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Twins | Brophy, Radke honored

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.

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Twins | Radke calling it quits after 12 years

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."

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Twins | Team wants Radke to return

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.

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Twins | Radke not offered salary arbitration

Sun, 03 Dec 2006 12:41:33 -0800

Minnesota Twins SP Brad Radke was not offered salary arbitration, according to the Associated Press.

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Twins | Radke files for free agency

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.

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Twins | Radke a finalist for Hutch Award

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.

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Twins | Radke contemplating future

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.

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Twins | Radke will take some time to decide on retirement

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."

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Twins | Radke will start Game 3

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.

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Twins | Radke feeling fine after start

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.

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