Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun left Sunday's game against Philadelphia in the bottom of the third inning with right thumb soreness. With the Brewers leading 4-0, Logan Schafer pinch hit for Braun in the third inning. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game that Braun's right thumb injury is really bothering him. "We've got to figure out what to do there," Roenicke said before the game. "We've got to start going in the right direction with him, and sometimes it's not." As the thumb injury lingers, could Braun be headed to the 15-day disabled list? "I'm hoping we don't have to (place him on the disabled list), but we start making gains and he says, 'Yeah, I feel really good today,' and then all of a sudden it's a bad day and a setback. "We keep (having) this back and forth. He's out there playing, hitting third for us, and I expect the Braun that I've seen for the last two years, and he's not the same. He's still getting hits, he's still helping us...
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