Philadelphia Phillies: Lidge Needs to Be Closer to Not Being The Closer

Posted: 25th September 2009 by Claire Reclosado in MLB
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The Philadelphia Phillies have been a focal point for many reasonsùthey are the reigning World Series champions, they are on pace to win the NL East, and they have a menacing lineup, just to name a few.

Within that jovial clubhouse, one would find an assorted cast of characters. There are jokers, superstars, leaders, and perfectionists.

Phillies manager Charlie Manual has that country charm, that candid disposition, and boy is he fiercely loyal. His unwavering loyalty has been on display all season as he has continued to keep a struggling Brad Lidge in as closer while he leads the Major Leagues in blown saves with 11.

ItÆs understandable that Manual, a playerÆs manager, would want to show his closer trust that Lidge will pull out of the funk. ôLights Outö Lidge i ...

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