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Cleveland Indians' Nick Swishe (left) is greeted in the dugout by Indians manager Terry Francona after Swisher hit a solo home run against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a game, July 22, 2013, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher throws the ball during practice for a game against the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 20, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Cleveland Indians' Nick Swisher pumps his fist during batting practice before the Indians play the New York Yankees in thier 2013 home opener. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
GOODYEAR, Ariz.: Indians outfielder Michael Brantley participated in regular batting practice for the first time in training camp this year, a significant step in his latest comeback from a shoulder injury.