Since the Chicago Cubs are facing the Seattle Mariners for a three-game set, starting today, I suppose it’s fair to offer a brief post on former Cub Milton Bradley.
And it will be brief.
In case you were wondering how he’s been doing with the Mariners, the answer is not well:
In 49 games and 196 plate appearances, he’s hitting .215 with a .303 OBP and a .360 SLG. He’s struck out 53 times (the worst pace of his career), and his OPS+ is just 82.
That word for which you are searching is schadenfreude. Oh, or douche.
And he’s still the likable character he’s always been. When asked for an interview this weekend by the media, his response?
“Beat it. No chance.”
Keep the dream alive, Milton.