MAT GAMEL RUMORS & GOSSIP
If Mat Gamel didn't have bad luck, he wouldn't have any luck at all.
After fighting his way back from a torn ACL suffered last May, the Brewers first baseman didn't make it through the first couple of days of spring training before tearing it again.
Gamel who got a clean bill of health at Brewers On Deck in late January and again when he reported to camp was taking...
(Hunter Morris; Jordan Megenhardt/MLB.com)
In January I posted about Corey Hart’s injury and what it meant for the Brewers. I wrote a lot about how Mat Gamel would once again take the role as the starting first-baseman with the absence of Hart. Even though I really wasn’t a huge fan of Gamel because he really didn’t prove much with his short stints in Milwaukee, I was still...
At some point, you have to start wondering what Mat Gamel did to tick off the baseball gods.
The Brewers first baseman will miss the entire 2013 season after re-tearing his right ACL during the team's first full-squad workout this past Saturday. Gamel was pulled from that workout after "tweaking" his knee once while stretching to make a play at first, and again...
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...
Corey Harts' recent knee surgery meant the Milwaukee Brewers were going
to spend spring training looking for someone to tend to first base until their
slugger returns. Mat Gamel is one of the primary people being offered
that opportunity, but coming off his own knee surgery, Gamel hit an obstacle, forcing
him off the field today.
Gamel, 27, is well on his way...
After tearing his ACL chasing a foul pop-up in San Diego on May 1, likely ending his season, Brewers first baseman Mat Gamel underwent successful surgery on his right knee Tuesday morning, according to a tweet from the Brewers.
Brewers team doctor William Raasch performed the procedure.
Gamel had expressed his urgency to get surgery through Twitter a few days ago, as he waited...
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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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...
Mat Gamel has seen sporadic action with the Brewers since 2008. But make no mistake: 2012 is his time.
With Prince Fielder now in Detroit, Milwaukee's starting first base spot is Gamel's. And, the 26-year-old sounds ready to seize the moment. Saturday served as evidence, as Gamel clubbed a grand slam and a solo home run, as the Brewers beat a Padres split squad 10-7.
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MILWAUKEE After years of waiting, a couple of false starts and a position change, Mat Gamel is finally getting his chance with the Milwaukee Brewers.Gamel, 26, was the Brewers' fourth-round selection (115th overall) in the 2005 Major League Baseballdraft and quickly established himself as one of the top prospects in a stacked Milwaukee system.He's terrorized minor league...