Michael Brantley sitting Game 1 Sunday for Houston

Houston Astros outfielder Michael Brantley will not play Sunday in the team's game against the Texas Rangers.

What It Means:

In Game 1 of the American League Championship Series, Brantley is being replaced in left field by Chas McCormick versus Rangers starter Jordan Montgomery.

In 12 plate appearances this postseason, Brantley has a .273 batting average with an .879 OPS, 1 home run, 1 run, 1 RBI and 1 stolen base.

Source: MLB