Ryan Braun RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brewers' Braun looks to extend on-base streak against Braves

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Ryan Braun already leads the Milwaukee Brewers in most major (and not-so-major) statistical measures at the plate, but his early-season consistency ranks among the league's best. Braun has reached base safely in 25 straight games, the second longest streak in the National League behind Miami..." May 24

  • Counsell 'confident' Braun will be ready for Opening Day

    The Score "In all likelihood, the Milwaukee Brewers will have their biggest offensive weapon in their lineup on Opening Day, as Ryan Braun's back troubles may not be enough to keep him from playing. Brewers managers Craig Counsell spoke with reporters on Saturday, and feels confident the former MVP will..." March 26

  • Ryan Braun passes all tests in his spring debut with Brewers

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "How well did Ryan Braun's Cactus League debut go on Wednesday? Well enough that the Milwaukee Brewers leftfielder has already declared himself good to go for the 2016 season. "I told them I'm good. Until April 4, I'm good," Braun joked, referring to opening day at Miller Park against the San..." March 17

  • It’s official: Ryan Braun will move back to left field

    Hardball Talk "Brewers manager Craig Counsell confirmed Sunday what many assumed when Khris Davis was traded February 12 to the Athletics: Ryan Braun will move back to left field this season in Milwaukee, with 23-year-old prospect Domingo Santana taking over in right." February 21

  • Brewers discussing whether to move Ryan Braun back to LF

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Having traded Khris Davis to Oakland last Friday, the Brewers are discussing whether it makes sense to move Ryan Braun back to left field and install strong-armed newcomer Domingo Santana in right field. "That could be a possibility," general manager David Stearns said Monday. "We're still..." February 16

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    Ryan Braun said he will not be 100% at start of spring camp after back surgery but hopes to be there by opening day.

  • Counsell plans to take it slow with Braun in spring camp

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Milwaukee Brewers manager Craig Counsell plans to take it easy with star rightfielder Ryan Braun in spring training but not because Braun is having any problems with his surgically repaired lower back. "If Ryan finished the (2015) season healthy, I'd still plan to take it easy on him in spring..." January 30

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeyman

    Not much trade action on Ryan braun to this point. Brewers tried more w/lucroy, others (prob figuring limited market for RB)

  • Brewers “would not hesitate” to trade Ryan Braun

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "With the signing of first baseman Chris Carter on Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers now have at least one player for every position for the 2016 season. That does not mean many, or any, will be at those spots when the 2017 season rolls around, much less the following year. Such is the nature of..." January 09

  • Brewers Would not Hesitate to Trade Braun

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "With the signing of first baseman Chris Carter on Wednesday, the Milwaukee Brewers now have at least one player for every position for the 2016 season. That does not mean many, or any, will be at those spots when the 2017 season rolls around, much less the following year. Such is the nature of..." January 08

  • Braun on rebuild: 'It's not like we're breaking up this juggernaut team'

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers are a transitioning team, and that suits veteran outfielder Ryan Braun just fine. Braun took part in the club's annual Thanksgiving food drive Wednesday, and took the time to address the rebuilding phase the team is entering ahead of the 2016 season. "It's not like..." November 25

  • Brewers' Braun has back procedure, expected back for spring

    The Score "Right fielder Ryan Braun is recovering after undergoing a surgical procedure on his back but is expected to be at full strength when the Milwaukee Brewers begin spring training in February. General manager David Stearns said the 31-year-old Braun was feeling as good as possible after having..." October 30

  • Braun's back surgery goes off without a hitch

    MLB.com "Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun underwent back surgery without complications during the week following the regular season, his agent said. The Brewers made no formal announcement about Braun undergoing surgery, but the player and team knew for weeks before the end of the season that he would need..." October 19

  • Braun: Calling it a season 'right choice'

    MLB.com "Rather than risk further damaging a herniated disc in his back that will require offseason surgery, Ryan Braun and the Brewers have pulled the plug on Braun's 2015 season. Braun played in discomfort for weeks before his back issue became public, and has known for some time he would need..." September 28

  • Ryan Braun becomes the latest Brewers player to be shut down

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Ryan Braun on Sunday became the latest Milwaukee Brewers player to be shut down for the remainder of what’s been an injury-plagued season for the team. Dealing with a herniated disc in his lower back that will require surgery in the offseason, Braun went 0 for 4 in a one-game return to the..." September 28

  • Brewers' Braun to undergo offseason back surgery

    The Score "Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is set to go under the knife at the conclusion of the season. The six-time All-Star told Todd Rosiak of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday that he will need to undergo back surgery, though he declined to specify the nature of either the procedure or..." September 21

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    Tonight's lineup against the Cardinals at Miller Park. First pitch 7:10 CT on @fswisconsin and @620wtmj. pic.twitter.com/LGXNf9uRmd

  • Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun suffering from lower back problem

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "One would never know from watching him perform in recent weeks, but Ryan Braun has been playing with a bad back. The Milwaukee Brewers' all-star right fielder was out of the starting lineup Wednesday night against St. Louis, scratched with lower back tightness. Braun didn't want to make a big..." September 17

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    Ryan Braun scratched with low back tightness. Updated lineup: pic.twitter.com/SV2B9RImgM

  • Ryan Braun passes Robin Yount to become Brewers' all-time home run leader

    Sporting News "Ryan Braun moved past Hall of Famer Robin Yount on Milwaukee's home run list Wednesday to become the franchise's all-time leader. Braun's sixth-inning solo shot against Marlins pitcher Chris Narveson was the 252nd of his career and gave Milwaukee an 8-6 lead. Braun, a six-time All-Star, was..." August 19

  • Ryan Braun replaces injured Matt Holliday for NL; Joc Pederson to start

    ESPN "Ryan Braun is an All-Star for the first time since his 2013 steroid suspension. The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder was named to the National League All-Star team Sunday to replace injured St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Matt Holliday. Los Angeles Dodgers rookie Joc Pederson will replace..." July 13

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Ryan Braun added to NL All-Star team as replacement for Matt Holliday.

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    Tonight's lineup against the Nationals at Miller Park. First pitch 7:10 CT on @fswisconsin and @620wtmj. pic.twitter.com/FLP7XZkXyf

  • Ryan Braun leaves Brewers to undergo cryotherapy

    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

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    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.

  • MRI shows no damage in Ryan Braun’s rib cage

    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

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    Ryan Braun has a ribcage strain. That's why he exited today for #Brewers. Evaluated again tomorrow.

  • 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

    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

  • 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 "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

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