MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers' slugger Ryan Braun was selected Wednesday, November 7th as one of five finalists for MVP this season.
One day later, Major League Baseball announced Braun is the winner of a 2012 Silver Slugger Award.
Managers and coaches vote for the best offensive players at each position. Braun joins the Reds Jay Bruce and Andrew McCutchen of the Pirates for National League outfielders.
Also Thursday, November 8th -- several media outlets were reporting Braun is engaged to girlfriend Larisa Fraser!