Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is a contender for the National League MVP award.
Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun, right, is congratulated by third base coach Ed Sedar while rounding the bases after hitting a solo home run during a game against the St. Louis Cardinals. (Sept. 8, 2012)
Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun (8) pats catcher Jonathan Lucroy (20) as he celebrates with the team after the Brewers defeated the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-0 in a baseball game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)