Michael Brantley 23 | Left Field

Cleveland Indians

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Thu. Aug 14, 2014 Subscribe 
News: Brantley went a collective 3-for-9 with two RBI during Wednesday's doubleheader with the Diamondbacks. Impact: Brantley, who sustained a leg injury last week, had been limited to DH duties in recent days, but was back in the outfield Tuesday and also manned center for the first contest of the doubleheader. While the All-Star should see his power numbers decline a tick from here, there are no major red flags in his batted-ball profile to suggest a steep regression from his .325 batting average is in order.(RotoWire, )
Aug 10, 2014
News: Brantley (leg) has been limited to DH duty the last three days. He went 1-for-3 with two RBI and a walk in that capacity Sunday. Impact: Brantley's status has made the Indians' outfield situation even more tenuous, with Nick Swisher and David Murphy going on the DL on Sunday. They had to start Ryan Raburn, Chris Dickerson and an out-of-position Zach Walters in the outfield Sunday.(RotoWire, )
Thu. Aug 7, 2014
News: Brantley (leg) is in the Indians' lineup Thursday against the Reds. Impact: While Brantley stayed in Wednesday's game initially after appearing to hurt his leg in the third inning, he was ultimately removed as part of a double switch in the seventh. Manager Terry Francona downplayed the issue afterward, saying, "He's OK. I just think he's been on his legs a lot," and Brantley's inclusion in Thursday's lineup suggests his removal was indeed precautionary.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 6, 2014
News: Brantley left Wednesday's game with an apparent leg injury, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports. Impact: A double switch removed Brantley from the game in the seventh inning, after he appeared to hurt his leg on a catch in the third. It's unclear what the nature of the ailment is, but consider him day-to-day until we learn more.(RotoWire, )
Wed. Aug 6, 2014
News: Brantley collected a hit for a sixth straight game Tuesday against Cincinnati, singling and recording his 72nd RBI of the year. Impact: Brantley is batting .400 over his last 10 games and is 12 for 25 with seven RBIs during a six-game hitting streak.(STATS, 4:18pm)
Tue. Aug 5, 2014
News: Brantley collected his fifth straight multihit game Monday, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs in a 7-1 win over Cincinnati. Impact: Brantley, who ranks third in baseball with 137 hits, is batting .357 over his last 28 games and is 11 for 21 over his last five with six RBIs.(STATS, 1:01pm)
Mon. Aug 4, 2014
News: Brantley was 2 for 6 with his 16th home run in Sunday's 4-3 win over Texas. Impact: Brantley continues to enjoy a career year, batting .351 over his last 27 games, including 9 for 17 in the last four.(STATS, 5:05pm)
Sat. Aug 2, 2014
News: Brantley was brilliant on Friday. Impact: Brantley had three hits and two RBIs as the Indians finished with 16 hits in this rout.(STATS, 2:15pm)
Michael Brantley
2014 Season
Ht: 6' 2"  Wt: 200  Age: 27
Bats: L  Throws: L
Born: 5/15/1987, Bellevue, Washington
College: None
Debut: 2009
Salary: $2,375,000
Injury Status
No Current Injury