Michael Brantley RUMORS & NEWS

  • Francona not ready to name Brantley to Opening Day roster

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "This is a position-by-position look at the 2017 Indians as they prepare to open the season. The only thing certain about opening day is opening day. But even that's not a guarantee, especially when it's held in Cleveland in early April. Trying to break down a team, position-by-position, even..." March 31

  • Brantley to make long-awaited spring debut Monday

    CBS Sports "Brantley (shoulder) will start in left field in Monday's Cactus League game against the Dodgers, Eric Stephen of True Blue LA reports. It will be the Cactus League debut for Brantley, who has been eased along slowly in his return from shoulder surgery. " March 20

  • Indians' Michael Brantley expected to resume baseball activities soon, be ready for spring training

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "The Indians anticipate Michael Brantley will begin baseball activities in December, with the expectation that the left fielder will be 100 percent when spring training arrives. Of course, the team had hopes that the former All-Star would make a full recovery in time to contribute in 2016, but..." November 05