Bryan Shaw

Comeback: Brantley's double lifts Indians past White Sox 2-1

Michael Brantley pumped his fist, danced around second base and waited for the traditional soaking.

The water was as sweet as any champagne.

Brantley, forced to the outside during Cleveland's magical ride in 2016 because of injuries, doubled home Francisco Lindor with two outs in the 10th inning as the Indians celebrated their AL championship and then beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 on Tuesday in their home opener.

Brantley could only watch and cheer for his teammates last October after undergoing two surgeries on his right shoulder. But he's healthy now, and after playing in just 11 games last season, Brantley made the most of his first home game since May 10 with his...

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