Found May 03, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
With first baseman Mat Gamel now presumably out for the season with what is reported to be a torn ACL, the Brewers called up utility infielder Brooks Conrad on Thursday from Triple-A Nashville to fill the newly opened roster spot. Conrad spent the last three seasons with the Atlanta Braves, where he played in 225 games at the major league level. At first base, however, Conrad has just one start in that span. To prepare for time at first base, Conrad did start at the position in Nashville on Wednesday night. In 15 games playing for the Sounds, he was very hot at the plate, batting .400 with five home runs and 13 RBI. While Conrad is expected to play some at first base, the Brewers could also slot right fielder Corey Hart at the spot. That move would allow Brewers manager Ron Roenicke to give more playing time to one of Milwaukees three center fielders. Conrads call-up will likely mean Gamel will be placed on the 60-day DL, allowing for Conrad to be added to the 40-man roster. Follow Ryan Kartje on Twitter.
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