In the days leading up to Opening Day, MLB.com is examining various aspects of each team's roster. Today, the time has come to focus on a key player for the upcoming season. For the Brewers, that's right fielder Ryan Braun.
PHOENIX -- Before Ryan Braun began driving the baseball in Cactus League games, Carlos Gomez knew his teammate's problematic thumb was feeling better. Gomez saw what Braun was doing during batting practice.