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Ryan Braun: Wins Appeal, Avoids Suspension

Posted on February 23, 2012 at 2:12 PM


Braun has won the appeal of his 50-game suspension for a positive steroid test and will be eligible to start the season, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.


Braun becomes the first player to publicly (an important distinction) win an appeal. Without the suspension, Braun becomes one of the top outfielders in most conceivable fantasy formats and should challenge for the National League MVP for a second year in a row.

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