Ryan Braun: Tragic Hero, Cult Icon

If there is baseball to be played in 2020, it will likely be the last for elder Milwaukee Brewers statesman Ryan Braun. With several career milestones in reach—and slipping away due to extenuating circumstances—Braun’s closing chapter could redefine his legacy.

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Snap Throw: The anatomy of a grand slam

Ryan Braun is the polarizing de facto captain of the Milwaukee Brewers. His grand slam Sunday had all the makings of a spine-tingling, jump-out-of-your-seat-and-cheer moment that can only come from baseball this time of year. How did we get there? In this Snap Throw, we take a look — not at Braun, but at the batterymates: Junior Fernandez and Yadier Molina.

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