Michael Brantley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Brantley (ankle) questionable for Opening Day

    MLB.com "While a few of the position players who reported early to camp took part in batting practice Thursday morning, Michael Brantley stood at the edge of the weight room at the team's complex. The Indians outfielder peered out at the diamond, where teammates fed off BP fastballs. Brantley is once..." February 15

  • Indians Exercise Club Options Over Michael Brantley & Josh Tomlin

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Indians have announced that they have picked up the club options over both outfielder Michael Brantley and righty Josh Tomlin. The decision on Brantley, in particular, represents an important part of the team’s offseason puzzle. Entering the winter, it seemed unclear whether the Cleveland..." November 03

  • Indians' Michael Brantley undergoes surgery on right ankle

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians announced Thursday that outfielder Michael Brantley underwent right ankle surgery. Brantley will need four to five months of rehab before he can resume full baseball activities. The surgery was performed Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C. Dr. Robert Anderson performed the arthroscopic..." October 19

  • Indians activate Brantley ahead of postseason

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Michael Brantley is back -- at least on the active roster -- for the Indians Saturday. Brantley has been out since leaving a game on Aug. 8 with a deltoid ligament sprain along with right ankle synovitis. He has been considered a long shot to make the team's postseason roster for the American..." October 01

  • Brantley nearing return from ankle sprain

    MLB.com "Michael Brantley's long road back from a right ankle sprain may finally be nearing an end. Indians manager Terry Francona said on Wednesday that the club is targeting the weekend as a potential return for Brantley. Francona noted the team wants to give Brantley the opportunity to play in a..." September 28

  • Indians' Brantley to remain shut down for 7-10 days

    CBS Sports "At 37-10, the Cleveland Indians have baseball's best record since Aug. 1, and they've done that without one of their best hitters. Left fielder Michael Brantley has been sidelined since Aug. 8 with a right ankle injury. On Wednesday afternoon the Indians announced on update on Brantley, and it..." September 20