Bradley (or is it Sitrick?): 'Very regrettable'

Dodger Milton Bradley spoke to the press Tuesday, in a fashion. The team's crisis PR adviser Sitrick an—oops, I mean Bradley—issued a statement through the Dodgers PR office calling the possible spousal abuse incidents reported yesterday by Larry Altman in the South Bay Daily Breeze "exaggerated," but also "very regrettable." Bradley added that the issues between he and his wife have been "resolved."

Bradley, whose alleged spousal problems were the buzz of sports talk radio Tuesday, said the "incidents reported will remain private and personal."

"At this time, I am choosing to handle this matter and all future matters directly and confidentially with the Dodgers," he said. "While I continue to work on my off-the-field issues, my energy is also directed towards preparing for season-ending knee surgery and a lengthy rehabilitation."

Sounds just like Milton. Today's Breeze follow-up says the Bradleys are newly married (six months) and are expecting a baby in December. The Times, meanwhile, chases the story in today's paper with a piece that credits the Breeze and says it is unlikely that Bradley will play for the Dodgers next season. Ken Gurnick at MLB.com reports that Dodgers players are saying privately that Bradley has played his last game for the team.


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