Cubs deny Bradley-for-Wells trade talks

Updated: October 31, 2009, 6:12 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Although the Cubs have had discussions with Toronto about different scenarios, Cubs sources on Saturday vehemently denied that there is any type of a trade for Milton Bradley for Vernon Wells being discussed.

Bradley had two years left on his contract at $21.5 million. Wells has five years left at $98 million, including $23 million each in the last two years of the contract. The premise was ludicrous to begin with, because the Cubs will have the same payroll as they had ...

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