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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

MVP Ryan Braun to speak at dinner

BBWAAH, must we?

Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, who faces a 50-game suspension for testing positive for a performance-enhancing drug, is expected to speak at a banquet where he will accept his award for being voted National League MVP.

Braun will appear at the annual awards dinner of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America on Saturday in New York, a spokesman for the player told The New York Times.

“He will be there and he will accept his award,” Matthew Hiltzik told The Times.

...He has not made a public appearance since news of the positive test broke on Dec. 10. Hiltzik told The Times that Braun does not intend to do interviews Saturday. Braun was named MVP on Nov. 22.

Repoz Posted: January 18, 2012 at 09:14 AM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: awards, brewers, rumors, steroids

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   1. Bourbon Samurai is disturbed by bagel developments Posted: January 18, 2012 at 09:36 AM (#4039220)
Have fun at dinner.
   2. Shooty is obsessed with the latest hoodie Posted: January 18, 2012 at 10:12 AM (#4039250)
Don't eat the beef if it's from Mexico, Ryan!
   3. Edmundo got dem ol' Kozma blues again mama Posted: January 18, 2012 at 10:33 AM (#4039269)
It won't be any worse than eating with the family at Thanksgiving, will it?

EDIT: Nice intro, Repoz.
   4. Don Malcolm Posted: January 18, 2012 at 11:12 AM (#4039319)
Presenting him with the award will be...

the best pitcher of the 80s!!

(ducking)

no, NOT Dave Stieb...

(ducking again)
   5. Walt Davis Posted: January 18, 2012 at 01:26 PM (#4039466)
Don, there was a much more troubling direction for that joke to take...

Anyhoo, wonder if any of the anti-roid warriors will walk out in protest or something. Probably not.
   6. Shock Posted: January 18, 2012 at 01:33 PM (#4039467)
Murray Chass declined to appear, resenting that the process was so long they had to serve dinner.

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