Michael Brantley underwent a 45-minute procedure yesterday to address chronic biceps tendinitis in his right shoulder. The procedure is commonly referred to as a bicep tenodesis. The surgery was performed by doctors Keith Meister and Mark Schickendantz in Dallas, TX. During surgery, the doctors confirmed his previous labrum repair was intact and the remainder of the shoulder joint looked good.
Martinez, 33, returns to the Indians organization after spending much of the first half in Cleveland, hitting .283 (17-60) with 3 2B, 1 HR, 3 RBI and 10 runs scored in 32 games while logging time at five different positions.