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2014 Fantasy Baseball: Disappointments — Right Field

Photo Credit: By Steve Paluch Some leagues have five starting outfielders. That means 12-team leagues will employ 60 starting outfielders when they employ those five guys. Even leagues with the standard three starters will see a number of outfielders employed as utility players along the way. So, conservatively, we might be looking at a bare minimum of 15 starting right fielders...
Via The Fantasy Fix
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Aramis Ramriez, Adam Lind solidify Brewers infield for 2015

            PHOTO: Benny Sieu/USA TODAY Sports The Milwaukee Brewers are getting one of their big bats back for the 2015 season. Third baseman Aramis Ramirez agreed to his portion of a mutual team and player option worth $14 million on Monday, ensuring that he will be the Brewers starter on the hot corner for a fourth consecutive year. In 2014, Ramirez...
Via Sports-Glory
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun feels "pretty good" after BP

Ryan Braun's thumb was a topic conversation throughout the entire 2014 season, but it appears that in 2015 both he and the Milwaukee Brewers may finally be able to move past the lingering injury.  Team beat writer Adam McCalvy is reporting that Braun took BP yesterday for the first time since his thumb procedure and felt "pretty good," after. Ryan Braun took BP yesterday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun cleared to swing

Ryan Braun was not himself all season, but in a few days the Milwaukee Brewers may get an idea of whether he will be back to form in 2015.  Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel is reporting that Braun has been cleared to swing after Thurday's thumb procedure.This season Braun struggled to be himself, hitting a career low .266 with just 19 home runs.  Not being...
Via Sports Injury Alert
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What Do We Know About Ryan Braun’s Unprecedented Thumb Fix?

Last week, Ryan Braun had a cryotherapy procedure at the Kerlan-Jobe Clinic in Los Angeles to heal his injured thumb. Today was supposed to be Braun’s follow-up appointment with his physician, Dr. Vernon Williams, although I have yet to see any new reports.  The news that Braun had taken steps to correct the injury was reassuring – not only because the 2011 MVP just concluded...
Via Brewers Bar
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Ryan Braun has right thumb procedure

MILWAUKEE (AP) Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has undergone a medical procedure to address a nerve problem near his right thumb. Milwaukee said Thursday that Dr. Vernon Williams of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles administered cryotherapy, a procedure involving the application of extreme cold. Braun is to meet with Williams again Monday; if Braun responds well to...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers OF Ryan Braun has surgery to fix nerve problem near right thumb

  Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun has undergone a medical procedure to address a nerve problem near his right thumb. The team said Thursday that Dr. Vernon Williams of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic in Los Angeles administered cryotherapy, a procedure involving the application of extreme cold. Braun is to meet with Williams again Monday; if Braun responds well to the treatment...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braun has cryotherapy procedure on thumb

Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun underwent a cryotherapy procedure on his right thumb Thursday morning in Los Angeles.  The procedure, performed by Dr. Vernon Williams at the Kerlan Jobe Clinic, is designed to freeze the nerve at the base of Braun's right thumb. Braun will meet with Williams on Monday, Oct. 6 as a follow up to the procedure. If everything goes well...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Braun to have thumb surgery, hopes to return to offensive form

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun will undergo surgery Thursday in Los Angeles in hopes of curing a lingering nerve issue near his right thumb. Braun is hopeful the surgery, which he described Sunday as a procedure to freeze the damaged tissue, will allow him to bounce back from the least productive season of his eight-year career. "Definitely looking forward...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Best Brewers Wins of 2014

With the Great Collapse of 2014 still a fresh memory, it may be hard to recall that the Brewers had some bloody terrific wins this year. Below is my list of the top ten.  Notably, all of these came before the last week of August, when the Brewers began digging a hole they would not emerge from.  Each of these wins signaled the Crew was on their way to their third playoff berth...
Via Brewers Bar
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers' Ryan Braun to have surgery for nerve issue near right thumb

  Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is scheduled to have surgery this week to fix a nagging nerve problem near his right thumb. The injury contributed to Braun having one of the least productive full seasons of his career. He went hitless in three at-bats in Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs to finish the year hitting .266 with 19 homers and 81 RBI in 580 plate appearances...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Roenicke's future uncertain as season comes to disappointing end

MILWAUKEE -- The ambient sounds in the Milwaukee Brewers clubhouse following Sunday's season finale weren't those of celebration, and certainly not what anybody in the organization expected to hear merely six weeks ago. Instead, sounds of packing tape being peeled off the roll and hands slapping as goodbyes were issued filled the room. After leading the National League Central...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun to have thumb procedure Thursday

After the most frustrating season of his major league career, Ryan Braun is set to have a thumb procedure this upcoming Thursday. This is some of the greatest news that the Milwaukee Brewers could hear heading into the offseason.  With almost every plate appearance, it was evident that the lingering thumb issue was taking away Braun's power.His end of season numbers, were among...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 9/21/14

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing. Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Ryan Braun Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award: The first time I heard about this on a recent Brewers broadcast, I thought they were joking.  Given Braun’s 2013 PED suspension...
Via Brewers Bar
September 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun back in lineup Thursday

In a wild night at Miller Park, Milwaukee Brewers star left fielder Ryan Braun was back in the lineup and showed he was healthy right away by hitting a home run in his first at-bat. Braun has battled a reccurring thumb injury all season that has kept him in and out of the lineup, but DJ Short of Hardball Talk reports that manager Ron Roenicke says he has a full-blown hand injury...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Wednesday: Braun sits for second straight game

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun is out of the lineup for the second consecutive game Wednesday as the club tries to get his lingering right-thumb injury feeling as strong as possible for the stretch run. It was reported Tuesday that Braun's thumb issue had extended to his right hand, but he said that isn't true. "There's nothing wrong with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun's thumb is worse

The Milwaukee Brewers have lost 12 of 13 and dropped from Division leaders to six games back of the St. Louis Cardinals and 1.5 games back in the NL Wild Card in part due to injuries star players, including All-Star and former MVP Ryan Braun.  Now comes word from Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that the right fielder's ongoing thumb issue has expanded into...
Via Sports Injury Alert
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Brewers Bar Weekly Hangover 9/7/14

Each Sunday evening we will review our favorite and least favorite events of the previous week, and share our perspective on how the team is doing.  Please enjoy responsibly. Cheers! (Best event/news of the week) Ryan Braun Procreates: In the middle of a week when it looked like the Brewers have thrown in the towel, this was cute.  I’m not blessed with children myself, but I...
Via Brewers Bar
September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Saturday: Braun late addition to lineup

MILWAUKEE -- Not originally slated to start Saturday, Milwaukee Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun was a late addition to the lineup. Braun's nagging right thumb injury was the reason why he wasn't included in the first lineup posted by manager Ron Roenicke, but Milwaukee's skipper did indicate there was a chance things could change after batting practice. Apparently batting...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Milwaukee Brewers looking pathetic

It was a bad day to be a fan of Wisconsin sports. The Wisconsin Badgers blew their opener vs. LSU, and the Milwaukee Brewers couldn’t hit Jake Peavy to save their lives. How convenient it is for both teams to have failed miserably on offense on the same night. The Brewers managed one hit off Jake Peavy in the eighth inning, and Ryan Braun delivered a consolation run in the ninth...
Via isportsweb.com
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Lingering hand injury leading to plate adjustments for Braun

MILWAUKEE -- The lingering nerve issue in Ryan Braun's right hand and thumb has been well-documented. Until a solution is found -- if one ever is found -- the Milwaukee Brewers right fielder is going to have to deal with the injury the best he can. It is obvious when the thumb is flaring up on Braun, as his swings become defensive and he lacks an ability to drive the baseball...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers Injury Update: Ryan Braun day-to-day with bruised quad

The Milwaukee Brewers pounded the San Diego Padres last night by the score of 10-1. The win improved the Brewers to 73-58 on the season, first in the National League Central. Aramis Ramirez and Ryan Braun homered for the Brewers who got three hits each from Braun, Ramirez and Carlos Gomez. There was a scary incident involving Braun, who collided with Padres first baseman Jake...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonathan Lucroy Becoming the New Face of the Milwaukee Brewers

Thanks to his breakout 2014 season, Jonathan Lucroy is quickly supplanting Ryan Braun as the face of the Milwaukee Brewers franchise. Before his overturned positive PED test in 2012 and suspension as a result of the Biogenesis scandal last year, it would’ve been unimaginable that anybody would pass Braun as the franchise’s most valuable player. After all, Braun – who signed...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Brewers sweep Dodgers; take over top record in NL

Call it the “broom stroke heard round the world.” The NL Central leading Milwaukee Brewers made perhaps their biggest statement of the season this weekend, sweeping the NL West leading Los Angeles Dodgers in Chavez Ravine to take over the top record in the National League as baseball reaches its dog days of August. It began Friday night when the Brew Crew doubled up former teammate...
Via Sports-Glory
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan Braun still dealing with thumb issue

Getty Images Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun continues to deal with a nerve issue in his right thumb. While Bran has played in 98 of the Brewers first 122 games he was given Thursday off. “We’ve discussed a lot of different options,” said Braun. “We’ve looked into a lot of different things. We’re constantly evaluating it. We’ve talked to a lot of people.”...
Via Tireball.com
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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