Seattle Mariners Take Step Backwards by Acquiring Milton Bradley

Posted: 19th December 2009 by Zeke Fuhrman in MLB
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After making major moves this offseason by acquiring 3B Chone Figgins and P Cliff Lee, the Seattle Mariners made another move that will hopefully pay off in the long run. They allowed the Chicago Cubs to dump controversial outfielder Milton Bradley on them. Bradley, an All-Star in 2008, was traded to the Mariners for P Carlos Silva and cash. Yes, he will be more productive than Silva (5-18, 6.81 ERAáduring two seasons with Seattle...55-26, 4.31 ERA during previous six seasons). This trade shows how desperate the Cubs were to get Bradley out of town. Seattle is Bradley's eighth team in 11 seasons (Montreal, Cleveland, LA Dodgers, Athletics, Padres, Rangers, Cubs), and by looking at his resume, it is not hard to see why. In September 2007 while with the San Diego Padres, Bradley tore his AC ...

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