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Michael Brantley Newsbeat

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Busy Toronto Blue Jays add Michael Brantley after George Springer deal, source says

The Toronto Blue Jays had added their second former Houston Astros slugger in as many days, agreeing to a three-year contract with outfielder/designated hitter Michael Brantley, a source confirmed to ESPN.

The Jays reached agreement on a six-year, $150 million contract with former Astros center fielder George Springer on Monday night, sources confirmed to ESPN’s Jeff Passan…

In 46 games with the Houston Astros in 2020, alternating between left field and DH, Brantley hit. 300, with five homers, 22 RBIs and an OPS of .840.

In a 12-year career with the Cleveland Indians and Astros, Brantley has a .297 average, with 114 homers, 640 RBIs and a .794 OPS. He’s been an All-Star four times, and in 2014 finished third in the MVP voting.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 20, 2021 at 12:22 PM | 10 comment(s)
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