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The Closer Report (June 5)

Published by on June 6, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

Saves: 5
Save Opportunities: 6
Not many saves tonight, but plenty of closer action. By Todd Farino, www.thecloserreport.com
There might have only been five saves today, but there was plenty of closer action. Jonathan Broxton battled Brad Lidge in the ninth inning for the game. Broxton was amazing for his half inning, striking out 3 and allowing a single to Jayson Werth. Lidge got the first two outs of the ninth inning, but then he fell apart. Giving up a single and then walking Loney. To be fair, Pedro Feliz made an error on a Russell Martin ground ball. He then gave up the big hit to Ethier for the Dodger win 4-3. Lidge threw mostly fastballs and when he threw sliders they were often balls. Brian Fuentes got an easy one...

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