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Birth Date6-6-1983
Height5' 9"
Weight185 lbs
Age32 years, 11 months, 21 days
BatsB
ThrowsR
0.62012
-0.02013
-0.52014
2015
-0.42016
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB BB SO HBP SF SH RBI SB CS AVG OBP SLG TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2012 KCA 29 24 91 85 14 29 6 1 0 37 4 9 0 0 2 7 0 2 .341 .371 .435 .273 4.0 1.6 0.6
2013 KCA 30 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .199 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2014 MIL 31 11 12 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .083 .000 .063 -1.8 -0.0 -0.2
2014 SDN 31 11 23 20 0 3 0 0 0 3 3 4 0 0 0 1 0 .150 .261 .150 .143 -2.2 -0.1 -0.3
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Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G PA TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ FRAA BRR BVORP BWARP VORP WARP
2004 OMA AAA 3 6 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .600 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 BUR A 119 525 .277 .262 .339 .392 .000 .271 98 6.2 9.6 2.1 3.2 2.6 20.5 2.3 20.5 2.3
2005 WIC AA 6 18 .216 .272 .321 .444 .000 .235 113 -0.9 0.5 0.2 0.5 0.0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 0.0
2006 HDS A+ 126 585 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .317 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 WIC AA 131 525 .213 .263 .338 .402 .000 .258 105 -27.1 15.5 4.4 -9.0 -4.5 -11.7 -2.1 -11.7 -2.1
2008 NWA AA 101 405 .285 .270 .344 .408 .000 .315 87 11.5 12.4 -0.4 0.3 1.1 24.6 2.5 24.6 2.5
2009 OMA AAA 122 532 .278 .263 .332 .401 .000 .282 86 10.4 15.5 0.5 11.8 0.4 26.8 3.8 26.8 3.8
2010 OMA AAA 119 552 .236 .281 .347 .438 .000 .291 99 -15 16.8 5.1 10.0 5.7 12.7 2.2 12.7 2.2
2011 OMA AAA 111 437 .253 .286 .353 .448 .000 .335 100 -3.4 13.6 -0.4 -3.9 -0.7 9.0 0.5 9.0 0.5
2012 KCA MLB 24 91 .273 .256 .320 .410 .000 .382 104 1.2 2.5 0.2 1.6 0.1 4.0 0.6 4.0 0.6
2012 OMA AAA 88 406 .290 .283 .347 .434 .000 .354 102 13.8 12.1 2.1 -1.3 3.2 31.2 3.0 31.2 3.0
2012 MAY Wnt 36 162 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .338 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 KCA MLB 1 4 .199 .249 .310 .397 .000 .250 99 -0.2 0.1 0 -0.1 0.0 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2013 OMA AAA 135 568 .238 .264 .331 .405 .000 .281 94 -13.3 16.3 3.7 -8.9 -4.5 2.2 -0.7 2.2 -0.7
2013 PUR int 7 27 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .211 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 MIL MLB 11 12 .063 .240 .304 .372 .000 .000 101 -2.2 0.3 0.1 -0.0 0.0 -1.8 -0.2 -1.8 -0.2
2014 SDN MLB 11 23 .143 .253 .325 .409 .000 .188 96 -2.5 0.6 0 -0.1 -0.3 -2.2 -0.3 -2.2 -0.3
2014 NAS AAA 76 282 .252 .276 .340 .431 .000 .310 91 -2.6 8.4 1.5 0.5 0.8 8.1 0.9 8.1 0.9
2015 LOU AAA 121 523 .250 .258 .319 .376 .000 .291 99 -5.4 14.5 -2.2 -1.6 1.2 8.1 0.7 8.1 0.7
2015 CAR Wnt 36 154 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2016 OAX AAA 46 209 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .369 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO TAv VORP FRAA WARP
2004 OMA AAA 6 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 WIC AA 18 1 4 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 .235 .278 .294 .059 .216 -0.1 0.5 0.0
2005 BUR A 525 71 113 20 5 1 28 61 39 34 15 .254 .342 .328 .074 .277 20.5 3.2 2.3
2006 HDS A+ 585 87 159 23 7 3 49 40 46 31 11 .299 .346 .386 .087 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 WIC AA 525 46 115 12 6 1 28 35 44 15 9 .242 .289 .298 .057 .213 -11.7 -9.0 -2.1
2008 NWA AA 405 57 109 11 2 5 42 38 31 11 9 .301 .364 .384 .083 .285 24.6 0.3 2.5
2009 OMA AAA 532 64 125 19 5 2 40 52 35 12 5 .269 .340 .344 .075 .278 26.8 11.8 3.8
2010 OMA AAA 552 75 137 14 6 1 46 42 39 15 4 .272 .325 .330 .058 .236 12.7 10.0 2.2
2011 OMA AAA 437 50 116 10 9 2 47 35 47 21 11 .301 .358 .390 .088 .253 9.0 -3.9 0.5
2012 MAY Wnt 162 30 46 8 4 1 16 14 11 4 5 .324 .381 .458 .134 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 OMA AAA 406 69 120 22 3 7 50 28 41 21 6 .329 .375 .463 .134 .290 31.2 -1.3 3.0
2012 KCA MLB 91 14 29 6 1 0 7 4 9 0 2 .341 .371 .435 .094 .273 4.0 1.6 0.6
2013 OMA AAA 568 50 130 19 6 2 31 47 51 20 10 .256 .320 .329 .073 .238 2.2 -8.9 -0.7
2013 PUR int 27 1 4 1 0 0 0 1 5 1 0 .167 .200 .208 .042 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 KCA MLB 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .000 .199 -0.1 -0.1 -0.0
2014 NAS AAA 282 28 72 8 1 2 18 21 22 9 9 .291 .343 .356 .065 .252 8.1 0.5 0.9
2014 SDN MLB 23 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 0 .150 .261 .150 .000 .143 -2.2 -0.1 -0.3
2014 MIL MLB 12 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 .000 .083 .000 .000 .063 -1.8 -0.0 -0.2
2015 CAR Wnt 154 12 36 6 1 0 13 12 13 3 3 .267 .318 .326 .059 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0
2015 LOU AAA 523 55 124 16 6 3 43 48 46 19 9 .270 .337 .350 .080 .250 8.1 -1.6 0.7
2016 OAX AAA 209 36 66 7 1 4 28 18 13 9 4 .359 .414 .473 .114 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT CSAA_CHANCES CSAA_RT
2012 342 0.4678 0.4503 0.8312 0.5313 0.3791 0.9059 0.7391 0.1688 139 -0.002127
2013 9 0.5556 0.5556 1.0000 0.6000 0.5000 1.0000 1.0000 0.0000 3 0.000256
2014 111 0.4865 0.4414 0.7959 0.6667 0.2281 0.8333 0.6923 0.2041 45 -0.001527
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Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-06-21 2014-06-24 Minors 3 0 - Not Disclosed -
2008-04-25 2008-05-02 Minors 7 0 Not Disclosed -

Compensation

Year Team Salary

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
0 y 120 d1 year (2015)

Details
  • 1 year (2015). Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 12/14 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/4/13 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Milwaukee 5/26/14. Claimed by San Diego off waivers from Milwaukee 6/26/14. Claimed by Milwaukee off waivers from San Diego 7/17/14. Sent outright to Triple-A by Milwaukee 8/7/14.
  • 1 year/$492,025 (2013). Re-signed by Kansas City 2/15/13.
  • 1 year (2012). Contract purchased by Kansas City 5/3/12.
  • Drafted by Kansas City 2003 (21-612) (Indian Hills CC, Iowa).

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BP Articles

Irving Falu is referenced in the following articles.

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This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Closer Swap with TheeR.J. Anderson2014-07-02
This article requires BP Premium accessMinor League Update: International Winter League Games of January 22Jeff Moore2014-01-23
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: September 19, 2013Clint Chisam2013-09-19
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 13, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-13
This article requires BP Premium accessDaily Roundup: Around the League: August 12, 2013Clint Chisam2013-08-12
This article requires BP Premium accessOverthinking It: The Undefeated DominicansBen Lindbergh2013-03-20
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: New Homes for Tampa InfieldersR.J. Anderson2013-02-15
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: Royals Carry a Mig StickR.J. Anderson2013-01-02
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The Shame of Your First Big-League HitSam Miller2012-08-22
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: The Wages of EdwinR.J. Anderson2012-07-13
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: A Roach, a Padre and a Punto Walk Into a BarR.J. Anderson2012-05-07
This article requires BP Premium accessTransaction Analysis: AL ActionChristina Kahrl2009-12-13


BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2010-05-28 14:00:00 (link to chat)So tell me a little something about this new kid the Royals have in AAA...
(Cris E from St Paul, MN)
Irving Falu? (Kevin Goldstein)


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