Ryan Braun

#8 RF / Milwaukee Brewers / EXP: 10YRS Height: 6-2 Weight: 206 lb Age: 32 College: None Bats/Throws R/R

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Crushes ninth homer of year

      Braun went 1-for-3 with a home run against Atlanta on Thursday. The 32-year-old slugger is currently riding a five-game hitting streak, and has hit safely in 10 of the last 11 games, going 13-for-41 (.317) over that span. His .OPS of 1.026 ranks third in the NL.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Removed for precautionary reasons Thursday

      Braun was removed from Thursday's game by manager Craig Counsell for precautionary reasons, Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. A lengthy rain delay in Atlanta may have forced Counsell's hand Thursday as he opted to replace Braun with Keon Broxton in the outfield. Braun has battled some lower back issues of late, so it made sense for Counsell to bring in a defensive replacement rather than risk having Braun's back tighten up on him. Given that Braun was removed as a precaution, he figures to be back in the lineup for Friday's tilt.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Hits eight homer of season

      Braun went 1-4 with a home run Tuesday against the Braves. The 32-year-old outfielder made the most of his lone hit, blasting a solo shot that was key for Milwaukee's win against the lowly Braves. Braun has hit safely in nine of the past 10 games with a .325 average, three home runs and seven RBI over that span.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Back in action Sunday

      Braun (back) is back in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Mets, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Braun sat out six of the last seven games with his sore back, but he said Saturday he hoped to return to the field Sunday, and it turns out he will do just that. The Brewers have not released their full lineup just yet, but Braun has played right field and hit third in every non-interleague game he has started this season, so expect that to be the case again Sunday.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Expects to return Sunday

      Braun (back) said he hopes to return to the lineup Sunday, the Journal Sentinel reports. "It feels better," Braun said. "I could tell when I first got up this morning. It was progressing, just slowly. When the facet joints lock up like that, I have to do everything I can to wait for them to unlock. A lot of heat, a lot of (electrical stimulation), some light massage, stuff like that. There's not much we could do until it loosened up. Today was the first morning I woke up and felt significantly better." Braun has missed six of the last seven games due to the ailment, but it looks as though he'll avoid a stint on the DL. The Brewers are off Monday, which could force manager Craig Counsell to consider holding Braun out Sunday to gain the extra day of rest, but Braun isn't ruling anything out at this point. "The goal is to get back as soon as possible but also, obviously, to be smart about it," Bruan said. "I've been pretty open and honest with the trainers about where it's at, what it feels like. Then they give me their feedback. What we don't want to do is come back a day early and I make it worse, and I turn three or four days (off) into two or three weeks."

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Not in lineup Saturday

      Braun (back) is not in the lineup Saturday against the Mets. Braun will miss a fourth straight game as he continues to deal with stiffness in his back. At this point, Braun is still hoping to avoid a DL stint, but if the ailment persists, the Brewers may have to evaluate. Milwaukee will go with an outfield of Alex Presley in left, Kirk Nieuwenhuis in center and Ramon Flores in right Saturday.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Remains out Friday

      Braun (back) is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Mets, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Make it three straight absences for Braun, who continues to nurse a bout of back stiffness. This is a less-than-ideal situation for the Brewers, because with Braun still out and Domingo Santana (shoulder) hitting the DL, the team will have to start a pair of lefty-hitting outfielders in Alex Presley and Kirk Nieuwenhuis against southpaw Steven Matz. Braun's availability for the rest of the weekend is up in the air.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Out of lineup for second straight day

      Braun (back) is not in the lineup Thursday against the Cubs. Braun will sit for the second straight day as he continues to battle stiffness in his back. Milwaukee is considering Braun day-to-day, and at this point a DL stint is not expected, though that could change if the stiffness doesn't resolve itself within a few days. Milwaukee will again go with Alex Presley in left field, and he'll hit second behind leadoff man Jonathan Villar.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Out of Wednesday's lineup with stiff back

      Braun is out of Wednesday's lineup due to a stiff back, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. There was some speculation that Braun could be out due to the injured wrist that cost him two games over the past weekend, but it turns out that it's actually his lower back that's ailing him. It seems to be a lingering issue from his offseason back surgery, so he should be considered day-to-day. There's a decent chance he could return to action for the rubber match Thursday, but that will likely become clear once that lineup is released.

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      Brewers' Ryan Braun: Not in Wednesday's lineup

      Braun is not in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Cubs. Braun missed two games over the weekend due to a wrist issue but was able to play Tuesday, meaning that the Brewers are likely just easing their 32-year-old stud back into action rather than overplaying him in May. Alex Presley will take over for him in left field for Wednesday's contest.