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The Milwaukee Brewers have more to worry about than the horrid 1-4 start that they have gotten off to in the early parts of the 2013 MLB season. Their top-two hitters, outfielder Ryan Braun and third baseman Aramis Ramirez are both ailing.
The minor injury belongs to star Ryan Braun, who is rated as the second best fantasy baseball player at the moment by FFLockerRoom’s Jonathan Stulberg. Braun, who has a kinked neck, is expected to miss a few games and is day-to-day. Things are not as rosy on the Ramirez front though.
Ramirez, suffering from a left knee sprain, was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday and is expected to miss a minimum of two weeks. The injury, very similar to what he had suffered a little over a month ago, took him two weeks to get on the playing field last time. Considering that he is in his mid-30′s and it looks like an aggravation of a previous injury, don’t be surprised if it takes a tad longer than what it did last time to get him back in a uniform and ...
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MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun was scratched from the lineup for Friday's game against Arizona just over a half hour before first pitch with right neck spasms.
Rookie Khris Davis will start in his place and hit seventh in the lineup. With Braun slated to hit third in Friday's lineup, second baseman Rickie Weeks moved down to hit third, while shortstop...
MILWAUKEE Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun's neck was feeling better Sunday, but he wasn't in the lineup against Arizona.
The five-time All-Star was scratched from Friday's lineup after suffering a neck strain during batting practice and hasn't played since.
"As soon as I'm able to get to a point to where I have any chance to contribute and play, I'...
Ryan Braun is getting treatment for his ailing neck every day. He's just not ready to play yet.
The slugger was out of the lineup again on Sunday as injury-riddled Milwaukee hosted Arizona in the finale of a weekend series. The Brewers began the day with a four-game losing streak.
''There is never a good time for it,'' Braun said. ''It's never easy...
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scratched from
last night’s lineup due to neck spasms, according to Tom Haudricourt of The
#Brewers scratch Ryan Braun with neck spasms that began during batting practice. Kris Davis gets first major league start.
— Tom (@Haudricourt) April 5, 2013
Braun began experiencing the spasms during batting...
MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez left Friday's game against Arizona with a left knee sprain.
Ramirez was injured in the bottom of the fourth inning when he awkwardly slid into second base trying to stretch a single into a double.
Off the bat it appeared to be an easy double, but the ball caromed off the wall and rolled right to Diamondbacks left fielder...
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun missed his third
consecutive game yesterday due to a lingering neck injury.
Braun continued to struggle with the simple task of moving
his head on Saturday, and it’s clear that his neck continues to give him
issues. While it’s not expected to be a long-term problem, it’s caused the
slugger to miss the team’s past three...
After missing three games with a neck strain, Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is back in Milwaukee's lineup for Monday afternoon's game against the Cubs.
Braun first felt the neck strain while working out prior to Friday's game and it locked up during batting practice.
The decision to return Monday didn't come until late, as Braun tested the neck during batting practice...
Last the the Milwaukee Brewers started the game without Ryan Braun, due to neck spasms, and ended the game without Aramis Ramirez who left the game after injuring his knee.Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez was forced to leave Friday's game against the Diamondbacks after re-aggravating a knee injury from spring training, and he seems to think it is a serious issue. Ramirez...
Third baseman Aramis Ramirez has been placed on the 15-day disabled list by the Milwaukee Brewers.
The move was made Saturday after an MRI confirmed the two-time All-Star sprained his left knee sliding into second base Friday night during Milwaukee's 3-1 loss to Arizona.
Ramirez, who was 5 for 13 with three doubles in the first four games of the season, sustained a similar...
MILWAUKEE -- The news could have been a lot worse, but Milwaukee Brewers third baseman Aramis Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday with a sprained left knee after an MRI revealed no tears.
To take his place on the roster, the team recalled utility man Josh Prince from Triple-A Nashville. Though Ramirez may not need the full 15 days to recover, the Brewers couldn...
The Milwaukee Brewers' third baseman Aramis Ramirez was placed on the 15-day disabled list over the weekend after spraining his knee on Friday night. Ramirez hurt his left knee on a slide into second base and left the game early during Friday's loss against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Ramirez injured the same knee during spring training and sat out for two weeks waiting...
After their least productive day at the plate this season, the Brewers are hoping that Ryan Braun and Aramis Ramirez will be available to help them bounce back. The statuses of the two injured sluggers are unknown for Saturday night's game against the visiting Diamondbacks.
After producing a combined 12 runs and 26 hits over the first three games, Milwaukee (1-3) got only six...