Sat, 24 Jan 2009 09:56:53 -0800
The Minnesota Twins will add George Brophy and Brad Radke to the team's Hall of Fame this season, according to The Associated Press. Brophy was an original member of the organization, and served as farm and scouting director until 1985. Radke spent 10 seasons pitching for Minnesota, and started on Opening Day during nine of those years. The induction ceremony will take place Saturday, July 11.
Mon, 18 Dec 2006 00:20:26 -0800
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune's Joe Christensen is reporting Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke plans to make his retirement official Dec. 19 with a press conference at the Metrodome, ending a 12-year major league career spent entirely with the Minnesota Twins. "It'll be a sad day because he's not going to be pitching for us anymore," Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said. "And it's also going to be a great day because he's done so much for our organization. He started with us, and he never left us. That's something our organization is very, very proud of."
Wed, 06 Dec 2006 11:35:33 -0800
ESPN.com reports the Minnesota Twins are pushing SP Brad Radke to return for one season. "We've all said, [we hope he stays] one more year," said Twins manager Ron Gardenhire. "Brad has pretty much done what he had to do in the game, I think. And until he makes his official announcement in front of you guys, we still got options with him. We are still talking, but it doesn't look very good, let's put it that way." Gardenhire confirmed Wednesday, Dec. 6, that the team has been in talks with Radke about returning.
Sun, 03 Dec 2006 12:41:33 -0800
Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke was not offered salary arbitration, according to the Associated Press.
Mon, 06 Nov 2006 23:20:43 -0800
The Houston Chronicle reports Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke officially filed for free agency on Nov. 6. The move is expected to be a procedural one only, as Radke has announced his intention to retire.
Tue, 31 Oct 2006 06:50:25 -0800
Scott Merkin, of Minnesota.Twins.MLB.com, reports Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke was named a finalist for the Hutch Award. The Hutch is given to an active MLB player who most embodies the spirit and desire shown by Fred Hutchinson, whom the award is named for. Hutchinson, who lost his battle with cancer Nov. 12, 1964, at the age of 45, was a former pitcher for the Detroit Tigers, posting a 95-71 career record.
Tue, 31 Oct 2006 00:27:51 -0800
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports Minnesota Twins general manager Terry Ryan has not spoken to SP Brad Radke since the season ended, opting to give the veteran pitcher space as he contemplates retirement. Radke has said he will likely announce a decision by early November, and all signs still point to him retiring.
Sat, 07 Oct 2006 08:49:49 -0700
Kelly Thesier, of Minnesota.Twins.MLB.com, reports Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke is not ready to make a decision on his future yet, and will instead take some time before deciding whether to retire or return next year. "I'm going to take a few days," Radke said. "I'll give everybody a decision as quick as I can, but this is overwhelming right now. I'll sit back and talk to the wife and the kids first."
Thu, 05 Oct 2006 10:13:07 -0700
Twins.MLB.com reports Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke will start Game 3 of the American League Division Series against the Oakland Athletics, Friday, Oct. 6.
Sat, 30 Sep 2006 09:10:29 -0700
Kelly Thesier, of Minnesota.Twins.MLB.com, reports Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke (shoulder) felt just normal stiffness Friday, Sept. 29, after starting Thursday, Sept. 28. "It's not bad -- just my typical soreness, like I feel every other start," said Radke. "Other than that, it's a good feeling. I feel better than I thought I would." Radke will play catch Saturday, Sept. 30, and will throw a bullpen session Monday, Oct. 2, and is tentatively scheduled to be the team's Game 3 starter in the American League Division Series.