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MLB Injury News:
Milwaukee Brewers' left fielder Ryan Braun, who has been out since June 14 with an irritated nerve between his right thumb and forefinger, is most likely out until after the All-Star break.
As reported by Adam McCalvy of MLB.com,
"Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scheduled to test his aching right
hand by swinging a bat Tuesday, but even manager Ron Roenicke concedes
Braun is probably out until after the All-Star break."
Roenicke admitted that unless things change in a hurry and he can swing and swing harder with no pain, that it's a good possibility that Braun will not be back until after the All-Star break.
Braun, in his seventh Major League season, is a career .313 hitter with 212 home runs in 940 games. This season, his is batting .304 with 9 home runs in 57 games.
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