Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 4/7/13
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'll be playing," Braun said Sunday. "It's a little bit better today than it was yesterday, so that's a good thing. I stay optimistic and stay positive, and it will eventually get better. I feel like I've been out for a week, and it's been less than 48 hours since I did it. Hopefully it gets better sooner rather than later." It's a particularly tough time for Braun to be out of the lineup because Nos. 4 and 5 hitters Aramis Ramirez and Corey Hart are on the disabled list with knee injuries. Missing his three, four and five hitters, Brewers manager Ron Roenicke had shift his lineup around Sunday. Rookie shortstop Jean Segura is hitting th...
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