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Topeka Capital-Journal Jul 29, 2015

Jeremy Guthrie roughed up as Royals fall 12-1

CLEVELAND — Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. Michael Brantley, Yan Gomes and rookie Giovanny Urshela hit solo homers for Cleveland, which had been outscored 37-10 in losing the first six games of the homestand. Michael Bourn was 4 for 5 as Cleveland had a season-high 18 hits. read more
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 22, 2015
Indians 7, Brewers 5: Michael Brantley homers, drives in four to lead Indians to win over Brewers

Indians 7, Brewers 5: Michael Brantley homers, drives in four to lead Indians to win over Brewers

MILWAUKEE: A .349 hitter with runners in scoring position, Michael Brantley doesn’t mind sharing the sharing the reason for his success at the plate.See the ball, hit the ball and drive the runners in.Brantley homered, doubled and drove in four runs, helping the Indians withstand a rocky ninth from closer Cody Allen for a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.“Plain and simple, do whatever I can to get the runners in,” said Brantley, who had four hits. “The more runs we have, the better chance we have to win. It’s no secret.”The Brewers tried to follow the same steps in...
Plain Dealer Jul 22, 2015
Michael Brantley on clutch hitting:

Michael Brantley on clutch hitting: "I try to get the runners in. . .point blank and simple"

The Indians have been in a team-wide slump when it comes to clutch hitting. The slump, however, does not include Michael Brantley, who is hitting .364 (32-for-88) with runners in scoring position this season.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 22, 2015

Indians 7, Brewers 5: Michael Brantley helps Tribe top Milwaukee

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};MILWAUKEE — Michael Brantley homered, doubled and drove in four runs, and Cleveland closer Cody Allen withstood a rocky ninth to help the Indians hold on for a 7-5 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Wednesday.
Akron Beacon Journal Jul 22, 2015

Michael Brantley lifts Indians to 7-5 win over Brewers

Michael Brantley brought the Indians back and put them on top in a 7-5 win against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday. With Cody Anderson struggling on the mound for the first time in his five career starts, the Indians trailed 4-1 early until Brantley tied the game 4-4 with a three-run home run, his seventh of the season, in the third inning off of Brewers (42-53) starter Kyle Lohse (5-11). Two innings later, Brantley drove in Jason Kipnis with a single to left field to give the Indians (45-58) a 5-4 lead. Brantley went 4-for-5 with four RBI. Francisco Lindor also hit his third home...
Plain Dealer Jul 18, 2015
All-Star break a timely reprieve for Cleveland Indians' balky-backed outfielder Michael Brantley

All-Star break a timely reprieve for Cleveland Indians' balky-backed outfielder Michael Brantley

A four-day reprieve from the daily grind certainly didn't hurt. Brantley bounced back from the All-Star break with a pair of doubles and a walk in four trips to the plate in Friday's series opener against the Reds.
Plain Dealer Jul 11, 2015

How are Michael Brantley, Cleveland Indians dealing with his sore back? Hey, Hoynsie

Indians outfielder Michael Brantley came to spring training with a sore lower back and has been dealing with it ever since. Brantley, with the All-Star break beginning after Sunday's game against the A's, can use the rest.
Plain Dealer Jul 8, 2015
Michael Brantley still producing despite bad back: Cleveland Indians notes

Michael Brantley still producing despite bad back: Cleveland Indians notes

Michael Brantley, dealing with a sore back, is still finding a way to be productive at the plate for the Indians.
Plain Dealer Jul 7, 2015

Corey Kluber, Michael Brantley lift Cleveland Indians over Houston Astros: DMan's Report, Game 83

Michael Brantley went 3-for-4 with a homer as the Indians defeated the Astros, 2-0, Tuesday night at Progressive Field.

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