Rumor central: Detroit Tigers interested in Milton Bradley?
July 25, 2009
BY ADAM L. JAHNS Staff Reporter
Milton Bradley to the Detroit Tigers?
According to an internet report, the Tigers are interested in Bradley -- no doubt the most scrutinized player on the Cubs this season -- and believe he could work well with manager Jim Leyland.
Sources told David Kaplan, a host for Comcast SportsNet, that the Tigers "have scouted Bradley and are interested depending on how much of his contract the Cubs are willing to eat.''
Bradley was not in the Cubs' starting lineup Saturday against the Cincinnati Reds, but Cubs manager Lou Piniella said before the game he was given the day off and that he would be in the lineup on Sunday.
Acquired in the offseason as that big left-handed bat the Cubs have been missing, Bradley has been anything but. He is hitting just .242 with six homers and 22 RBI.