Brooks Conrad 2B SD 1 Day
Conrad was designated for assignment on Tuesday.
At 37 years old, he is not much of a factor at the big league level anymore, and the Padres needed to clear a spot on the 40-man roster. He should have no problem clearing waivers and will go back to offering organizational infield depth.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD 24 Days
Padres optioned Brooks Conrad to Triple-A El Paso.
With Jedd Gyorko returning from the disabled list on Monday, Conrad became expendable. He'll continue to serve as organizational infield depth in the minor leagues.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD 2 Months
Padres purchased the contract of INF Brooks Conrad from Triple-A El Paso.
Conrad, who hasn't appeared in the majors since 2012, has batted .275/.347/.526 with 18 homers and 57 RBI over 77 games for El Paso this season. He'll provide depth all over the infield.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD 8 Months
Padres signed INF Brooks Conrad to a minor league contract.
The deal does not include an invitation to spring training. The 33-year-old spent the 2013 season in Japan, slashing a meager .175/.319/.281 in 24 games. He'll function merely as organizational depth.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Nov 05 '12
Brooks Conrad has reached a basic contract agreement with the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball.
The contract will be made official in December. Conrad hit just .133/.181/.306 with four homers and 15 RBI in 105 plate appearances this past season between the Brewers and Rays. He should have a better time in Japan.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Oct 10 '12
Brooks Conrad has elected free agency.
He's decided to decline an outright assignment from the Rays and will now look for a new organization this winter. Conrad hit just .133/.181/.306 over 49 major league games this season.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Aug 10 '12
Rays sent INF Brooks Conrad outright to Triple-A Durham.
Conrad was sent down to the minors at the end of last month and removed from the 40-man roster earlier this week. He batted just .172 (10-for-58) with two homers in his time with the Rays.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Jul 31 '12
Rays optioned INF Brooks Conrad to Triple-A Durham.
Conrad managed just a .172/.213/.362 batting line in 24 games with the Rays. He could be back later this season.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Jul 24 '12
Brooks Conrad launched a two-run homer in Tuesday's win over the Orioles.
Adam Jones gave the O's an early lead with a solo shot, but Conrad came back with a two-run blast in the fifth that put the Rays up for good. The utility player is batting just .192 in his time with the Rays but has at least gone deep a couple times.
Brooks Conrad 2B SD Jun 27 '12
Brooks Conrad will bat cleanup Wednesday against the Royals.
This is the first time Conrad has batted cleanup in his career, but we wouldn't expect anything less from Rays manager Joe Maddon. Jeff Keppinger is hitting third.