AL Central Watch: March 30

Here’s a quick glance at what’s happening around the American League Central one week from Opening Day.

Evidently new Cubs right fielder Milton Bradley hasn’t let go of his strong feelings about the Cleveland Indians, a team that parted ways with him in April 2004. After homering Sunday, Bradley pointed into the Indians’ dugout. Manager Eric Wedge, whose turbulent relationship with Bradley led to his exit five years ago, was left shaking his head after Bradley’s latest stunt.

The Minnesota Twins are feeling pretty good about their offense entering the final week of spring training. ”We have more depth than we’ve ever had in my memory,” Twins general manager Bill Smith said.

The Detroit Tigers — in the wake of losing hard-throwing reliever Joel Zumaya for maybe the first month of the season, are looking for bullpen help and they are said to be shopping outfielder Marcus Thames.

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