Brewers place Ryan Braun on DL

Middle back tightness the concern

MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers placed outfielder Ryan Braun on the 10-day disabled list Thursday with middle back tightness.

The move is retroactive to Monday.

The Brewers will announce a corresponding roster move Friday, ahead of a three-game road series with the Minnesota Twins.

Braun is eligible to be reinstated Thursday, May 24 when the Brewers open a three-game series with the New York Mets at Miller Park.

The All-Star outfielder is hitting .222 with five homers and 20 runs batted in splitting time in left field and first base this season.  

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