Michael Brantley

Michael Brantley

#23LF,
AVG
.337
HR
3
RBI
21
R
29
Bio
Height/Weight: 6' 2"/209 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: L
Born: Bellevue, Washington
College: None
Draft: 2005 7th round by the
  • White Sox's Carlos Rodón calls out Rob Manfred on Astros, foreign substances
    NBC Sports Washington

    White Sox's Carlos Rodón calls out Rob Manfred on Astros, foreign substances

    White Sox pitcher Carlos Rodn hit Rob Manfred for not suspending any Astros players while talking about MLB's crackdown on foreign substances.

  • Astros on pitching-substance crackdown: 'We have to follow the rules'
    Houston Chronicle

    Astros on pitching-substance crackdown: 'We have to follow the rules'

    All I can do is just follow the rules, and whether you like it or not, you know, I’ve got to go over it with my coaches, go over it with my players to let them know what’s at stake. What’s at stake is immediate ejection and a 10-game suspension for any player found to have violated the foreign substance policy. Adding some teeth to the penalty: Clubs will not be allowed to replace players on the active roster if they are suspended due to sticky stuff.

  • White Sox's Carlos Rodon Rips MLB for Inconsistent Punishments for Substances, Astros
    Bleacher Report

    White Sox's Carlos Rodon Rips MLB for Inconsistent Punishments for Substances, Astros

    Chicago White Sox starter Carlos Rodon has been blowing away hitters all season in what's unquestionably the best year of his career. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred got a taste of that heat on Tuesday as the lefty heavily criticized a memo sent to all clubs detailing punishments for pitchers who use foreign substances to doctor the ball on the mound.