If there was ever a more apparent mismatch between professional athlete and organization than Milton Bradley and the Colorado Rockies, I can't think of it.
That's why a tweet from Chicago Sun-Times baseball scribe Gordon Wittenmeyer informing us that Rockies officials had met with Bradley's representatives on Wednesday afternoon caught so many people off guard.
Actually, the slightest implication of any organization having interest in Milton Bradley, who has spent the past few months facing domestic abuse allegations from his wife, would be pretty startling.
But of all teams, the Colorado Rockies?
This is the organization that has prided itself on building with high character people following Denny Neagle's arrest for soliciting a prostitute back in 2004, and at one time — maybe still — wouldn't even allow a Maxim magazine to be present and didn't tolerate cussing in their clubhouse. Now they're talking to Milton Bradley's people? Really?
Granted, a lot of people saw their signing ...