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July 23rd Daily Notes: Ryan Braun Suspension
Hitting Injuries News and Notes:
Ryan Braun was finally suspended for his connections with Anthony Bosch and the Biogenesis scandal. He will miss the rest of the 2013 season. Braun took what was a plea deal of sorts, instead of serving what could’ve been a longer suspension, he took a suspension that will only end up being 68 games long. Logan Schafer will be the major benefactor of the playing time Braun leaves in his wake.
It should be noted that this indirectly effects the rest of the Brewers in some ways negatively, but for a few players positively. The Brewers manage Ron Roenicke has been one of the most steal happy managers in recent memory. Carlos Gomez racked up 30+ steals in the 2nd half last year, Segura nearly had 30 in the first half this year. The Brewers would like to still play the role of spoiler down the stretch, so look for a huge boost in stolen base production across the b...