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MLB Injury News:
Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun showed signs of progress in his recovery from his injured right hand when he took swings for the second consecutive day.
As reported by Adam McCalvy of MLB.com,
""I think that's a good sign, with him swinging the way he did and coming out today feeling [well]," manager Ron Roenicke said. When Braun last swung a bat one week earlier, he felt sore the next
day, increasing the likelihood that he would remain sidelined through
the All-Star break."
Roenicke doesn't want to put a timetable on Braun's recovery, but said that since he's made progress the last few days that it's possible that he could return sooner than anticipated.
Braun, in his seventh Major League season, is batting .304 with 9 home runs, 36 runs batted in, and a .509 slugging percentage in 59 games this season. He is a career .313 hitter, with 211 home runs.
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