Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 6/16/12
By JOAN NIESEN FOXSportsNorth.com MINNEAPOLIS Ryan Braun is picky about his successes.Some are relevant. His three home runs in two games are, as is his 11-game hitting streak. The Brewers' 6-2 win over the Twins Saturday that's relevant, too.Others, like his 21-game interleague hitting streak dating back to 2010, are not so important."Is that even a relevant statistic?" Braun asked after Saturday's two-home run afternoon.He wasn't being flippant, or modest either. He was pointing out the facts. It's a statistic that dates back three years and covers five different teams. It's spread over slumps and hot streaks, over an MVP season and perhaps his worst year in the majors. It's simply not the best way to capture what Braun is doing.That's why it bothers him. Braun works hard at this, and he doesn't want it cheapened or even enhanced by a statistic that means so little. Not when Saturday he was almost more surprising when grounding out than when hitting his second home run of the ...
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