» August 9, 1990:
The Yankees beat Brad Radke and the Twins, 4–1, stopping Radke's 12-game winning streak. Luis Sojo snaps a 1–1 tie in the 8th with a 2–run home run. Since 1950, only three pitchers have won 12 straight games.
» June 3, 1991: LHP Brien Taylor of East Carteret HS in Beaufort, NC, is selected by the Yankees as the 1st pick in the major league draft. The Yanks will sign him for $1.55 million—three times the previous high. Arizona State OF Mike Kelly is taken 2nd by the Atlanta Braves. The Indians pick up Manny Ramirez in the 1st round; the Twins take Brad Radke (8th round), the Brewers pick Jeff Cirillo (11th), the Expos take Kirk Rueter (19th), while the Mariners pick Matt Mantei on the 25th. The Mets pick up Jason Isringhausen on the 44th round.
» June 18, 1996:
The Yanks manage just three hits off Brad Radke, but one is a 2-run home run by Tino Martinez, as the Yanks beat Minnesota, 2–0. Radke had retired the first 20 batters. Kenny Rogers pitches eight shutout innings for the win.
» July 26, 1996:
In a battle of aces, the Twins Brad Radke tops Roger Clemens, 5–1. The Red Sox ace is now 4–10.
» June 23, 1997:
In Cleveland, Matt Lawton has four hits and Brad Radke wins his fourth straight start as the Twins top Cleveland. 7–2. Pat Meares has a two-run homer for the Twins. For Cleveland, Sandy Alomar extends his hitting streak to 22 games with a single and Jim Thome accounts for all the scoring with two solo homers.
» July 24, 1997: Brad Radke (13-5, 3.68 ERA) allows the Athletics just five hits Sunday, striking out 10 and walking no one in a 1-0 victory. That was the gem of what has been a masterful stretch. Radke is tied for second in the American League in wins (Roger Clemens has 16) and his 149 1/3 innings are sixth most in the league.
» August 4, 1997: The Twins beat the Blue Jays, 9–3, as Brad Radke ties a team record with his 12th straight win. Greg Colbrunn's pinch-hit grand slam, off Chris Carpenter, is the big blow. Radke is only the 3rd pitcher since 1950 to win 12 consecutive starts. Bob Gibson of St. Louis did it in 1968 and Pat Dobson did it with Baltimore in 1971.
» August 9, 1997: The Yankees beat the Twins Brad Radke, ending his win streak at 12 games.
» September 21, 1997:
Brad Radke goes 10 innings to win his 20th as the Twins beat the Brewers, 2-1.
» May 22, 2001:
The Twins score eight runs in the 3rd inning to give Brad Radke an 8–0 lead, then hold on to edge the Mariners, 12-11. The M's will use the momentum to win their next 15 and set a franchise record.
» June 17, 2001:
The Cubs edge Minnesota, 5–4 for their 13th straight home win and a sweep of the 3-game series with the Twins. Kerry Wood wins over Brad Radke. Ricky Gutierrez again leads the way with a home run, the 3rd straight game he's gone deep. Sosa scores his 1,000th career run, a mark he's already topped in RBIs.
» October 1, 2002:
In a sloppily played game, the Twins bounce back from a 5–1 deficit to beat Oakland by a score of 7–5 in their division series opener. Corey Koskie and Doug Mientkiewicz go deep for Minnesota and Brad Radke gets credit for the win.
» October 6, 2002: The Twins defeat the A's, 5–4, to take their division series and move on to the ALCS against the Anaheim Angels. Brad Radke wins his second game of the series for Minnesota while being backed by AJ Pierzynski's home run. Ray Durham and Mark Ellis homer for Oakland in a losing cause. The Twins win comes one month to the day after they ended Oakland's 20–game winning streak.