22
Apr
08

Maybe Not One for Milton Bradley’s Hall of Fame Audition


I understand that Milton Bradley is a significantly better athlete than I am, he is capable of agility and grace, and that he has accomplished many things at the major league level. However, Monday was not one of those outings.

Embarassing! I wonder what his competitors would say sarcastically to him after such a misplay…

I can just watch that over and over and over, it’s hilarious to me. And I do agree with Buck Showalter, it does indeed look bad. He just crumples in abject horror, justifiably so, scorched cow skin raining randomly from the sky, that’s something most people would want nothing to do with. (On a tangential note, I’m glad to see Buck Showalter back on Baseball Tonight, he gives much better analysis than any other manager they’ve had on recently and was missed.)

That was not all for the bizarre outfield plays this Monday, secret pen-pals Corey Hart and Ryan Ludwick combined together to make two of the stranger plays of the evening. First, there was Corey Hart going for an easy liner off the white-hot bat of Ludwick,

now, to be fair, Corey did just miss a great catch and then banged into the wall pretty hard earlier in the game, so while he should have caught this ball, I’m not going to hold it totally against him for being uneasy about the wall again.

But wait, there’s more! Ryan Ludwick felt bad, he didn’t want to have Hart go home feeling bad about himself, he just knew it would be reflected in an angry IM message later, so he figured he’d do a little something to put the hop back into Corey’s step. With Corey at bat Ludwick charged in on a dropping liner and–

Indeed that is nasty. Strange day out here at Windswept fields

ed. to add:

Great, so MLB took down the videos. Sweet, thanks MLB. I can see why you’d want to take down any ways for the fans to possibly enjoy the game outside of MLB.com. After all, why utilize the millions of users on Youtube, I mean, they don’t matter at all right. Sigh. I’ll try and see about getting them back up. Blame MLB.

I apologize for the shitty screengrabs but they’re the best I can do… it kinda works…


7 Responses to “Maybe Not One for Milton Bradley’s Hall of Fame Audition”


  1. 1 Matt
    April 22, 2008 at 12:11 pm

    Bradley lost the ball in the sun.

  2. 2 Jon
    April 22, 2008 at 2:39 pm

    MLB took them all down.

  3. 3 Zaphod
    April 22, 2008 at 2:45 pm

    Baseball: not necessarily a Milton Bradley game

  4. 4 the roomate
    April 22, 2008 at 4:11 pm

    It might’ve been ESPN who took them down… bastards!!!!

    zaphod = funny!

  5. 5 myummers
    April 23, 2008 at 2:55 pm

    nice, i love busted links.

  6. 6 the roomate
    April 29, 2008 at 10:08 am

    Later, embarrased and alone, Milton saw the sun on a street corner and sucker-punched it in the stomach. He then went into a sporting goods store and threw some water coolers around to celebrate.


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