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Bradley unfairly being made scapegoat

Cubs outfielder doesn't deserve bulk of blame for team's dismal season

Originally Published: August 28, 2009
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

First, let's get this straight: He was not signed to save the Cubs.

Second, he is not the reason the Cubs are 20 games below where they were at this time last season.

With that out of the way, let's see if we can deal with this new matter at hand.

Milton Bradley -- who, in a very subtle and subliminal way, has been made the scapegoat for the Cubs' inability to live up to expectations -- said some things that irritated a lot of people, things he possibly shouldn't ...

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