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Ryan Braun was lifted from the Milwaukee Brewers' game Sunday for a pinch-hitter in the third inning because of persistent trouble with his sore right thumb.
Braun struck out in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies. Logan Schaefer batted for him in the third and took his spot in left field.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game he hoped to avoid putting Braun on the disabled list. But Roenicke acknowledged that Braun has had setbacks with the thumb as he has played through the soreness.
Braun is hitting .304 with nine home runs and 36 RBIs.
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MILWAUKEE Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun left Sunday's game against Philadelphia in the bottom of the third inning with right thumb soreness.
With the Brewers leading 4-0, Logan Schafer pinch hit for Braun in the third inning. Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said before the game that Braun's right thumb injury is really bothering him.
"We've got to figure...
Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is out of Monday's lineup as he continues to battle a thumb injury on his right hand.
Braun started Sunday's 9-1 victory over Philadelphia, but was pulled for pinch hitter Logan Schafer in the bottom of the third inning.
The injury is to a nerve between the thumb and index finger on Braun's right hand. While the pain and soreness...
The Milwaukee Brewers are riding a rare three-game winning streak, but it appears to be in serious jeopardy considering Ryan Braun's thumb injury and Yovani Gallardo's struggles.
Meanwhile, the Miami Marlins aim for a three-game winning streak of their own - only their third of the season - Monday night when they host Milwaukee.
Both teams - amongst baseball's worst ...
MILWAUKEE -- There was a long delay before Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was ready to meet with the media after Saturday night's 4-3 victory over Philadelphia.
With closer Jim Henderson set to come off the disabled list tomorrow, a roster move had to be made, and there's usually a delay when one is coming. But this one was longer.
As it turns out, Roenicke was waiting to...
If starting pitching is contagious, Yovani Gallardo caught the bug. But more importantly, the Milwaukee Brewers put together another all-around effort Monday night.
For the second straight day, Milwaukee's starting pitcher went eight strong innings, while the defense and offense backed them. Gallardo didn't allow a run in eight innings and picked up his 1,000th career strikeout...
Even without their All-Star slugger, the Milwaukee Brewers have seen improvement on offense lead to their longest winning streak since April.
Miami's Jacob Turner, however, has been tough to hit since his call-up last month.
The Brewers will try to continue their recent production at the plate and win their fifth straight Tuesday night when they face Turner and the Marlins...
MILWAUKEE It had been some time since everything clicked at once for the Milwaukee Brewers. Struggles in one facet of the game would lead to the demise of the others.
At long last, the Brewers got a well-pitched game, the offense put up a crooked number and the defense made big plays in a 9-1 victory over Philadelphia on Sunday afternoon.
It all added up to one of Milwaukee'...
The Milwaukee Brewers feel they should be doing much better. They certainly can't do much worse, sitting at the bottom of the NL Central.
The Brewers look to build on a stirring comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies as the teams meet Saturday night at Miller Park.
Milwaukee (23-37) has dropped 26 of 35 to fall into last place. After losing 5-1 to Philadelphia (31...
Yovani Gallardo threw eight scoreless innings, Jonathan Lucroy had four hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Monday night for their fourth consecutive victory.
Carlos Gomez had three hits and two RBIs for Milwaukee, while Lucroy also drove in a pair of runs. Rickie Weeks homered among his three hits for the Brewers, who tied a season high with 16 hits despite...
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A young Milwaukee Brewers fan put on a nice demonstration of hospitality by sharing one of his Twizzlers with Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee during Friday night's game at Miller Park.
Lee was warming up in the on-deck circle for one of his at-bats when the young Brewers fan in the second row offered him a Twizzler, which Lee...
Carlos Gomez hit a two-run homer on his bobblehead day, Scooter Gennett had a two-run triple and Kyle Lohse pitched eight strong innings for his first win in eight starts to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 9-1 on Sunday.
Milwaukee slugger Ryan Braun left after the third inning with a sore right thumb, which has been a lingering problem for him. Still, the...
Aramis Ramirez was 0 for 4 in a game the Philadelphia Phillies jumped out to a 4-0 lead and hit a game winning single in the ninth to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-4 victory over the Phillies.For Ramirez, it was his only hit of the night but a clutch performance with one out and runners in the corners against Phillies’ reliever, Jeremy Horst. Brewers’ reliever, Francisco...
Philadelphia Phillies (31-31) vs Milwaukee Brewers (23-37)
Kyle Kendrick (6-3, 3.12) vs Tom Gorzelanny (1-0, 2.01)
TIME: 7:15 CT, Miller Park
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The Phillies will attempt to get back over the .500 mark this evening in the third game of their four game set with the Milwaukee Brewers. The Phillies win streak ended at five...