Julian Jawann "Tike" Redman (born March 10 1977 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama) is a Major League Baseball center fielder in the Baltimore Orioles organization. His first year in the major leagues was 2000. His entire career up until his acquisition by the New York Mets (2005) was spent with the Pittsburgh Pirates. Redman is 5'11" and 175 pounds. He bats and throws left-handed.
Prior to High School, Tike played little league baseball at Duncanville, AL against teams from Taylorville and Moundville.
Redman spent some time on the York Revolution of the Atlantic League in 2007. He signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles on May 15, 2007. He batted .300 with 2 home runs and 25 stolen bases in 79 games for the Norfolk Tides (Orioles Triple-A team) before having his contract purchased by the big league club on August 9.
Redman played as the Orioles' everyday center fielder for the rest of the 2007 season. He played in 40 games and had an outstanding batting average of .318 (42-132). He will probably figure into the Orioles plans for 2008.
His brother Prentice also plays professional baseball, in the Seattle Mariners organization. He currently plays for the Mariners triple-A franchise, the Tacoma Rainiers. He previously was in the Mets organization where he played in the major leagues for a total of 15 games.
Tike is currently at Norfolk Tides the triple A team of Baltimore