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Herrera stays positive, ready whether with Brewers or at Triple-A

MILWAUKEE -- Elian Herrera has become this year's yo-yo man for the Milwaukee Brewers. Every team has one, usually the final cut in spring training. When a position player is needed, this player comes up to fill the void, only to head back to the minor leagues when a roster spot must be opened up. Herrera is currently in his fourth stint with the Brewers in 2014 and has already...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Cards drop to second place after 11-2 loss to Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- Elian Herrera got five hits while filling in for mourning shortstop Jean Segura, and the Milwaukee Brewers ended a seven-game losing streak by routing the St. Louis Cardinals 11-2 Sunday. The Brewers tied a season high with 19 hits and took a one-game lead over St. Louis in the NL Central at the All-Star break. Herrera was called up from the minors Saturday when Segura...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Herrera is a true glove man

MILWAUKEE -- How many gloves does Elian Herrera own? After glancing back into his locker to do a quick count, Herrera proudly proclaimed he has three different gloves, while a fourth one could be on its way. Herrera is currently extremely valuable to the Milwaukee Brewers in a time in which they are playing down an outfielder and with their backup catcher suspended. The 29-year-old...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Herrera homers, Brewers beat Rockies 5-3

PHOENIX (AP) -- Elian Herrera hit a solo home run in the seventh inning off the glove of leaping right fielder Ryan Wheeler and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the mistake-prone Colorado Rockies 5-3 Thursday. The Brewers scored twice in the eighth with the help of four of Colorado's five errors. Herrera, a leading candidate to make the Brewers as a utility infielder, has four hits...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers claim utility man Elian Herrera off waivers

Adding to their depth on the infield, the Milwaukee Brewers claimed utility man Elian Herrera off waivers from the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday. Herrera spent each of the past two seasons splitting time between Triple-A Albuquerque and the Dodgers, hitting .251 with one home run and 17 RBI in 71 career big-league games. The switch-hitter batted .305 with 10 home runs and 83 RBI...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Dodgers activate Elbert; option Herrera

The Los Angeles Dodgers reinstated left-handed reliever Scott Elbert from the disabled list and optioned infielderoutfielder Elian Herrera to Triple-A Albuquerque. Herrera appeared in just two games during his six-day recall, going 1-for-3 at the plate. Elbert had been on the disabled list since July 26 with left elbow inflammation and made three rehab appearances with Double...
Via Fox Sports West
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Elian Herrera not slowing down with Dodgers

OAKLAND The improbable success of Elian Herrera shows no signs of ebbing, much to the Dodgers' delight. It has been a month since the 27-year-old utilityman, who spent nearly a decade in the Dodgers' farm system, was called up to the big leagues and he has seemingly been everywhere in helping the Dodgers stay in first place. Herrera was batting .305 entering Tuesday'...
Via Fox Sports West
June 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Herrera's ascent continues in LA

A week ago, Elian Herrera was a 27-year old career minor leaguer, one who had never even been invited to a major league spring training camp. Now, Herrera is potentially a key member of the Dodgers' lineup. Herrera was promoted to the Dodgers on May 14 when third baseman Juan Uribe was placed on the disabled list with a left wrist injury. Now the Dodgers will be without starting...
Via Fox Sports West
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers place Uribe on DL, call up Herrera

LOS ANGELES The Los Angeles Dodgers Monday placed infielder Juan Uribe on the 15-day disabled list with a left wrist injury and purchased the contract of Elian Herrera from Triple-A Albuquerque. Uribe was hitting .250 with a homer and 10 RBI in 25 games, all at third base. The switch-hitting Herrera was on fire for the first-place Isotopes, batting .358 (43-for-120) with two homers...
Via Fox Sports West
May 14, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Elian Herrera on his way to the Dodgers

Elian Herrera Wait, who? Oh, Elian Herrera (I'll give you a few minutes to look him up). Tony Jackson of ESPN LA tweeted the news tonight: "I'm told Elian Herrera on his way up. Not sure what it means other than that Gordon probably will move out of leadoff spot" Not sure what to make of this, other than the Dodgers might be making a rash decision (which...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
May 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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