Milton Bradley Is Just A Little Bit Angry

What would an off-season be without Milton Bradley causing a little bit of a stir?  Probably a peaceful one, but who cares?  Milton is apparently a little bit miffed at the treatment he received from the Texas Rangers in negotiations this winter.  Although he had the best season of his career last year, he was only healthy enough to appear in 126 games.  According to his comments in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Milton thinks that’s all fine and good:

“My agent was saying that Jon Daniels was telling him, ‘There are days when he doesn’t want to play because of his health.’  Well, you can get a healthy guy to go out there and play 162 games, but he won’t do what I did in 120.”

He has a point, but it’s easy to understand the Rangers’ decision to pass on the free agent considering his sketchy track record.  Bradley signed a three-year $30 million deal with the Chicago Cubs in January.  It could be a good fit for the temperamental outfielder, as the only person in baseball with a shorter fuse is Cubs’ manager Lou Pinella.  (Hat-Tip MLBTradeRumors)