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MLB Injury News:
On Saturday, I reported here that Brewers second-string first baseman
Mat Gamel, expected to be pressed into service until Corey Hart can return from
knee surgery, left the field during team workouts in Phoenix.
ESPN.com, citing an MLB.com report, has just released word that Gamel
will miss the entire 2013 season after an MRI revealed damage to the same knee
he hurt last season.
The Brewers latest update on Hart was that he might be ready to join the
lineup by late April. For now, Milwaukee
must find a viable fill in at first. No player is listed in the teams’
official depth chart. Carlos Lee is still an unsigned free agent with a fan
base in Milwaukee,
having played there from 2005-06, and might be considered. Former Giant
Aubrey Huff is also without a contract for 2013.
Check back for more information as this story develops.
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