LF,RF,DH - HOU
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 0-for-4 with a strikeout during his return to the lineup on Wednesday. Houston ultimately fell to Tampa Bay by a score of 7-0.
Brantley had missed the last 18 days due to right knee soreness. He is slashing .312/.364/.437 with 45 RBI, 33 walks, and 51 strikeouts this season.
Astros manager Dusty Baker said Tuesday that Michael Brantley could be activated in “next couple days.”
Brantley has been sidelined since September 11 due to discomfort in his right knee. He should be back in the Astros lineup just in time for the playoffs.
Michael Brantley was placed on the injured list on Wednesday due to right knee discomfort.
The hope was that Brantley would be able to return to the Astros lineup later this week, but they decided to be more cautious and place him on the injured list. There has been no corresponding move announced yet. He has been sidelined since Saturday. There is no current timetable for his return.
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 3-for-5 with three singles against the Mariners on Tuesday. He also scored once in the effort. Houston ultimately defeated Seattle by a score of 5-4 in 10 innings.
Brantley is slashing .316/.369/.445 with eight homers, 45 RBI, 33 walks, and 50 strikeouts through 113 games this season. He should be rostered in all leagues.
Astros outfielder Michael Brantley went 2-for-4 with a pair of singles against the Mariners on Wednesday. Houston ultimately fell to Seattle by a score of 1-0.
Brantley owns a .317/.371/.448 slash line with 45 RBI, 32 walks, and 49 strikeouts this year. He's hitting an impressive 8-for-22 over the course of his last six games and has reached base 11 times during this stretch.