Andrew Lefave

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Andrew Michael Lefave

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Biographical Information[edit]

First baseman Andrew Lefave played in the Milwaukee Brewers system in 2006 and 2007 and the Washington Nationals system in 2008. Though he went undrafted, and despite for the most part playing at levels below his age level, he performed well in his brief career. With the AZL Brewers in 2006, he slashed .353/.427/.493 with 48 hits and 22 RBI in 35 games. In 2007, he hit .345/.432/.525 with 17 home runs, 79 RBI, 90 runs and 12 stolen bases in 112 games for the West Virginia Power. He paced the South Atlantic League in batting average and on-base percentage. On September 14, 2007, the Brewers sent Lefave to the Nationals as the player to be named later in a deal for pitcher Ray King. Lefave spent one year in the Brewers chain, hitting .259/.382/.380 with 4 home runs, 61 RBI and 11 stolen bases in 121 games between two clubs. He peaked at Double A.

He died at the age of 33 from cancer.

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