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Three Call-ups Who Could Help Brewers

Roster expansion on September 1 stands as one of the most unique events in all of sports. MLB allows teams to stretch their September rosters from 25 to 40 men, remaining the only major sports league to adjust the roster size in-season. These September call-ups figure to play a very different role for the Brewers than they did last year. 2013’s call-ups could gain experience while...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Wednesday: Fiers sent down, Figaro recalled

MILWAUKEE -- Needing a fresh bullpen arm following Tuesday night's 16-inning marathon, the Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-hander Mike Fiers to Triple-A Nashville and recalled right-hander Alfredo Figaro from the same club. Without many options without making a 40-man roster move, Figaro comes to the Brewers despite struggling to a 5.02 ERA in Triple-A. Fresh is also a relative...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers recall Figaro, option Wooten to Triple-A

Needing reinforcements in the bullpen after Sunday's 14-inning game, the Milwaukee Brewers optioned right-hander Rob Wooten to Triple-A Nashville and recalled right-hander Alfredo Figaro. Figaro has a 5.00 ERA in nine innings for Nashville this season, with all five of the earned runs against him coming over two of his seven outings. The 29-year-old appeared in 33 games and made...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers place Alfredo Figaro on DL; call up Johnny Hellweg

The Milwaukee Brewers have placed right-hander Alfredo Figaro on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right oblique, according to Kevin Massoth of To replace Figaro on the roster, the Brewers called up Johnny Hellweg, who will make his major league debut Friday. Manager Ron Roenicke explained the situation and resulting decision to give Hellweg the ball Friday...
Via MLB Injury News
June 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Alfredo Figaro - Theme Song/Illustration

Alfredo Figaro theme music can be accessed, here. Here are themes/illustrations 1 & 2 (Norichika Aoki / Yovani Gallardo), for those interested. In addition, I've made a set specifically for this blog.   Music/Artwork on this page -J. Lemont
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June 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers' Alfredo Figaro making a case for starter's role

Alfredo Figaro is making it awfully hard on his manager. With Marco Estrada soon to return from the disabled list and Chris Narveson and Hiram Burgos out on rehab assignments, it seemed only a matter of time before Figaro returned to the bullpen. But Figaro isn't going to go quietly. The right-hander tossed seven shutout innings, allowing just three hits for his first major...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Figaro still looking for first win as starter this season

With slugger Giancarlo Stanton back in the lineup, the Miami Marlins may be poised to continue their recent success. After having a hand in ending the Milwaukee Brewers' winning streak, Stanton tries to help the Marlins post back-to-back series wins for the first time in a year Wednesday night. Stanton is 2 for 8 in two games since his return from missing more than a month with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers Monday: Figaro likely to start Tuesday

MILWAUKEE Milwaukee's starter for Tuesday's game against Minnesota has finally been answered sort of. Right-hander Alfredo Figaro will start against the Twins if he isn't needed out of the bullpen in Monday's game. If Wily Peralta gives the Brewers a short start Monday, or the game goes into extra innings, Milwaukee has a backup plan in place for Tuesday. But...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brewers sign pitcher to minor league deal

The Milwaukee Brewers have signed right-handed pitcher Alfredo Figaro, who was impressive in Dominican Winter League play, to a minor league contract with an invitation to major league spring training. Figaro, 28, pitched for Licey in the Dominican Winter League, posting a 2.63 ERA in six appearances, including three starts. His manager in the league was Brewers Triple-A skipper...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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