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Cleveland Indians welcome back outfielder Michael Brantley, put injured pitcher Carlos Carrasco on DL

Cleveland Indians welcome back outfielder Michael Brantley, put injured pitcher Carlos Carrasco on DL

Cleveland activated outfielder Michael Brantley following shoulder surgery and months of recovery. The Indians also put starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco on the disabled list because of a strained left hamstring and said he'll miss a month to six weeks. Brantley, who finished third in the 2014 AL MVP vote, injured his right shoulder while attempting a diving catch in Minnesota on Sept. 22.

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The Twins sent center fielder Byron Buxton back to the minors after another rough start by the organization's top prospect, who is batting .156 with 24 strikeouts in 45 at-bats. . . .

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