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Padres acquire Milton Bradley

Discussion in 'All Other Sports' started by HollywoodLeo, Jun 28, 2007.

  1. Boltdiehard

    Boltdiehard Well-Known Member

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    The A's will turn this Brown kid into a stud. Guaranteed. :yes:
     
  2. BFISA

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    I've heard this from other A's fans; I agree with Leo, if this doesn't work out, no biggie.

    As far as him being on the DL, thats not a prob; more time for him to get well. My expectations for him are fairly low, anahoo, so anything positive the Pads get outta him will be jes gravy.
     
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  3. tboltzcali

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    We could of used him today.
     
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  4. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    Definitely
     
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  5. tboltzcali

    tboltzcali Well-Known Member

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    Looks like its going to be a close race like last year. Just hope our pitching staff keeps it together.
     
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  6. Boltdiehard

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    I see Milton is doing quite well in limited action so far. Wait until the game is on the line and he destroys one to win a game. :yes:
     
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  7. BFISA

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    He's added a much needed spark, 'specially tonite!! :yes: :tup:
     
  8. Boltdiehard

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    I'm rooting for Milton and the Padres because we're fuced; time to blow it up, keep a few studs and build it again.

    Man we barely missed last year.

    Milton is the ****. :yes: I would hate to play first or third when he's up.

    October is right around the corner.
     
  9. BFISA

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    Too bad about your A's :icon_eek: :icon_sad:
     
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    Geez, I remember acuppola years ago, I thot the Pads had a done deal for Kendall.
     
  12. Boltdiehard

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    We were celebrating the Kendall trade last night. We're about to start dumping people and bringing up some young dudes. There's about eight guys I want to keep and the rest can be shopped IMO.
     
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    Milton Bradley - the name sounds like he should be a librarian, not a ballplayer. :mellow:
     
  14. Boltdiehard

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    Interesting Milton just did a little yardwork.

    :D
     
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    Actually, some seriously deep yardwork. Measured at 427 feet halfway up the rightfield bleachers. :tup:
     
  16. LV Bolt Fan

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    Fixed it for you, Ant.
     
  17. HollywoodLeo

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    Librarian?

    How do you get Librarian out of Milton Bradley?

    I mean, if you're going to poke fun at his name it's rather obvious which direction you should go, and the library is not it.

    [​IMG]
     
  18. HollywoodLeo

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    Brian's fit in nicely at the lead off spot.

    It's his younger brother that I'm concerned about right now.
     
  19. LV Bolt Fan

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    Did you see Brian's throw to the plate the other day?

    Brian can't throw, doesn't hit for power,( I know he's batting lead off), he doesn't hit in the clutch and he doesn't run through the base on outs. :tdown:

    The Pads gave up on Jason Bay for him? :icon_huh:
     
  20. Boltdiehard

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    Seriously? Ouch.
     
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    Seemed like a good idea 3 years ago. Brian's been purty steady for the Pads during his time here, I m not gonna cry about that trade.

    But then I don't cry about anyuvem.
     
  22. HollywoodLeo

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    There's no arguing that the trade was ill advised.

    Obviosuly the Padres would be better off with Bay right now than with Giles.

    But it is what it is and everyone makes bad trades. (KT has made more good trades than bad)

    We're forced to accept the trade for what it is and we have Brian Giles whether we like it or not....and he has fit in perfectly nicely in the lead off spot.
     
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    I think the trade was a complete bust for the Padres. What was even worse was re-signing Giles when his contract expired. You would have thought that Towers would have learned his lesson about signing players on the backside of their careers to big money with the Nevin and Klesko contracts. He clearly didn't. The next one he will try and make the same mistake will be Cameron.

    I will give him credit for the pitching staff though. This is the best staff the Padres have ever had by a long shot.
     
  24. HollywoodLeo

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    when Giles was resigned he was the top free agent outfielder on the martet.

    What, exatcly, are you crediting Towers for?


    the Brian Gilles trade wasn't that good in retrospect, but that doesn't mean Brian Giles doesn't contribute to the team.
     
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    A guy with no power, little speed, and a weak arm is not worth $10 million a year. Isn't that about 1/6th of our entire payroll?
     
  26. LV Bolt Fan

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    Brian Giles just took a called third strike to end the game against the Rockies. :missing:

    Is it just me, or is Bud Black a clone of Bruce Bochy? Neither could manage a pitching staff. One was a Pitcher and the other a Catcher.:icon_shrug:
     
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    The collapse is nearly complete. The starting pitching is cracking under the strain of knowing they have to pitch a shut nearly every time out in order to have a shot to win. The bullpen is wearing down from the 5-6 inning pitchers in the rotation. The bench continues to do what it has done the entire year - nothing. The front office has let everyone know loud and clear that they don't plan on making any more moves to improve the team. Bud Black just "knows" that the team will start hitting better because of the pre-game chatter. Huh?

    What an absolute and complete waste. With some offense to give the pitching staff some margin for error, we would be running away with the division. Instead, once again, we have to hope that the other teams in our division are more mediocre than we are down the stretch. But hey, Moores and company can continue to laugh all the way to the bank with a payroll about $10 million less than last year's as long as the team is "competitive".

    Bring on football season - please!
     
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  28. tboltzcali

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    I do agree brian giles is a waste of a good contract. He isnt worth what he signed for. 2 games out at the end of july isnt that bad. But things are going down hill. We need to make a move before the deadline.
     
  29. HollywoodLeo

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    Anyone still want to complain about this acquisition?
     
  30. Boltdiehard

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    I do. :icon_sad:
     

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