Brad Lidge

Phillies Place Contreras On DL

The Philadelphia Phillies placed closer Jose Contreras on the 15-day disabled list on Sunday with a strained right elbow.


San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies, Game 2

Victorino Injures Left Calf

Phillies center fielder Shane Victorino left Saturday’s game against Houston with soreness in his left calf.


Philadelphia Phillies v San Francisco Giants, Game 5

Phillies Closer Lidge Out 3-6 Weeks With Shoulder Woe

Phillies closer Brad Lidge is expected to miss three to six weeks while recovering from shoulder trouble.
Philadelphia general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tuesday that the right-handed reliever will not need surgery to fix the problem.



Injuries A Concern As Phillies Ready For Regular Season

As the calendar gets ready to turn to April, and the Phillies get set to open the regular season, injuries have left the team with plenty of questions.


(Brad Lidge throws in the sixth inning of a Phillies preseason game on March 8th.  AP photo)

Brad Lidge Likely To Start Phillies’ Season On DL

The 34-year-old right-hander was pulled on Thursday after giving up a home run and back-to-back walks in the ninth inning.


Stigall Show Log 3.21.11

Chris is in Clearwater, FL at Phillies Spring Training. Today he talked to Manager Charlie Manuel, Outfielder John Mayberry and Closer Brad Lidge.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/21/2011

Joe Blanton (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images

Blanton, Phillies Beat Mets

Joe Blanton threw seven strong innings, Carlos Ruiz hit a tie-breaking RBI single and the NL East-leading Philadelphia Phillies won their 11th straight game, 3-2 over the New York Mets on Friday night.


Phils Take The 1st 2 in San Diego

Led by Joe Blanton’s 6 innings of 1 run ball, Phillies pitching led the way in another low scoring,  3-1 win over the Padres at Petco Park. Shane Victorino the offensive MVP, knocking in 2 […]


Phils Pitching Blanks the Dodgers

Phils starting pitcher Roy Oswalt threw 7 shutout innings, in a Phils 2-0 win over the Dodgers at Citizens Bank Park. Raul Ibanez extended his hit streak to 18 games, with an rbi double in […]


Phils Can't Win With Lidge As The Closer

This is a partial reprint from an earlier blog on July 26th updated halfway across the country that still applies. LAS VEGAS-The Phillies can have all the Roy Oswalts, all the Roy Halladays and all the […]


Losing By Winning: Turn The Lights Out On Lidge

Don’t let the winning fool you, especially the last few games. The Phillies are climbing back into contention by feasting on sub par clubs that like to kick the ball around in the outfield and […]


Lidge Escapes Jam, Phils Win 4 in a Row

A 1 hour and 39 minute rain delay did the Phils good, as they come out in the 7th, down 3-2, score 2 runs, and hold on to beat the Rockies 4-3. Closer Brad Lidge […]


Phillies Win as Schneider Walks Off

 Brian Schneider blasted a game-winning solo home run in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the Phillies over the Reds, 4-3, in the opener of a four-game series. Jordan Smith (2-2), in his […]


Moyer leads Phillies over Tribe

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) – Jamie Moyer allowed one run in eight strong innings and tied a dubious major league record in the process, helping the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 win over the Cleveland […]


Moyer Takes Down Tribe, 2-1

Phillies opened their 3 game series with the Indians by getting a 2-1 win.  Jamie Moyer pitched 8 innings allowing just 1 run on 2 hits on his way to earning his 8th win of […]