Bradley Joseph Thompson (born January 31, 1982 in Las Vegas, Nevada), is a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher with the St. Louis Cardinals.
He is 6'1 and weighs 190 pounds. He went to college at Dixie State JC in Utah. He made his major league debut on May 8, 2005. In his rookie season, he had 40 appearances and a 2.95 ERA in 55 innings pitched. On July 3, 2006 Thompson was sent back down to the Memphis Redbirds, the St. Louis Cardinals AAA minor league team.
In 2007, Brad had been in and out of the St. Louis Cardinals starting rotation and finished the season with an 8-6 record and a 4.73 ERA to go with 53 strikeouts. In 2008, Brad opened the season in the starting rotation and pitched 6.2 scoreless innings and picked up the win in his first start