Milton Obelle Bradley...resides in Redondo Beach, CA...attended Long Beach Polytechnic High School...was the Dodgers nominee for the 2005 Roberto Clemente Award...has been nominated by the players as a finalist for the Marvin Miller Man of the Year Award...opened a pair of baseball academies in Southern California, Baldwin Hills and Long Beach.2011Designated for assignment May 9 (Carlos Peguero recalled)...released on May 16...Appeared in 28 games, batting .218 (22x101) with 12 R, 6 2B, 1 3B, 2 HR and 13 RBI...Made 27 starts: LF - 26, DH - 1...also appeared in one game as a pinch-hitter...Reached base safely season-high 4 times April 18 vs. Detroit - HR, 1B, 2 BB...Went 3-for-4 with 2 R, 2B April 4 at Texas; first 3-hit game since June 11, 2010 at San Diego...Appeared in 101 games over 2 seasons with the Mariners (.209/72x345, 10 HR, 42 RBI).2010Appeared in 73 games, making 67 starts (LF-38, DH-28, RF-1)...Had season-ending arthroscopic surgery on his right knee on Aug. 17 in Cincinnati; performed Dr. Timothy Kremchek...On the 15-day disabled list July 31-remainder of the season with a right knee injury...On Major League Baseball's restricted list, May 6-19...Season-high 8-game hitting streak April 19-May 2 (.333/10x30)...Hit game-winning 3-run home run in 8th inning April 13 vs. Oakland...Hit team-high 4 home runs during Interleague play, including 3 in 5 games (June 11-15)...Had 8 RBI in a 6-game span May 25-31, including two 3-RBI games; May 25 vs. Detroit.
and May 28 at LAA.2009Appeared in 124 games in his only season with the Cubs...hit .257 (101x393), including .333 (33x99) against LHP...Recorded 20 multi-hit games and 5 multi-RBI contests...had 6 GWRBI and 11 go-ahead RBI...On MLB suspended list May 16 (1 game) after he was ejected April 16 vs. St. Louis for arguing balls and strikes...Notched 300th career extra base hit June 21 vs. Cleveland (2B)...Hit .364 (4x11, 9 RBI) with the bases loaded...is a career .309 hitter (21x68) with 3 grand slams and 57 RBI in his career with the bases full...Recorded 3rd career double-digit hitting streak June 10-21 (10 games/.389, 14x36)...Led the Cubs with 11 hit-by-pitch...20 HBP over last 2 seasons are 18th most in Majors...Suspended for the remainder of the season on Sept. 20 for conduct detrimental to the organization.2008Milton was named to the American League All-Star team, getting the start at designated hitter in his first career Mid-Summer Classic...established several career highs in his lone season with Texas, including 22 home runs and 77 RBI...Also established career marks with 78 runs, 233 total bases, 80 walks, 13 intentional walks and nine hit by pitches...Led the club with a .321 batting average, the third-best mark in the A.L., and just seven points behind league leader Joe Mauer (.328)...His .999 OPS led the American League and was fourth-highest in the majors behind Albert Pujols (1.114), Chipper Jones (1.044) and Manny Ramirez (1.031)...Led the league with a club-record .436 on-base percentage. Also ranked fourth in the league with a .563 slugging percentage, becoming just the fourth player in Rangers history to lead the team in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging in the same season (previously done by Alex Rodriguez in 2002, Buddy Bell in 1982 and Al Oliver in 1979)...Was selected to the A.L. All-Star Team by his fellow players, recording the highest peer vote total in the designated hitter category (481 votes) ... also finished sixth in fan voting among A.L. outfielders. Named the starting designated hitter by A.L. manager Terry Francona after fan selection David Ortiz was unable to play due to injury...was 0-for-2 with a walk and a stolen base...Named A.L. co-Player of the Week for June 2-8 along with Chicago's Joe Crede...batted .478 with five homers and nine RBI en route to his first career weekly honor...Appeared in 126 games, and did not see time on the disabled list for the first time since 2004, when he appeared in a career-best 141 contests...Made 117 starts, 114 batting cleanup and three starts batting fifth...made 97 starts at designated hitter, 19 in right field and one in left field...Hit .328 (21-for-64) with runners in scoring position, May 22 through the end of the season...Batted at least .313 in every month of the season except September (.286)...hit for a higher average after the All-Star break (.331) than before (.316)...Committed three errors in the outfield but recorded four outfield assists in 20 games defensively. Is one of just five players in the last 23 seasons (1986-2008) to record at least four outfield assists in 20 games defensively: Jim Edmonds (California, 1993), Deion Sanders (Cincinnati, 2001), Karim Garcia (Cleveland, 2001) and Desi Relaford (Kansas City, 2003)...Of his 22 homers, 10 either tied the game or gave Texas the lead...Belted two home runs June 3 vs. Cleveland, his seventh career multihomer game and the fourth time he homered from both sides of the plate...Reached safely via a hit or a walk in each of his first 24 starts, matching Texas' third-longest, season-opening on-base streak in club history...Matched a club record with five walks in a 14-inning win April 16 at Toronto...also had four walks July 25 at Oakland, becoming the only major league player with multiple four-plus walk games in 2008...Scored a run in a career-high 10 consecutive games, June 1-11, the second longest streak in the A.L. (Ian Kinsler, 11)...Led the A.L. in batting average, on-base and slugging through the game August 29 at the Angels before slipping in average and slugging...Ejected four times on the season: May 21 at Minnesota, May 23 at Cleveland, July 26 at Oakland and September 13 at Oakland.2007Was on the A's Opening Day roster but appeared in just 19 games with Oakland...had three stints on the disabled list before he was traded to San Diego at the end of June and went on the DL for a fourth time before appearing in a game with the Padres...batted .292 with two home runs and seven RBI in 19 games with Oakland and .313 with 11 home runs and 30 RBI in 42 games with San Diego...his combined numbers were .306 with 13 home runs and 37 RBI in 61 games...has a .288 batting average, 40 home runs and 127 RBI in 232 games over the last three years and has eight stints on the DL over that span...hit .362 with seven of his 13 home runs in the seventh inning or later...was 11 for 32 (.344) with two walks when leading off an inning...was the A's Opening Day starter in center field and made 15 starts there...made his final three starts with the A's in right field...started 40 games in left field with the Padres and also made one appearance in right field...matched his career high on April 20 in Texas with four walks (August 7, 2004 vs. Philadelphia) and three runs scored...was batting .263 with a home run and three RBI in 11 games when was placed on the disabled list for the first time on April 23 with a strained left hamstring...missed 15 games before he was reinstated on May 11...went 4 for 13 (.308) with a home run and three RBI in four games before returning to the DL on May 23 retroactive to May 15 with a strained left hamstring...missed 14 games during his second stint on the DL and was reinstated on May 30...went 5 for 12 (.455) in three games before going on the DL for a third time on June 8, retroactive to June 3 with a strained right calf...went 0 for 5 with two walks on a two-game rehab assignment with Triple-A Sacramento on June 16 and 17 and was reinstated from the DL on June 20 after missing 16 more games...went 0 for 3 with a walk on June 20 against Cincinnati and was designated for assignment on June 21...missed a total of 45 games during his first three stints on the DL and appeared in 115 of the A's 233 games in his one and a half seasons with Oakland...was traded to San Diego with cash for Andrew Brown on June 29 and was immediately placed on the DL retroactive to June 21 with a strained left oblique...it was his 12th career stint on the DL...was reinstated on July 7 and batted .364 with four home runs and 12 RBI in 18 games in July... now has a .303 (144 for 475) career average in the month with 21 home runs and 87 RB in 131 games...the average, home runs and RBI are his best for any month of the season...had five home runs and 12 RBI over a 13-game span from July 18 to August 1...batted .403 (27 for 67) with six home runs and 20 RBI over a 19-game stretch from July 20 to August 24...capped that streak by going 3 for 5 with two home runs and a career high six RBI on August 24 at Philadelphia...hit a pair of three-run home runs in the Padres 14-3 win and it was his sixth career two-homer game...that put his batting average at .368 with San Diego but he went 10 for 49 (.204) over his final 15 games to finish the Padres portion of his campaign at .313.2006Bradley was barely seen in the first half of the season because of two stints on the disabled list, but he was one of the A's leading hitters after the All-Star break. He batted .213 in 28 games in the first half, but hit .300 with 11 homers and 44 RBIs after the break. Bradley had 52 walks and a .370 on-base percentage, the second best mark of his career (.421 in 2003). He batted .293 (27-for-92) against lefties and .270 (70-for-259) against right-handed pitches. The A's went 11-3 in games that he homered in. He was successful in 10 of his 12 (83.3 percent) stolen base attempts, and is 16 for 19 (84.2) since 2005. Bradley went on the DL first on May 7 with a sprained right knee, and went down for a second time on June 20 with a strained right oblique muscle. Bradley has been on the DL eight times since starting his career with Montreal in 2000. He hit his first walk-off homer on July 30 off B.J. Ryan of the Blue Jays.2005Batted .290 with 13 home runs and 38 RBI in 75 games for the Dodgers while missing 85 games due to injury...was on the disabled list from May 30 to July 22 with a torn ligament in his right ring finger...was also placed on the DL on August 23 with a torn patella tendon in his left knee, causing him to undergo season-ending surgery on September 7 in Cincinnati...the surgery was performed by Dr. Tim Kremchek...homered from both sides of the plate on two occasions (April 18 at Milwaukee and May 13 vs. Atlanta), joining Eddie Murray as the only players to homer from both sides of the plate more than once in their Dodger career...Murray pulled the trick twice in 1990...batted .294 (60 for 204) against right-handed pitchers...batted .309 (50 for 162) on the road...batted .338 (26 for 77) during day games...had 22 multi-hit games, including a season-high four on April 24 at Colorado...had seven multi-RBI games, including a seasonhigh five on May 13 vs. Atlanta...the five RBI tied his career high, which he had accomplished two previous times (last: July 21, 2002 at Kansas City)...tied for second on the team with six outfield assists...on April 18 at Milwaukee, he went 3 for 5 with a homer from each side of the plate, the first time a Dodger has done so since Eddie Murray (September 9, 1990)...marked just the seventh time in franchise history that has happened by six different players (Jose Cruz Jr. later became the seventh)...the game was his fourth career multi- homer game...on May 13 vs. Atlanta, he became just the 18th player in Major League history and second Dodger (joining Murray in 1990) to homer from both sides of the plate more than once in a season...his second homer in the game was a grand slam, marking his third career grand slam and first since July 18, 2002 vs. Minnesota....the game marked his fifth career multi-homer game and second of the season...was successful in 86 percent of his stolen base attempts (6 for 7)...had at least one hit in each of his first 13 starts, including a season-high eight-game hitting streak from April 12-20, during which he batted .433 (13 for 30)...had a game-saving catch in the eighth inning on April 9 at Arizona in the Dodgers' 12-10 victory...had the game-winning hit on April 12 vs. San Francisco, a two-out, basesloaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning...slugged a game-winning two-run homer in the top of the 10th inning on April 19 at Milwaukee...in his eighth-inning at bat on May 29 at Arizona, suffered a sprained flexor tendon in the ring finger of his right hand, causing him to leave the game and miss the game on May 30...X-rays were negative but an MRI exam revealed the sprain...missed 47 games with the injury, during which the Dodgers went 18-29...went 4 for 13 with an RBI and a stolen base in five games in his rehab assignment at Triple-A Las Vegas...had two hits in first game back from the disabled list on July 23 at New York...homered on August 3 at Washington, his first homer since May 13, a span of 24 games...singled in the first inning on August 12 at New York for his 500th career hit.2004Set career highs in home runs (19), runs batted in (67), runs (72) and hits (138)...tied for the team lead in walks (71) and led the club in outfield assists (8)...in addition to stealing 15 bases, was caught stealing 11 times, which tied for the third highest total in the National League...batted .290 in day games and .295 (43 for 146) vs. left-handed pitchers...batted .311 in the month of June and .291 with six homers and 17 RBI in July...hit the 13th Loge-level homer in Dodger Stadium history on July 22 vs. Colorado, a game-winning two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth-inning...was just the fifth Dodger to accomplish that feat and the first since Hiram Bocachica (June 19, 2001)...became the 23rd big league player since 1969 to record three RBI in one game without getting a hit when he did so on April 16 at San Francisco...the Dodgers were 81-56 when he started the game...went 2 for 3 with two walks in his Dodger debut on April 5 vs. San Diego...began the season by driving in 18 runs in his first 19 games while batting .288 (21 for 73)...was ejected in the bottom of the first inning on April 24 vs. San Francisco for arguing a called third strike (Sam Holbrook)...slugged two solo home runs on April 25 vs. San Francisco, marking his first career multi-homer game...was forced to leave the April 29 game vs. New York after irritating his sprained left ankle, which he originally injured on April 21 at Colorado...missed the April 30 to May 2 contests with that injury...went 4 for 7 in the Dodgers' 14-inning win on May 9 at Pittsburgh, his first four-hit game of the season...was forced to leave the May 29 game vs. Arizona after spraining his left ankle...it was a different area than the previous sprain...the same injury got him scratched from starts on May 30 and 31...served a four-game suspension from June 24 to 27 for his role in a June 1 argument with umpire Terry Craft...missed the June 23 and June 29 games with a sore right shoulder...also missed July 6, 7 and 11 games with the same injury...hit his career-high 11th homer of the season on July 22 vs. Colorado, a two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth inning to give the Dodgers the lead in their 4-2 victory...had his second career multi-homer game on July 30 at San Diego...also had a season high four RBI in the game...had his third career multi-homer game on August 5 vs. Pittsburgh...drew four walks on August 7 vs. Philadelphia, marking his career high and tying the Dodgers' season high...left the August 11 game at Cincinnati with a sore right hamstring...the same injury caused him to miss the August 12 game and leave the Aug. 15 game at Chicago in the eighth inning...crushed a 479-foot homer on September 19 off Chin- Hui Tsao at Colorado, marking the 24th upper deck home run in Coors Field history and the 10th by a visiting player...had the gamewinning hit in the bottom of the ninth inning on September 27 vs. Colorado, a bases-loaded single that followed an intentional walk to Adrian Beltre...was ejected on September 28 vs. Colorado for arguing with an umpire after a fan threw a bottle on the field and he approached the stands...following the incident, he was suspended for the remainder of the regular season...batted .273 in four games during the National League Division Series against the Cardinals...added a solo homer and five walks.2003Was Cleveland's most consistent offensive player before missing the last six weeks of the season with a lower back contusion...led the club with 17 stolen bases and finished second with 33 doubles despite missing 61 games due to injury...started out the season by hitting safely in his first 14 games from March 31 to April 16 to set a new career high (23 for 59, .390)...it was the longest hitting streak by an Indian to start a season since Toby Harrah in 1982...also homered in a career-high three straight games from April 12-14...hit .387 (29 for 75) with nine doubles, three home runs and seven RBI in 18 games in April before going on the disabled list on April 26 with a strained right hamstring...was activated from the DL on May 8...reached base safely via hit or walk in his first 31 games and overall on the year he reached base in 92 of 101 games, including 62 of his first 63 games...went on the disabled list a second time from August 10 thru the remainder of the season with a bone bruise in his lower back...was removed from game of August 9 vs. Anaheim after the 11th inning and did not play again the rest of the season...visited back specialist Dr. Robert Watkins in Los Angeles in early September and was put on a rehab program and spent the off-season working out in Cleveland...was hitting .265 (9 for 34) in August before the injury after hitting .289 (28 for 97) in July...his eight intentional walks led the team and were tied for 13th in the AL...his .321 average ranked fourth and his .421 on-base percentage ranked third among American League hitters until September 9 when he no longer had enough plate appearances...finished 51 plate appearances short of qualifying for the AL batting crown...his average was fourth in the AL and his on-base percentage third among players with at least 450 plate appearances...stole a career-high three bases on June 20 at Pittsburgh...had 36 multi-hit games and twice enjoyed four-hit nights...eight of his homers were solo home runs...did not start below the fourth spot in the batting order all season...his highest batting average was .375 (30 for 80) in the leadoff spot...hit .358 (64 for 179) batting clean-up...hit .336 with the bases empty and .300 with runners on base...hit .402 (45 for 112) off left-handers and .318 with runners in scoring position...made 93 starts in center field and eight starts at designated hitter, compiling a fielding percentage of .992, which at the time of his injury was the fifth-best mark among AL outfielders...collected his first career leadoff home run on April 12 vs. Kansas City.2002Overall he made 86 starts in center field (94 games total) and reached base safely in 74 of the 86 games...raised his average from .233 in the first half to .265 in the second half...was on the 15-day Disabled List twice, the first of which came from May 2 to June 3 after suffering an orbital fracture and scratched iris to his left eye after a fly ball ricocheted off the center field wall into his face on May 1 vs. Anaheim...began a six-game rehab on May 28 at Triple-A Buffalo and was activated off the disabled list on June 4...was placed on the 15-day DL a second time retroactive to August 12 after undergoing an emergency appendectomy on August 14 in St. Petersburg, Florida...was activated on August 30 as a laproscopic procedure allowed him to come back early...hit .255 (14 for 55) after his second activation over his last 18 games of the season, but was limited to just one start over the season's last eight games due to a strained left oblique...hit the first two grand slams of his career on July 7 at Chicago-AL (Ritchie) and July 18 vs. Minnesota (J. Rincon)...compiled a fielding percentage of .982 in 94 games in center field...finished tied for eighth among AL outfielders with his nine assists despite playing only 94 games in the field...collected a career-high five hits on July 21 at Kansas City and equaled his career-high with five RBI, totaling an Indians seasonhigh 11 total bases...did not make an error over his last 27 games in center field (1 in last 59 games).2001Was acquired from the Montreal Expos at mid-season...was the starting left fielder for the Expos on Opening Day and struggled through April, hitting .200 in 22 games before hitting .245 with a team-high 12 doubles and 13 RBI in 29 May games...collected four hits and five RBI on May 13 at Colorado, going 4-for-6 with his only homer of the year...drew a bases loaded, game-winning walk in the 15th inning on April 26 at St. Louis...was optioned to Triple-A Ottawa on June 22 and spent the remainder of his tenure in the Expos organization in Ottawa prior to the trade...after being acquired by Cleveland from Montreal he was optioned to Triple-A Buffalo, where he appeared in 30 games, hitting .254 with five homers and 15 RBI in 30 games...stole nine bases in 11 attempts and on the year at Triple-A he stole 23 bases in 26 attempts (88.5%)...was recalled from Triple-A Buffalo on September 10 and had only 18 at bats for the Indians, making three starts in center field...hit in 14 straight games after joining the Bisons from August 2-15, including four homers and nine RBI...did not make an error in 29 games in the outfield with Buffalo.2000Split the year between Triple-A Ottawa and Montreal and was named the number one prospect in the Expos system and the number three prospect in the International League by Baseball America...made his Major League debut on July 19 vs. New York (NL), going 3 for 5 with his first hit and RBI off Glendon Rusch...was optioned back to Ottawa on
August 1 before returning to the big leagues again on August 12...appeared in just one game from September 8 to 29 due to a strained left oblique muscle, but batted safely in 8 of his 11 starts leading up to the injury...played winter ball in Puerto Rico after the season.1999Played for Double-A Harrisburg and was the Eastern League's most dangerous switch-hitter, ranking fourth in the league with a .329 average with power from both sides of the plate...finished with a .526 slugging percentage despite being out of the line-up for 55 games...missed 29 because of injuries, 19 due to his participation in the Pan Am Games and seven due to suspension from April 14-23...was on the DL from June 9 to 28 with a left shoulder strain...was in Winnipeg, Canada for the games from July 13 to August 3 with the Silver medal-winning U.S. squad...batted .292 in the tournament...his ninth-inning grand slam in the fifth and final game of the Eastern League playoffs vs. Norwich gave the Senators the Eastern League title...hit .352 in the Arizona Fall League following the season and was on the AFL all-prospect team.1998Began to emerge at Single-A Cape Fear after being chosen the organization's player of the month for July and was selected to play in the South Atlantic League All-Star Game...was voted the seventh-best prospect in the SAL...was promoted to Single-A Jupiter on June 24 and was named to the Single-A All-Star Team by Baseball America, scoring a combined 109 runs with 84 RBI and 30 steals between the two stops.1997Was selected to the postseason New York-Penn League All-Star team after hitting .300 with three home runs and 30 RBI at Vermont.1996Spent his first year as a professional in the Gulf Coast League and hit .241 with a home run and 12 RBI in 32 games.