Ryan Braun not ready to talk to media

After successfully appealing a positive test before the

After successfully appealing a positive test before the 2012 season, Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun accepted a 65-game ban on July 22 that will keep him out for the remainder of the 2013 season. Photo Credit: AP

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MILWAUKEE — Suspended Milwaukee Brewers star Ryan Braun isn't ready to meet with the media.

Braun's locker at Miller Park was absent of most personal items before Thursday's 10-8 loss to San Diego.

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The slugging outfielder accepted a suspension this week through the rest of the year for unspecified "violations" of baseball's drug program and labor contract. The former NL MVP issued a statement at the time.

A Brewers spokesman said Thursday that Braun texted him a message saying he wants to speak with the media but isn't "legally" permitted at this time.

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