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Feb 20, 2017
KFFL
Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley (shoulder) has advanced to soft toss in his hitting program, ...
Feb 17, 2017
Yahoo! Fantasy Baseball
Feb. 17 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters.com - - - - MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Indians OF Brantley not close to being ready to play Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley isnt close to being ready to play in spring training games and his availability for the start of the regular season is also in jeopardy, according to manager Terry Francona.(MLB-INDIANS-NEWS-BRANTLEY, moved, The Sports Xchange, 325 words) MLB notebook News and notes from around the league. ...
News-Herald Feb 21, 2017
Cleveland Indians: Brantley hopes 'bad days' behind him

Cleveland Indians: Brantley hopes 'bad days' behind him

GOODYEAR, Ariz. >> Michael Brantley has clashed with self-doubt and depression while pushing his body.The former All-Star's light is flickering.Brantley's comeback from right shoulder surgery has been grueling for the Indians' best all-around player, far tougher than he or the team imagined.
Sacramento Bee Feb 21, 2017

Indians' Brantley hopes "bad days" behind him after injury

Michael Brantley has clashed with self-doubt and depression while pushing his body. The former All-Star's light is flickering. Brantley's comeback from right shoulder surgery has been grueling for the Indians' …
Plain Dealer Feb 21, 2017
Michael Brantley hopeful that the dark days of a grueling recovery process are behind him

Michael Brantley hopeful that the dark days of a grueling recovery process are behind him

"I learned a lot about myself," Brantley said Tuesday. "You have to be mentally tough. You're going to have good days and bad days, but just stick to the course, stick to the plan, don't try to do too much too early, and it will all come together in the end."
KFFL Feb 20, 2017

Indians | Michael Brantley advances to soft toss

Cleveland Indians OF Michael Brantley (shoulder) has advanced to soft toss in his hitting program, ...
Plain Dealer Feb 20, 2017
Michael Brantley stands in for Cleveland Indians live batting practice (video)

Michael Brantley stands in for Cleveland Indians live batting practice (video)

The left fielder, still working his way back from his second major surgery, stood in as Joe Colon tossed a sampling of pitches.
Scout Feb 19, 2017

2017 IBI Preview Capsule: Michael Brantley

After sitting out most of 2016, Michael Brantley is a subject of news, speculation and discussion this spring as his health and timetable to return are still up in the air. The IBI's Jake Dungan concludes the 2017 IBI Preview Capsule series with a look at whether the Tribe left fielder can return to playing at his All-Star form as well as if he can return at all.
Plain Dealer Feb 19, 2017
Is Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley a reflection of Grady Sizemore? Rant of the week

Is Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley a reflection of Grady Sizemore? Rant of the week

The Indians hold a $11 million option for 2018 on Michael Brantley. The All-Star outfielder is still recovering from a right shoulder injury and no one knows when he'll be able to play. In a similar situation, the Indians declined Grady Sizemore's option in 2011.

Michael Brantley advances to soft toss; Indians’ Lineup not yet set

Indians outfielder Michael Brantley has progressed to soft toss, the next step in his long road back to the field. Brantley had been hitting off a tee as the club continues to be cautious with him in his rehab from bicep tenodesis surgery last season. That will continue to be the case as he builds up to game speed, which will come after he progresses enough to begin hitting in the cage and then on the field. “He’s doing real well, just want to be fair to him,” Indians manager Terry Francona told reporters in Goodyear, Ariz. “This kid has done everything. Because he is pushing....

Reuters U.S. Sports Schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday, Feb. 17

Feb. 17 (Reuters) - Reuters U.S. sports schedule at 2 PM ET on Friday: - - - - For any coverage questions, please contact us.general-news@thomsonreuters.com - - - - MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Indians OF Brantley not close to being ready to play Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley isnt close to being ready to play in spring training games and his availability for the start of the regular season is also in jeopardy, according to manager Terry Francona.(MLB-INDIANS-NEWS-BRANTLEY, moved, The Sports Xchange, 325 words) MLB notebook News and notes from around the league. ...
News-Herald Feb 17, 2017

Michael Brantley's return from 2015 shoulder injury continues to confound Cleveland Indians

On Aug. 15 of last year, the Indians optimistically announced Michael Brantley would fully recover in four months after undergoing right biceps tendinitis surgery.Six months have passed since the operation.
MLB Trade Rumors Feb 16, 2017

AL Notes: Brantley, Jackson, Latos, Jays

Hopes are riding high for the Indians, but the health of Michael Brantley remains a major wild card for the organization. Paul Hoynes of the Plain Dealer reports on where things stand as camp opens. As was the case last year, Cleveland intends to proceed cautiously as Brantley ramps up from shoulder surgery. This time, though,…
Plain Dealer Feb 16, 2017
Best case scenario for Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley: A bad swing that doesn't hurt

Best case scenario for Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley: A bad swing that doesn't hurt

The best case scenario for an effective Michael Brantley to return to the Indians' lineup is to get to a point where he can play games, taking good and bad swings, and not have his right shoulder bark in protest.
Plain Dealer Feb 16, 2017
The worst-case scenario for Michael Brantley and the Cleveland Indians? They've already lived through it once

The worst-case scenario for Michael Brantley and the Cleveland Indians? They've already lived through it once

The worst-case scenario for Michael Brantley and the Indians would be a case of deja vu.
Plain Dealer Feb 15, 2017
Slow-go for Brantley, Jackson: 5 things we learned from Cleveland Indians' spring training

Slow-go for Brantley, Jackson: 5 things we learned from Cleveland Indians' spring training

Manager Terry Francona, on the second day of practice for Indians' pitchers and catchers, said outfielders Michael Brantley (right shoulder) and Austin Jackson (left knee) won't play games in the early part of the Cactus League season.
ESPN Feb 15, 2017

Indians' Brantley to miss start of Cactus League

Indians' Brantley to miss start of Cactus League

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