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May 10, 2016
MADISON, Wis | First Jonathan Lucroy, now Ryan Braun… The trade rumors continue to swirl for the Milwaukee Brewers.
With the Brewers in rebuild mode, they are looking to bolster their farm system and continue building for the future. But, can that future be without their slugger Ryan Braun? Many are divided.
The Cubs lost Kyle Schwarber for the year within the first week of the season and first reported by ESPN’s Jim Bowden, are targeting a significant upgrade in left field. Among the handful of potential replacements, Ryan Braun’s name appeared.
Braun is currently batting .363 with 7 homeruns and 24 RBIs, as he is off to one of the best career starts for a Milwaukee Brewer.
Should the Brewers continue to build with Braun in their clubhouse or should he be shipped off to their NL rival in the Cubs? We discussed on today’s show:
By Eric Rogers
Apr. 27, 2016
CHICAGO — Addison Russell’s two-run triple in the sixth inning held up and gave the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night.
The Cubs returned to Wrigley Field having won five of seven games on the road. The success continued after Kyle Hendricks gave Chicago five innings, allowing just two hits and one earned run.
Brewers manager Craig Counsell gave Ryan Braun a scheduled day off from the lineup, but he came in during the eighth inning as a pinch-hitter, delivering a two-run double to close the scoring gap.
Third baseman Aaron Hill had a chance at a game-tying home run, but his blast to left field was kept out of the stands by gusty wind conditions and caught for the final out at the warning track.
Jimmy Nelson gets charged with the loss after 5.1 innings, two hits, and one earned run.