Milwaukee Brewers Weekly Check-In (4-25-11)


If you’re not one of those baseball nerds who follows every single thing going on in the Milwaukee Brewers Organization, don’t worry, because The Sports Bank’s Nick Grays has you covered with what happened in the past week and what’s going on in the future.

And if you are one of those nerds, feel free to join in on some good old analysis of America’s pastime in the Brew City.

This week we talk about the surprisingly pleasant series with the Phillies, big money for Ryan Braun and an upcoming series with the rival Reds!

By: Nick Grays

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Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun Signs a Rich Deal


On Thursday, the Milwaukee Brewers organization announced that they will extend star-outfielder Ryan Braun’s contract through 2020.

The deal is worth $105 million for five years on top of the seven-year deal he signed in 2008 (seven years and $45 million). That’s right, Braun will rake in $145.5 million over the next nine seasons.

“This is an historic occasion for our franchise and for our fans, knowing that we were able to make Ryan’s desire to wear a Brewers uniform for the long term a reality,” said Brewers Owner Mark Attanasio.
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