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CUBS FED UP, SIT BRADLEY FOR SEASON

Compiled from Times wires

ST. LOUIS - Milton Bradley's season is finished. Perhaps his days with the Cubs are, too.

Chicago suspended the volatile outfielder for the season Sunday, one day after he criticized the team in a newspaper interview.

Bradley, 31, was disciplined for conduct detrimental to the team. GM Jim Hendry said he decided to send Bradley home after learning of his remarks in the Daily Herald of Arlington Heights, Illinois. Bradley was quoted as saying "you understand why they haven't won in 100 years here."

Bradley has two years remaining on a three-year, $30 million contract he signed as a free agent. Hendry said he doesn't know if the relationship can be salvaged.

"The last few days became too much for me to tolerate," he said.

PROSPECT IN CUSTODY: A prized Dominican prospect for the Giants is the main suspect in the killing of a 25-year-old man, police said. Angel Villalona, 19,turned himself in 12 hours after Mario Felix de Jesus Velete was shot at a bar in the southern coastal Dominican city of La Romana, Coronal Adrian Urbaez said. Villalona could face up to 20 years in prison.

MARINERS: C Rob Johnson was unavailable after spraining his left ankle during Friday's postgame celebration over Ichiro Suzuki's winning homer. Johnson was apparently jumping in the right-handed batter's box and twisted his ankle in the hole where hitters dig in.

TWINS: 3B Joe Crede plans to have a third surgery on his back to remove fluid from a herniated disc that is impeding on a nerve.

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