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Ryan Braun | Outfielder | #8

Team: Milwaukee Brewers
Age / DOB:  (34) / 11/17/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 203
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Miami (FL)
Drafted: 2005 / Rd. 1 (5) / MLW
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Ryan Braun indicated that he'd be open to moving to first base in a radio interview with WTMJ-AM this week.
It's probably not something the Brewers will discuss this winter, though it could be a possibility come 2019. It also might become a factor if Braun's name comes up in trade talks again. He was rumored to be going to the Dodgers in Aug. 2016, and there was again some speculation there in the spring. Braun now has full no-trade protection, and while he still might be willing to go to the Dodgers, it doesn't appear that he's interested in playing anywhere else. Oct 19 - 5:02 PM

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Ryan Braun indicated Sunday that he was battling some health issues during his late-season struggles.

Braun, who hit just .223/.282/.388 over his final 38 games, mentioned a wrist ailment as one injury he was dealing with. He made a couple trips to the disabled list in the first half with calf injuries, and it sounds like some other maladies probably would've sent him to the DL after the All-Star break if the Brewers weren't battling for a playoff spot. Of course, injuries are nothing new with Braun, as he hasn't played a full season since 2012. He'll turn 34 in November, so it seems unlikely that his health problems will go away. Braun is not in the Brewers' lineup Sunday.
Oct 1 - 2:22 PM

Ryan Braun went 2-for-3 and hit his 17th homer against the Pirates on Monday.

Braun has picked it up some this month, batting .294 with four homers, four steals and 12 runs scored in 15 games. He's most likely going to finish with the second lowest OPS+ of his career, but he remains an asset when he's in the lineup.
Sep 18 - 10:35 PM

Ryan Braun doubled twice and homered in a loss to the Marlins on Saturday.

Braun and Travis Shaw went back-to-back in the sixth inning, and the outfielder added an RBI double in the ninth as well. The homer was the 16th in 91 games for Braun this year. Injuries have played a part, but when on the field, the 33-year-old has remained one of the game's most dynamic offensive weapons. Through Saturday, Braun is hitting .272/.341/.498 with his 16 homers, 48 RBI, 52 runs scored and 11 steals.
Sep 17 - 12:25 AM

Ryan Braun is out of the lineup on Wednesday for Milwaukee's matchup with Pittsburgh.

It's just a rest day for Braun. Hernan Perez will play left field in his place, and he'll hit sixth against Tyler Glasnow and the Pirates.
Sep 13 - 4:58 PM

Ryan Braun connected for a two-run homer in Friday’s 2-0 win over the Cubs.

His two-run blast off John Lackey in the first inning ended up being the only offense of the ballgame for either club. Braun now has 300 homers for his career, with 15 of them coming this year. He’s batting .276/.343/.503 through 85 games.
Sep 9 - 12:19 AM

Ryan Braun went 3-for-4 with a solo homer in Monday’s loss to the Reds.

Braun went deep off Homer Bailey in the seventh, giving him his first home run since August 11. He’s now hit 25 home runs in his career at Great American Ball Park, the most of any visiting player. The 33-year-old is batting .279/.341/.503 with 14 homers, 43 RBI, and eight steals through 82 games on the year.
Sep 4 - 4:38 PM

Ryan Braun is getting Saturday off after being ejected from Friday's game.

Braun was due a day off this weekend, and apparently missing the second half of Friday's game didn't count as one. He'll be back tomorrow.
Sep 2 - 5:27 PM

Ryan Braun was ejected from Friday’s game against the Nationals in the fourth inning for arguing balls and strikes.

Braun struck out in both of his plate appearances Friday and apparently said the wrong thing to Mark Ripperger in his second at-bat before being tossed. Hernan Perez took his place in left field and went 1-for-2 with a single and a strikeout.
Sep 1 - 11:57 PM

Ryan Braun is getting the day off Wednesday afternoon against the Pirates.

This appears to a routine breather for the veteran outfielder. Hernan Perez will start in left field and bat seventh versus Pittsburgh right-hander Gerrit Cole.
Aug 16 - 11:00 AM

Ryan Braun went 2-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI on Sunday as the Brewers topped the Reds.

Braun got the Brewers on the board with an RBI double in the first inning and came around to score later in the frame. He's enjoying another terrific season at the dish, when he has been able to be on the field, slashing .295/.370/.549 with 13 homers, 42 RBI and eight stolen bases.
Aug 13 - 5:25 PM

Ryan Braun homered, walked twice, stole a base and scored two runs in Saturday's extra-innings win over the Reds.

Braun hit a solo jack in the fifth inning, his first homer since July 22. The 33-year-old is 15-for-29 in his last seven games, and he's also running more, with steals in two consecutive games. Braun is hitting .292/.368/.541 in 64 games to date.
Aug 13 - 1:11 AM

Ryan Braun went 3-for-5 with a double and a triple in a losing effort against the Twins on Tuesday.

Braun continues to produce at a high level while he's on the field, but has only appeared in 60 games this season due to a variety of ailments. He's hitting .281/.355/.535 with 12 homers, 35 RBI and six stolen bases.
Aug 9 - 12:13 AM

Ryan Braun is getting the day off Thursday against the Cardinals.

Eric Thames will start in left field and hit leadoff versus Cardinals right-hander Michael Wacha. Jesus Aguilar is at first base and hitting third.
Aug 3 - 11:13 AM

Ryan Braun is out of the Brewers' starting lineup on Thursday against the Nationals.

It appears to be a routine day of maintenance for the veteran outfielder. Hernan Perez is in left field and Lewis Brinson will play center field in the matinee game at Nationals Park.
Jul 27 - 9:57 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Stephen Vogt
2Manny Pina
3Jett Bandy
4Andrew Susac
1B1Eric Thames
2Jesus Aguilar
2B1Neil Walker
2Jonathan Villar
3Eric Sogard
SS1Orlando Arcia
3B1Travis Shaw
LF1Ryan Braun
2Hernan Perez
CF1Keon Broxton
RF1Domingo Santana
2Quintin Berry
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jimmy Nelson
2Zach Davies
3Chase Anderson
4Brandon Woodruff
5Brent Suter
6Matt Garza
7Junior Guerra
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Corey Knebel
2Anthony Swarzak
3Jacob Barnes
4Oliver Drake
5Jeremy Jeffress
6Josh Hader
7Jared Hughes
8Wei-Chung Wang
9Taylor Williams
10Aaron Wilkerson