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This Week In Tribe 5/5-10: Kipnis & Brantley Lead Tribe Into More Central Play

It’s funny how a single baseball game can make one’s perceptions change rather dramatically during a 162-game season. The Cleveland Indians were down 6-1 on May 3 to the Toronto Blue Jays and were on their way to losing three out of four in the series on the heels of another poor series against Kansas City when the Royals took two out of three.   It seemed, at that point...
Via Burning River Baseball
2 days ago  |  Discuss

4/25 Recap: Trevor Bauer Sick, Tribe Bats Hungover

Player of the Game Michael Brantley is starting to look like the Michael Brantley that finished 3rd place in the MVP voting last season. Brantley had a four hit day which included an RBI single in the 3rd, and two doubles. Brantley also had a very nice sliding catch in the bottom of the 4th. Brantley finished the day seven for his last eight at bats. Brantley is hitting .419 since...
Via Burning River Baseball
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Burning River Infirmary 4/8: Michael Brantley Won’t Back Down

Michael Brantley – (Lower Back Stiffness) Day to Day. Michael Brantley was scratched from the lineup last night due to “lower back stiffness.” Brantley dealt with lower back stiffness during spring training as he didn’t take part in the agility test the first day and missed five games in late March. Lower back stiffness can also be termed “athletic low back pain.” The...
Via Burning River Baseball
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Back sidelines Indians' Brantley

HOUSTON -- Two hours before the Indians' game against Houston on Wednesday, Michael Brantley was scratched from the lineup due to lower back stiffness. Brantley dealt with lower back stiffness during spring training as he didn't take part in the agility test the first day and missed five games in late March. Brantley, who was 0-for-4 in Monday's 2-0 loss to the Astros, missed only...
Via Fox Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Brantley Looking to Take His Game and Tribe to Another Level

Michael Brantley makes it clear, he’s never consumed with individual statistics, he’s only consumed with improving his own game and helping the team win. If Brantley can improve upon last season, it will be quite a feat. In 2014, Brantley hit .327, with 20 home runs and 97 runs batted in. His .327/.385/.506 was a vast improvement from what had been his best season, 2013. Once...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

SI predicts Indians title, 'cover jinx' feared

People are starting to believe in the Cleveland Indians, and it’s not just Tribe fans anymore. On Tuesday, Sports Illustrated tweeted a photo of a cover for their upcoming 2015 MLB preview issue. The cover featured Indians stars Michael Brantley and a smiling Corey Kluber, something that has become a rarity to see. Underneath the “Wait till this year” headline, the cover also...
Via isportsweb.com
March 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cleveland Indians: What ever happened to Matt LaPorta?

Matt LaPorta was once a top prospect in the Cleveland Indians organization with an extremely bright future. He reached the majors quickly after being acquired by the Tribe in 2008, but his Major League career was less than stellar. After parts of four disappointing seasons with the Indians, LaPorta’s baseball days now seem to be over. The Milwaukee Brewers selected LaPorta with...
Via isportsweb.com
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Michael Brantley Breaks Out – WFNY’s Top 10 Cleveland Sports Stories of 2014: No. 9

It feels a bit odd to classify Michael Brantley’s 2014 season as a “story”. Stories have ups and downs. Stories have adversity and resilience. Stories aren’t boringly consistent and, excepting Herman Mehlville, they don’t last for six months. There are a few ways to explain to you how maddeningly consistent Brantley was in 2014. On April 8th, about a week into the season...
Via Waiting For Next Year
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indians turn unconventional triple play

The Cleveland Indians turned one of the coolest and most unconventional triple plays you'll ever see in Tuesday's game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. The triple play was so unique, it was challenged twice—first by the Indians, then by the Dodgers. At the end of the day, the Indians won the review, and the 7-2-4 triple play was officially in the books. Let's watch the magic...
Via The Sports Daily
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Red Sox Ball Girl Makes Remarkable Leaping Catch On Michael Brantley Liner (Video)

The Boston Red Sox might have found the answer to their outfield woes in their ball girl. During Thursday’s night game against the Cleveland Indians, outfielder Michael Brantley sent a screaming line drive foul down the right field line that was headed right toward the seats. But the scorching liner never even reached the fans because the Red Sox ball girl made a web-gem worthy...
Via NESN.com
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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