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2009-09-23 20:39:08

Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley apologized Wednesday for comments he made last week that resulted in his suspension for the remainder of the season. Bradley, who signed a three-year, $30 million contract last winter, made a series of disparaging remarks about the Cubs in an interview published in the Daily Herald of Arlington Heights, Ill. You understand why they haven't won here in 100 years, Bradley was quoted as saying. It's just not a positive environment. I need a stable,...

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2009-09-20 22:00:35

The Chicago Cubs have suspended volatile outfielder Milton Bradley for the rest of the 2009 season for his negative comments in the past few days. The outspoken right fielder said Saturday the Cubs were not a positive environment. General Manager Jim Hendry said on the team's Web site he told Bradley about his decision in Bradley's hotel room prior to Sunday's contest against the Cardinals in St. Louis. There have been a lot of issues that we've lived with during the year, Hendry said, (but)...

2009-08-27 20:59:37

Chicago Cubs outfielder Milton Bradley expressed his anger Thursday following a 5-4 loss to the Washington Nationals. His diatribe came after his game-ending groundout with a runner in scoring position, which led to a smattering of boos from the home crowd at Wrigley Field. I'm always the story, whether I hit .500 or hit .100, Bradley told reporters, including MLB.com. Somehow, some way, everything revolves back to me. I guess I'm kind of a big deal or something. People like talking about...

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2009-04-23 13:40:00

Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella says outfielder Milton Bradley will not play again until his strained right groin is completely healed. The right fielder has one hit in 23 at-bats (.043) since the 2009 season started, including no hits in four at-bats with three strikeouts Wednesday against the Cincinnati Reds. He's not 100 percent, Piniella said on the team's Web site before Thursday's game against the Reds. I don't play people unless they're totally healthy. When he's 100 percent, I'll...

2009-01-05 22:37:46

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a three-year deal with slugging outfielder Milton Bradley, the Chicago Tribune reported Monday. The agreement -- which calls for Bradley, 30, to receive $30 million pending a physical this week, could be announced this week -- the newspaper said. In the same report, the Tribune said the Cubs have traded Jason Marquis to the Colorado Rockies for reliever Luis Vizcaino, a deal that could be announced as soon as Tuesday. Bradley -- who has developed a...

2006-02-23 12:37:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Milton Bradley is recalling about 461,000 Chicken Limbo Electronic Party Games after reports of the product collapsing unexpectedly, causing bumps, bruises, cuts and one fractured foot, U.S. consumer safety officials said on Thursday. Milton Bradley, which is owned by Hasbro Inc., has received 46 reports of the game unexpectedly coming apart and 23 reports of injuries, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The Chicken Limbo plastic electronic game...

2006-02-23 11:31:53

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Milton Bradley is recalling about 461,000 Chicken Limbo Electronic Party Games after reports of the product collapsing unexpectedly, causing bumps, bruises, cuts and one fractured foot, U.S. consumer safety officials said on Thursday. Milton Bradley, which is owned by Hasbro Inc., has received 46 reports of the game unexpectedly coming apart and 23 reports of injuries, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said. The Chicken Limbo plastic electronic game...

2005-12-13 23:49:47

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Dodgers dealt outfielder Milton Bradley to the Oakland Athletics in a three-player trade on Tuesday, giving the controversial switch-hitter a change of scenery. Infielder Antonio Perez also goes to Oakland in the deal in exchange for highly-regarded prospect outfielder Andre Ethier, the Texas League player of the year. Bradley was acquired by the Dodgers from the Cleveland Indians before the 2004 season after feuding with manager Eric Wedge....

2005-08-25 07:48:21

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Milton Bradley has an 80 percent tear in the patella tendon of his left knee that could require surgery, the team said on Thursday. Bradley also has damaged his anterior cruciate ligament and will seek a second opinion this week. He was injured on Monday when he hit the first base bag while running out a ground ball. Bradley left the game and has not played since then. He tested the knee during batting practice on...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
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This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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