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Brooks Conrad | Second Baseman

Team: Kansas City Royals
Age / DOB:  (38) / 1/16/1980
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 190
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right

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Brooks Conrad has been hired as the new manager for the Royals' rookie-level team in Burlington, North Carolina.
His playing days are officially over at age 37. Conrad posted a career .200/.271/.389 batting line in parts of six major league seasons spread between the Braves, Rays, Athletics, Padres, and Brewers. Jan 10 - 12:49 PM

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Royals signed INF Brooks Conrad to a minor league contract.

Conrad has not appeared in a game at the major league level since 2014, when he batted .100/.176/.233 in 34 plate appearances with the Padres. He probably won't see any significant action with the Royals in 2017.
Sat, Dec 24, 2016 06:17:00 PM

Mets signed INF Brooks Conrad to a minor league contract.

Conrad made it up to the majors briefly with the Padres last season but spent the bulk of the year in Triple-A, batting .278/.349/.529 with 18 homers. He's merely a depth guy.
Sun, Apr 26, 2015 01:57:00 PM

Padres released INF Brooks Conrad.

Conrad had been designated for assignment, and now the Padres have just decided to cut him loose. The veteran infielder will try to catch on elsewhere for the rest of the season.
Thu, Aug 21, 2014 10:27:00 PM

Padres designated INF Brooks Conrad for assignment.

Conrad was already in the minors, but now he's off the 40-man roster. The veteran infielder can declare free agency assuming he clears waivers.
Tue, Aug 19, 2014 06:37:00 PM

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.
Sun, Jul 27, 2014 08:30:00 PM

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.
Wed, Jul 2, 2014 01:49:00 PM

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.
Sat, Jan 4, 2014 11:21:00 AM

Brooks Conrad has reached a contract agreement with the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball.

The deal will be made official in December. Conrad hit just .133/.181/.306 with four homers and 15 RBI in 105 plate appearances this past year between the Brewers and Rays. He should have a better time in Japan.
Mon, Nov 5, 2012 11:06:00 AM

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.
Wed, Oct 10, 2012 07:05:00 PM

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.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 11:26:00 AM

Rays designated INF Brooks Conrad for assignment.

The move clears a spot for Evan Longoria on the 40-man roster. Conrad was optioned to Triple-A Durham last week after batting .172 (10-for-58) with two homers in 24 games with the Rays.
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 03:39:00 PM

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.
Tue, Jul 31, 2012 07:33:00 PM

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.
Tue, Jul 24, 2012 10:24:00 PM

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.
Wed, Jun 27, 2012 12:15:00 PM

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