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Brewers and Padres continue to pass Irving Falu around

Jul 17, 2014, 2:04 PM EST

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Journeyman infielder Irving Falu began this season with the Brewers, got claimed off waivers by the Padres on June 26, and has now been claimed back off waivers by the Brewers today.

In between being passed back and forth he appeared in 22 games and logged 35 plate appearances, and the whole thing kind of seems like a lot of hassle over a 31-year-old with all of 47 career games in the majors.

Falu has hit .284 with a solid .343 on-base percentage in parts of seven seasons at Triple-A, including good numbers there this season, and he can play basically any position. Plus, let’s be honest: “Irving Falu” is just a cool name for a baseball player.

  1. dw3dw - Jul 17, 2014 at 2:20 PM

    Adam Rosales is not impressed.

    • zzalapski - Jul 17, 2014 at 2:40 PM

      Neither is Tim Pugh.

  2. vanmorrissey - Jul 17, 2014 at 2:56 PM

    Clearing for the return of the awesome .162 hitting Gyorko?

    • amarcellus7 - Jul 17, 2014 at 3:40 PM

      can we just call up Spank and call it a day?

    • icanspeel - Jul 17, 2014 at 4:32 PM

      Falu was 3-30 and I am no math major but .162 > .100

      But Gyorko will put it back together.. for the Padres sake at least.

      • jbeerj - Jul 18, 2014 at 8:05 AM

        5 yrs/$35M > 1/$492,025
        But as you said, you’re no math major.

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