Aug 2, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Cleveland Indians left fielder Michael Brantley (23) looks from the dugout during the first inning against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Indians Announce Michael Brantley Contract Extension

Michael Brantley’s Contract Extension is Official

It was reported earlier in the week that the Indians had extended Michael Brantley to a four-year, $25-million contract. Well, the Indians finally made it official yesterday when they held a press conference announcing the extension and the reasoning behind it. In the videos below, Terry Francona and Chris Antonetti explain why Michael Brantley has been such a valuable member of the Indians and why it was important to sign him to an extension. Brantley also explains why he wants to be in Cleveland for the foreseeable future. (refresh page if players fail to load)

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