Michael Brantley News Archive
Brantley went 1-for-3 with a walk, a steal and a run against the Twins on Wednesday.
Brantley is in the lineup Tuesday against the Twins.
Brantley was activated from the DL on Monday, but he's not in the starting lineup against Twins lefty Tommy Milone.
Brantley (shoulder) was activated from the 15-day DL for Monday's game against Minnesota.
Brantley (shoulder) will travel with the Indians to Minneapolis in advance of Monday's game against the Twins and could be activated from the disabled list for that series, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
Brantley (shoulder) could rejoin the Indians as soon as Monday if an evaluation Sunday goes well, MLB.com reports.
Brantley is scheduled to play back-to-back games Friday and Saturday with Triple-A Columbus.
Brantley (shoulder) worked out with the Indians on Tuesday and will continue his rehab at Double-A Akron on Wednesday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.
The Indians are hopeful that Brantley will be able to play in consecutive games at some point this week which should clear him for a return date soon thereafter, MLB.com reports.
The Indians appear to be committed to having Brantley playing in back-to-back games before activating him from the DL, MLB.com reports. " think the best way to put it is we want to make sure this works. We'd hate to get him back here and then find out that maybe he's not bouncing back, or he's not ready to bounce back," manager Terry Francona said.