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Ryan Braun

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LEFT FIELD

WT: 210 lbs. HT: 6-1
BATS: Right THROWS: Right
BORN: Nov. 17, 1983
BIRTHPLACE: Mission Hills,Calif.

Leading MVP candidate in NL (along with Matt Kemp) after monster season that saw him hit .332 with 33 home runs and 33 steals. … Signed $105 million contract extension in April that has him locked up through 2020. … Led NL in slugging percentage, extra-base hits and OPS while ranking second in batting average and total bases. … Has improved in left field, but range probably rates as average at best.

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SPLITS G AB R H HR RBI AVG SLG OPS
Career 1402 5418 913 1643 297 969 .303 .544 .910