ROSTER MOVES: INF Brooks Conrad outrighted to Durham; INF Matt Mangini has been released by Rays organization.— Durham Bulls (@DurhamBulls) August 9, 2012
Conrad signed a free agent deal with the Milwaukee Brewers this off-season and appeared in twenty-five games for the club, hitting only .075/.136/.225 over forty at-bats. This lackluster performance resulted in him being designated for assignment by Milwaukee.
The 32-year-old was then claimed by the Rays. Conrad has appeared in twenty-four games with Tampa Bay, hitting .172/.213/.362 with five doubles and two home runs. He owns a career line of .207/.278/.400 over five years at the major league level.
Conrad has also appeared in twenty-five games at the Triple-A level this season with the Brewers and Rays, hitting .379/.465/.862 over eighty-seven at-bats.