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    Congratulations Cubs Fans

    Your good buddy Milton Bradley has now been healthy long enough and has played in enough games that his $12 million option for 2011 is now vested!



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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    thanks i tried my hardest to make this happen


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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    He can't keep sucking like this for the entire contract, can he?



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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    I wish he would just bat RH full time. Which is funny because we got him to be our LH power hitter. But if you look, MB is hitting only .200 with an OPS of .688 while as a RH batter he is hitting .343 with an OPS of .883. Its just strange.



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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    If he listens and uses what Lou is teaching him, I expect a turn around so I am not too worried about him. Maybe its because I have already given up on him. Just a terrible year from an average player that doesn't deserve the contract he got.


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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by Swanson10 View Post
    If he listens and uses what Lou is teaching him, I expect a turn around so I am not too worried about him. Maybe its because I have already given up on him. Just a terrible year from an average player that doesn't deserve the contract he got.
    I don't consider him an average hitter. He has had some great years at the plate.



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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    the worst 30 million investment of the year and its by the cubs.... gotta love it


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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    the worst 30 million investment of the year and its by the cubs.... gotta love it
    And it just became a $42 million investment.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    the worst 30 million investment of the year and its by the cubs.... gotta love it
    You can't honestly say that. Its only been one half of the first year for his 3 year contract. How do you know he isn't going to tear it up the rest of his contract? You don't.



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    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    I don't consider him an average hitter. He has had some great years at the plate.
    this ... just like how prior WAS a great pitcher once ...


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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by mwitt View Post
    And it just became a $42 million investment.
    What? No it didn't. Its still only a 3 year deal.



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    Re: Congratulations Cubs Fans

    Quote Originally Posted by acrozier22 View Post
    I don't consider him an average hitter. He has had some great years at the plate.
    +1

    The problem is when people expect him to be something he's not. He's not a 30+ home run guy so if you expect him to be a power hitter, you're expecting too much. He's a 20-25 HR .300-.330 hitter who plays average defense when healthy.

    He's far from being the most overpaid player on this team, that's for sure. And the contract isn't long enough to hurt the organizations future.



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    Quote Originally Posted by CP44 View Post
    the worst 30 million investment of the year and its by the cubs.... gotta love it
    little over half way into the first year of the deal and already calling it a bad investment? Seems a little early too me.



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    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    What? No it didn't. Its still only a 3 year deal.
    Oops, sorry. I misread the initial post. I thought a 4th year became guaranteed because of his number of games played.



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    Quote Originally Posted by gocubs2118 View Post
    You can't honestly say that. Its only been one half of the first year for his 3 year contract. How do you know he isn't going to tear it up the rest of his contract? You don't.
    True... just like this is the year every year right cubs fans?


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