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Michael Brantley
AVG HR RBI
.282 4 18
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 6-2 / 200 NFBC ADP: 220.82
Position: LFBorn: 5/15/1987 Birthplace: Bellevue, Washington
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 7th Round by Brewers (2005)


Latest News
Apr. 22 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Brantley homered again Monday.
Analysis: Brantley went yard for the second straight contest and has raised his OPS to .870.
Apr. 21 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Brantley homered, doubled and drove in a pair of runs in Cleveland's 6-4 win over Toronto on Sunday.
Analysis: Brantley has all three of his home runs over the last six games. He's also has 10 of his team-best 16 RBIs in his last eight.
Apr. 18 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Brantley picked up two hits Thursday against Detroit - including his second homer of the season - while finishing one shy of a career high with four RBIs.
Analysis: Brantley is hitting .286 with a team-leading 14 RBIs through 15 games.
Apr. 7 12:25 PM PT1:25 PM MT2:25 PM CT3:25 PM ET15:25 ET19:25 GMT3:25 12:25 PM MST2:25 PM EST2:55 PM VEN23:25 UAE2:25 PM CT-Brantley had three hits in a 10-7 loss to the Twins on Sunday.
Analysis: Brantley has hit safely in every game and owns a .858 OPS.
Apr. 3 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Brantley had three RBIs in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader at Oakland.
Analysis: Brantley has hit safely in each of this first three games, going 4 for 11 (.364).
Apr. 1 2:53 PM PT3:53 PM MT4:53 PM CT5:53 PM ET17:53 ET21:53 GMT5:53 2:53 PM MST4:53 PM EST5:23 PM VEN1:53 UAE (+1)4:53 PM CT-Brantley was 2 for 4 with two doubles in Monday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: Brantley likely won't win you any fantasy titles but he's a solid player in many formats.
Feb. 13 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Cleveland has signed Brantley to a four-year, $25 million contract extension, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: Brantley led the team with a .284 batting average last season. He set career highs with 26 doubles, 10 homers, 73 RBIs and 66 runs. He also stole 17 bases in 21 attempts.
Feb. 11 6:11 AM PT7:11 AM MT8:11 AM CT9:11 AM ET9:11 ET14:11 GMT22:11 7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE8:11 AM CT-A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a long-term contract with Brantley.
Analysis: Brantley, who was Cleveland's most consistent player last season, will sign a four-year, $25 million deal once he passes a physical. Brantley batted .284 with 10 homers and 73 RBIs in 151 games last season.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2009 Cle 28 112 10 35 4 0 0 11 8 19 4 4 .313 .358 .348
2010 Cle 72 297 38 73 9 3 3 22 22 38 10 2 .246 .296 .327
2011 Cle 114 451 63 120 24 4 7 46 34 76 13 5 .266 .318 .384
2012 Cle 149 552 63 159 37 4 6 60 53 56 12 9 .288 .348 .402
2013 Cle 151 556 66 158 26 3 10 73 40 67 17 4 .284 .332 .396
2014 Cle 19 71 10 20 4 0 4 18 8 6 2 0 .282 .363 .507
Career 533 2039 250 565 104 14 30 230 165 262 58 24 .277 .331 .386

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2013 Cle Total 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
    1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250
Career 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250


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