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Irving Falu
Birthdate: 6/6/1983 (32 y, 11 m)     Bats/Throws: B/R     Height/Weight: 5-10/180     Position: 2B
Drafted: 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 21, Pick: 5, Overall: 612, Team: Kansas City Royals
Contract: $0.5M / 1 Years (2013)
RotoWire News: Falu has signed a minor league deal with the Reds, Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports. (12/5/2014)
Profiles:  2013  2014  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2006Royals (A+)12658538749316.8 %7.9 %.087.323.299.351.386.34095    
2007Royals (AA)13152514628156.7 %8.4 %.057.263.242.294.298.27459    
2008Royals (AA)10140555742119.4 %7.7 %.083.318.301.367.384.347103    
2009Royals (AAA)12253226440129.8 %6.6 %.075.284.269.342.344.31585    
2010Royals (AAA)11955217545157.6 %7.1 %.058.290.270.325.328.29970    
2011Royals (AAA)11143725047218.0 %10.8 %.088.335.301.358.390.33687    
2012Royals (AAA)8840676950216.9 %10.1 %.134.354.329.375.463.370118    
2012Royals2491014704.4 %9.9 %.094.382.341.371.435.352122-0.71.6-0.40.4
2013Royals (AAA)13556825031208.3 %9.0 %.073.281.256.320.329.30073    
2013Royals1400000.0 %0.0 %.000.250.250.250.250.222320.0-0.30.00.0
2014Brewers (AAA)762822281897.4 %7.8 %.065.310.291.343.356.31784    
20142 Teams2235001111.4 %14.3 %.000.115.100.200.100.139-180.0-4.72.5-0.1
    2014Brewers111200108.3 %8.3 %.000.000.000.083.000.057-80-0.1-2.50.2-0.2
    2014Padres1123000113.0 %17.4 %.000.188.150.261.150.184150.1-2.12.30.1
2015Reds (AAA)12152335543199.2 %8.8 %.080.291.270.337.350.320100    
2016Steamer0100006.2 %11.9 %.070.278.249.298.320.273740.00.00.00.0
2016ZiPS11245234231116.4 %10.8 %.073.271.246.295.319.27166-1.2-19.20.7-0.5
2016Mexican (AAA)281304212066.2 %7.7 %.151.390.378.417.529.426154    
2016Steamer (R)0100006.3 %11.9 %.073.279.251.300.324.275750.00.00.00.0
Total- - -47130014816.2 %10.8 %.067.311.277.320.345.29182-0.7-3.42.10.3

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2006Royals (A+)12653158515912623738749401463110143111.299
2007Royals (AA)131476525115961261462835044121113159.242
2008Royals (AA)1013624051099111255742380310147119.301
2009Royals (AAA)1224655321259919526440521352589125.269
2010Royals (AAA)119503552136115146175454223902512154.270
2011Royals (AAA)1113854371169510925047353471412112111.301
2012Royals (AAA)88365406120882237695028141021111216.329
2012Royals2485912922610147409002202.341
2013Royals (AAA)13550856813010319625031471511111122010.256
2013Royals1441100000000000000.250
2014Brewers (AAA)7624728272618122818211220311699.291
20142 Teams2230353300001415010210.100
    2014Brewers1110120000001101010100.000
    2014Padres1120233300000314000110.150
2015Reds (AAA)12146052312499166355434814615910199.270
2016Steamer0110000000000000 00.249
2016ZiPS1124114521018113434231291491387118.246
2016Mexican (AAA)28119130453641421208110003363.378
2016Steamer (R)0110000000000000 00.251
Total- - -4711913033266101488114012412.277

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2006Royals (A+)6.8 %7.9 %0.87.299.351.386.737.0877.1.323  1.875-4.2.34095
2007Royals (AA)6.7 %8.4 %0.80.242.294.298.592.0575.5.263  -0.938-26.3.27459
2008Royals (AA)9.4 %7.7 %1.23.301.367.384.751.0834.7.318  -1.8531.7.347103
2009Royals (AAA)9.8 %6.6 %1.49.269.342.344.686.0755.4.284  -0.357-10.3.31585
2010Royals (AAA)7.6 %7.1 %1.08.270.325.328.653.0586.2.290  1.152-22.3.29970
2011Royals (AAA)8.0 %10.8 %0.74.301.358.390.747.0886.8.335  -1.353-8.2.33687
2012Royals (AAA)6.9 %10.1 %0.68.329.375.463.838.1346.7.354  1.4639.6.370118
2012Royals4.4 %9.9 %0.44.341.371.435.806.0944.8.3820.20.0-0.9132.7.352122
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Royals (AAA)8.3 %9.0 %0.92.256.320.329.648.0735.6.281  -0.652-19.1.30073
2013Royals0.0 %0.0 %0.00.250.250.250.500.0000.1.2500.00.00.00-0.3.22232
2013Average7.9 %19.9 %0.40.253.318.396.714.1434.9.297     .314 
2014Brewers (AAA)7.4 %7.8 %0.95.291.343.356.699.0654.0.310  -2.331-6.0.31784
20142 Teams11.4 %14.3 %0.80.100.200.100.300.0003.5.1150.0-0.20.2-1-4.6.139-18
    2014Brewers8.3 %8.3 %1.00.000.083.000.083.0000.1.0000.0-0.10.0-1-2.3.057-80
    2014Padres13.0 %17.4 %0.75.150.261.150.411.0003.9.1880.0-0.10.20-2.2.18415
2014Average7.6 %20.4 %0.37.251.314.386.700.1355.0.299     .310 
2015Reds (AAA)9.2 %8.8 %1.04.270.337.350.687.0805.8.291  -0.2550.1.320100
2016Steamer6.2 %11.9 %0.52.249.298.320.617.0700.1.2780.0 0.000.0.27374
2016ZiPS6.4 %10.8 %0.59.246.295.319.614.0735.0.271  -1.236-15.1.27166
2016Mexican (AAA)6.2 %7.7 %0.80.378.417.529.947.1515.6.390  0.1258.7.426154
2016Steamer (R)6.3 %11.9 %0.53.251.300.324.623.0734.6.2790.0 0.000.0.27575
Total- - -6.2 %10.8 %0.57.277.320.345.665.0673.8.3110.2-0.2-0.712-2.2.29182

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2012Royals2.1334.7 %44.4 %20.8 %20.0 %0.0 %6.3 %33.3 %50.0 %23.1 %26.9 %11.5 %71.8 %16.7 %
2013Royals2.0025.0 %50.0 %25.0 %100.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %25.0 %25.0 %50.0 %25.0 %75.0 %0.0 %
20142 Teams5.3320.8 %66.7 %12.5 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %42.3 %23.1 %34.6 %23.1 %61.5 %15.4 %
    2014Brewers1.6720.0 %50.0 %30.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %30.0 %30.0 %40.0 %20.0 %70.0 %10.0 %
    2014Padres11.0021.4 %78.6 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %0.0 %50.0 %18.8 %31.3 %25.0 %56.3 %18.8 %
Total- - -2.6331.0 %50.0 %19.0 %21.1 %0.0 %4.0 %25.0 %47.2 %23.1 %29.6 %14.8 %69.4 %15.7 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012Royals3215253262113229342
2013Royals2111000189
20142 Teams163500204373116
    2014Brewers5320000172744
    2014Padres11030020264672
Total- - -5019314282157310467

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2012Royals-0.26-1.511.251.760.170.91 00.10-0.38
2013Royals-0.03-0.040.00-0.34-0.030.43 0-0.04-0.04
20142 Teams-0.95-1.110.15-6.18-0.701.282.657-0.45-0.29
    2014Brewers-0.72-0.740.02-3.63-0.392.102.946-0.21-0.13
    2014Padres-0.23-0.360.13-2.56-0.310.880.921-0.24-0.03
Total- - --1.24-2.651.41-4.75-0.560.992.657-0.39-0.86

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2012Royals64.3% (91.8)9.9% (82.3)2.3% (88.5)7.9% (77.8)14.3% (82.0)1.2% (87.0)  
2013Royals88.9% (91.1)  11.1% (78.0)    
20142 Teams66.1% (91.6)6.3% (83.1)3.6% (87.5)14.3% (77.6)8.9% (83.0)0.9% (85.0) 3.4%
    2014Brewers79.5% (92.8)6.8% (83.3) 4.5% (80.0)6.8% (82.0)2.3% (85.0)  
    2014Padres57.4% (90.5)5.9% (83.0)5.9% (87.5)20.6% (77.2)10.3% (83.4)  5.6%
Total- - -65.2% (91.7)8.9% (82.5)2.6% (88.2)9.5% (77.7)12.7% (82.2)1.1% (86.6) 0.9%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2012Royals36.6 %15.8 %4.1 %0.3 % 9.9 %10.2 %8.2 %  14.9 %   
2013Royals88.9 %      11.1 %      
20142 Teams31.3 %18.8 %6.3 %  13.4 %8.0 %7.1 %4.5 % 10.7 %   
    2014Brewers36.4 %27.3 %2.3 %  13.6 %6.8 % 2.3 % 11.4 %   
    2014Padres27.9 %13.2 %8.8 %  13.2 %8.8 %11.8 %5.9 % 10.3 %   
Total- - -36.3 %16.2 %4.5 %0.2 % 10.6 %9.5 %8.0 %1.1 % 13.6 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2012Royals91.991.690.581.1 91.482.378.0  82.5  
2013Royals91.0      77.9     
20142 Teams91.292.789.0  90.981.778.673.9 83.4  
    2014Brewers91.593.793.8  93.681.5 78.8 84.1  
    2014Padres91.091.488.2  89.081.878.672.7 83.0  
Total- - -91.791.990.081.1 91.282.278.173.9 82.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2012Royals-1.71.20.61.9-0.2-0.1 -0.793.598.066.93-0.48-1.83 
2013Royals-0.2  0.0   -3.10  2.21   
20142 Teams-4.0-0.30.1-0.80.20.0 -5.44-4.472.44-5.282.244.65 
    2014Brewers-2.1-0.6 0.00.00.0 -5.99-18.50 1.920.614.65 
    2014Padres-1.90.20.1-0.90.2  -4.956.052.44-6.312.94  
Total- - --6.00.90.71.00.00.0 -1.992.226.182.38-0.02-0.53 

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2012Royals-0.5-1.60.10.7 0.70.71.7  -0.3  
2013Royals-0.2      0.0     
20142 Teams-1.9-2.20.1  -0.3-0.2-0.7-0.2 0.3  
    2014Brewers-0.7-1.50.0  -0.3-0.5 0.1 0.2  
    2014Padres-1.2-0.80.1  0.00.3-0.7-0.3 0.1  
Total- - --2.6-3.80.20.7 0.40.51.1-0.2 0.0  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2012Royals-0.37-2.960.7571.48 2.131.926.05  -0.53  
2013Royals-2.81      2.20     
20142 Teams-5.46-10.591.59  -2.15-1.77-8.26-3.72 2.36  
    2014Brewers-4.41-12.14-3.81  -4.63-15.13 9.37 3.09  
    2014Padres-6.34-8.532.49  -0.494.91-8.26-6.99 1.84  
Total- - --1.55-5.101.0371.48 0.821.172.85-3.72 0.02  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2012Royals36.4 %59.4 %46.8 %77.9 %91.3 %85.6 %45.3 %56.0 %6.7 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
2013Royals75.0 %40.0 %55.6 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %55.6 %100.0 %0.0 %
2013Average30.4 %65.5 %45.9 %66.5 %87.0 %79.4 %44.2 %60.2 %9.4 %
20142 Teams33.3 %61.2 %45.5 %71.4 %86.7 %80.4 %43.8 %68.6 %8.6 %
    2014Brewers38.5 %61.1 %47.7 %70.0 %81.8 %76.2 %40.9 %66.7 %11.4 %
    2014Padres29.7 %61.3 %44.1 %72.7 %89.5 %83.3 %45.6 %69.6 %6.9 %
2014Average30.7 %65.7 %46.2 %65.7 %87.3 %79.3 %44.3 %60.6 %9.5 %
Total- - -36.2 %59.3 %46.7 %77.2 %90.3 %84.7 %45.1 %60.8 %7.1 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2012Royals36.4 %57.4 %46.8 %74.6 %92.8 %85.6 %49.4 %19.5
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
2013Royals50.0 %57.1 %55.6 %100.0 %100.0 %100.0 %77.8 %22.4
2013Average29.7 %62.7 %45.9 %63.2 %87.3 %79.4 %49.2 %22.6
20142 Teams21.8 %68.4 %45.5 %58.3 %87.2 %80.4 %50.9 %21.3
    2014Brewers17.4 %81.0 %47.7 %75.0 %76.5 %76.2 %47.7 %22.4
    2014Padres25.0 %61.1 %44.1 %50.0 %95.5 %83.3 %52.9 %20.7
2014Average30.1 %63.1 %46.2 %62.9 %87.5 %79.3 %48.8 %23.0
Total- - -33.0 %60.1 %46.7 %72.4 %91.4 %84.7 %50.3 %20.0

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2012Royals2B1411110.019371109540     .982 
2014Padres2B11557.214110004400     1.000 
Total- - -2B2516167.2334811013940     .988 
2012Royals3B5545.04132011100     .895 
2013Royals3B119.0100000000     1.000 
2014Brewers3B305.0010001100     1.000 
Total- - -3B9659.05142012200     .905 
2012RoyalsSS5335.0690003210     1.000 
2014BrewersSS2110.0131010000     .800 
Total- - -SS7445.07121013210     .950 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2012Royals2B110.0 1 0-2-14026.6507   -1 0.5-1.50.0-1.1-10.3
2014Padres2B57.2 0 022109.9002     0.21.80.22.278.4
Total- - -2B167.2 1 0015035.7009   -1 0.60.30.21.17.8
2012Royals3B45.0 0 0221412.8571   0 -0.10.9-0.20.614.6
2013Royals3B9.0 0 00000 0          
2014Brewers3B5.0 0 000111.0000     0.10.10.00.223.0
Total- - -3B59.0 0 0221513.8671   0 0.01.0-0.20.818.0
2012RoyalsSS35.0 0 0-1-196.6672   0 -0.2-0.50.2-0.4-17.3
2014BrewersSS10.0 0 00021.5002      0.6-0.7-0.1-9.4
Total- - -SS45.0 0 0-1-1117.6364   0 -0.20.1-0.4-0.5-16.3

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2012Royals2B110.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (4)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (4)94.4%    (36)
2014Padres2B57.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (14)
Total- - -2B167.20.0%      (1)0.0%      (5)0.0%      (2)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (4)96.0%    (50)
2012Royals3B45.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (13)
2013Royals3B9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
2014Brewers3B5.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
Total- - -3B59.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)75.0%      (4)100.0%    (15)
2012RoyalsSS35.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%    (10)
2014BrewersSS10.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)80.0%      (5)
Total- - -SS45.00.0%      (1)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)93.3%    (15)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2012Royals190.074350454244484746-1
Total- - -190.074350454244484746-1

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2012Royals2.4-0.7-0.90.41.6-0.40.32.74.20.4$2.9 
2013Royals-0.30.0 0.0-0.30.00.00.1-0.20.0($0.1) 
20142 Teams-4.70.02.30.2-4.72.50.01.0-1.2-0.1($1.0) 
    2014Brewers-2.4-0.10.10.1-2.50.20.00.3-2.0-0.2($1.7) 
    2014Padres-2.20.12.20.1-2.12.30.00.60.90.1$0.7 
Total- - --2.6-0.71.40.6-3.42.10.43.82.90.3$1.8 

  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2013) (Edit)
    • signed by Kansas City Royals on 2/15/2013 (League Minimum)
    • 2013: $0.5M
    • Source: mlb.mlb.com
    • Submitted by willl
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  • 2003 June Amateur Draft - Round: 21, Pick: 5, Overall: 612
    • Team: Kansas City Royals
    • School: Indian Hills CC (IA)
  • 2001 June Amateur Draft - Round: 32, Pick: 14, Overall: 960
    • Team: San Diego Padres
    • School: Angel P. Millian Rohena HS (Carolina, PR)