Ryan Braun bats 2nd today, his first start anywhere in the batting order but 3rd since 9/30/10 at NYM (also 2nd). #Brewers
ESPN.com "Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun, who left Thursday's game because of tightness in his right side, is not in the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Miami Marlins. Braun, who will be replaced in the cleanup spot by Carlos Gomez, was removed in the fifth inning of Thursday's game..." May 23
MLB.com "Ryan Braun left after the fourth inning of Thursday night's game with tightness in his right side. Elian Herrera pinch-hit for Braun in the top of the fifth and played right field. Braun came off the disabled list on May 13 after missing 14 games due to a right ribcage strain he suffered on..." May 23
Will let you know as soon as we here why #Brewers Ryan Braun is out of game but tweaking the oblique wouldn't be a bad guess.
Ryan Braun is batting .367 (11-30, 3hr, 4rbi) in 7 games against the Pirates this season. He was reinstated from the DL today. #Brewers
Hardball Talk "Ryan Braun is on the DL with a strained oblique. But good news: Braun has been out since April 26 and has been on the disabled list since May 3. Before being shut down he hit .318 with six homers and a .952 OPS in 22 games. Also since then: there has not been a reliable heel playing major..." May 12
Hardball Talk "Ryan Braun‘s batting practice session at Miller Park today went well and Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports that the former MVP told Brewers coaches that he expects to return from a strained oblique muscle when he’s eligible Tuesday. Braun has been out since April 26 and has been on the disabled..." May 07
Backdating Braun on the DL to Sunday would leave him eligible to come off during next weekend's Yankees series at MP.
Hardball Talk "Ryan Braun has avoided the disabled list so far, but tonight the Brewers right fielder is sitting out his fifth consecutive game with a strained oblique muscle. Elian Herrera subbed for Braun in right field for the first four of those games, but the Brewers just demoted him back to the minors..." May 01
So Ryan Braun has an oblique strain not Intercostal. I could have avoided an autocorrect nightmare.
RR just estimated Braun could miss 3-5 days. #Brewers
#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