The Cubs have suspended Milton Bradley for the remainder of the season.
September 21, 2009; 4:45 PM ET |
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The story coming out of the Chicago Tribune, in which reporter Paul Sullivan cites unnamed sources claiming that the Cubs are planning to shop Carlos Zambrano across the major leagues this winter, is that the Cubs may be preparing to shed one of their priciest players, and a major contributor to the team's success in recent seasons.
Just in case you haven't seen it yet, during last night's Phillies win over the Cubs, a Chicago fan tossed a beer directly on to Philadelphia center fielder Shane Victorino while he was trying to bring in a deep pop up.
Of all the guys who leave you wondering whether they're mad or excitedly celebrating a big hit during midscream, few are more inscrutable than Milton Bradley. Think about it: How can you tell if he's just raging, furious mad or excited about a big hit? He screams about everything regardless! So, is Mr. Board Games happy in this shot, or really upset at an umpire's call? What do you think?
A far cry from the team's 2008 shutdown bullpen, the Cubs suddenly find themselves without any great options among closers, with Kevin Gregg and Carlos Marmol a far cry from Kerry Wood in 2008.
CAPTURED BY THE WALL St. Louis outfielder Colby Rasmus is young, athletic and filled with all the talent that one could possibly need to break free from entanglements from vegetation. Breaking free from the Wrigley Field wall, on the other hand, is an entirely different proposition, as proven by...