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Cleveland routs the Rockies

Cleveland routs the Rockies

Michael Brantley went 3-for-4 with three RBI and Nyjer Morgan also knocked in three runs in Cleveland's 14-3 spring training rout of the Colorado Rockies.

MLB: Cleveland 6, Minnesota 5

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Yan Gomes highlighted a three-run fourth inning with a two-run homer Thursday and Cleveland kept its grasp on a playoff spot by fighting off Minnesota 6-5.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Chicago White Sox 4

CLEVELAND, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Jason Giambi blasted a game-winning, two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning Tuesday, sending Cleveland to a 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Houston 2

CLEVELAND, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Corey Kluber went 5 1/3 innings to get the win Sunday and the playoff-contending Cleveland Indians completed a four-game sweep of Houston with a 9-2 victory.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Houston 1

CLEVELAND, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Scott Kazmir struck out 10 in seven shutout innings Saturday and the Cleveland Indians held onto a playoff spot with a 4-1 win over Houston.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Houston 1 (7 inn.)

CLEVELAND, Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Carlos Santana and Ryan Raburn scored unearned runs Friday that brought Cleveland a 2-1 win over Houston in a game shortened to seven innings by rain.

MLB: Cleveland 3, Chicago White Sox 1

CHICAGO, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Chris Perez, the eighth Cleveland pitcher of the game, worked out of a ninth-inning jam Friday to preserve the Indians' 3-1 win over the Chicago White Sox.

MLB: Kansas City 6, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- James Shields allowed four hits in an eight-plus-inning effort Wednesday in pitching the Kansas City Royals to a 6-2 win over Cleveland.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Detroit 0

DETROIT, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Mike Aviles belted a tie-breaking grand slam in the ninth inning Sunday, lifting the Cleveland Indians over Detroit 4-0.

MLB: Cleveland 9, Minnesota 8 (12 innings)

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Michael Brantley drove in Nick Swisher with a 12th-inning sacrifice fly Wednesday to help the Cleveland Indians post a 9-8 come-from behind win over Minnesota.

MLB: Los Angeles Angels 5, Cleveland 2

CLEVELAND, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- A three-run homer by Josh Hamilton highlighted a five-run Los Angeles first inning Friday and the Angels held on from there to defeat Cleveland 5-2.

MLB: Cleveland 2, Miami 0

MIAMI, Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Scott Kazmir and three relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Sunday and the Cleveland Indians blanked Miami 2-0 in an interleague game.

MLB: Cleveland 7, Minnesota 1

MINNEAPOLIS, July 21 (UPI) -- Justin Masterson took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and Jason Kipnis socked a two-run homer Sunday in Cleveland's 7-1 win over Minnesota.

MLB: Cleveland 5, Kansas City 3

CLEVELAND, July 13 (UPI) -- Cleveland's Lonnie Chisenhall belted a long grand slam in the sixth inning Saturday, powering the Indians over Kansas City 5-3.

MLB: Cleveland 4, Toronto 2

CLEVELAND, July 11 (UPI) -- Danny Salazar allowed two hits in six innings of his major-league debut Thursday in helping the Cleveland Indians to a 4-2 win over the Toronto Blue Jays.
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Michael Charles Brantley, Jr. (born May 15, 1987 in Bellevue, Washington) is a Major League Baseball outfielder who plays for the Cleveland Indians. He is the son of former MLB player and coach Mickey Brantley.

Grew up in Port St. Lucie, Florida and attended school at Ft. Pierce Central High School as a star athlete.

He was drafted by Milwaukee in the seventh round of the 2005 amateur entry draft. In 2005 he played for their Rookie league Helena Brewers and Arizona Brewers. He was promoted to the Class A West Virginia Power in 2006. In 2007, Brantley split his time between West Virginia and the Double-A Huntsville. In 2008, he was involved in a trade that sent him and Matt LaPorta to the Cleveland Indians for C.C. Sabathia. Near the end of the 2009 season, he was called up to the Indians to replace the injured Grady Sizemore in center field. In his time there, he hit .313 with 11 RBIs. On July 4, 2010, he was called up to the majors again to fill in for the injured Shin-Soo Choo. Thus far in 2011, Brantley is having his best year, serving in left field and center field, and helping the Indians to a surprising start.

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