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Farris Recalled by Milwaukee

Former Lion Eric Farris was called back to the Big Leagues on September 1.
Former Lion Eric Farris was called back to the Big Leagues on September 1.
Former Lion Eric Farris (2005-07) was recalled by the Milwaukee Brewers from AAA Nashville on September 1. Farris, a standout infielder for the Lions, made his Major League debut on July 28, 2011 for the Brewers.

Farris, a lifetime .289 hitter in the Minor Leagues, has hit .286 with 63 runs scored and 21 doubles this year. Always a threat on the bases, Farris swiped 35 bags this year while also notching a career-high tying seven home runs. His 35 stolen bases are his best mark since swiping 70 in 76 attempts in 2009.

The native of Sacramento, Calif. has appeared in a pair of games for the Brewers, twice entering as a pinch hitter. Farris' most recent appearance came on September 2 of this year against Pittsburgh.

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