Tag Archives: Michael Brantley

Posted on January 10, 2019, by Bryan Zarpentine With the likes of Yasmani Grandal and Wilson Ramos off the market, the catcher market is starting to dry up. As it stands, the only marquee backstop out there is Miami’s J.T. Realmuto. The Marlins appear intent on trading Realmuto before the start of spring training. Recent […]

Posted on January 1, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The MLB offseason is far from over, but there have been enough big moves made to shake up the hierarchy just a little. With today being New Year’s Day, it seems pertinent to take a look at the teams that are poised to chase a championship in […]

Posted on December 18, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros are not a team with a lot of glaring weaknesses to address this offseason. But that hasn’t stopped them from making a marquee signing in free agency. According to multiple reports, the Astros have struck a deal with outfielder Michael Brantley. The deal is […]

Posted on October 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Houston Astros will begin their quest to repeat as world champions when their ALDS series against the Cleveland Indians begins on Friday. This series will bring together the last two American League champions. However, these two teams have not met in the postseason either of the […]

Posted on March 5, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite getting knocked out in the Divisional Round of the playoffs last year, the Cleveland Indians remain one of the favorites in the American League. Of course, as they learned last year, competition in the AL is stiff. Can the Indians once again rise to the top […]

Posted on November 3, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians have been quick to answer one of the most pressing questions facing them this offseason. On Friday, the club announced that they have picked up the $12 million option on Michael Brantley for the 2018 season. The Indians will also pick up the $3 […]

Posted on October 19, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The injuries and the surgeries keep piling up for outfielder Michael Brantley. His latest one may even end his tenure with the Cleveland Indians. The club announced Thursday that Brantley underwent ankle surgery on Wednesday, one week after the team’s season came to an end in the […]

Posted on October 8, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After a devastating collapse in Game 2, the New York Yankees return home with their backs up against the wall in Game 3 of the ALDS Sunday night. After building an 8-3 lead, it looked like a virtual certainty that the Yankees would be able to split […]

Posted on October 4, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After taking care of the Twins in the Wild Card Playoff, the New York Yankees have officially moved onto the ALDS. Of course, waiting for them is the defending American League champion Cleveland Indians, who have had a few days to rest leading up to Thursday’s Game […]

Posted on September 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians may have some good news regarding injured outfielder Michael Brantley. Indians manager Terry Francona indicated that Brantley is nearing a return to the field. He may even have a shot to make it onto the roster for next week’s ALDS. Not long ago, it […]

Posted on September 16, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After more than three weeks of winning, the streak is over. The Cleveland Indians saw their 22-game win streak broken Friday night by a 4-3 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The Indians fall a few games short of tying the MLB record of 26 straight wins […]

Posted on September 11, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians won their 18th straight game Sunday night, giving them the best record in the American League. Unfortunately, the win comes with a caveat, as the Indians lost rookie center fielder Bradley Zimmer to injury. Zimmer broke a bone in his left hand in the […]

Posted on August 10, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Facing a depleted outfield at the moment, the Cleveland Indians have upgraded in a big way. Late Wednesday night, the Indians acquired slugger Jay Bruce from the New York Mets for minor league pitcher Ryder Ryan. Cleveland has agreed to take on the roughly $4 million left […]

Posted on August 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine After an injury plagued 2016 season, Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley has done well to bounce back in 2017. Unfortunately, the injury bug has bit Brantley yet again. The Indians placed Brantley on the 10-day DL Wednesday with a sprained ankle. It’s the second time this year […]

Posted on April 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Cleveland Indians welcomed outfielder Lonnie Chisenhall back from the DL on Thursday. Chisenhall, the team’s primary right fielder last season during their World Series run, began the season on the DL after hurting his shoulder while colliding with an outfield wall late in spring training. Chisenhall […]

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