With the game on the line in the ninth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers, Anthony Rizzo sent a towering shot to deep center field – a ball struck well enough to tie the game up for the Chicago Cubs. What happens next is nothing short of amazing. Love how pumped Broxton gets after robbing the homer.
Suspended Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun is personally calling fans and offering an apology for using performance-enhancing drugs, the team said Friday.
“John is a reliever that offers experience as both a setup man and closer,” said Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak. “He’s also a pitcher who brings familiarity with the N.L. Central, pennant race baseball and the postseason.”
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun issued a public apology for his PED use Thursday, a month after receiving a 65-game suspension from Major League Baseball for his involvement in the Biogenesis scandal.
Braun will not contest the suspension which was meted out for “violations of the Basic Agreement and its Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program,” according to a statement released by MLB.
Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Fran McLaughlin said that Gallardo failed a sobriety test given at the scene and later registered a blood alcohol level of 0.22, nearly three times over the legal limit in Wisconsin (0.08).
John Axford has been replaced in the closer role by the Milwaukee Brewers, until he can figure out his early-season problems, by Jim Henderson, who converted his first save opportunity Monday against the Chicago Cubs
Outfielder Carlos Gomez and the Milwaukee Brewers have agreed to a $28.3 million, four-year contract.
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That list, a source familiar with Bosch’s operation told “Outside the Lines,” indicates that those players received performance-enhancing drugs from Bosch, and owed him money.