Hardball Talk "Ryan Braun is away from the Brewers in order to undergo another cryotherapy procedure on his injured right thumb. According to Adam McCalvy of MLB.com it’s a pre-planned absence intended to keep Braun from needing significant time off throughout the season and the Brewers are hoping he’ll be..." June 03
No Ryan Braun for #Brewers tonight either. I figured as much with off day tomorrow. Gives him three off days and should be good Friday.
Hardball Talk "Ryan Braun had to be pulled from Monday’s season-opener against the Rockies after tweaking a muscle in his rib cage while extending to make a catch in right field. There was some concern that it might be an oblique or intercostal strain, which would send him to the 15-day disabled list, but worry..." April 07
Ryan Braun has a ribcage strain. That's why he exited today for #Brewers. Evaluated again tomorrow.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun expects to be "one of the best players in the league" again in 2015, assuming his right thumb remains healthy. That's a big "if," of course, considering the Brewers' rightfielder has been plagued by the thumb issue for nearly two seasons. Braun had a cryotherapy procedure performed..." February 25
Ryan Braun says his thumb is 100 percent since surgery. "It definitely worked." #Brewers
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The Milwaukee Brewers won't know for sure until Ryan Braun starts playing on at least a semiregular basis in spring training, but all parties are optimistic about the procedure he underwent after the 2014 season to treat a nagging thumb injury. "He has taken some batting practice off a..." November 03
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun should know soon if he is finally able to swing a bat properly again. The Brewers’ rightfielder returned Monday for a follow-up visit with physician Vernon Williams, who performed a cryotherapy procedure on Braun’s ailing right thumb last Thursday at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los..." October 08
Fox Sports Wisconsin "Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun will undergo surgery Thursday in Los Angeles in hopes of curing a lingering nerve issue near his right thumb. Braun is hopeful the surgery, which he described Sunday as a procedure to freeze the damaged tissue, will allow him to bounce back from the..." September 30
CBS Sports "Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun needs surgery to repair his nagging right thumb injury and he'll get it this coming week, the Brewers have announced. The rare procedure will involve freezing a nerve near his thumb. The injury has been bothering Braun for much of the past two seasons, though it..." September 29
Hardball Talk "Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Thursday that he has spoken to general manager Doug Melvin about the possibility of Ryan Braun moving to first base” “I think he’s a good defender in the outfield, learning a new position that he picked up pretty fast. I think he’ll continue to get better in..." September 26
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun's thumb issued apparently has expanded to a hand issue. Manager Ron Roenicke removed the struggling Braun from the starting lineup Tuesday because his hand/thumb was bothering him even more of late. The former all-star has performed poorly at the plate since the all-star break,..." September 10
Fox Sports Wisconsin "The lingering nerve issue in Ryan Braun's right hand and thumb has been well-documented. Until a solution is found -- if one ever is found -- the Milwaukee Brewers right fielder is going to have to deal with the injury the best he can. It is obvious when the thumb is flaring up on Braun, as his..." August 28
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 "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
CBS Sports "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
CBS Sports "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
CBS Sports "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 "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