It appears that four-time All-Star outfielder and designated hitter Michael Brantley won’t be following George Springer to the Toronto Blue Jays as thought
ESPN is reporting that Brantley is on track to return to the Houston Astros on a two-year agreement worth $32 million. In early December, it was rumored that Brantley would earn roughly $17 million per season from his latest contract. The veteran, who turns 34 years old in May, was linked with the New York Yankees at that time, but Brantley joining the Bronx Bombers became less likely after reports surfaced that the Yankees were re-signing 2020 Most Valuable Player candidate DJ LeMahieu.
Houston shortstop Carlos Correa appeared to react to the news via Twitter: