I discovered half an hour ago that WGN is in my cable package – awesome.

In the half hour since realizing this, I have witnessed Milton Bradley:
(1) Run on contact from 2nd to 3rd with 1 out on a ball hit directly in front of him, getting **TAGGED** out immediately.
(2) Completely lose a ball in the sun, allowing an unearned run to eventually score
(3) Catch a pop up with one-out, runner on 3rd, and then throw the ball into the outfield stands.

Absolutely priceless material.

5 Responses to “Never a dull moment with Milton Bradley”

  1. I’ve given up all hope for Bradley.

  2. Conrad.TDI says:

    When I saw he had signed as a free agent this past winter, I rejoiced!

    Another failed year for the Cubs….

    I toasted the Cubs, as I do now, from my 1972 Dick Allen photo mug. At least I lived long enough to see the White Sox win.

  3. has he been hanging out with Manny lately?

  4. melissa says:

    Milton did make it interesting. The funny thing is none of his mistakes cost the team a single run defensively or offensively. There have been plenty of great players that lost a ball in the sun in Wrigley’s right field. Unless something has changed it’s not an error when a player loses the ball in the sun. It was a sky high pop up on a clear sunny day, I’m not sure how the guy can be faulted for that unless of course you’re just looking to pile on.

    The Cubs got 4 runs that day and Milton drove in 2 of them. He made a really stupid mistake when he threw the ball in the stands after only 2 outs but again it cost the team nothing.

  5. Sarah Green says:

    “Cost the team nothing”…..yes, nothing but their self-respect as gentlemen and ballplayers.


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