It’s been some time since Michael Brantley was considered one of the best players in baseball, but by no means has he been unsatisfactory in the years since he held that reputation.
In 2014, Brantley amassed a whopping 6.5 fWAR, ranking fourth in baseball. He’s only been worth 8.4 fWAR, or 2.1 wins per year, since that storied year. A lot of this has been due to injuries, which limited Brantley to just 101 games (418 plate appearances) in a two-year span from 2016 to 2017. Needless to say, his value has fallen off the table quite a bit.
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