Michael Brantley

Michael Charles Brantley Jr.

Position: Outfielder
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 200 lb.

Born: May 15, 1987 in Bellevue, WA
High School: Central HS (Fort Pierce, FL)
Drafted
by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 7th round of the 2005 amateur draft.
Signed June 7, 2005. (All Transactions)
Debut: September 1, 2009 (Age 22)
Team: Indians 2009-2014
2014 Contract Status: Signed (team option), 4 yrs/$25M (14-17) & 18 team option (details) [*]
Service Time (01/2014): 3.131, Free Agent: 2018 [*], Agents: Double Diamond Sports Management [*]
Relatives: Son of Mickey Brantley
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Standard Batting

Year Age Tm Lg G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB Pos Awards
2009 22 CLE AL 28 121 112 10 35 4 0 0 11 4 4 8 19 .313 .358 .348 .707 92 39 3 0 1 0 0 8/7
2010 23 CLE AL 72 325 297 38 73 9 3 3 22 10 2 22 38 .246 .296 .327 .623 75 97 6 0 4 2 0 8/7
2011 24 CLE AL 114 496 451 63 120 24 4 7 46 13 5 34 76 .266 .318 .384 .702 97 173 11 3 3 5 2 *78/D
2012 25 CLE AL 149 609 552 63 159 37 4 6 60 12 9 53 56 .288 .348 .402 .750 112 222 7 0 0 4 12 *8/D
2013 26 CLE AL 151 611 556 66 158 26 3 10 73 17 4 40 67 .284 .332 .396 .728 106 220 11 4 3 8 1 *7/8
2014 27 CLE AL 15 63 56 7 16 3 0 2 14 1 0 6 6 .286 .365 .446 .812 138 25 3 1 0 0 0 *7/8
6 Yrs 529 2225 2024 247 561 103 14 28 226 57 24 163 262 .277 .331 .383 .714 101 776 41 8 11 19 15
162 Game Avg. 162 681 620 76 172 32 4 9 69 17 7 50 80 .277 .331 .383 .714 101 238 13 2 3 6 5

Player Value--Batters

WAR Explained (v2.2): 8+ MVP, 5+ A-S, 2+ Starter, 0-2 Sub, < 0 Repl
Year Age Tm Lg G PA Rbat Rbaser Rdp Rfield Rpos RAA WAA Rrep RAR WAR waaWL% 162WL% oWAR dWAR oRAR Salary Pos Awards
2009 22 CLE AL 28 121 -1 -3 0 -1 0 -5 -0.5 4 -0 -0.0 .483 .497 0.1 -0.1 1 8/7
2010 23 CLE AL 72 325 -11 1 0 -15 1 -23 -2.3 11 -12 -1.2 .467 .485 0.3 -1.4 3 $400,800 8/7
2011 24 CLE AL 114 496 -3 1 -1 6 -2 1 0.2 18 19 1.9 .501 .501 1.3 0.4 13 $421,800 *78/D
2012 25 CLE AL 149 609 6 -1 2 -1 3 9 0.9 23 32 3.2 .506 .506 3.4 0.2 33 $495,300 *8/D
2013 26 CLE AL 151 611 3 1 0 2 -6 1 0.3 22 22 2.4 .500 .500 2.0 -0.3 20 $526,900 *7/8
2014 27 CLE AL 15 63 3 -0 -0 -1 -0 1 0.2 2 3 0.4 .508 .501 0.5 -0.1 4 $1,500,000 *7/8
6 Seasons 529 2225 -2 -1 1 -10 -4 -16 -1.2 81 65 6.6 .497 .500 7.6 -1.3 75 $3,344,800

Advanced Batting

Year Age Tm Lg PA Outs RC RC/G AIR BAbip BA lgBA OBP lgOBP SLG lgSLG OPS lgOPS OPS+ OWn% BtRuns BtWins TotA SecA ISO PwrSpd
2009 22 CLE AL 121 85 13 4.1 103 .376 .313 .261 .358 .329 .348 .420 .707 .749 92 .403 -1.2 -0.1 .560 .107 .036 .0
2010 23 CLE AL 325 238 30 3.4 95 .271 .246 .253 .296 .320 .327 .397 .623 .717 75 .354 -10.4 -1.0 .547 .182 .081 4.6
2011 24 CLE AL 496 355 55 4.2 94 .303 .266 .251 .318 .315 .384 .398 .702 .713 97 .452 -0.9 -0.1 .628 .211 .118 9.1
2012 25 CLE AL 609 413 78 5.1 94 .310 .288 .249 .348 .313 .402 .401 .750 .713 112 .545 10.8 1.1 .680 .216 .114 8.0
2013 26 CLE AL 611 424 75 4.8 92 .304 .284 .250 .332 .313 .396 .394 .728 .708 106 .521 5.7 0.6 .671 .207 .112 12.6
2014 27 CLE AL 63 43 9 5.7 85 .292 .286 .237 .365 .309 .446 .373 .812 .682 138 .607 2.9 0.3 .767 .286 .161 1.3
6 Yrs 2225 1558 260 4.5 94 .304 .277 .251 .331 .315 .383 .398 .714 .713 101 .486 6.9 0.7 .641 .203 .106 37.6
162 Game Avg. 681 477 80 4.5 94 .304 .277 .251 .331 .315 .383 .398 .714 .713 101 .486 2 0 .641 .203 .106 12

Postseason Batting

Year Age Tm Lg Series Opp Rslt G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2013 26 CLE AL ALWC TBR L 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
1 ALWC 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0

Ratio Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA HR% SO% BB% XBH% X/H% SO/W AB/SO AB/HR AB/RBI GB/FB GO/AO IP% LD% HR/FB IF/FB
2009 22 CLE AL 121 0.0% 15.7% 6.6% 3.3% 11% 2.38 5.9 10.2 0.96 1.00 77% 22% 0.0% 11%
2010 23 CLE AL 325 0.9% 11.7% 6.8% 4.6% 21% 1.73 7.8 99.0 13.5 0.90 1.13 79% 22% 2.5% 11%
2011 24 CLE AL 496 1.4% 15.3% 6.9% 7.1% 29% 2.24 5.9 64.4 9.8 0.93 1.24 75% 22% 4.0% 9%
2012 25 CLE AL 609 1.0% 9.2% 8.7% 7.7% 30% 1.06 9.9 92.0 9.2 0.97 1.14 81% 21% 2.6% 8%
2013 26 CLE AL 611 1.6% 11.0% 6.6% 6.4% 25% 1.68 8.3 55.6 7.6 0.89 1.07 80% 26% 4.2% 9%
2014 27 CLE AL 63 3.2% 9.5% 9.5% 7.9% 31% 1.00 9.3 28.0 4.0 1.50 2.00 76% 18% 12.5% 20%
6 Yrs 2225 1.3% 11.8% 7.3% 6.5% 26% 1.61 7.7 72.3 9.0 0.94 1.15 79% 23% 3.4% 10%
MLB Averages 2.6% 19.0% 8.3% 7.6% 33% 2.29 4.7 34.8 8.2 0.81 1.09 69% 20% 7.6% 13%

Win Probability*

Year Age Tm Lg BtRuns BtWins Plays WPA WPA+ WPA- aLI WPA/LI Clutch RE24 REW boLI RE24/boLI PHlev AB
2009 22 CLE AL -1.2 -0.1 130 0.2 2.1 -2.0 .94 -0.2 0.4 -0.2 -0.0 0.89 -2.4 0.91 1
2010 23 CLE AL -10.4 -1.0 346 -0.5 5.3 -5.9 1.07 -1.0 0.5 -3.9 -0.4 0.94 -9.6 4.22 2
2011 24 CLE AL -0.9 -0.1 524 0.6 9.6 -9.1 1.02 0.0 0.5 0.9 0.1 0.92 -0.8 3.67 1
2012 25 CLE AL 10.8 1.1 635 0.7 10.6 -9.9 1.05 0.2 0.4 12.7 1.3 0.99 5.0 1.33 4
2013 26 CLE AL 6.6 0.6 641 1.7 12.0 -10.3 1.06 0.3 1.4 11.0 1.1 0.99 2.6 1.53 3
2014 27 CLE AL 2.9 0.3 65 1.0 2.2 -1.1 1.38 0.3 0.5 6.2 0.6 1.09 3.9 0
6 Yrs 7.7 0.8 2341 3.6 41.8 -38.2 1.05 -0.4 3.9 26.8 2.7 0.96 -1.3 2.08 11

Baserunning & Misc. Stats*

Year Age Tm Lg ROE XI RS% SBO SB CS SB% SB2 CS2 SB3 CS3 SBH CSH PO PCS OOB OOB1 OOB2 OOB3 OOBHm BT XBT% 1stS 1stS2 1stS3 1stD 1stD3 1stDH 2ndS 2ndS3 2ndSH
2009 22 CLE AL 0 0 23% 53 4 4 50% 4 4 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 27% 4 3 1 4 3 1 3 1 1
2010 23 CLE AL 1 0 38% 126 10 2 83% 10 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 13 42% 26 19 7 6 3 3 11 3 8
2011 24 CLE AL 2 0 37% 182 13 5 72% 11 5 2 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 12 42% 25 18 7 6 2 4 19 9 10
2012 25 CLE AL 5 0 28% 219 12 9 57% 9 8 3 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 1 1 0 11 37% 38 27 10 7 3 4 18 9 9
2013 26 CLE AL 1 0 29% 220 17 4 81% 11 4 6 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 12 45% 24 14 10 11 7 4 12 5 7
2014 27 CLE AL 1 0 24% 20 1 0 100% 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 29% 3 2 1 2 2 0 2 1 1
6 Yrs 10 0 31% 820 57 24 70% 46 23 11 0 0 1 8 6 9 3 2 1 3 50 40% 120 83 36 36 20 16 65 28 36

Situational Batting*

Hits Pinch Hitting Home Runs SH GIDP PrdOut BaseRunners Advances
Year Age Tm Lg PA Ptn% H Inf Bnt AB H HR RBI PHlev All GS GSo vRH vLH Hm Rd IP Att Suc % DPopp DPs DP% Opp Suc % BR BRS BRS% <2,3B Scr % 0,2B Adv % PAu
2009 22 CLE AL 121 74% 35 5 1 1 1 0 1 0.91 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 100% 18 3 17% 5 2 40% 53 11 21% 5 4 80% 5 3 60% 0
2010 23 CLE AL 325 78% 73 7 2 2 1 0 1 4.22 3 0 4 2 1 2 1 0 6 4 67% 46 6 13% 18 10 56% 158 21 13% 8 4 50% 11 7 64% 0
2011 24 CLE AL 496 68% 120 10 3 1 0 0 0 3.67 7 0 9 7 0 4 3 0 5 3 60% 74 11 15% 40 18 45% 244 41 17% 26 16 62% 14 9 64% 0
2012 25 CLE AL 609 67% 159 19 2 4 2 0 0 1.33 6 0 12 6 0 3 3 0 2 0 0% 118 7 6% 50 23 46% 405 56 14% 34 22 65% 24 17 71% 0
2013 26 CLE AL 611 69% 158 15 3 3 1 0 0 1.53 10 0 20 9 1 9 1 0 3 3 100% 123 11 9% 50 18 36% 388 67 17% 29 18 62% 13 9 69% 0
2014 27 CLE AL 63 60% 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 17 3 18% 5 2 40% 54 12 22% 6 4 67% 2 1 50% 0
6 Yrs 2225 70% 561 56 11 11 5 0 2 2.08 28 0 52 24 4 18 10 0 17 11 65% 396 41 10% 168 73 43% 1302 208 16% 108 68 63% 69 46 67% 0
MLB Averages 55% 67% 11% 32% 14% 51% 55%

Pitch Summary -- Batting*

Year Age Tm Lg PA Pit Pit/PA Str Str% L/Str S/Str F/Str I/Str AS/Str I/Bll AS/Pit Con 1stS 30% 30c 30s 20% 20c 20s 31% 31c 31s L/SO S/SO L/SO% PAu Pitu Stru
2009 22 CLE AL 121 489 4.04 313 64.0% 46.6% 4.5% 18.8% 30.0% 53.4% 0.0% 34.2% 91.6% 6.6% 1.7% 2 0 10.7% 13 1 9.9% 12 6 10 9 52.6% 0 0 0
2010 23 CLE AL 326 1314 4.03 828 63.0% 40.9% 5.2% 21.9% 32.0% 59.1% 0.0% 37.2% 91.2% 9.8% 5.5% 18 0 16.9% 55 17 12.6% 41 23 15 23 39.5% -1 0 0
2011 24 CLE AL 496 1948 3.93 1221 62.9% 39.2% 6.8% 22.6% 31.4% 60.8% 1.1% 38.2% 88.8% 8.7% 4.6% 23 0 15.5% 77 27 8.5% 42 26 33 43 43.4% 0 0 0
2012 25 CLE AL 613 2163 3.53 1330 62.7% 34.9% 5.6% 22.0% 37.6% 65.1% 4.9% 40.8% 91.5% 20.6% 5.4% 33 0 13.2% 81 24 9.0% 55 31 24 32 42.9% -4 0 0
2013 26 CLE AL 612 2243 3.67 1387 61.9% 32.6% 6.7% 24.7% 36.0% 67.4% 0.2% 41.7% 90.1% 18.0% 3.6% 22 1 13.6% 83 37 7.8% 48 28 25 42 37.3% -1 0 0
2014 27 CLE AL 63 217 3.44 134 61.8% 33.6% 6.0% 23.1% 37.3% 66.4% 0.0% 41.0% 91.0% 27.0% 7.9% 5 0 12.7% 8 3 7.9% 5 3 2 4 33.3% 0 0 0
6 Yrs 2231 8374 3.75 5213 62.6% 36.9% 6.0% 22.7% 34.4% 63.1% 1.6% 39.5% 90.4% 15.1% 4.6% 103 1 14.2% 317 109 9.1% 203 117 109 153 41.6% -6 0 0
MLB Averages 3.82 63.4% 27.9% 15.4% 27.0% 29.7% 72.1% 1.5% 45.7% 78.7% 26.5% 4.9% 14.3% 8.7% 24.4%

Cumulative Batting

Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
2009 22 28 121 112 10 35 4 0 0 11 4 4 8 19 .313 .358 .348 .707 92 39 3 0 1 0 0
2010 23 100 446 409 48 108 13 3 3 33 14 6 30 57 .264 .313 .333 .645 80 136 9 0 5 2 0
2011 24 214 942 860 111 228 37 7 10 79 27 11 64 133 .265 .316 .359 .675 89 309 20 3 8 7 2
2012 25 363 1551 1412 174 387 74 11 16 139 39 20 117 189 .274 .329 .376 .705 98 531 27 3 8 11 14
2013 26 514 2162 1968 240 545 100 14 26 212 56 24 157 256 .277 .330 .382 .711 100 751 38 7 11 19 15
2014 27 529 2225 2024 247 561 103 14 28 226 57 24 163 262 .277 .331 .383 .714 101 776 41 8 11 19 15

Neutralized Batting

Change to: Default / 750 Runs / 1968 Dodgers / 2000 Rockies or

All seasons are converted to 162-game seasons &
average team scoring of 716 total runs (4.42 R/G)
How this works
Year Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS RC Gact
2009 22 28 121 112 10 35 4 0 0 11 4 8 19 .313 .358 .348 .707 14 28
2010 23 72 333 303 43 79 10 3 3 25 11 24 38 .261 .313 .343 .656 33 72
2011 24 114 508 460 71 129 26 4 8 52 14 37 76 .280 .335 .407 .741 62 114
2012 25 149 625 564 71 171 40 4 6 68 13 57 56 .303 .365 .420 .785 88 149
2013 26 151 630 571 77 173 28 3 11 85 19 44 67 .303 .352 .420 .773 85 151
2014 27 15 64 57 8 17 3 0 2 16 1 6 6 .298 .375 .456 .831 10 15
6 Yrs 529 2281 2067 280 604 111 14 30 257 62 176 262 .292 .347 .403 .750 292 529
162 Game Avg. 162 699 633 86 185 34 4 9 79 19 54 80 .292 .347 .403 .750 89 529



* - Disclaimer & Completeness Note

* Many Detailed Statistics are based on play-by-play accounts accumulated by RetroSheet. These totals may be incomplete (3.6% of all plays from 1938 to 1973 are missing or have incomplete accounts, click link for year and team summary of data completeness) for some players prior to 1974 and even complete seasons may not match the official totals due to errors in both the official totals and the play-by-play accounts. Pre-1954 seasons have a substantial numbers of games missing play-by-play accounts and should be viewed as essentially incomplete.

Appearances on Leader Boards, Awards, and Honors

Stats are Year-Value-Rank · Glossary

Runs Batted In s c a p y
2014 AL  14 (3rd)

Sacrifice Flies s c a p y
2013 AL  8 (5th)

Intentional Bases on Balls s c a p y
2012 AL  12 (6th)

Double Plays Grounded Into s c a p y
2014 AL  3 (4th)

Caught Stealing s c a p y
2012 AL  9 (4th)

AB per SO s c a p y
2012 AL  9.9 (2nd)
2013 AL  8.3 (9th)
2014 AL  9.3 (8th)

Base-Out Runs Added (RE24)s c a p y
2014 AL  6.24 (7th)

Win Probability Added (WPA)s c a p y
2014 AL  1.0 (3rd)

Base-Out Wins Added (REW)s c a p y
2014 AL  0.6 (7th)

Youngest s c a p y
2009 AL  born 1987-05-15 (9th)

                           

Statistics like WPA, REW and RE24 are computed from play-by-play data which is only complete from 1974 to the present. From 1938-1973, the data is incomplete, though for most seasons only less than 20 games per season total are missing. Please see our page on data coverage for a full view of the data used to create these leaderboards.

Hall Of Fame Statistics

Player rank in (·)

Gray InkBatting - 4 (1910), Average HOFer ≈ 144
Hall of Fame MonitorBatting - 1 (2279), Likely HOFer ≈ 100
Hall of Fame StandardsBatting - 6 (2100), Average HOFer ≈ 50
JAWS Center Field (282nd), 6.6 career WAR/6.6 7yr-peak WAR/6.6 JAWS
Average HOF CF (out of 18) = 70.4 career WAR/44.1 7yr-peak WAR/57.2 JAWS

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Name and misspellings: Michael Charles Jr. Michael micheal mike Brantley brantly

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