In early October, Braun tested positive for a banned substance. He appealed the findings and was eventually exonerated due to a chain of custody issue. Because of this, the majority of fans believe that Braun got off on a technicality and have labeled him a cheater.
Many thought that the hatred from the fans during road games would distract Braun and his level of play would decrease. Critics of Braun also pointed out that, with Prince Fielder's departure, teams would pitch around Braun more often, and he wouldn't see as many good pitches as he did with Fielder behind him.
Braun claims that he tunes out opposing fans and doesn't let it affect his play. He must be telling the truth.
For the season, Braun is hitting .357 with one home run and four runs batted in. In four games on the road, Braun is hitting .375 with three RBI. This includes ...
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