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Chronicle-Telegram Jun 22, 2016

Indians notes: Tribe gives hold sign to Brantley’s rehab

CLEVELAND — The Indians have hit the pause button on Michael Brantley’s rehabilitation program. The All-Star left fielder rejoined the Tribe prior to its Wednesday series finale against Tampa Bay, but will not resume physical activities until this weekend. One day earlier, Brantley received a cortisone injection to alleviate his right biceps tendinitis in Dallas. Read More... The post Indians notes: Tribe gives hold sign to Brantley’s rehab appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.
Plain Dealer Jun 22, 2016
Home cooking, Jobu, fathers and sons, home run streaks and inane All-Star voting: Zack Meisel's musings

Home cooking, Jobu, fathers and sons, home run streaks and inane All-Star voting: Zack Meisel's musings

Somehow, without Michael Brantley, the Indians have amassed a 40-30 record. They have rattled off 10 consecutive wins at Progressive Field. They have outscored the opposition, 56-20 runs in those 10 affairs.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 21, 2016

Indians notebook: Outfielder Michael Brantley gets second opinion, second cortisone shot

CLEVELAND: The wait for a Cleveland title is finished. The wait for Michael Brantley’s return continues. After having his workload “ramped up” last week, Brantley felt discomfort in his biceps and lower shoulder area. He had a lighter day on Monday and was diagnosed with right biceps tendinitis. The Indians flew Brantley to Dallas to meet with Dr. Keith Meister and get a second opinion. He also has received another MRI and a second cortisone shot. It’s more reason for concern that Brantley’s return will come later rather than sooner. “Even though he was doing front-toss flips, the...
Chronicle-Telegram Jun 21, 2016

Indians notes: Another setback for Michael Brantley

CLEVELAND — There is more bad news where Michael Brantley is concerned. According to manager Terry Francona, Brantley suffered another setback with his surgically-repaired right shoulder, which means the left fielder won’t be beginning a minor-league rehab assignment anytime soon. Brantley had been limited to hitting off a tee and taking soft-toss after being placed Read More... The post Indians notes: Another setback for Michael Brantley appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.

Cleveland’s Michael Brantley has biceps tendinitis

Cleveland outfielder Michael Brantley has been diagnosed with right biceps tendinitis and has been given a cortisone shot. The Cubs also placed lefty Clayton Richard on the 15-day disabled list because of a blister on his left middle finger, selected left-hander Gerardo Concepcion’s contract and recalled righty Spencer Patton from Iowa before Tuesday’s game against St. Louis. Texas acquired infielder Kyle Kubitza from the Angels for cash considerations and optioned him to Triple-A Round Rock. Tampa Bay placed Steve Pearce and Mikie Mahtook on the 15-day disabled list after both players...
Plain Dealer Jun 21, 2016
Second opinion reveals Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley has right biceps tendinitis

Second opinion reveals Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley has right biceps tendinitis

Indians outfielder Michael Brantley received a second opinion on his surgically repaired right shoulder on Tuesday from Dr. Keith Meiser in Dallas. Meiser sound Brantley's shoulder is sound and that he's suffering from right biceps tendinitis.
Akron Beacon Journal Jun 21, 2016

Indians OF Michael Brantley gets second opinion, second cortisone shot

The wait for a Cleveland title is finished. The wait for Michael Brantley’s return continues. After having his workload “ramped up” last week, Brantley felt discomfort in his biceps and lower shoulder area. He had a lighter day on Monday and was diagnosed with right biceps tendinitis. The Indians flew Brantley to Dallas to meet with Dr. Keith Meister and get a second opinion. He also has received another MRI and a second cortisone shot. It’s more reason for concern that Brantley’s return will come later rather than sooner. “Even though he was doing front-toss flips, the...
Plain Dealer Jun 17, 2016
Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley still plugging away at soft toss as timetable remains unclear

Cleveland Indians outfielder Michael Brantley still plugging away at soft toss as timetable remains unclear

The left fielder, still rehabbing his surgically repaired right shoulder, said his week was rather boring.
Plain Dealer Jun 15, 2016

Do the Indians need a healthy Michael Brantley to win the Central?

Brantley remains out with a shoulder injury that has plagued him since the offseason.
Plain Dealer Jun 7, 2016

Cleveland Indians' Chris Antonetti says there's no timetable on Michael Brantley's return

Chris Antonetti doesn't expect outfielder Michael Brantley to miss a big part of this season, but at the same time says there is no way to set a timetable for his return.
Plain Dealer Jun 7, 2016

Trevor Bauer, Jose Ramirez keep Cleveland Indians rolling, but what about Danny Salazar's shoulder?

The Indians won their sixth straight game Monday night by defeating Seattle, but were dark clouds gathering because of injuries to Danny Salazar and Michael Brantley?
Plain Dealer Jun 6, 2016
Is the Cleveland Indians' offense better than advertised? Inside the numbers

Is the Cleveland Indians' offense better than advertised? Inside the numbers

Cleveland's offense is far from flawless, but somehow, a group missing Michael Brantley and receiving next to nothing from Yan Gomes has remained productive.
Chronicle-Telegram Jun 4, 2016

Indians Commentary: Michael Brantley still on DL, but plenty of good things happening in Tribe Town

Michael Brantley is on the disabled list with no set timetable for his return, but there are still a number of reasons to be pleased with what the Indians accomplished over the first 53 games of the season. Here are a few: ** Without Brantley and Carlos Carrasco for much of the season, the star-studdedless Read More... The post Indians Commentary: Michael Brantley still on DL, but plenty of good things happening in Tribe Town appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.
News-Herald Jun 3, 2016
Cleveland Indians notes: Manager Terry Francona says Michael Brantley still

Cleveland Indians notes: Manager Terry Francona says Michael Brantley still "a ways away"

The most optimistic way to describe the latest update on Indians outfielder Michael Brantley is to say it isn't discouraging.Brantley still has not progressed to the point where he can swing at balls pitched softly to him. The Indians outfielder, an All-Star two years ago, hasn't played in a game since May 9.
Chronicle-Telegram Jun 3, 2016

Indians notes: Still no timetable for Michael Brantley to begin rehab assignment, according to manager Terry Francona

CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley was expected to progress from tee work to soft-toss swinging Friday, but there is still no timetable for the left fielder to begin a minor league rehab assignment. “By all accounts, he feels good,” manager Terry Francona said of Brantley, who has been sidelined since May 14 after being placed on Read More... The post Indians notes: Still no timetable for Michael Brantley to begin rehab assignment, according to manager Terry Francona appeared first on Chronicle-Telegram.

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