Falú with the Kansas City Royals in 2012
June 6, 1983 |
Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
|May 6, 2012, for the Kansas City Royals|
(through 2014 season)
|Runs batted in||8|
|Representing Puerto Rico|
|World Baseball Classic|
|2013 San Francisco||Team|
Kansas City Royals
After playing college baseball at Indian Hills Community College in Iowa, Falú was drafted by the Royals in the 21st round of the 2003 MLB Draft. He was called up to the major league level for the first time on May 3, 2012. He made his debut on May 6 against the New York Yankees at shortstop, and hit a triple in his first major league at-bat, as well as a base hit with his second at bat. He was released by the Royals on November 25, 2013.
San Diego Padres
Return to Milwaukee
On July 17, Falu was claimed by the Milwaukee Brewers.
Guerreros de Oaxaca
Kansas City Royals
On June 5, 2016, Falu signed a minor league deal with the Kansas City Royals.
On January 12, 2017, Falu signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals.
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