Dodgers reportedly bring back Elian Herrera on minor-league contract

After two years away from the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, utility man Elian Herrera reportedly will return to the Blue Crew.Herrera recently announced on his Twitter page that he has been acquired by the Dodgers after two seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers.The news, which has yet to be officially announced by the Dodgers, was confirmed in a report by SB Nation that revealed...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

A Lukewarm Tribute to Elian Herrera (Both of Them)

Another small part of the Brewers’ rebuilding plan unfolded last weekend with the little-noticed news that utility player Elian Herrera signed a minor league deal with the Dodgers. Thus the Herrera era in Milwaukee came to an understandably quiet end. Fittingly, he’ll be returning to the organization he started his career with. Thanks to the @Brewers for the last 2 yrs of support...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Herrera homer paces Brewers to win in opener of doubleheader

CINCINNATI -- Elian Herrera hit a tiebreaking home run on reliever J.J. Hoover's first pitch of the eighth inning, sending the Milwaukee Brewers over the Cincinnati Reds 8-6 Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. A day after the teams were rained out, the Brewers won their fifth in a row. They also have taken five straight at Cincinnati. The Reds made it 6-all in...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 6/7/15

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Elian Herrera Stays in Brewers Organization: When the Brewers DFA’d Herrera to make room for waiver claim Hernan Perez, my heart sank a little.  Not because I’m an...
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June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers still have not clicked

The losses just keep coming for the Milwaukee Brewers, as Saturday evening’s 5-3 loss to the Cardinals put the Brewers at 3-15 for the young 2015 season. The past several games, one of them being a win against the Reds, showed flashes of what this Brewers team is capable of. Starting pitching has been impressive the last four games. Jimmy Nelson went eight innings and gave up just...
April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers designate utility man Herrera for assignment

To clear room on the 40-man roster for left-hander Neal Cotts, the Milwaukee Brewers designated utility man Elian Herrera for assignment Friday. Herrera hit .274 with five RBI in 140 plate appearances over 69 games with the Brewers in 2014. He was recalled from Triple-A Nashville four times during the first half of the season but stuck in the big leagues from July 12 on. The versatile...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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 been...
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 in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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