Michael Brantley#23, LF, Cleveland
- May 15, 1987
- Birth Place:
- Bellevue, Washington
- 2005 7ᵗʰ round by the Milwaukee Brewers
— Player Notes
Advice: Brantley was shut down earlier this week due to inflammation in his shoulder. He received a cortisone shot and has been put on a two-week recovery plan going into the offseason.Rotoworld
Advice: With the Indians out of the playoff picture, Brantley will be given a cortisone shot and rest the shoulder for the final days of the 2015 campaign. The talented outfielder has also dealt with issues with his left shoulder off and on this season but has still managed a .310/.379/.480 batting line, 15 homers, 84 RBI and 15 steals.Rotoworld
Advice: Brantley has been in and out of the lineup since injuring his right shoulder on a dive last week and it's possible the Indians will just wind up shutting him down. Mike Aviles is in left field for the first game Wednesday.
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Advice: Brantley hurt his right shoulder on a dive last week and has been in and out of the lineup since then. He's also dealt with soreness in his left shoulder off and on all season. The outfielder was scheduled to meet with a team doctor on Tuesday and it could be decided then whether it would be best to go ahead and end Brantley's season early. He's hit .310/.379/.480 this season despite battling a variety of ailments.
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Advice: Brantley missed four games with a sore right shoulder before returning to action on Sunday and Monday. It's possible that he's just getting a day off. Jerry Sands is starting in left field.Rotoworld
Advice: It's his first start since Tuesday, as he's battled a sore right shoulder of late. Brantley has been on fire since the All-Star break, sporting a .344/.405/.578 batting line with 10 homers.
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