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Ryan Braun went 2-for-4 with a home run in Tuesday's win over the Reds.

Braun hit one of the team's three solo home runs against Reds starter Homer Bailey on the evening. The blast was his 13th of the season, giving him 57 RBI and 50 runs scored. He's batting .304/.356/.534 with an OPS that's eighth-best in the National League. Assuming his nagging injuries don't play a major role, Braun should continue to be a nice fantasy contributor in the season's second half.

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Ryan Braun (back) is in the Brewers' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon versus the Phillies.

Braun missed a couple of games with back spasms and is hitting fifth for Milwaukee in his return to action Thursday. He's only hit fifth three other times in his career.

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Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said Tuesday that he doesn't expect Ryan Braun (back) to miss many more games, if any, games.

Braun has sat out two of the last three games with back spasms, but it appears that the Brewers are just being cautious. Logan Schafer is starting in his place in right field Tuesday.

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Ryan Braun is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Phillies.

Braun returned to the lineup Monday after sitting out Sunday's game with back spasms, but he's apparently not back to 100 percent yet. Logan Schafer will make the start in right field Tuesday while Carlos Gomez hits leadoff and Scooter Gennett bats second. Aramis Ramirez is in the cleanup spot.

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Ryan Braun (back) has returned to Monday's lineup against the Phillies.

Braun left Saturday's game with lower back spasms and was out of the lineup Sunday, but he's ready to give it a go. He'll bat second against Cole Hamels.

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Ryan Braun (back) is not in the Brewers' lineup Sunday.

Braun had to exit Saturday's contest against the Reds due to lower back spasms. It doesn't appear to be more than a day-to-day situation at this point. Logan Schafer is in right field Sunday in Braun's place.

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Ryan Braun was pulled in the second inning of Saturday's game against the Reds due to lower back spasms.

Braun struck out in his only at-bat. He's considered day-to-day. Logan Schafer replaced him in right field.

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Ryan Braun singled and had a two-RBI triple in Wednesday's loss to the Blue Jays.

He was fortunate to get his two-RBI triple in the third inning, as Colby Rasmus took a bad route and made an ill-timed jump before the ball went off his glove. Nevertheless, it was another nice day for Braun, who is now hitting .333 with a homer and 14 RBI over his last 14 games.

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Ryan Braun went 1-for-4 with two RBI in Friday's 3-2 win against the Rockies, including a walk-off single.

In a low-scoring affair, Braun's two RBI were crucial. He was hit by a pitch with the bases loaded in the seventh to give Milwaukee a 2-1 lead. After Francisco Rodriguez blew the save, Braun knocked in Mark Reynolds with an RBI single off Matt Beslisle in the bottom of the ninth to secure the 3-2 win. He has 43 RBI on the year and is slashing .283/.337/.484.

Ryan Braun LF/RF MIL 1 Month

Ryan Braun had a productive night, going 2-for-3 with two walks, a stolen base, and two runs scored in Thursday's win over the Rockies.

Braun walked and scored in the first inning, then singled and scored in the fifth. His eighth-inning stolen base was his eight of the season in 11 attempts, and he is now slashing .284/.336/.488 with 10 home runs and 41 RBI.