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Mathew Lawrence Gamel (born July 26, 1985, in Jacksonville, Florida) is a former Major League Baseball third baseman. He was drafted in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft from Chipola College in Marianna, Florida. He also attended Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Florida.[1]

Baseball career[]

He played his first professional season in 2005 for Milwaukee's Rookie League Helena Brewers. Gamel was promoted to the Single-A West Virginia Power in 2006 and the High Single-A Brevard County Manatees in 2007. He played most of the 2008 season with the Double-A Huntsville Stars before being promoted to the Triple-A Nashville Sounds on August 24.[2] In 2008, he was selected to play in the All-Star Futures Game.[3]

Gamel was called up to the Majors for the first time when rosters expanded on September 1, 2008, and made his debut two days later, striking out in a pinch-hitting appearance. He recorded his first career hit, a double, on September 7, 2008, off of Chris Young of the San Diego Padres.


  1. Gamel at Bishop Kenny
  2. Shepard, Brad. "Gamel lands big promotion." The Huntsville Times. 24 August 2008. Retrieved 25 August 2008.
  3. Mayo, Jonathan. "Gamel, LaPorta take act to Futures Game." Minor League Baseball. 7 July 2008. Retrieved on 25 August 2008.

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