by Brad Richter | Wed, Dec 16th 10:11am EST
Middlebrooks was signed to a minor league deal by the Brewers after being non-tendered by the Padres. (Dennis Lin on Twitter)
Middlebrook played 83 games for the Padres last season batting only .212 with nine home runs and 29 runs batted in. Middlebrooks could have a chance for regular playing time for the Brewers this season at third base where he will be competing with fellow pickup Garin Cecchini.