Found December 07, 2012 on
Last year, Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun tested positive for an abnormally high level of testosterone and he was subsequently suspended for 50 games under Major League Baseball’s strict PED policies. But then a funny thing happened along the way to the laboratory – Braun’s urine samples were mishandled, rendering the league’s entire case against him moot on a technicality, and Braun’s suspension was lifted. The system that commissioner Bud Selig has relied on heavily to bandage the deep wounds of public perception caused by decades of drug abuse and league indifference had been defeated.We’ll never know whether or not Braun was actually guilty of using PEDs, because if he did, then he’d presumably be wise enough to never use them again; if he didn’t, then obviously he wouldn’t suddenly start using them. But sports fans don’t operate under the same “innocent until proven guilty” mentality that supposedly serves as the core of the American justice system. Brewers fans continu
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The Milwaukee Brewers did not make a selection in any of the three phases of Thursday's annual Rule 5 Draft at the Winter Meetings in Nashville, Tenn.
As expected, Milwaukee lost second baseman Eric Farris in the Triple-A phase of the draft to the Seattle Mariners. Farris, Milwaukee's fourth round pick in 2007, had two different stints with the big league club, playing in...
Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin predicted before the winter meetings in Nashville that his club would not make a big splash. As it turns out, the Brewers did not even make a ripple. With free agent prices out of the club's comfort zone, Melvin made no acquisitions at the four-day meetings. He remains on the hunt for relief help and possibly a starting pitcher...
The Milwaukee Brewers did not make a selection in any of the three phases of Thursday's annual Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings in Nashville.
As expected, Milwaukee lost second baseman Eric Farris in the Triple-A phase of the draft, to the Seattle Mariners. Farris, Milwaukee's fourth-round pick in 2007, had two different stints with the big-league club, playing in one...