After leading the Twins' 1982 pitching staff in starts (32) and strikeouts (129),
Havens was their Opening Day pitcher in 1983, but he was twice sent down, and finished
with an 8.18 ERA. The International League strikeout leader in 1984 and 1985, he
returned to the majors as a middle reliever.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»June 4, 1982: At Minnesota, Brad Havens and Terry Felton combine to shut out Baltimore 6–0, snapping the Twins' club-record 14-game losing streak. The last-place Twins were 3-26 in the month of May. From May 19 to June 2, the Twins lost two to Baltimore, and six each to Cleveland and NY.