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Phillies’ Brad Lidge on DL

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

Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has been placed on the 15-day DL.  According to philly.com, the move is retroactive to June 7.

Lidge had been having issues with a balky knee.

After a perfect 2008 season as postseason, Lidge has been anything but thus far in 2009.  He's blown six save opportunities, including two against the Dodgers this past weekend.

Look for Ryan Madson to set into the closer's role for the Phillies key matchup this week with the N.Y. Mets.

If not for the two blown saves this past weekend, the Phils would be riding a 10-game win streak into the Big Apple.  As it stands, the Figthin's are three-games up on the Mets going into this series.

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