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Do Brewers Have Another Ryan Braun in Mat Gamel?

Published by on May 14, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

A young Brewer third base prospect tears up the minor league pitching. He hits for power, average, and drives in runs. But the kid makes error after error in the field.

Sound familiar?

No, I'm not talking about the Brewers slugging left fielder—and former third baseman—Ryan Braun.

The Brewers have called up their No. 1 minor league prospect, Mat Gamel, from Nashville. Gamel has torn up Triple-A picthing this season.

In 33 games with Triple-A Nashville, the 23-year-old Gamel is batting .336 with eight home runs and 31 RBI with 11 doubles and one triple, for a .421 on-base percentage and .652 slugging percentage.

The Brewers have been among the hottest teams in MLB i...

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