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Michael Brantley
.327 20 97
Team: ClevelandHt / Wt: 6-2 / 200 NFBC ADP: 23.15
Position: LFBorn: 5/15/1987 Birthplace: Bellevue, Washington
Bats/Throws: L/L Draft: 7th Round by Brewers (2005)

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Sep. 25 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-Brantley extended his hitting streak to 15 games, going 3 for 4 in a 6-4 win over Kansas City on Wednesday.
Analysis: Brantley is hitting .467 during his 15-game hitting streak and .431 over his last 27 games with seven stolen bases.
Sep. 22 8:31 AM PT9:31 AM MT10:31 AM CT11:31 AM ET11:31 ET15:31 GMT23:31 8:31 AM MST10:31 AM EST11:01 AM VEN19:31 UAE10:31 AM CT-Brantley went 3 for 5 with two RBIs in Sunday's 7-2 win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Brantley has hit safely in 12 straight, going 22 for 49.
Sep. 20 11:37 AM PT12:37 PM MT1:37 PM CT2:37 PM ET14:37 ET18:37 GMT2:37 11:37 AM MST1:37 PM EST2:07 PM VEN22:37 UAE1:37 PM CT-Brantley homered for Cleveland on Friday.
Analysis: Brantley is hitting .405 in his last 19 games.
Aug. 6 1:18 PM PT2:18 PM MT3:18 PM CT4:18 PM ET16:18 ET20:18 GMT4:18 1:18 PM MST3:18 PM EST3:48 PM VEN0:18 UAE (+1)3:18 PM CT-Brantley collected a hit for a sixth straight game Tuesday against Cincinnati, singling and recording his 72nd RBI of the year.
Analysis: Brantley is batting .400 over his last 10 games and is 12 for 25 with seven RBIs during a six-game hitting streak.
Aug. 5 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Brantley collected his fifth straight multihit game Monday, going 2 for 4 with two RBIs in a 7-1 win over Cincinnati.
Analysis: Brantley, who ranks third in baseball with 137 hits, is batting .357 over his last 28 games and is 11 for 21 over his last five with six RBIs.
Aug. 4 2:05 PM PT3:05 PM MT4:05 PM CT5:05 PM ET17:05 ET21:05 GMT5:05 2:05 PM MST4:05 PM EST4:35 PM VEN1:05 UAE (+1)4:05 PM CT-Brantley was 2 for 6 with his 16th home run in Sunday's 4-3 win over Texas.
Analysis: Brantley continues to enjoy a career year, batting .351 over his last 27 games, including 9 for 17 in the last four.
Aug. 2 11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST1:45 PM VEN22:15 UAE1:15 PM CT-Brantley was brilliant on Friday.
Analysis: Brantley had three hits and two RBIs as the Indians finished with 16 hits in this rout.
July 27 10:31 AM PT11:31 AM MT12:31 PM CT1:31 PM ET13:31 ET17:31 GMT1:31 10:31 AM MST12:31 PM EST1:01 PM VEN21:31 UAE12:31 PM CT-Brantley was 2 for 5 on Saturday.
Analysis: Brantley busted out of a 1-for-18 slump.
July 25 1:12 PM PT2:12 PM MT3:12 PM CT4:12 PM ET16:12 ET20:12 GMT4:12 1:12 PM MST3:12 PM EST3:42 PM VEN0:12 UAE (+1)3:12 PM CT-Brantley was 0 for 6 on Thursday.
Analysis: Brantley is hitless in 14 at-bats in a stunning development for the fantasy stud.
July 24 1:23 PM PT2:23 PM MT3:23 PM CT4:23 PM ET16:23 ET20:23 GMT4:23 1:23 PM MST3:23 PM EST3:53 PM VEN0:23 UAE (+1)3:23 PM CT-Brantley was 0 for 4 on Wednesday.
Analysis: Brantley is normally a fantasy stud as evidenced by his .894 OPS.
July 9 1:09 PM PT2:09 PM MT3:09 PM CT4:09 PM ET16:09 ET20:09 GMT4:09 1:09 PM MST3:09 PM EST3:39 PM VEN0:09 UAE (+1)3:09 PM CT-Brantley was 3 for 4 with two doubles and his 14th home run of the season in Tuesday's 5-3 win over the Yankees.
Analysis: Brantley is batting .571 over his last five games with four extra-base hits and six RBIs.
July 6 1:28 PM PT2:28 PM MT3:28 PM CT4:28 PM ET16:28 ET20:28 GMT4:28 1:28 PM MST3:28 PM EST3:58 PM VEN0:28 UAE (+1)3:28 PM CT-Brantley was 3 for 5 in Saturday's 7-3 win over Kansas City.
Analysis: Brantley is batting .380 over his last 21 games with 14 RBIs.
June 26 3:58 PM PT4:58 PM MT5:58 PM CT6:58 PM ET18:58 ET22:58 GMT6:58 3:58 PM MST5:58 PM EST6:28 PM VEN2:58 UAE (+1)5:58 PM CT-Brantley stayed red hot Wednesday, going 2 for 4 with his 12th home run in a 6-1 win at Arizona.
Analysis: Brantley is hitting .458 over his last 13 games with nine RBIs.
June 23 3:18 PM PT4:18 PM MT5:18 PM CT6:18 PM ET18:18 ET22:18 GMT6:18 3:18 PM MST5:18 PM EST5:48 PM VEN2:18 UAE (+1)5:18 PM CT-Brantley was 3 for 5 with two doubles and drove in three runs against Detroit on Sunday.
Analysis: Brantley is 19 for 39 (.487) over his last 11 games.
June 21 2:20 PM PT3:20 PM MT4:20 PM CT5:20 PM ET17:20 ET21:20 GMT5:20 2:20 PM MST4:20 PM EST4:50 PM VEN1:20 UAE (+1)4:20 PM CT-Brantley has returned to the lineup after being sidelined with a concussion.
Analysis: Brantley was injured trying to break up a double play sliding into second base in the third inning Monday against the Los Angeles Angels. He left that game an inning later because of discomfort in his head and neck, and the concussion was diagnosed the following day.
June 16 6:39 PM PT7:39 PM MT8:39 PM CT9:39 PM ET21:39 ET1:39 GMT9:39 6:39 PM MST8:39 PM EST9:09 PM VEN5:39 UAE (+1)8:39 PM CT-Brantley has been diagnosed with a concussion and will likely be out of the lineup until Saturday. The Indians are hoping they won't have to put Brantley on the seven-day concussion list. Manager Terry Francona said Brantley participated in some activities Wednesday, and Saturday is a realistic day for the outfielder's return.
Analysis: The concussion was diagnosed when Brantley had tests Tuesday at the Cleveland Clinic. He was injured trying to break up a double play sliding into second base in the third inning Monday.
May 14 6:55 PM PT7:55 PM MT8:55 PM CT9:55 PM ET21:55 ET1:55 GMT9:55 6:55 PM MST8:55 PM EST9:25 PM VEN5:55 UAE (+1)8:55 PM CT-Brantley left Wednesday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning with a sore back.
Analysis: Brantley went 1 for 3 with a double and scored a run before leaving with tightness in the middle of his back.
May 9 11:55 AM PT12:55 PM MT1:55 PM CT2:55 PM ET14:55 ET18:55 GMT2:55 11:55 AM MST1:55 PM EST2:25 PM VEN22:55 UAE1:55 PM CT-Brantley had three hits, homered and drove in three runs in a 9-4 win over Minnesota on Thursday.
Analysis: Brantley, now batting .289, is 13 for 33 (.394) with four doubles, two homers and 10 RBIs during an eight-game hit streak.
May 8 9:51 AM PT10:51 AM MT11:51 AM CT12:51 PM ET12:51 ET16:51 GMT0:51 9:51 AM MST11:51 AM EST12:21 PM VEN20:51 UAE11:51 AM CT-Brantley had two hits, including a two-run double, in a 4-3 win over Minnesota on Wednesday night.
Analysis: Brantley, batting .276, is 10 for 28 (.357) with three doubles, one home run and seven RBIs during a seven-game hit streak.
May 3 1:31 PM PT2:31 PM MT3:31 PM CT4:31 PM ET16:31 ET20:31 GMT4:31 1:31 PM MST3:31 PM EST4:01 PM VEN0:31 UAE (+1)3:31 PM CT-Brantley had three hits in Friday's rout of the ChiSox.
Analysis: Brantley homered and drove in three runs in a complete fantasy effort.
Apr. 22 8:14 AM PT9:14 AM MT10:14 AM CT11:14 AM ET11:14 ET15:14 GMT23:14 8:14 AM MST10:14 AM EST10:44 AM VEN19:14 UAE10:14 AM CT-Brantley homered again Monday.
Analysis: Brantley went yard for the second straight contest and has raised his OPS to .870.
Apr. 21 10:08 AM PT11:08 AM MT12:08 PM CT1:08 PM ET13:08 ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST12:38 PM VEN21:08 UAE12:08 PM CT-Brantley homered, doubled and drove in a pair of runs in Cleveland's 6-4 win over Toronto on Sunday.
Analysis: Brantley has all three of his home runs over the last six games. He's also has 10 of his team-best 16 RBIs in his last eight.
Apr. 18 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Brantley picked up two hits Thursday against Detroit - including his second homer of the season - while finishing one shy of a career high with four RBIs.
Analysis: Brantley is hitting .286 with a team-leading 14 RBIs through 15 games.
Apr. 7 12:25 PM PT1:25 PM MT2:25 PM CT3:25 PM ET15:25 ET19:25 GMT3:25 12:25 PM MST2:25 PM EST2:55 PM VEN23:25 UAE2:25 PM CT-Brantley had three hits in a 10-7 loss to the Twins on Sunday.
Analysis: Brantley has hit safely in every game and owns a .858 OPS.
Apr. 3 3:06 PM PT4:06 PM MT5:06 PM CT6:06 PM ET18:06 ET22:06 GMT6:06 3:06 PM MST5:06 PM EST5:36 PM VEN2:06 UAE (+1)5:06 PM CT-Brantley had three RBIs in the second game of Wednesday's doubleheader at Oakland.
Analysis: Brantley has hit safely in each of this first three games, going 4 for 11 (.364).
Apr. 1 2:53 PM PT3:53 PM MT4:53 PM CT5:53 PM ET17:53 ET21:53 GMT5:53 2:53 PM MST4:53 PM EST5:23 PM VEN1:53 UAE (+1)4:53 PM CT-Brantley was 2 for 4 with two doubles in Monday's win over Oakland.
Analysis: Brantley likely won't win you any fantasy titles but he's a solid player in many formats.
Feb. 13 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 ET17:46 GMT1:46 10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Cleveland has signed Brantley to a four-year, $25 million contract extension, avoiding arbitration.
Analysis: Brantley led the team with a .284 batting average last season. He set career highs with 26 doubles, 10 homers, 73 RBIs and 66 runs. He also stole 17 bases in 21 attempts.
Feb. 11 6:11 AM PT7:11 AM MT8:11 AM CT9:11 AM ET9:11 ET14:11 GMT22:11 7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE8:11 AM CT-A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a long-term contract with Brantley.
Analysis: Brantley, who was Cleveland's most consistent player last season, will sign a four-year, $25 million deal once he passes a physical. Brantley batted .284 with 10 homers and 73 RBIs in 151 games last season.

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