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News-Herald Jan 29, 2016
Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley "excited" about his progress from shoulder surgery

Michael Brantley is making steady progress from offseason shoulder surgery, and though no one knows for sure when the Tribe outfielder can play again, everybody hopes Peter Gammons is wrong.Gammons, speaking on MLB Network last month, chilled the winter in Cleveland when he said: "The biggest problem here -- I just learned this today -- is that Michael Brantley's shoulder injury is worse than they thought.
Plain Dealer Jan 29, 2016

Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley named top left fielder by MLB Network

Micheal Brantley, who limped through last season with a variety of injuries, but still found a way to be producitve, was named MLB's top left fielder by MLB Network.
Plain Dealer Jan 28, 2016
Desmond Howard has Super Bowl memories during Greater Cleveland Sports Awards (photos)

Desmond Howard has Super Bowl memories during Greater Cleveland Sports Awards (photos)

A very gracious Jim Donovan accepted the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards on Thursday.
Plain Dealer Jan 28, 2016

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley targeting an Opening Day return, but he isn't holding himself to that

"My target is Opening Day," Brantley said Thursday at the Greater Cleveland Sports Awards. He added that he didn't think "it's fair to give myself a target."
Akron Beacon Journal Jan 28, 2016
Indians left fielder Michael Brantley progressing in shoulder rehab, ‘targeting’ Opening Day but keeping same timetable

Indians left fielder Michael Brantley progressing in shoulder rehab, ‘targeting’ Opening Day but keeping same timetable

CLEVELAND: Indians left fielder Michael Brantley says he’d still dive for the fly ball that eventually led to his shoulder surgery on Nov. 9, even as it’ll likely cost him the first month of the 2016 season. “One hundred percent. Absolutely,” Brantley said when asked if he’d dive for it again. “I only know one way to play, and that’s as hard as I can. I’ll never change the way I play or not dive because I’ve had a problem. That’s letting down my teammates and I can’t do that.” Brantley hurt his non-throwing (right) shoulder diving for a ball in Minnesota on Sept. 22....

Indians LF Michael Brantley progressing in shoulder rehab, “targeting” Opening Day but realistic

Indians left fielder Michael Brantley says he’d still dive for the fly ball that eventually led to November 9 shoulder surgery, even as it’ll likely cost him the first month of the 2016 season. “One-hundred precent. Absolutely,” Brantley said when asked if he’d dive for it again. “I only know one way to play, and that’s as hard as I can. I’ll never change the way I play or not dive because I’ve had a problem. That’s letting down my teammates and I can’t do that.” Brantley hurt his non-throwing (right) shoulder diving for a ball in Minnesota on September 22. The...
Plain Dealer Jan 19, 2016

Can Michael Brantley play catch up for Cleveland Indians in 2016? Hey, Hoynsie

Over the last two seasons, Yan Gomes and Jason Kipnis had trouble regaining their form for the Indians after injuries early in the year . Will Michael Brantley, expected to miss at least the first month of the 2016 season following surgery on his right shoulder, suffer the same fate?

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