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  • Brad Lidge retires

    Brad Lidge is retiring. Lidge who earned the nickname “Lights Out” during his playing days will not pitch in 2013.

    The former closer of the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies informed his agents that his time in the big leagues was over according to CBS Sports. After spending last season recovering from another injury the once star closer decided that he wanted to have more family time.
    Read more:

    http://tireball.com/mlb/2012/12/02/b...leven-seasons/

  • #2
    Wow. It wasnt all that long ago that he went like 46 for 46 in Save opps., and was considered one of the best closers in the game.

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    • #3
      If nothing else, he taught me the value of a Save in 2009.

      31 Saves
      0-8 Record
      7.21 ERA
      59 ERA+
      1.807 WHIP
      -2.7 pWAR

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      • #4
        Originally posted by dgarza View Post
        If nothing else, he taught me the value of a Save in 2009.

        31 Saves
        0-8 Record
        7.21 ERA
        59 ERA+
        1.807 WHIP
        -2.7 pWAR
        Yikes, that does put things in perspective

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        • #5
          Originally posted by dgarza View Post
          If nothing else, he taught me the value of a Save in 2009.

          31 Saves
          0-8 Record
          7.21 ERA
          59 ERA+
          1.807 WHIP
          -2.7 pWAR
          Reminds me of Shawn Chacon.

          2004:

          35 SV
          1-9 W-L
          7.11 ERA
          70 ERA+
          1.942 WHIP
          -1.6 pWAR

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