Just Saying, Is All

  • May 15, 2009: BDD: Let Madson Close!
    • …the Phillies can’t possibly afford to let Lidge work out his pitching issues in high-leverage innings, especially not when they have a viable back-up known affectionately as “Mad Dog”.
  • May 24, 2009: Lidgerdemain
    • …Lidge seems to be the only person who hasn’t shown up for the season yet…
  • June 6, 2009: Can Madson Close, Please?
    • It’s time to take this season seriously and demote Lidge out of the closer’s role and promote Madson.
  • July 13, 2009: Phillies Mid-season Pitch Values
    • Worst… Brad Lidge: -9.4 wFB/C (fastball runs above average per 100 fastballs; it was -12.2 going into the game against the Pirates)
  • August 19, 2009: Responding to Max’s Rant
    • Even if we give Lidge credit for the tougher inning, he’s still more than two wins worse than the other two options I’ve suggested (Madson and Park).

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  1. doubleh

    August 26, 2009 02:03 AM

    Why is Cholly being so stubborn about replacing Lidge but was fine with replacing Moyer and Park? I just don’t understand.

  2. Jay Ballz

    August 26, 2009 09:48 AM

    I can’t take this any more. He’s the worst ever. They need to go to a committee.

    Replace Lidge as closer!!

  3. ShooterB

    August 26, 2009 03:03 PM

    Don’t blame Lidge. They don’t call him Andrew McClutchen for nuthin’.

    Don’t listen to ‘em, Charlie! You ride that horse until it bucks you.

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