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The Ryan Braun Dilemma

By on June 30, 2014

The Ryan Braun Dilemma

It was tied 2-2 in the bottom of the ninth of Friday’s game when Ryan Braun stepped to the plate. With one out and runners on second and third, Braun accessed the situation and was honest with himself – “Typically, there’s probably a chance they… [More]

ESPN Sunday Night Baseball Commentators Talk Braun

Last night, the Brewers and Cardinals played on ESPN. Nationally televised games obviously garner more attention from markets outside Wisconsin, so it was interesting to hear the ESPN commentators talk about Ryan Braun and his PED suspension to such a wide audience. ESPN released a… [More]

Braun Releases Statement, Tells PED Story

Ryan Braun released an official statement. This comes from a FOX Sports article by Ken Rosenthal, which includes additional commentary at the end: “Now that the initial MLB investigation is over, I want to apologize for my actions and provide a more specific account of… [More]

Braun Not Doing Himself Any Favors

Ryan Braun has already damaged his reputation — perhaps irreversibly so — with much of baseball’s fan base. He has quickly become one of the least-popular players in the league after vehemently denying PED usage after he won his original appeal. After all, people don’t… [More]

Ryan Braun & Baseball’s Prisoner’s Dilemma

The PED era might be over for Ryan Braun but it is still alive and well in baseball. To think otherwise would be nothing short of foolish. In the days following Braun’s suspension heaps of disappointment and vitriol have been thrown his way. Many believe… [More]

Braun Admits Mistakes; Suspended For Rest of Season

Numerous reports regarding the Biogenesis scandal have repeatedly hinted suspensions against Ryan Braun, Alex Rodriguez and approximately two dozen other players could be announced in the coming weeks. For many of us, though, the pending suspensions had never felt real. Story fatigue had set in,… [More]

Report: Biogenesis Source To Talk to MLB

Major League Baseball reportedly has another source who is willing to go on record and provide evidence that players — such as Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun — purchased performance-enhancing drugs from the Biogenesis clinic. According to TMZ, Porter Fischer has agreed to cooperate with… [More]

Rounding the Bases: Tony Bosch & Rebuilding

Normally at Rounding the Bases, we stick to one big topic per week. This was not a normal week for the Milwaukee Brewers, so welcome to pur first multitopic week! You can continue the discussion on Twitter with @RyanTopp and @SteveGarczynski. **Headline: MLB gets Bosch… [More]

Biogenesis: Could Braun Be Suspended For 100 Games?

The Biogenesis scandal wasn’t just going to go away. The anonymous reports identified too many high-profile players and Major League Baseball invested too much time and energy in their investigation to simply have this storyline slink permanently into the darkness. ESPN’s T.J. Quinn, Pedro Gomez… [More]

What We Know About Ryan Braun and PEDs

With Ryan Braun yet again receiving attention for his connection to a PED scandal, here’s what we know and what we do not know regarding Braun and performance-enhancing drugs: What we should not know: In October 2011, Ryan Braun provided a urine sample which tested… [More]