

The Brewers will activate Aramis Ramirez from the disabled list Wednesday in a corresponding move. Herrera has hit just .226/.241/.264 over 55 plate appearances with the big club this season.
Tue, Jun 3, 2014 11:43:00 PM

Brewers recalled INF Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville.

He'll provide some infield depth now that Aramis Ramirez (hamstring) is headed to the disabled list. Herrera went 6-for-27 (.222) with seven strikeouts during his first stint with the Brewers this season.
Tue, May 13, 2014 04:04:00 PM

Brewers optioned UTIL Elian Herrera to Triple-A Nashville.

Herrera went 6-for-27 (.222) with seven strikeouts in his two-week stay with the major league team. The 29-year-old should get another chance later this season.
Thu, May 1, 2014 10:38:00 AM

Brewers recalled UTIL Elian Herrera from Triple-A Nashville.

Herrera will provide depth for the Milwaukee bench while Lyle Overbay is away on paternity leave. Herrera is a .251/.336/.328 career hitter in the major leagues.
Thu, Apr 17, 2014 11:54:00 AM

Brewers optioned INF Elian Herrera to Triple-A Nashville.

Claimed off waivers from the Dodgers last November, Herrera hit .268 (11-for-41) with five extra-base hits (one home run) and seven RBI over 21 games this spring. The move clears the way for Jeff Bianchi to make the Opening Day roster as the backup shortstop.
Tue, Mar 25, 2014 12:25:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Martin Maldonado
3Juan Centeno
1B1Adam Lind
2Jason Rogers
2B1Scooter Gennett
2Elian Herrera
SS1Jean Segura
2Hector Gomez
3B1Aramis Ramirez
LF1Khris Davis
2Gerardo Parra
CF1Carlos Gomez
2Logan Schafer
RF1Ryan Braun
Starting Pitcher
S1Kyle Lohse
2Matt Garza
3Wily Peralta
4Mike Fiers
5Jimmy Nelson
Relief Pitcher
R1Francisco Rodriguez
2Jonathan Broxton
3Will Smith
4Jeremy Jeffress
5Neal Cotts
6Michael Blazek
7Rob Wooten
8Jim Henderson