Feb. 13 9:46 AM PT10:46 AM MT11:46 AM CT12:46 PM ET12:46 HE17:46 GMT1:46 CST10:46 AM MST12:46 PM EST1:16 PM VEN21:46 UAE11:46 AM CT-Cleveland has signed Brantley to a four-year, $25 million contract extension, avoiding arbitration. Analisis: Brantley led the team with a .284 batting average last season. He set career highs with 26 doubles, 10 homers, 73 RBIs and 66 runs. He also stole 17 bases in 21 attempts.
Feb. 11 6:11 AM PT7:11 AM MT8:11 AM CT9:11 AM ET9:11 HE14:11 GMT22:11 CST7:11 AM MST9:11 AM EST9:41 AM VEN18:11 UAE8:11 AM CT-A person familiar with the deal says the Cleveland Indians have agreed to a long-term contract with Brantley. Analisis: Brantley, who was Cleveland's most consistent player last season, will sign a four-year, $25 million deal once he passes a physical. Brantley batted .284 with 10 homers and 73 RBIs in 151 games last season.