#Brewers general manager Doug Melvin insisted he is not worried about Ryan Braun's ailing thumb. "Not at this time," said Melvin.
Brew Crew Ball "Ryan Braun's right thumb is still an issue, and the only solution may be surgery. Braun has been dealing with nerve issue in his thumb since early in 2013, a season during which he .298/.372/.498 with 11 home runs before sitting out the final 65 games due to suspension. While most players would..." April 06
CBSSports.com "Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was out of the lineup on Saturday because a nerve issue in his right thumb is bothering him again. He missed close to a month with the problem last season. Braun was suspended 65 games for his ties to Biogenesis last year, which gave him time to rest and let the..." April 06
Braun's right thumb is a problem again. Lots of details coming to #Brewers .com, none of which are pleasant if you're a fan of the team.
Sportress of Blogitude "In yet another step for Ryan Braun as he attempts to repair his personal and professional image after being suspended 65 games by Major League Baseball for his alleged involvement in the Biogenesis scandal, the Milwaukee Brewers right fielder has signed on with 3N2, a small cleat..." March 12
USA Today "They taunt Ryan Braun the moment he steps into the on-deck circle. They scream at him while he's at the plate, boo as he catches fly balls. Braun never flinches. Oh, he hears you. The cascade of boos drowns out most of the personal nastiness, but he hears the hate. The..." March 11
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "In the midst of his first large-scale public appearance in Milwaukee since his 65-game suspension last season, Ryan Braun remained upbeat and apologetic in addressing the media prior to 'Brewers On Deck' at the Wisconsin Center on Sunday morning. "I’m excited to be back," said Braun, dressed in..." January 27
With Aoki's departure, Ryan Braun is the #Brewers' new right fielder. Ron Roenicke will call RB today to talk about it further.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "chilly Wednesday morning, and for the first time since being suspended for 65 games by Major League Baseball, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun addressed the media. Braun's appearance came at the end of his taking food donations outside Helfaer Field, in the shadow of Miller Park. With..." November 27
CBSSports.com "Not only did the Mets have internal discussions about embattled superstar Ryan Braun as previouslyreported, but they actually inquired about him with Milwaukee as well – if ever so briefly – before their suggestion was summarily rebuffed at the GM Meetings. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson,..." November 26
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said Thursday there is "absolutely nothing" to the rumor that he might consider trading Ryan Braun to the New York Mets. Melvin said the only move being discussed involving Braun is one from left field to right field. "We have no intentions of..." November 24
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "As crazy as the Ryan Braun trade rumor involving the New York Mets seemed, I figured I'd check in this morning with Brewers general manager Doug Melvin. After all, the Tigers did trade Prince Fielder yesterday to the Rangers despite nearly $170 million remaining on his contract. Melvin said..." November 21
MetsBlog.com "There is a better chance the Brewers trade OF Ryan Braun for Mets 1B Ike Davis than deal OF Norichika Aoki, according to people familiar with the team’s thinking. Milwaukee is trying to make room for OF prospect Khris Davis, and they’re also looking for a left-handed power bat at first base..." November 20
New York Daily News "A public relations firm hired by Alex Rodriguez leaked documents to Yahoo! Sports in February linking Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun and Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli to the Biogenesis doping ring, according to documents filed by Major League Baseball in Manhattan Supreme Court..." October 30
For first time Melvin acknowledges they've discussed asking Ryan Braun to move to RF to get KHDavis in lineup. Have not asked Braun yet.
Black Sports Online "When Aaron Rodgers called out Brewers former MVP Ryan Braun in July for lying to Rodgers about PED use Rodgers said it hadn’t been determined whether their restaurant partnership will continue. It looks like a decision has been made and it’s not a good one for Braun. From a joint statement..." September 08
CBS 58 in Milwaukee "CBS 58 has confirmed suspended Milwaukee Brewers Outfielder Ryan Braun is calling Brewers season ticket holders one at a time to apologize. Braun was suspended 65 games by Major League Baseball earlier this year for using performance enhancing drugs. A couple weeks ago Braun issued a lengthy..." September 05
Fox Sports "Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun issued a statement Thursday explaining his acceptance of a 65-game suspension from baseball. The statement read in full: “Now that the initial MLB investigation is over I want to apologize for my actions and provide a more specific account of what I..." August 22
Denver Post "Troy Tulowitzki wants Ryan Braun to come clean and explain why he accepted his 65-game suspension last month. But the Rockies all-star shortstop remains friends with the disgraced former National League Most Valuable Player and said Braun never disparaged the man who collected his urine sample..." August 20
CBSSports.com "Suspended Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun reached out to fellow players for support in discrediting urine test collector Dino Laurenzi Jr. following his failed drug test in 2011 reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. He reached out Matt Kemp Troy Tulowitzki and Joey Votto among others. According..." August 19
SB Nation "Suspended Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun told players around MLB prior to 2012 spring training that the man who collected his urine sample that tested positive for synthetic testosterone was anti-Semitic in an attempt to discredit him according to Yahoo! Sports' Jeff Passan. Braun also accused..." August 19
USA Today "Milwaukee Brewers embattled left fielder Ryan Braun plans to tell the truth the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Braun according to people who are familiar with his plans is ready to soon admit that he used performance-enhancing drugs in parts of the 2011 season the reasons why he did it..." August 17
ESPN.com "Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun has joined the list of athletes who have had contracts with Nike terminated. KeJuan Wilkins a spokesman for the world's largest shoe and apparel maker acknowledged Friday that the company no longer has a relationship with Braun. The outfielder accepted a..." August 02
Sporting News "The player reaction to the Ryan Braun’s Biogenesis suspension continues to produce astounding levels of both honesty and condemnation around Major League Baseball. We’ve already heard from rival players—Skip Schumaker Joe Saunders and C.J. Wilson among others—but on Friday a former teammate..." July 27
CBSSports.com "Brewers slugger Ryan Braun as we all know is currently serving a 65-game suspension for his role in the Biogenesis scandal and that suspension came after Braun's stern and repeated denials of ever using PEDs. All of this has caused not-insubstantial levels of outrage among baseball observers and..." July 27
Interesting from #Brewers COO Rick Schlesinger in the Milw J-S: Braun merchandise sales have actually increased since Monday.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ""I'm sad." That's how Milwaukee Brewers owner Mark Attanasio described his emotions Wednesday night in the wake of star leftfielder Ryan Braun's season-ending suspension for violating Major League Baseball's drug policy. In a surprise visit to the press box at Miller Park during the seventh..." July 25
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun made a brief statement through a Milwaukee Brewers' public relations spokesperson on Thursday afternoon the first comments of any kind from the team's embattled leftfielder since he was suspended for the season on Monday. Braun's comments came in response to any queries the media..." July 25
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "ESPN's T.J. Quinn has tweeted that "sources tell OTL (Outside the Lines) Braun relationship with Bosch began in summer '11 months before testing positve. RB was on PED regimen for high-end clients." Quinn of course is referring to Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun and former Biogenesis clinic..." July 24
CBSSports.com "The suspended and disgraced Ryan Braun was, of course, the 2011 National League MVP. In the balloting, he won a tight race over Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp (I join my colleague Matt Snyder in thinking that Kemp should've won in the first place), and in the wake of Braun's temporary banishment,..." July 24
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun was stranded on a baseball island Tuesday with no rescue ships in sight and no material to build an escape raft. In the wake of accepting a season-ending suspension for violating the Major League Baseball drug policy after denying guilt for a year and a half the Milwaukee Brewers'..." July 24
Two sources this morning said Ryan Braun was stunned MLB had evidence of prolonged PED use, prompting his proactive approach to suspension.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Major League Baseball has suspended Brewers leftfielder Ryan Braun without pay for the remainder of the 2013 season and he has accepted the penalty, meaning he was caught red-handed either buying and/or using performance-enhancing drugs. The suspension takes place immediately, so Braun will be..." July 22
ESPN.com "The baseball players' association says any suspensions resulting from the sport's latest drug investigation likely won't be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator. Union head Michael Weiner says he expects Major League Baseball to notify the union of its..." July 16
Ryan Braun left #Brewers today for family medical issue and is on bereavement list. Corresponding move later tonight. Gone at least 3 days.
ESPN.com "Commissioner Bud Selig's office is expected to suspend Braun and Rodriguez, along with as many as 20 players sometime after next week's All-Star break, several sources told "Outside the Lines." As OTL reported, MLB started building cases against the players last month after Bosch agreed to..." July 10
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Brewers gained a regular Monday and lost one when leftfielder Ryan Braun was activated from the 15-day DL and third baseman Aramis Ramirez was placed on the 15-day DL. Braun is active for the game against the Reds but would only be used as a pinch-hitter. Manager Ron Roenicke said Braun..." July 08
#Brewers have a big roster move cooking. Aramis Ramirez expected to hit DL; Ryan Braun will come off if he gets through BP with no issues.
MLB.com "After a good day in the batting cage on Saturday, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was on track to beat the earlier estimates and return to the Brewers’ lineup before the All-Star break. Thursday’s series opener in Arizona looked like a good bet. On the disabled list since June 14 because of an..." July 07
MLB.com "Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scheduled to test his aching right hand by swinging a bat Tuesday, but even manager Ron Roenicke concedes Braun is probably out until after the All-Star break. "I think the way we're heading and the way it's looking, I would say that's a good possibility,"..." July 02
MLB.com "A second opinion of Ryan Braun’s painful right hand injury confirmed the original diagnosis but raised the likelihood of a much longer stint on the disabled list to allow the issue to heal. The hope when Braun was placed on the 15-day disabled list for the first time in his career that it would..." June 20
CBSSports.com "Major League Baseball has started interviewing big leaguers linked to the Miami PED investigation, and people who have spoken to MLB investigators are convinced there will be at least some suspensions handed down in the explosive case. MLB is said not to have interviewed the two biggest names..." June 19
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Brewers could wait no longer with their star leftfielder. Ryan Braun was placed on the 15-day disabled list Friday night with a right thumb contusion, retroactive to June 10. The injury had been bothering Braun for weeks. The Brewers called up outfielder Caleb Gindl from Class AAA..." June 15
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "While there's been no definitive decision, there's a chance Ryan Braun will be held out of all three of the Milwaukee Brewers' games against the Miami Marlins to open the team's nine-game, 11-day road trip. "It's possible," Braun said Monday. "I don't think anything's set in stone. But it's..." June 11
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers will open their nine-game road trip against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park without Ryan Braun, who is out of the lineup tonight. Braun was pulled from yesterday's win over the Philadelphia Phillies after his bothersome right thumb flared up again, so this doesn't come..." June 10
Fox Sports Wisconsin "Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun left Sunday's 9-1 victory over Philadelphia in the bottom of the third inning with right thumb soreness. With the Brewers leading 4-0, Logan Schafer pinch hit for Braun in the third inning. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game that Braun's..." June 10
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "While there's been no definitive decision made to this point, there's a chance Ryan Braun will be held out of all three of the Milwaukee Brewers' games against the Miami Marlins to open the team's nine-game, 11-day road trip. "It’s possible," Braun said. "I don’t think anything’s set in stone...." June 10
No new ailment for Ryan Braun: #Brewers announce it's just right thumb soreness.