MLB Injury Report: Lidge Lost, Rangers Hurting

Jun 9, 2009

The Phillies lost Closer Brad Lidge to the 15-day DL because of a sprained knee.  After a perfect 2008 season, this year has been anything but for Lidge.  He is 0-3 with 13 Saves, 6 Blown Saves, a staggering 7.27 ERA and robust 1.81 WHIP.  Ryan Madson, who is 2-1 with 2 Saves, 13 Holds, a sparkling 2.22 ERA and solid 1.06 WHIP will likely handle Closer duties until Lidge can return. 

In other injury news, Texas lost Josh Hamilton for four-to-six weeks because of an abdomen injury and Brandon McCarthy because of a stress fracture in his shoulder.

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