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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Ryan Braun Moving Back to Left Field

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The key to moving Braun back to left field after two seasons in right is opening the position for strong-armed newcomer Domingo Santana, whose skill set is better suited to right field.

“With the players we have on our roster this year, it’s an advantageous decision for both Ryan and the other players involved, specifically Domingo in right field,” said Counsell.

“I think you put the players where you think they fit best. I think both of them factor in to making the decision.”

Counsell said he made a telephone call to Braun to discuss the move and both agreed it was best for the team and players.

Harveys Wallbangers Posted: February 21, 2016 at 02:39 PM | 22 comment(s)
  Beats: braun, brewers, duh, milwaukee

Monday, November 23, 2015

Ken Johnson, Only Loser of 9-Inning No-Hitter, Dies at 82

His son Kenneth Jr. said that his father had been bedridden with Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases and that he died after contracting a kidney infection.

For three seasons in the heart of his career, 1965-67, pitching for the Houston Astros and the Milwaukee and Atlanta Braves (the franchise moved after the 1965 season), Johnson was an effective starter, going 43-27 with 26 complete games. It was earlier, however, on April 23, 1964, that while pitching for Houston (then known as the Colt .45s) against the Cincinnati Reds, he claimed his spot in history.


 

 

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