Is finally here. The Cleveland Indians have activated from the disabled list their All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley, who started the season on the sidelines while recovering from an ankle surgery and will be able to feature in Indians' home opener against the Kansas City Royals this Friday.
According to Zack Meisel from the Athletic, he will play on the left field and will fifth on the line-up, as the Indians are not wasting any time to see him back in action. They sent player Tyler Naquin to Triple-A.
After Cleveland's elimination from last year's playoffs, Brantley underwent surgery to repair a constant injury on his right ankle, and due to his recovery, he only played on three Spring Training games this year. He started the season on the disabled list as he remained in Arizona to complete his rehab.
Even though Brantley only played 90 games last season, he was named to the All-Star Game as he posted pretty good numbers, as he hit for .299, slamming 9 homers, 52 RBI's, and 11 stolen bases through the course of the 2017 campaign