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News-Herald Jun 25, 2015
Jim Ingraham: Michael Brantley slowed by injury while healthy Jason Kipnis playing well

Jim Ingraham: Michael Brantley slowed by injury while healthy Jason Kipnis playing well

Michael Brantley and Jason Kipnis have traded places.Last year Brantley was healthy and had a spectacular, MVP-caliber season. This year he's hurt and, not so much.Last year Kipnis was hurt and, not so much. This year he is healthy and having a spectacular, MVP-caliber season.What's the common denominator between the two "not so much" seasons by the Indians' two best players?Injuries.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 18, 2015

Indians top Chicago Cubs 4-3 in rain-delayed game

The Indians worked around two rain delays and beat the Chicago Cubs 4-3 Thursday night. After losing Wednesday night’s thrashing 17-0, the Indians grabbed an early lead Thursday. Jason Kipnis walked, Francisco Lindor singled and Michael Brantley hit a ground-rule double down the left-field line to score Kipnis. With Lindor on third, a pitch got away from catcher Miguel Montero. Lindor broke for home and beat the toss to the plate, making it 2-0. In the top of the third, Kyle Schwarber and Dexter Fowler each singled. Schwarber advanced to third and Fowler took a large turn at first....
Bless You Boys Jun 13, 2015

Watch Anthony Gose rob Michael Brantley with a diving catch

Michael Brantley made a bid for a triple in the first inning off Justin Verlander, but Anthony Gose layed out for a stellar catch. Justin Verlander was looking for a clean inning in his first of the year. Michael Brantley did everything he could to spoil it, but Anthony Gose raced back for a superb diving catch to steal a triple away from the Indians' star. Yeah, this is not the Tigers' defense you're used to, Justin.
Grand Rapids Press Jun 13, 2015
Watch Anthony Gose take extra bases away from Michael Brantley with Superman-like catch

Watch Anthony Gose take extra bases away from Michael Brantley with Superman-like catch

With two outs, Anthony Gose tracked down a deep shot to right-center and made a diving catch on the run to rob Clevelands Michael Brantley of a surefire extra-base hit. DETROIT -- Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander worked a perfect first inning in his season debut Saturday. Anthony Gose helped make sure of it with a Superman-like catch. With two outs, Gose tracked down a deep shot to right-center and made a diving catch on the run to rob Cleveland's Michael Brantley of a surefire extra-base hit. The catch itself was spectacular, but perhaps more...
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 5, 2015

All-Star Game voting update; Jason Kipnis 4th, Michael Brantley 7th

The Indians have a good chance of sending two players to July’s All-Star game in Cincinnati, that being second baseman Jason Kipnis and outfielder Michael Brantley. At Friday night’s game, the Indians had painted “Vote Brantley” and “Vote Kipnis” along the third and first base lines, respectively. Kipnis has started to make up ground at his position. As of June 2, he was fourth among AL second baseman with 504,909 votes. Houston’s Jose Altuve (2 million) and Kansas City’s Omar Infante (1.4 million) still hold sizable leads. Brantley has moved up to seventh among...
Plain Dealer Jun 3, 2015

Win for Cleveland Indians excites Michael Brantley more than game-winning hit

Michael Brantley was 0-for-11 with runners in scoring position when he singled home Jason Kipnis from second base Tuesday night to give the Indians a 2-1 victory over Kansas City.
Plain Dealer Jun 3, 2015

Michael Brantley delivers game-winning single in Cleveland Indians' 2-1 victory over Kansas City

Carlos Carrasco pitched seven strong innings and Michael Brantley drove in the winning run as the Indians beat the Royals on Tuesday night to improve to 4-1 on this seven-game trip.

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