Ryan Braun RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ryan Braun expects to be 'one of the best' again

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Ryan Braun says his thumb is 100 percent since surgery. "It definitely worked." #Brewers

  • Brewers optimistic Ryan Braun is making progress after thumb procedure

    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

  • Ryan Braun given go-ahead to swing a bat

    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

  • Braun to have thumb surgery, hopes to return to offensive form

    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

  • Ryan Braun to undergo thumb surgery

    CBSSports.com "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

  • The Brewers are considering moving Ryan Braun to first base

    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

  • Ryan Braun's thumb issue has worsened

    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

  • Lingering hand injury leading to plate adjustments for Braun

    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

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    Mike Vassallo @MikeVassallo13

    Ryan Braun bats 2nd today, his first start anywhere in the batting order but 3rd since 9/30/10 at NYM (also 2nd). #Brewers

  • Ryan Braun out against Marlins

    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

  • Braun exits finale with tightness in right side

    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

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    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.

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    Mike Vassallo @MikeVassallo13

    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

  • Ryan Braun to be activated tomorrow

    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

  • Ryan Braun tells the Brewers he’ll be ready to return when eligible

    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

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    Todd Rosiak @Todd_Rosiak

    Backdating Braun on the DL to Sunday would leave him eligible to come off during next weekend's Yankees series at MP.

  • Ryan Braun sitting out fifth straight game

    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

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    So Ryan Braun has an oblique strain not Intercostal. I could have avoided an autocorrect nightmare.

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    Andrew Gruman @AndrewGruman

    RR just estimated Braun could miss 3-5 days. #Brewers

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    Carrie Muskat @CarrieMuskat

    No Braun or Segura in #Brewers lineup vs #Cubs

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    #Brewers general manager Doug Melvin insisted he is not worried about Ryan Braun's ailing thumb. "Not at this time," said Melvin.

  • Braun's thumb still an issue, may need surgery

    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

  • Ryan Braun opted not to have thumb surgery during PED suspension

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Ryan Braun (thumb) is out tonight. Check the site to read why. RT @Brewers: Tonight's #Brewers lineup. pic.twitter.com/uBI5TDAmfY

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    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.

  • Ryan Braun lands first endorsement deal since 65-game suspension

    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

  • Braun: 'I'll just let my work speak for itself, as every artist should.'

    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

  • Ryan Braun apologetic, upbeat at 'On Deck'

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    With Aoki's departure, Ryan Braun is the #Brewers' new right fielder. Ron Roenicke will call RB today to talk about it further.

  • Braun addresses media for first time since suspension

    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

  • Mets inquired about Braun if only for a second; Cruz and Grandy in mix

    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

  • Brewers might move Braun to right field

    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

  • Melvin: 'Absolutely nothing' to Ryan Braun trade rumors

    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

  • Brewers more likely to trade Ryan Braun than Norichika Aoki

    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

  • MLB wants documents A-Rod used to rat out Braun and Cervelli

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    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.

  • Aaron Rodgers Ends Business Relationship with Ryan Braun Read

    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

  • Ryan Braun calls season ticket holders to apologize

    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

  • Braun: No one to blame but myself

    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

  • Troy Tulowitzki wants Ryan Braun to come clean and explain his suspension

    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

  • Report: Braun reached out for fellow players support in discrediting test collector

    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

  • Braun called urine collector 'anti-Semitic', according to report

    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

  • Braun ready to come clean, admit to mistakes

    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

  • Nike cuts ties with Ryan Braun

    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

  • Greinke jabs at former teammate Ryan Braun with harsh words

    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

  • Brewers apologize for threatening to eject fan in 'Ryan Fraud' jersey

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Interesting from #Brewers COO Rick Schlesinger in the Milw J-S: Braun merchandise sales have actually increased since Monday.

  • Attanasio: 'I'm sad' about Ryan Braun's season-ending suspension

    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

  • Ryan Braun says 'I will speak'

    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

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