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RYAN BRAUN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Braun's thumb feeling fine, aiming to regain powerful stroke

PHOENIX (AP) Ryan Braun can't pinpoint the exact date, but he can remember with some clarity when his right thumb began bothering him. ''It was a changeup against Joe Kelly in St. Louis,'' Braun said Wednesday as he reported to spring training with the rest of Milwaukee's position players. ''I think it was an extra-inning game at some point in 2013.'' ''It's been a while since I...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Braun arrives at camp optimistic about thumb, upcoming season

PHOENIX -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun reported to the team's Maryvale spring training complex Wednesday afternoon with a healthy right thumb and his focus clearly on the 2015 season. "If anybody here is happy with the way that the season finished up last year, they aren't in the right profession or business," Braun said. "We had a great first five months of the year...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Five players with something to prove in 2015

Sometimes having a chip on your shoulder is the best thing for a ballplayer. Having something to prove, or the desire to prove someone wrong, can sometimes be enough to push a guy into having a career year. There are plenty of players who fit that criteria this year, whether it’s guys proving they’re worth the huge contracts they signed this winter, or guys returning from...
Via The Outside Corner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun Joins Couple’s Wedding Pictures

If Ryan Braun is supposed to be a jerk, you’re going to have a hard time convincing Jesse and Janice Anderson. The newly married couple was taking pictures outside their wedding reception at a hotel in downtown Milwaukee when the Brewers slugger crossed their paths. “All of the sudden I saw that it was him walking towards us, and I could barely contain myself,” new bride Janice...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Brewers' Braun feels good, ready to test thumb in spring training

  Fatherhood has given Ryan Braun a different perspective on baseball and life in general. The Milwaukee Brewers outfielder has more pressing matters to worry about right now than whether an offseason medical procedure will finally fix the nerve damage near his right thumb that affected his swing. So far, so good - both with the thumb and raising a 4 1/2-month-old daughter. ''It...
Via AP on Fox
January 25, 2015  |  Discuss

What Do We Know About Ryan Braun’s Unprecedented Thumb Fix?

Last week, Ryan Braun had a cryotherapy procedure at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles to heal his injured thumb. Today was supposed to be Braun’s follow-up appointment with his physician, Dr. Vernon Williams, although I have yet to see any new reports.  The news that Braun had taken steps to correct the injury was reassuring – not only because the 2011 MVP just concluded...
Via Brewers Bar
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-teammate likely ratted out Ryan Braun to MLB in 2013

How was MLB able to get Ryan Braun to agree to a 65-game suspension in 2013 despite the absence of a failed drug test? There was so much evidence against Braun that the Brewers slugger decided to accept his fate. And where did MLB get all the evidence? Not only did they have Anthony Bosch […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves-Brewers game delayed by video screen malfunction

Play between the Braves and Brewers was halted for a few minutes on Monday night because the graphics on Turner Field's giant video screen morphed into a blinding test pattern.Because the video board is in dead center field and right in the batter's (and catcher's and umpire's) line of sight, it was turned off completely so play could resume, according to Tom Haudricourt of the Journal...
Via The Other Paper
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun’s Hand Specialist Gets Below Average Online Reviews ☆

When Ryan Braun sat out the second game of the Red Sox series, he shared more detail about his thumb injury than he had previously.  Braun said two potential surgical options were unappealing, but that a third may be promising – except it hasn’t been done many times.  If Braun does eventually decide surgery is the best choice, Brewers fans would certainly hope his physician’s...
Via Brewers Bar
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ryan Braun hits home run just as fan yells 'Cheater!'

Ryan Braun hit his first home run of the 2014 MLB season and was booed all the way around the base path in Philadelphia. A Phillies fan can be heard yelling "CHEATER!" right before Braun sends a 3 run homer into the left field seats. Makes for a great video.Your browser does not support iframes.Braun would then add his 2nd HR of the dayYour browser does not support iframes.
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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