After midnight, the Brewers released a statement from Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio, saying, in part, “We are dealing with an incomplete set of facts and speculation. Before there is a rush to judgment, Ryan deserves the right to be heard. We are committed to supporting Ryan to get to the truth of what happened in this unfortunate situation.”
The ESPN report [from “Outside the Lines”] said Braun tested positive for an abnormally high level of testosterone in his system. No player is known to have had a positive drug test overturned on appeal but the details would not be released in that event.