Ryan Braun (pitcher)

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Ryan Braun
Relief pitcher
Born: (1980-07-29) July 29, 1980 (age 38)
Kitchener, Ontario
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 2, 2006, for the Kansas City Royals
Last MLB appearance
September 25, 2007, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Win–loss record2–1
Earned run average6.66

Ryan Zachary Braun (born July 29, 1980) is a Canadian right-handed former Major League Baseball pitcher.

He is 6' 1" and weighs 215 lbs. Though he was born in Canada, Braun grew up in California, and played college baseball at the Wake Forest University 1999-2002 and University of Nevada, Las Vegas 2003.

He made his major league debut on September 2, 2006. His first MLB strikeout was David Ortiz. He made 9 appearances during the 2006 season, and had a 6.75 ERA. In 2007, he had a 6.64 ERA. In March 2008, the Royals optioned him to their Triple-A team in Omaha. He then underwent reconstructive elbow surgery, and missed the 2008 season.[1]

He signed a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training with the Chicago White Sox in January 2009.[2]


  1. ^ CSTV.com: #1 in College Sports
  2. ^ The Associated Press (2009-01-12). "White Sox invite 18 to camp". iht.com. Retrieved 2009-01-12.

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