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Michael Brantley #23 - LF/CF

Cleveland

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1987/05/15
  • POB: Bellevue, WA
  • Height: 6-2 Weight: 200lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/L
  • MLB Seasons: 5
  • Drafted by Milwaukee in 2005 (7th round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Brantley is cold (.143 in last 14AB).
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date12046778149322188042421511.319.379.512.891
On Pace158615103196423241055555201-.319.379.512.891

Scouting Report

AssetsHas a very good batting eye, excellent patience and good speed. Also has a rangy, athletic frame with run-producing skills. Is also very good glove man in the outfield.
FlawsNeeds to show he can hit with more power to add to his overall value. Defensively, he doesn't have a great arm. Doesn't have one elite quality to speak of, unfortunately.
Career potentialQuality, versatile outfielder.

Honours and Awards

2008Southern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/06/20Missed 2 games (head injury).
2014/06/17Head injury, day-to-day.
2014/05/16Missed 1 game (back injury).
2014/05/15Back injury, day-to-day.
2014/02/10Signed by the Cleveland Indians to a four-year contract extension.
2013/09/09Missed 3 games (personal reasons).
2013/09/06Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2013/03/07Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2012/09/29Missed 4 games (groin).
2012/09/24Groin, day-to-day.
2012/09/15Missed 2 games (pectoral injuries).
2012/09/13Pectoral Injuries, day-to-day.
2012/03/03Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2011/11/02Missed the last 38 regular season games (right wrist injury).
2011/08/28Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right wrist injury).
2011/08/26Right wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 23rd, 2011).
2011/08/23Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2011/08/16Missed 1 game (right wrist injury).
2011/08/13Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2011/08/12Missed 2 games (right wrist injury).
2011/08/10Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2011/08/05Missed 2 games (wrist injury).
2011/08/03Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2011/07/22Missed 2 games (stomach ailment).
2011/07/19Stomach ailment, day-to-day.
2011/03/07Re-signed by the Cleveland Indians to a one-year contract.
2010/09/26Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2010/09/23Hamstring, day-to-day.
2010/08/25Missed 4 games (left ankle injury).
2010/08/20Left ankle injury, day-to-day.
2010/08/06Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2010/07/27Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2010/07/04Recalled from Columbus (AAA).
2010/04/19Optioned to Columbus (AAA).
2009/09/30Missed 2 games (right ankle injury).
2009/09/28Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/01Contract purchased from Columbus (AAA).
2009/03/24Assigned by the Cleveland Indians to their minor league camp.
2008/07/07Acquired from the Milwaukee Brewers.
2005/06/10Signed by the Milwaukee Brewers.

Trades

2008/07/07Cleveland Indians traded C.C. Sabathia to Milwaukee Brewers for Matt LaPorta, Rob Bryson, Zach Jackson and a player to be named later (Michael Brantley, Oct.3, 2008).
2005/06/07Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 7th round (205th overall) in 2005.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014ClevelandAL12046778149322188042421511.319.379.512.891
2013ClevelandAL15155666158263107340671741.284.332.396.728
2012ClevelandAL1495526315937466053561291.288.348.402.750
2011ClevelandAL1144516312024474634761353.266.318.384.702
2010ClevelandAL722973873933222238102-.246.296.327.623
2010ColumbusAAA6727354871324293428135-.319.395.425.820
2009ClevelandAL28112103540011819441.313.358.348.706
2009ColumbusAAA1164578012221263759484652.267.350.361.711
2008HuntsvilleAA1064208013417244050272882.319.395.398.793
2007HuntsvilleAA5918728476102129251731.251.353.294.647
2007West VirginiaA56218417315123231221862.335.413.440.853
2006West VirginiaA108360471081020426151247-.300.402.339.741
2005AZL BrewersR4417334603101922131453.347.426.376.802
2005HelenaR1034811200364201.324.425.382.807
TotalAL6342435318694132164429219929871257.285.339.407.746
TotalAAA1837301342093441066937659102.286.367.385.752
TotalAA165607108181233461795245113.298.382.366.748
TotalA16457888181253274927342132.313.406.377.783
TotalR5420742715102228171654.343.426.377.803

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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