Michael Charles Brantley Jr.
- Bats Left, Throws Left
- Height 6' 2", Weight 200 lb.
- High School Fort Pierce Central High School
- Debut September 1, 2009
Brantley was signed by Brewers scout Larry Pardo as a 7th round pick in the 2005 amateur draft. He made his major league debut with the Indians in 2009. He started with a bang, picking up 7 hits in his first 19 at-bats for a .368 average after 5 games.
His cousin is Justin Brantley.
- AL All-Star (2014)
- AL Silver Slugger Award Winner (2014)
- AL Doubles Leader (2015)
- 20-Home Run Seasons: 1 (2014)
- 200 Hits Seasons: 1 (2014)
- Jordan Bastian: "Indians to carefully monitor Brantley's pace: Francona says club will be conservative with outfielder who played 11 games in 2016", mlb.com, February 14, 2017.