MVP

MVP Ryan Braun Denies Report Of Performance Drug Use

12/11/2011

Ryan Braun, the first Jewish player in more than five decades to win one of baseball's Most Valuable Player awards, has reportedly tested positive for a performance-enhancing drug.

The Associated Press cited an unnamed source who said that the case was under appeal to an arbitrator under Major League Baseball’s drug program.

The Milwaukee Berwers left-fielder, 28, is disputing the results. According to USA Today, he dismissed the reports as "B.S."

He-Brewer Ryan Braun Wins MVP Award

11/22/2011

Ryan Braun, the slugging outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, became the first Jewish Most Valuable Player in nearly five decades.

Braun, the son of an Israeli-born Jewish father and a Catholic mother, was named the National League MVP on Tuesday. He received 20 of 32 first-place votes and 388 points in voting announced by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Los Angeles center fielder Matt Kemp was second with 10 first-place votes and 332 points.

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