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Ryan Braun thinks spring training is too long

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MARYVALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 22: Ryan Braun #8 of the Milwaukee Brewers poses for a portrait during a MLB photo day at Maryvale Baseball Park on February 22, 2017 in Maryvale, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

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Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun is not a fan of spring training. He thinks it’s too long. Via MLB.com’s Adam McCalvy, Braun said:

My favorite spring training at-bat is a first-pitch line out to center. Or even better, a first-pitch, line drive double play. Because we’re all in the business of saving time. We don’t get paid by the hour. I’m serious. I’m not kidding.

Braun is not the first nor the last to complain about the length of spring training.

The 33-year-old made his Cactus League debut last Friday. He’s played in three spring games thus far, racking up a pair of doubles, a pair of walks, and one RBI in six at-bats. Braun is looking to repeat last year’s performance when he hit .305/.365/.538 with 30 home runs, 91 RBI, 80 runs scored, and 16 stolen bases in 564 plate appearances.

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