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The 25-year-old Braun hit .300 with 30 homers in 114 games before last year's injury, and .238 with seven home runs in the final 37 games. He had only eight extra-base hits in September.
Brewers manager Ken Macha said he wasn't overly concerned since there's still three weeks left in spring training.
"Injuries happen," Macha said. "It's the weather and your wife, you have no control over those two or injuries."
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