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Brad Radke MLB Career Stats

W-L ERA IP SO WHIP
148-139 4.22 2451.0 1467 1.26

Brad Radke Bio

  • Full Name: Brad William Radke
  • Born: 10/27/1972 in Eau Claire, WI
  • Draft: 1991, Minnesota Twins, 8th rd. (206th overall)
  • High School: Jesuit, Tampa. FL
  • Debut: April 29, 1995
  • Last Game: 9/28/2006
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Year W L ERA G GS SV IP SO WHIP
MLB Career Stats 148 139 4.22 378 377 0 2451.0 1467 1.26

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Awards

Brad Radke Awards

AL All-Star

Year Team League
1998 Minnesota AL

AL Player of the Week

Week Team League
09/21/1997 Minnesota AL

Twins Calvin R. Griffith MVP Award

Year Team League
1997 Minnesota AL
1999 Minnesota AL

Twins Carl R. Pohlad Award

Year Team League
2002 Minnesota AL

Twins Joseph W. Haynes Pitcher of the Year Award

Year Team League
1995 Minnesota AL
1997 Minnesota AL
1999 Minnesota AL

Brad Radke Leaderboards

Earned Run Average

Season ERA Rank
1996 4.46 15th in AL
1997 3.87 14th in AL
1998 4.30 23rd in AL
1999 3.75 4th in AL
2000 4.45 17th in AL
2001 3.94 15th in AL
2004 3.48 4th in AL
2005 4.04 23rd in AL
2006 4.32 20th in AL

Wins

Season W Rank
1995 11 20th in AL
1997 20 2nd in AL
1998 12 24th in AL
1999 12 21st in AL
2000 12 21st in AL
2001 15 12th in AL
2003 14 15th in AL

Winning Percentage

Season WPCT Rank
1997 .667 8th in AL
2001 .577 16th in AL
2003 .583 17th in AL
2004 .579 19th in AL
2006 .571 20th in AL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
1996 148 16th in AL
1997 174 7th in AL
1998 146 19th in AL
2000 141 14th in AL
2001 137 17th in AL
2003 120 24th in AL
2004 143 17th in AL

WHIP

Season WHIP Rank
1995 1.34 19th in AL
2003 1.27 25th in AL
2006 1.41 11th in AL

Batting Average Against

Season AVG Rank
1995 .275 9th in AL
1998 .283 10th in AL
1999 .280 15th in AL
2000 .286 9th in AL
2001 .271 13th in AL
2003 .288 5th in AL
2004 .267 25th in AL
2005 .272 18th in AL
2006 .307 5th in AL

Games Started

Season GS Rank
1995 28 23rd in AL
1996 35 2nd in AL
1997 35 1st in AL
1998 32 19th in AL
1999 33 8th in AL
2000 34 3rd in AL
2001 33 12th in AL
2003 33 8th in AL
2004 34 3rd in AL

Complete Games

Season CG Rank
1995 2 24th in AL
1996 3 20th in AL
1997 4 6th in AL
1998 5 7th in AL
1999 4 6th in AL
2000 4 5th in AL
2001 6 2nd in AL
2002 2 17th in AL
2003 3 7th in AL
2004 1 20th in AL
2005 3 4th in AL

Shutouts

Season SHO Rank
1995 1 9th in AL
1997 1 9th in AL
1998 1 13th in AL
2000 1 4th in AL
2001 2 4th in AL
2002 1 9th in AL
2003 1 6th in AL
2004 1 4th in AL
2005 1 5th in AL

Innings Pitched

Season IP Rank
1995 181.0 24th in AL
1996 232.0 8th in AL
1997 239.2 4th in AL
1998 213.2 15th in AL
1999 218.2 6th in AL
2000 226.2 4th in AL
2001 226.0 8th in AL
2003 212.1 11th in AL
2004 219.2 5th in AL
2005 200.2 22nd in AL

Strikeouts per Nine Innings

Season K/9 Rank
1997 6.53 11th in AL
1998 6.15 22nd in AL
2000 5.60 23rd in AL
2001 5.46 23rd in AL
2004 5.86 21st in AL
2005 5.25 24th in AL

Strikeout/Walk Ratio

Season K/BB Rank
1995 1.60 20th in AL
1996 2.60 6th in AL
1997 3.63 5th in AL
1998 3.40 7th in AL
1999 2.75 6th in AL
2000 2.76 5th in AL
2001 5.27 1st in AL
2003 4.29 5th in AL
2004 5.50 3rd in AL
2005 5.09 4th in AL
2006 2.59 16th in AL

Hits

Season H Rank
1995 195 14th in AL
1996 231 17th in AL
1997 238 8th in AL
1998 238 6th in AL
1999 239 4th in AL
2000 261 2nd in AL
2001 235 4th in AL
2003 242 3rd in AL
2004 229 9th in AL
2005 214 16th in AL
2006 197 25th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
1995 32 1st in AL
1996 40 1st in AL
1997 28 12th in AL
1998 23 24th in AL
1999 28 11th in AL
2000 27 12th in AL
2001 24 17th in AL
2003 32 4th in AL
2005 33 2nd in AL
2006 24 20th in AL

Brad William Radke Bio Info

Brad William Radke . . . wife Heather (Elkins), sons Kasey (10/28/95) and Ryan (10/26/99) . . . 1991 graduate of Jesuit (FL) High School where he played baseball and basketball . . . was selected to the All-County baseball team and played in the Florida High School All-Star game in senior season . . . 2002 recipient of the Carl R. Pohlad Award recognizing outstanding community service throughout the Upper Midwest . . . 2004 Twins representative for the Roberto Clemente Award . . . designates time and effort in support of the Children's Cancer Research Fund/Care Partners Program, the Boys & Girls Club of Florida, Wildlife Forever, and also serves as the Honorary Chairperson for the National Center for Fathering, Father of the Year Contest and participates in TwinsCare, a ticket program for underprivileged youth . . . established the Brad and Heather Radke Family Foundation at Hennepin County Medical Center's New Born Intensive Care Unit. 2006 Won first 2 starts of season, going 2-0, 5.54 (13.0 ip, 8 er), April 5-11 . . . season-high 7 strikeouts, May 3 vs. Kansas City . . . season-high 5-game win-streak, going 5-0, 2.65 (51.0 ip, 15 er) in 8 starts, June 14-July 24 . . . season-high 8.0 innings, August 3 at Kansas City and earned his 10th win of the season . . . the win marked his 10th season with 10-or-more wins, the only other pitcher in Twins history to have 10-or-more wins in 10 different seasons was Jim Kaat, who did so in 12 consecutive seasons (1962-73). . . posted an 8-3 record with a 2.83 ERA in his last 17 starts of the season, May 29-August 25 . . . in five starts from August 3-25 went 3-1 with a 2.48 ERA (29.0 ip, 8 er) and walked just 4 batters . . . missed time in September with a torn labrum and stress fracture in his right shoulder . . . made final start of the season September 28 vs. Kansas City, tossed 5.0 innings allowing just one hit and one unearned run . . . pitched 7.0-or-more innings 10 times. 2005 Made seventh straight (ninth overall) Opening Day start, April 4 at Seattle . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 12 consecutive starts, April 4-June 1 . . . 35th career complete game, April 19 at Chicago (AL) . . . had 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 2.15 (29.1 ip, 7 er) in 4 starts, April 30-May 15 . . . 36th career complete game and 10th career shutout, May 5 vs. Cleveland . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 12 consecutive starts, June 29-September 2 . . . 37th career complete game, July 15 vs. Los Angeles (AL) . . . did not allow more than 3 runs in 6 consecutive starts, going 1-2, 2.51 (43.0 ip, 12 er), July 15-August 10 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 26 of 31 starts . . . had 18 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 15 starts . . . led club in complete games, was second in games started, innings pitched and strikeouts and tied for third in wins . . . tied for second in league in fewest walks per-9-innings (1.0), tied for fourth in complete games and was 10th in home ERA (3.28) . . . is second on Twins' All-Time list in games started and third in innings pitched, strikeouts and wins. 2004 Made sixth straight (eighth overall) Opening Day start, April 5 vs. Cleveland . . . was 2-0, 3.32 (19.0 ip, 7 er) in 3 starts, April 5-15 . . . pitched 6- plus innings in 15 consecutive starts, April 26-July 10 . . . had 7 consecutive quality starts, going 1-1, 2.23 (48.1 ip, 12 er), May 22-June 24 . . . 34th career complete game and ninth career shutout, July 5 vs. Kansas City . . . season-high 8 strikeouts, July 10 vs. Detroit . . . tied season-high 9.0 innings, August 6 vs. Oakland . . . had season-high 4-game win-streak, going 4-0, 2.17 (49.2 ip, 12 er), July 21-August 22 . . . was 2-0, 0.91 (22.0 ip, 2 er) in 3 starts, September 2-13 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 28 of 34 starts . . . had 24 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 19 starts . . . tied for club lead in games started, was second in innings pitched and strikeouts, and tied for third in wins . . . was second in league in fewest walks per-9-innings (1.1) and fourth in ERA . . . is third on Twins' All-Time list in games started, innings pitched and strikeouts and fourth in wins . . . signed two-year contract, December 7. 2003 Made fifth straight (seventh overall)Opening Day start,March 31 at Detroit ...31st career complete game (first of season),April 24 at Kansas City ...had 4-game win streak,going 4-0,4.85 (26.0 ip,14 er)in 4 starts,April 30-May 16 ...went 10 consecutive starts without a win,May 23-July 12 ...season-high 10 strikeouts,June 10 vs.Colorado ...pitched 6-plus innings in 10 consecutive starts, going 5-2,3.33 (70.1 ip,26 er),July 6-August 26 ...season-high 6-game win-streak,going 6-0,2.79 (48.1 ip,15 er)in 7 starts,Au- gust 20-September 21 ...season-high 9.0 innings,August 26 at Anaheim ...pitched 6-plus innings in 25 of 33 starts ...had 19 quality starts ...pitched 7-plus innings in 17 of 33 starts ...had string of 132 consecutive batters faced without a walk,9/6-27 ... walked just 28 of 888 batters faced ...led club in innings pitched .. .is 3rd on Twins ' All-Time list in games started and 4th in strikeouts and innings pitched ...was third in A.L.in fewest walks-per ning innings (1.2)and fourth in HR 's allowed (32). 2002 Made fourth straight (sixth overall) Opening Day start, April 1 at Kansas City . . . made seventh consecutive home Opening Day start, April 12 vs. Detroit . . . 29th career complete game (first of season) and 97th career win, passing Dave Goltz to move into fifth on the Twinsb All-Time career wins list, May 8 vs. Kansas City . . . disabled with strained right groin, May 14-30 . . . returned to disabled list after re-aggravating strained right groin, May 31-August 3 . . . began rehab assignment at GCL Twins and Ft. Myers, July 19 . . . season-high 8 strikeouts, August 3 vs. Kansas City . . . 100th career win, 30th career complete game (second of season) and 7th career shutout, September 6 vs. Oakland . . . season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 1.64 (22.0 ip, 4 er), September 6-17 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 13 of 21 starts . . . had 10 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 6 of 21 starts . . . walked just 20 of 490 batters faced . . . tied for club lead in shutouts . . . had string of consecutive seasons with at least 10 wins ended at seven . . . was second-longest streak in club history (Kaat, 12, 1962-73) . . . is fourth on Twinsb All-Time list in games started and fifth in strikeouts and innings pitched. 2001 Made third straight (fifth overall) Opening Day start, April 3 at Detroit . . . made sixth consecutive home Opening Day start, April 9 vs. Detroit . . . had 7 consecutive quality starts, April 3-May 6 . . . 23rd career complete game (1st of season), April 20 vs. Chicago . . . 24th career complete game (2nd of season), may 30 vs. New York . . . became first Twins pitcher to start 6-0 since Bill Krueger in 1992 . . . became first pitcher in franchise history to win 5 games in April since Walter Johnson in 1913 . . . named American League Pitcher of the Month for April, going 5-0, 2.23 (48.1 ip, 12 er), walking four and striking out 25 . . . 25th career complete game (3rd of season), May 17 vs. Boston . . . 26th career complete game (4th of season) and 5th career shutout, June 12 vs. Houston . . . first career hit off Kerry Wood, June 17 at Chicago (NL) . . . did not walk a batter in 38.0 consecutive innings, June 17-July 18 . . . 27th career complete game (5th of season) and retired last 20 batters faced, July 8 vs. Cincinnati . . . made third career error, July 23 vs. Seattle . . . disabled for first time in career with right thumb contusion, August 4-21 . . . had .271 batting-average against with lefthanders batting .271 (120-442) with 12 homers and righthanders batting .271 (115-425) with 12 homers . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 25 of 33 starts . . . had 20 quality starts . . . pitched 7-plus innings in 20 of 33 starts . . . walked just 26 of 919 batters faced . . . second on club in innings pitched and strikeouts, tied for second in wins and was third in starts . . . led league in fewest walks per-9 innings (1.0) and fewest pitches thrown per-batter-faced (3.45), was tied for second in complete games, tied for fourth in shutouts, seventh in fewest baserunners allowed per-9 innings (10.8) and eighth in innings pitched . . . rated second Best Changeup and second Best Control Pitcher in American League by Baseball America. 2000 Made fifth consecutive home Opening Day start, April 3 vs. Tampa Bay . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 14 consecutive starts, April 8-June 16 . . . 19th career complete game (first of season), May 19 at Oakland . . . was 2-1, 3.00 (27.0 ip, 9 er) in 4 starts, June 16-July 1 . . . signed four-year contract extension, July 3 . . . was 3-1, 2.25 (28.0 ip, 7 er) in 4 starts, August 19-September 6 . . . tied season-high 9 strikeouts, August 25 vs. Detroit . . . 22nd career complete game (4th of season) and fourth career shutout, September 17 vs. Anaheim . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 28 of 34 starts and 8-plus innings in 12 of 34 starts . . . Twins averaged 3.7 runs in his 34 starts but just 2.5 runs in his 16 losses . . . 17 of 34 games were quality starts . . . had .286 batting-average-against with lefthanders batting .297 with 16 home runs and righthanders .274 with 11 home runs . . . led club in innings pitched, games started and complete games, was second in strikeouts and was tied for second in wins . . . was third in league in least run support per-9-innings (4.17), tied for third in league in games started, fourth in innings pitched, was tied for fourth in fewest walks per-9 innings (2.0), and tied for fifth in complete games . . . rated third Best Changeup in American League by Baseball America. 1999 Made fourth consecutive home Opening Day start, April 6 vs. Toronto . . . season-high 3-game win-streak, April 26-May 11 . . . 15th career complete game (first of season), May 1 at Baltimore . . . season-high 8 strikeouts, May 23 vs. Oakland . . . snapped 123-consecutive game start streak with strained right groin, July 4 . . . tied season-high 3-game win-streak, going 3-0, 1.54 (23.1 IP, 4 ER) in 3 starts, August 25-September 5 . . . 18th career complete game (fourth of season), September 5 at Tampa Bay . . . pitched at-least 6-plus innings in 26 of 33 starts and 7-plus innings in 20 of 33 starts . . . Twins averaged 5.3 runs per-game in his 12 wins but just 2.8 runs per-game in his 21 other starts . . . 21 of 33 games were quality starts . . . had .280 batting-average-against with left-handers going 128-456 (.281) with 14 home runs and right-handers going 111-399 (.278) with 14 home runs . . . established career-best in ERA . . . led club in wins and innings and was second in complete games and strikeouts . . . tied for third in league in fewest walks per-9-innings (1.8) and least run support per-9-innings (4.32), fourth in ERA and was sixth in innings pitched . . . rated second Best Control and third Best Changeup in American League by Baseball America . . . won Calvin R. Griffith Award as Most Valuable Twin and Joseph W. Haynes Award as Twins' Pitcher of the Year. 1998 Made third consecutive home Opening Day start, April 3 vs. Kansas City . . . 10th career complete game (first of season) and career-high 11 strikeouts in first start in home town, April 14 at Tampa Bay . . . 11th career complete game (second of season), May 19 vs. Detroit . . . back-to-back complete games, with third career shutout, 4-hitter, June 9 vs. Chicago (NL) and fourth complete game of season, June 15 at Detroit . . . became 12th member of Twins 50-plus win club, June 9 vs. Chicago (N.L.) . . . committed first career error after 142 total chances, June 25 vs. Milwaukee . . . selected to first All-Star team, July 7 at Denver . . . 14th career complete game (fifth of season), July 16 at Seattle . . . pitched at-least 6-plus innings in 24 of 32 starts and 7-plus innings in 17 of 32 starts . . . Twins scored 2.6 runs per-game in his 14 losses . . . had 5 of the 7 Twins complete games . . . 19 of 32 games were quality starts . . . had .283 batting-average-against with left-handers going 147-457 (.322) with 15 home runs and right-handers going 91-383 (.238) with 8 home runs . . . had decision in 26 of 32 starts . . . averaged 6.15 strikeouts per-9-innings . . . established career-high in complete games and career-best in fewest-walks-allowed . . . led club in wins, complete games, innings pitched, hits allowed and strikeouts . . . tied for fourth in league in fewest walks per-9-innings (1.81) and was sixth in hits allowed . . . rated second Best Control in American League by Baseball America. 1997 Signed 3-year contract, through year 1999 with option for 2000, March 2 . . . made second straight Opening Day start, April 1 vs. Detroit . . . first major league at-bat, June 13 at Houston . . . tied career-high 10 strikeouts, July 20 at Oakland . . . Co-American League Pitcher of the Month for July with Anaheim's Chuck Finley, going 6-0, 1.57 (46.0 IP, 8 ER) with 10 walks and 30 strikeouts . . . sixth career complete game, June 7 vs. Anaheim . . . back-to-back complete games, with second career shutout, 5-hitter, July 20 at Oakland and third complete game of season, July 25 vs. Baltimore . . . won 12 straight decisions in 12 consecutive starts, going 12-0, 1.87 (91.1 IP, 19 ER) with 20 walks and 61 strikeouts, June 7-August 4 . . . tied club record with 12 consecutive wins (Scott Erickson in1991) . . . became one of three pitchers in last 50 years to win exactly 12 consecutive starts (Pat Dobson in 1971 and Bob Gibson in 1968) with only one pitcher having won more (Ellis Kinder with 13 in 1949) . . . won 20th game of season, ninth career complete game (fourth of season) and career-high 10 innings, September 21 vs. Milwaukee . . . American League Pitcher of the Week, going 2-0, 1.02 (17.2 IP, 2 ER), September 15-21 . . . became 14th Twins pitcher to record 20 wins in a season and first since Scott Erickson (20) in 1991 . . . had decision in 30 of 35 starts . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 26 of 35 starts . . . 20 of 35 games were quality starts . . . had .257 batting-average-against with left-handers going 137-471 (.291) with 15 home runs and right-handers going 101-456 (.221) with 13 home runs . . . has committed no errors (120 total chances) in his career . . . established career-bests in wins, innings pitched and strikeouts and tied career-best in games started . . . led club in wins, games started, innings pitched, hits allowed, home runs and strikeouts and was second in complete games . . . tied for league lead in games started, was second in wins, third in fewest walks per-9-innings (1.8), fourth in innings pitched and batting-average-against vs. righthanders (.221), fifth in batters faced (989) and strikeout-to-walk ratio (3.63), seventh in strikeouts, eighth in hits allowed and pitches thrown (3,539) and ninth in run support per-9-innings (6.12) and ERA on the road (3.70). . . . winner of Calvin R. Griffith Award as Twins Most Valuable Player, Joseph W. Haynes Award as Twins Pitcher of the Year and Charles O. Johnson Award as Most Improved Twin . . . finished third in American League Cy Young Award voting with 17 points, trailed Roger Clemens (134) and Randy Johnson (77). 1996 Became Twins' youngest (23 years, 5 months and 5 days) Opening Day starter since Bert Blyleven (1974), April 1 vs. Detroit . . . won first 3 starts becoming first Twin to start season 3-0 since 1992, April 1-11 . . . had perfect game through 6.2 innings, pitching third career complete game, 2-0 loss, June 18 at New York . . . lost 5 consecutive starts, June 7-28, and 8 of 9 starts, June 7-July 21 . . . 3-game win-streak, July 26-August 11 . . . career-high 10 strikeouts, September 6 vs. California . . . back-to-back complete game wins (fourth and fifth of career), September 6-11 . . . was 6-3, 3.42 (92 IP, 35 ER) in last 13 starts lowering ERA from 5.14 to 4.46 . . . pitched 6-plus innings in 24 of last 26 starts and at least 7-plus in 12 of last 15 starts . . . 20 of 35 games were quality starts . . . allowed at least 1 home run in 28 of 35 games . . . was 4-1, 2.44 (48 IP, 13 ER) in games he did not allow a home run . . . had .256 batting-average-against with left-handers hitting .259 with 24 homers and right-handers .253 with 16 home runs . . . walked more than 2 batters in just 9 of 35 starts . . . established career-best in games started . . . led club in games started, innings, hits, home runs and strikeouts . . . tied for Major League lead for home runs allowed . . . tied for league lead among pitchers in fielding percentage (1.000) . . . tied for third in league in fewest walks per-9-innings (2.2), tied for fourth in losses, was seventh in batting-average-against (.256) and eighth in innings pitched. 1995 Major League debut in relief, April 29 vs. Baltimore . . . first Major League win, 5-2, in first start, May 6 at Cleveland . . . won 2 of first 3 starts, but lost next 5 starts, May 24-June 11 . . . season-high 6 strikeouts, June 6 vs. Milwaukee . . . season-high 4-game win-streak, July 1-19 . . . first big league complete game and shutout, 2-0, tossing first career 3-hitter, retiring last 14 batters, August 29 vs. Texas . . . second career complete game, September 21 at Kansas City . . . Twins outscored opponent 72-35 in his 11 wins and averaged just 2.93 runs in his 14 losses . . . averaged 6.36 innings per-start . . . rank among Twins' all-time rookies: tied for first in losses, fourth in wins, tied for fourth in games started, fifth in innings pitched and tied for 10th in complete games . . . walked more than 2 batters in just 7 of 28 starts . . . had .275 batting-average-against with left-handers hitting .268 with 14 homers and right-handers .285 with 18 home runs . . . tied for major league lead in home runs allowed (32), was third in fewest walks per-9-innings, tied for fourth in losses, was fifth in earned runs and sixth in runs . . . starting pitcher on Baseball Digest's Rookie All-Star Team . . . received 1 third place vote in Rookie of the Year balloting . . . won Joseph W. Haynes Award as Twins Pitcher of the Year. 1994 Season-high 10 strikeouts, May 16 vs. Chattanooga . . . Twins Minor League Player of the Week, July 1-7, and Pitcher of the Month for July, going 3-1, 2.18 . . . tossed 3 consecutive complete games, June 21-July 1 . . . allowed 3-or-fewer earned runs in 23 of 28 starts . . . led league pitchers in putouts (18) . . . tied for league-lead in starts, was second in innings pitched, tied for third in wins, was fourth in strikeouts, complete games and walks per-9-innings among starters (1.65) and fifth in ERA . . . tied for most low-hit (3-or-fewer) games (4) . . . named to Class AA All-Star team . . . led organization in complete games, was second in ERA and tied for second in wins . . . had .239 batting-average-against, allowing 9 home runs with lefthanders hitting .236 and righties .237 . . . allowed just 1.64 walks per-9-innings. 1993 Began season at Fort Myers . . . 10 of 14 starts were quality . . . promoted to Nashville, June 18 . . . fifth among league starters in walks per-9-innings (1.96) . . . third in organization in innings pitched (168) and tied for fifth in strikeouts (145). 1992 Twins Minor League Pitcher of the Month for June . . . 17 of 25 starts were quality . . . did not commit an error in 57 chances . . . had .243 batting-average-against . . . third in organization in innings pitched and fourth in strikeouts. 1991 Had .220 batting-average-against and did not allow a home run.