The Milestones We've Missed

July 4, 2012; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun (8) hits a double against the Miami Marlins in the fifth inning at Miller Park. Mandatory Credit: Benny Sieu-US PRESSWIRE

We do our best to stay on top of milestones here, but sometimes they slip through the cracks. Here are some of the best ones I've missed this season.

July 4: Ryan Braun's 200th double

Ryan Braun's only hit on a hot day at Miller Park was a historically relevant one: His fifth inning double off Josh Johnson was the 200th of his career. He was only the ninth Brewer ever to reach that mark, although he was about to get company on the active list.

July 6: Corey Hart's 200th double

Two days later Hart joined Braun on the list. He led off the top of the fourth inning with a double off J.A. Happ of the Astros on this day to become the tenth Brewer with 200. Here they are:

Brewer Doubles
Robin Yount 583
Paul Molitor 405
Cecil Cooper 345
Geoff Jenkins 287
Jim Gantner 262
Jeff Cirillo 217
Don Money 215
Ryan Braun 208
Corey Hart 202
Prince Fielder 200

In a weird statistical quirk, Hart only has two doubles in the 31 games he's played since reaching 200. He has six home runs over that time.

July 6: Aramis Ramirez's 400th double

On the same day as Hart's milestone, Aramis Ramirez doubled him. His seventh inning double was his second of the day and the 400th of his career. He's one of just 12 players in major league history to accumulate 400 doubles while playing at least half his games at third base. Here are the four active players on the list:

Player Doubles Rank Among 3B
Chipper Jones 544 3
Scott Rolen 510 4
Adrian Beltre 452 7
Aramis Ramirez 411 11

July 21: Livan Hernandez's 500th game pitched

When Livan Hernandez was called upon to record the final three outs of the Brewers' 6-2 loss to the Reds a few weeks ago he became the 32nd active pitcher with at least 500 appearances (Kevin Gregg of the Orioles has since become the 33rd).

Hernandez, however, started 474 of those games. He and Jamie Moyer are the only active major leaguers with at least 500 appearances and 400 starts. Andy Pettitte (498 appearances) will likely join them before the end of the season.

July 25: Ryan Braun's 600th RBI

In the middle of an otherwise disappointing 7-6, 10 inning loss to the Phillies at Citizens Bank Park Ryan Braun made a little bit of history: His eighth inning game-tying home run drove in the 599th and 600th runs of his Brewer career.

Braun is one of just eight Brewers with 600 career RBI, and has since also passed Gorman Thomas for seventh on the all time list:

Player RBI
Robin Yount 1406
Cecil Cooper 944
Paul Molitor 790
Geoff Jenkins 704
Ben Oglivie 685
Prince Fielder 656
Ryan Braun 608
Gorman Thomas 605

August 1: Corey Hart's 500th run

The Brewers had no problem getting on the board against the Astros on this day, a 13-4 romp that saw the Crew plate 12 runs while recording just 12 outs in one stretch. Hart's second run of the day scored on Rickie Weeks' home run in the fifth inning and made him just the 14th Brewer ever to reach 500. Braun (579, 7th) and Weeks (574, 9th) are also on that list.

Hart currently has 504 runs and is two behind Jeff Cirillo for 13th on the franchise all time list.

August 8: Randy Wolf's 800th walk

When Wolf walked Todd Frazier in the top of the sixth inning on Wednesday he joined a pretty interesting club: He's now one of just five active pitchers who have allowed over 1000 earned runs, walked at least 800 batters and still have a career ERA+ over 100:

Pitcher ER BB ERA+
Andy Pettitte 1338 977 117
Barry Zito 1043 990 109
Kevin Millwood 1228 830 106
Jamie Moyer 1926 1155 103
Randy Wolf 1038 800 101

Wolf also allowed his 1000th earned run earlier this season.

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