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A-Rod Camp Ratted Out Players to Press: Report

Could mean lifetime ban for Yankee

(Newser) - If what sources are saying is true, Alex Rodriguez's appeal of his 211-game suspension may be looking a little less promising. 60 Minutes reports that it was members of A-Rod's camp who in February leaked Ryan Braun and Yankee Francisco Cervelli's names to Yahoo! Sports, via a... More »

Baseball MVP Braun Suspended for Doping

Will lose $3M sitting out rest of season

(Newser) - Former National League MVP Ryan Braun was suspended without pay for the rest of the season and the postseason today in the first penalty following Major League Baseball's investigation of a Florida clinic accused of distributing performance-enhancing drugs . Braun accepted the penalty. "I am not perfect. I realize... More »

Miami Clinic Founder to Rat Out MLB Players: Sources

20 players could be suspended over ties

(Newser) - Around 20 MLB players—including stars Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun—could soon be suspended for their ties to the Miami clinic at the center of a long-brewing performance-enhancing drug scandal , inside sources tell ESPN's Outside the Lines . Clinic founder Tony Bosch is reported to have reached an agreement... More »

Baseball MVP Wins Doping Appeal

Ryan Braun challenged results of drug test, and won

(Newser) - Big baseball news today: National League MVP Ryan Braun successfully appealed a 50-day suspension after arguing that his drug test got botched, notes Bleacher Report , which rounds up coverage. The Milwaukee Brewers star was to sit out the first part of next season, but he convinced a three-member panel that... More »

Baseball MVP Flunks Drug Test

Ryan Braun says test is wrong, appeals

(Newser) - Ryan Braun, the reigning MVP of Major League Baseball's National League, has tested positive for performance-enhancing drugs and faces a 50-game suspension, reports ESPN . The Milwaukee Brewers player vigorously denied using performance enhancers, with a spokesman blaming "highly unusual circumstances." Braun himself was more to the point—... More »

All-Star Game May Break Record for Most Jews

(Newser) - For the first time ever, four Jewish players could make baseball’s All-Star Game, Bloomberg reports. Boston’s Kevin Youkilis and Texas’ Ian Kinsler each lead the voting at their positions, Milwaukee’s Ryan Braun is second in voting among National League outfielders, and Colorado pitcher Jason Marquis has the... More »

Brewers Furious Over Denied No-Hitter

Team appeals official's single base-hit call on CC Sabathia

(Newser) - Lefty Milwaukee Brewers CC Sabathia threw a one-hit shutout pitching a complete game against the Pittsburgh Pirates yesterday in a 7-0 victory. But instead of celebrating, the Brewers are furious that he was denied a no-hitter by an official's disputed fifth-inning base-hit call on what some say was an fielding... More »

Dodgers Top Brewers After Six-Run Seventh

(Newser) - Andruw Jones, Jeff Kent and Gary Bennett homered during a six-run seventh inning, leading Chad Billingsley and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-2 yesterday. After Jones and Kent hit solo shots, Bennett capped the burst with a three-run homer. Billingsley (3-5) didn't allow a hit until Brewers... More »

Braun Agrees to 8 Years, $45M

Deal for 2007's NL Rookie of the Year is largest in Brewers history

(Newser) - Ryan Braun grinned. He had just agreed to the largest contract in Milwaukee Brewers' history. "I really believe in the direction this franchise is headed," the NL Rookie of the Year said Thursday after his $45 million, eight-year deal was announced. "I'm extremely excited in our future.... More »

Gagne Returns As Brewers Beat Dodgers

(Newser) - Ryan Braun delivered another big hit and Eric Gagne made a bid to reclaim his job as the Milwaukee Brewers' closer in a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday. Gagne earned his 10th save, but it wasn't easy. Gagne allowed a leadoff single to Russell Martin before... More »

Braun's 2 HR Pace Brewers

(Newser) - Ryan Braun hit two home runs for the second game in a row, and St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and manager Tony La Russa both were ejected from the Milwaukee Brewers' 8-3 victory Monday night. Braun followed up Sunday's two-homer performance by hitting two more off stingy Cardinals starter... More »

Braun Hits Two HRs as Brewers Hang on

Milwaukee's closer by committee gets first save after Gagne demotion

(Newser) - Ryan Braun hit a pair of solo home runs, Jeff Suppan pitched seven solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers' new closer by committee held on for a 5-3 win over St. Louis. Suppan (2-2) gave up six hits and walked five, but struck out four to pick up the first... More »

Brewers Rally on Braun's Double

Wood blows third save in seven chances after Zambrano's strong start

(Newser) - Ryan Braun hit a two-run double off Kerry Wood during Milwaukee's three-run ninth inning and the Brewers rallied to beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 on Thursday. Wood blew his third save in seven chances and wasted a fine performance by Carlos Zambrano, who pitched 6 1-3 innings and helped himself... More »

Brewers, Sheets Sweep Giants With 7-0 Win

Ex-Cy Young winner Zito gets knocked around for San Fran

(Newser) - Brewers ace Ben Sheets struck out eight in a five-hit shutout, his first in nearly seven years, as Milwaukee swept the San Francisco Giants with a 7-0 victory on Sunday. Sheets (1-0) had his 96 mph fastball and big curveball working right from the start, striking out the side in... More »

Parra Hurls Gem as Brewers Beat Giants

Left-hander gets first Major League win with 5 no-hit innings

(Newser) - Manny Parra earned his first major league victory, delivering a breakout performance in the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the San Francisco Giants today. The 25-year-old left-hander held the Giants hitless through five innings before giving up a pair of runs in the sixth and leaving the game with a... More »

Suppan Leads Brewers Past Cubs 8-2

Weeks homered on the game's first pitch to lead off 14-hit attack

(Newser) - So much for the Chicago Cubs getting off to a fast start in their quest to win the World Series for the first time in 100 years. Jeff Suppan held Chicago to two runs and six hits in 6 1-3 innings, Rickie Weeks homered on the game's first pitch, and... More »

Colorado Rocks Milwaukee, 19-4

Faltering Brewers endure record-tying beating, sweep

(Newser) - Rookie Brewer Yovani Gallardo had a string of quality starts disrupted by a 2.2-inning, 11-run massacre in Colorado, the most runs given up by a Brewers pitcher in almost five years. Despite a miserable two-out walk-double-triple-double-single-homer sequence in the second, Gallardo was sent out to start the third to... More »

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