A game plan put in place for Milton Bradley prior to the Mariners’ last road trip appears to be reaching its final stages.
Bradley is in uniform and taking early batting practice as we speak and we are waiting for a release from the organization on the situation.
General manager Jack Zduriencik said two weeks ag;o that Bradley’s status would be re-evaluated when the team returned from their recent road trip to Baltimore, St. Petersburg and Oakland, which takes us to today. I would be surprised if Bradley is not activated and in the lineup for tonight’s series opener against the Blue Jays.
For one thing, the team needs another veteran bat in the lineup and, let’s face it, the offense is better off overall with the switch-hitting Bradley in the middle. A Bradley that is sound mind and body, that is.
— Jim Street