Dan Otero

Brantley on Indians' ALDS roster after latest comeback

Indians All-Star Michael Brantley has made yet another comeback — at the perfect time.

The left fielder is on Cleveland's AL Division Series roster against the New York Yankees after it appeared his season might be over because of an ankle ligament injury. Brantley missed 50 games after Aug. 8, when he got hurt while tracking a fly ball. But he worked his way back and is expected to be used in a pinch-hitting role in the series beginning Thursday night.

However, Brantley has been testing his ankle and it's possible his role could expand and he could play in the field. He batted .299 with nine homers and 52 RBIs in 90 games, including .357 with a homer against New York this...