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December 09, 2007

Bradley Signs

Texas signed outfielder MILTON BRADLEY to a one-year contract for $5 million plus incentives, pending a physical.

A worthwhile dice roll. Bradley has serious on-base skills (never below .350 during 2003-2007 and a 114 OBP+ during that span) and some pop (110 SLG+ during the same period). The 29-year-old has also qualified for the batting title only once, been traded three times in-season, and will be joining his sixth team in eight years. Indeed, Oakland designated him for assignment in June before shifting him to San Diego.

Bradley’s played a strong majority of his career in center but is probably suited to a corner at this point, particularly since he’ll be coming off ACL surgery.

Posted by Lucas at December 9, 2007 11:22 AM