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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Brewers right fielder Ryan Braun sat out a second straight game Thursday because he was ill, manager Ron Roenicke said.

Braun, who is batting .476 (10-for-21) through his first 10 Cactus League games, could return to action Friday in Surprise, Ariz., against the Rangers. He stretched with the team on Wednesday morning but was not scheduled to take batting practice.

"Hopefully, tomorrow, he's back in there," Roenicke said.

Outfield prospect Mitch Haniger started in Braun's place against the Rockies.

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