Gamel went 2-for-5 with two homers and three RBI in Sunday's 9-1 win over the Phillies. Gamel doubled his season total for homers on Sunday, with all four coming since April 27. The 27-year-old has just four hits over his last 24 at-bats and his limited playing time hurts his fantasy appeal.
Gamel will start in left field and bat sixth Wednesday against the Reds. Gamel will pick up his third straight start, but he'll likely move back into a reserve role when the Brewers open up their next series Friday against Philadelphia. Christian Yelich (back) will remain on the bench for the second straight day, but the expectation is that he'll be ready to rejoin the lineup Friday. Ryan Braun should also re-enter the outfield over the weekend after getting a routine day off Wednesday.
Gamel went 2-for-4 against Atlanta on Sunday, hitting a solo home run in the 10th inning to lead Milwaukee to victory. Gamel's second homer of the year led off the 10th frame and held up as the decisive tally in the victory. Gamel has filled a platoon role during his first season in Milwaukee but has been effective when given at-bats. He is hitting .283 with 11 RBI on the season.
Gamel will start in center field and lead off Thursday against the Phillies. Gamel will start out of the leadoff spot for the fifth time this season, all of which have come on days when Lorenzo Cain has sat out. He'll have some appeal as a punt play in DFS contests while topping the order, but unless the Brewers lose one of their regular outfielders to injury, Gamel will be stuck in a bench role more often than not.
Gamel was added to the lineup for Saturday's game against the Cubs. Gamel was on track to serve as a reserve Saturday, but he was added to the starting nine in place of Ryan Braun, who was scratched with a sore hamstring. Gamel will man left field and hit seventh against Cubs starter Cole Hamels.
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