Conrad, a lifetime .200 hitter, hit .100 in 13 games with the San Diego Padres last year with one double and one home run. He struck out 14 times while walking twice and was released in August. He spent 2013 in Japan with the Hanshin Tigers of Nippon Professional Baseball, hitting just .175/.319/.281 in 69 plate appearances.
The 35-year-old switch-hitter has played parts of six seasons in the major leagues, also spending time with Oakland, Atlanta, Milwaukee, and Tampa Bay. Between the majors and minors, Conrad has played all over the field, although most of his time has been spent at second base and third base. In his career, Conrad has a .912 fielding percentage at third base (66 games) and a .994 fielding percentage at second base (55 games) in the majors; he has also played eight games at first base and one game at shortstop.
Conrad will start the season in Las Vegas.