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Anybody else want to see Radke come back? I know i really would, some people might not agree with me but i think he would do just fine next year as their 4 or 5 starter. I know he gives up to many home runs but after that rough start this year he had pretty good numbers. I couldn't believe the heart that he showed playing with that bum shoulder. I guess i would really like to see him come back no matter how he does next year, i think it would be really nice for them to get a ring for him; i think they have a good shot if they add a couple players; just because of how he stuck with the team in the 90's when they were horrible and he was still a 20 game winner. What do you guys think?

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Everyone dreams to go out on top. That did not happen for Brad this year but he did have a good ride. He is a young guy still and I think he needs to heal that shoulder and then take a look at playing again if he wants. I would say that he has been playing ball for more then 25 years. Maybe he is ready to move on. Would make a fine pitching coach. Always could throw with control and there is no questioning the guy has heart and a love for the game.

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Yeah I would agree he set a great example for the young guys on the staff on how to pitch through pain. I hope he has surgery this offseason, takes next year off and lets everything heal up and then maybe come back the following year.

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I would love to seem him come back as a 4th or 5th starter/mentor but I don't see it. If it was just the pain and rehab staring him in the face he probably would, but he usually cites a desire to be with his kids more and watch them grow up. I don't think that one is negotiable to him anymore.

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The guy can't even pick up his kids right now. That arm is SHOT. There is no way he should or will come back...

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To tell ya the truth if Radke came back he would have to come back for about 1 million a year, we need his salary freed up.

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I would like to see him back, but I really wonder if his shoulder would allow him to perform as good as he wants to.

Radke would be #4 or #5 if he absolutely had to, but I don't think he wants to. He's been the backbone of the team for a long time. As much as I don't want to see him go, it's time for him to go fishing.

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