OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 1 week ago

Indians manager Terry Francona acknowledged that it is unlikely Brantley (shoulder) will be ready to rejoin the team's lineup by Opening Day, the Indians' official site reports. "He won't open the season, most likely, with us," Francona said of Brantley. "We'll look at a number of guys. We'll see what fits the best. We'll probably have some platooning going on, especially earlier in the year. There's a number of guys that are coming in [to help]."

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 2 months ago

The Indians announced Monday that Brantley is on track in his recovery from shoulder surgery and is not facing an absence longer than originally expected.

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A report came out Monday that ...

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 2 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) may be held out of games until June, but the Indians have disputed that report, according to Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 3 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder Monday. He's expected to remain out for 5-to-6 months.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 4 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) will miss the remainder of the regular season after receiving a cortisone shot in his shoulder Wednesday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 4 months ago

Brantley (shoulder), who wasn't in the lineup Tuesday before the game was postponed, could be shut down for the rest of the regular season, MLB.com reports.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 5 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) will return to the starting lineup Sunday against the Royals, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

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Brantley has missed four ...

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 5 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) could be cleared to play Sunday, but manager Terry Francona said a Monday return is more realistic, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 5 months ago

Brantley (shoulder) remains out of the lineup for Saturday's game against the Royals, Paul Hoynes of the Northeast Ohio Media Group reports.

OUTMichael Brantley LF/CF/DH CLE 5 months ago

Brantley was scratched from Friday's lineup.

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Brantley was initially penciled ...