Braun has bruised left elbow

Updated: May 10, 2010, 10:52 PM ET
Associated Press

MILWAUKEE -- Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun is day to day after injuring his left elbow when he was hit by a fastball by Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson.

Braun was hit by the 92 mph pitch in the fourth inning Monday night. He walked slowly to first, then spent several minutes crouched down on the first-base line with the trainer while attempting to get feeling back in his arm.

Braun stayed in the game while it remained close, but with Atlanta up 7-0 after six innings, he came out. The team announced he had a bruised left elbow and is day to day.

Braun is hitting .359 with six homers and 28 RBIs in 32 games this season. Jody Gerut replaced him in the field for the seventh.


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