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MILWAUKEE -- By air and by car, Donovan Hand is racking up the miles between Milwaukee and Nashville.
The right-hander was sent down to Triple-A on Friday, but is back with the team Wednesday after Rob Wooten was placed on the paternity list.
Because there are no direct flights from Nashville to Milwaukee, Hand caught a 6 a.m. flight to Chicago on Wednesday morning where a car was waiting to drive him to Milwaukee. He'll have to make the exact same trip in the coming days, as Hand has to go back down when Wooten is activated.
The 27-year-old pitched well in his first stint in the big leagues and provided the Brewers with flexibility on the pitching staff. Hand made seven starts and 13 relief appearances with a 3.83 ERA, but was sent down to clear room for Yovani Gallardo's return from the disabled list.
"It is what it is," Hand said. "It's a business, and I get it. I pitched fine in a lot of different roles. I was happy with it. It's just a business. I...
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Disgraced Brewers slugger Ryan Braun released a statement on Thursday evening admitting PED use, accepting responsibility and apologizing for his actions.
Milwaukee Brewers Ryan Braun seems to finally understand that the easiest way to get past a problem is to admit to and deal with the truth.
On Thursday, Braun released a lengthy explanation through the Brewers for how and why he got involved with PEDS.
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MILWAUKEE -- Tom Gorzelanny's audition to be in next year's starting rotation has hit a rough patch, one that may eventually cost him his chance to finish the season as a starting pitcher.
While the veteran left-hander will make his next scheduled start, Gorzelanny didn't help his cause Wednesday against St. Louis. The Cardinals batted around and scored six runs in the...
MILWAUKEE -- In Kyle Lohse's first three starts this season against the St. Louis Cardinals, the Milwaukee Brewers couldn't score for him.
While Lohse entered Tuesday night with an 0-3 record and a 5.00 ERA against his former team this season, the Brewers had scored just two runs for him in three starts.
The tide turned Tuesday, as Lohse posted his 13th quality start in...
Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun issued a public apology for his PED use Thursday. He received a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal. Braun’s statement: Now that the initial MLB investigation is over, I want to
Text of statement by Ryan Braun released Thursday by the Milwaukee Brewers:
Now that the initial MLB investigation is over, I want to apologize for my actions and provide a more specific account of what I did and why I deserved to be suspended. I have no one to blame but myself. I know that over the last year and a half I made some serious mistakes, both in the information I failed...
MILWAUKEE -- Kyle Lohse beat the Cardinals for the first time this season and Sean Halton knocked in a career-high three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 6-3 Tuesday night.
Lohse (9-8) beat the Cardinals in his fourth try this season and improved to 3-5 in nine outings overall against his former team.
Lohse left after six innings with the Brewers leading 6-3. He...
Starting in place of Juan Francisco rookie Sean Halton took full advantage of his opportunity Tuesday night.
The first baseman one of a number of reinforcements who have bounced back and forth between Milwaukee and Class AAA Nashville this season drove in three runs with a pair of singles to help lead the Brewers to a 6-3 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals at Miller Park.
Ryan Braun released a statement on Thursday where he apologized for taking PEDs. Along with apologizing for lying to the public as well as that infamous press conference, Braun also apologized to Dino Laurenzi, Jr., the sample collector he trashed throughout the process.
The statement also gives what Braun calls, “a more specific account of what he did and why he deserved to be...
So...Ryan Braun apologizes.
The former N.L MVP is serving a 65 game suspension after Major League Baseball was able to link him to Biogenesis a Miami area facility that allegedly provided steroids and other performance enhancing drugs to professional athletes.
Braun had been suspected for a couple of years. In early 2012, he was able to beat MLB after allegedly failing a...
They are a forgiving lot, these Milwaukee Brewers fans. Even when it comes to Ryan Braun.
Shortly before the Cardinals' game Wednesday afternoon in Milwaukee, FOX Sports Midwest reporter Jim Hayes scoured the parking lots and sidewalks around Miller Park to ask Brewers fans what they thought about their disgraced left fielder.
Braun, of course, recently accepted a 65-game...
Beginning on Thursday, the St. Louis Cardinals will play a potentially season-defining stretch of 17 games in 18 days against other NL playoff contenders.
For now, they'll happily welcome a few more against the Milwaukee Brewers.
The Cardinals look to continue their dominance of the NL Central's cellar dwellers with a sixth straight victory at Miller Park on Tuesday night...
Kyle Lohse finally beat the St. Louis Cardinals, and the win didn't come that easily.
Lohse beat the Cardinals in his fourth try this season and Sean Halton knocked in a career-high three runs to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat St. Louis 6-3 Tuesday night.
''They made me work for it,'' he said after improving to 3-5 in nine outings overall against his former...
Cincinnati's Homer Bailey had routinely struggled against the Milwaukee Brewers until shutting them down last weekend.
The Brewers' Yovani Gallardo regularly frustrates the Reds.
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