Archive for the ‘Milton Bradley’ Category

No Way. No Freaking Way!

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

Baseball season is still two weeks away from us, but that hasn't stopped newly acquired Mariner Milton Bradley from getting a quick start to some old habits. No, I'm not talking about throwing a ball into the stands with two outs, silly.  I'm talking about getting ejected from baseball games before ...

Well, That Was Worth It

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Enigmatic outfielder Milton Bradley has been suspended for the remainder of the season by the Chicago Cubs. There is a very good chance his time in a Cubs uniform may also be over, despite the fact that he has two years remaining on a three-year, $30 million contract he signed ...

Time To Wave The W(hite) Flag In Wrigley

Thursday, August 27th, 2009

Everyone was waiting for the Chicago Cubs to put it together. A defending division champion with a payroll of $140 million should certainly contend, right? But the Cubs limped to the All-Star Break with an astonishingly mediocre 43-43 record. Sure slugging third baseman Aramis Ramirez had been out two months, ...

A Fun Little Comparison: Raul Ibanez vs. Milton Bradley

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Cubs fans will remember this very well: All the offseason talk about how the Cubs, who led the National League in runs last year en route to a division title, needed to add a left-handed power bat to balance an overly right-handed lineup. Manager Lou Piniella was very, very adamant about ...

Random Thoughts with Hick Flick

Friday, April 17th, 2009

In one of those rare weeks where it seems like everything is going on at once in the sports world, I have determined that it is better to say a little bit about everything on my mind rather than go in-depth about any of it. - It looks like that Boston ...

Tale of the Tape: Milton Bradley vs. Milton Bradley

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009

According to reports out of Chicago, Milton Bradley and the Cubs have agreed to terms on a three-year, $30-million contract. My sources tell me that since the Tribune Co. filed for bankruptcy and because the team hasn’t been sold yet, Bradley will be paid in Monopoly money for the first ...