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Lidge Placed On Disabled List

Published by on June 9, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

The Phillies finally can understand just a little bit of what we have been going through. Phillies’ struggling closer Brad Lidge was placed on the disabled list today with what the team is calling a sprained knee. There were suspicions that the closer was not 100 percent, and those ended up being true. Lidge will now take the next two weeks to heal up and try to rediscover what made him so dominant last season.

Thus far in 2009, Lidge has just 13 saves in 19 attempts. His ERA stands at a staggering 7.27 and the Phillies will use phenomenal set-up man Ryan Madson in his absense.

This must be music to the Mets’ ears.

This may have been the opportune time to face Lidge, but let’s face it. H...

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