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09.25.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Clearly Ned Yost didn't hide the body well enough. God knows if Yost had naked pictures of Branyan, or what, but boy did Russell just disappear from the face of the planet there in August. He was placed on the DL quietly, despite no indication that he'd been injured. The barest details were given and it was said he had a problem similar to Ryan Braun's. Braun was out for a week or so, but Russell ...
08.13.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
Sometimes this team just makes no sense to me.... Russell Branyan was sent to the DL and Laynce Nix was called up today. Apparently The Muscle has the same injury as Braun does. Of course, we're not making a decision about Braun and the DL yet. And why Layne Nix? His numbers in AAA are decent (284/.348/.539/.887 with 23 HR), but he has not done well when up in the majors. I gu...
06.22.2008 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By Nicole
This is from ESPN.com's Eric Karabell, who is their fantasy baseball writer. The article does talk a lot about fantasy team impact, but I think it's still worth posting because it's a whole article about my man, Russell "The Muscle." It's an ESPN Insider article, so I posted the whole text (thanks to Geoff). Don't skip the little tidbits at the end, there's lots of Brewers info down there, too. (B...