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The Milwaukee Brewers will have to find another option to replace Prince Fielder. When the slugging first baseman left the team this off-season, it looked like Mat Gamel was going to get an opportunity to prove himself in the majors. At 26-years-old, this was a make or break year for Gamel — an o...
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After landing awkwardly on his knee going for a foul ball in the first inning, first baseman Mat Gamel left the game in the top of the 2nd inning.
Gamel looked like he was in serious pain after planting on his right knee, coming up lame. Writhing on the ground, he was examined by head athletic trainer Dan Wright. Upon talking to Wright, Gamel decided to play through any pain for...
After leaving Tuesday night’s game against San Diego, the worst was feared for Brewers first baseman Mat Gamel. Gamel banged his right knee on the low wall at Petco Park chasing down a Nick Hundley foul ball in the first inning.
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The cause for concern regarding Mat Gamel's injured right knee is great enough that the Brewers are flying him back to Milwaukee for further examination.
The team announced Wednesday that Gamel will return home to be examined by Brewers head physician William Raasch.
Gamel injured his right knee chasing after a Nick Hundley foul pop-up in the first inning of Tuesday's loss...
Milwaukee Brewers 1B Mat Gamel left the game Tuesday night in San Diego after one inning with what was described as a twisted right knee. Gamel's knee appeared to buckle just before he crashed into the padded wall chasing a foul pop in the bottom of the first inning. Gamel finished
that inning but felt discomfort swinging a bat in the on-deck circle before the second
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...
How will the Brewers manage without Mat Gamel?
Milwaukee area radio host Doug Russell has tweeted that Brewers first baseman Mat Gamel has torn his ACL, and will likely miss the rest of the season. Russell later tweeted that Brewers right fielder Corey Hart was taking pregame defense lessons at first base.
This seems like terrible news for the Brewers on the surface, but is it really that bad?. Gamel was deemed the replacement...
Photo: CBS SportsAfter tearing a ligament in his knee last night, Mat Gamel is headed for surgery, and will probably miss the rest of this season. This puts the Brewers right back where they were three months ago, when Prince Fielder signed with the Tigers and the team had no first baseman.If you take a closer look, though, this loss might even be more problematic. Gamel...
RACINE, WI -- While Milwaukee Brewers fans statewide are trying to figure out what exactly is going on with their local baseball team's string of bad luck, there is one local man who saw it all coming and claims that the Milwaukee Brewers recent troubles are an accurate reflection of every bad thing that has happened to him in his life.
"Baseball is supposed to be an escape...
The after effects of first baseman Mat Gamel's season-ending injury continued to sweep through the organization Friday, as reliever Zach Braddock was released to make room for Brooks Conrad, the team's latest call-up.
Gamel's injury prompted the Brewers to call up Conrad, who was not on the 40-man roster. And in order to fit Conrad, without putting Gamel on the 60-day...