Payroll constraints have limited Cincinnati’s ability to add players this offseason and the big moves they did make were ones that shed salaries. The picked up a bargain last week in veteran Burke Badenhop and former closer Kevin Gregg will begin his comeback from off-season elbow surgery with a minor league deal.
February 10, 2015
The Cubs went into this season with high expectations and were the odds-on favorites to win their third straight NL Central title. Instead, they suffered through a season of injuries, under-performance and distraction created by Milton Bradley, a free agent acquisition who was supposed to solve an important offensive problem.
October 5, 2009
Off-the-field issues continued to swirl around the Cubs on Thursday. Right fielder Milton Bradley was besieged by reporters after a 5-4 loss to the Nationals and asked about his comments earlier this week about feeling "hatred" and wanting games to end quickly at Wrigley Field so he can get out of the park.
August 28, 2009