Braun addresses latest Biogenesis report
Here’s what Ryan Braun had to say tonight about Biogenesis:
“In regards to that whole crazy situation, the truth still hasn’t changed,” Braun said. “I’m still going to continue to respect the process and not discuss anything in the media. Beyond that, the vast majority of stories that have come out are inaccurate. But aside from that I’m not going to say anything else tonight.”
Pressed on that, Braun would not say whether Tuesday’s story was inaccurate. ESPN reported that he met with Major League Baseball investigators on June 29 and did not answer their questions about the South Florida firm accused of supplying some players with banned substances.
“Just the vast majority of stories that have come out are definitely inaccurate,” Braun said.
He said he was informed of ESPN’s latest report right before the game, Braun’s first off a month-long stint on the disabled list for a right-hand injury. He hit the first live pitch he’d seen in exactly one month for a first-inning single and finished 1-for-3 before exiting after the sixth, part of the Brewers’ plan to ease him back into action.
Was Biogenesis a distraction on Tuesday?
“I think I’m numb to the emotions of the whole thing,” Braun said. “I’ve dealt with it for so long, so I think I do a pretty good job of not being distracted by it.”
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