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BRAD LIDGE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Ruf to South Korea, Utley to LA, Lidge to coach one day …

Good morning! It’s Week two of spring training, and the full team is in Clearwater. First, some news you may have missed: DARIN’S PRIDE: Darin Ruf signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract to play for the Samsung Lions of the Korean Baseball Organization. Yes, if you’re keeping track, the Phillies traded Ruf and Darnell Sweeney to Los Angeles for Howie Kendrick. And now the...
Via Phillies Nation
6 days ago

Lidge on Phils' arms: 'They've got the talent'

Brad Lidge still looks like he could pitch for the Phillies. But on Sunday, he finished his second turn as a guest instructor at Phillies camp. This time, he saw a lot of young pitchers and a lot of new faces.
Via Phillies.com
7 days ago

Box Score 12/23: It's all about the holidays

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Good morning and welcome to the Yardbarker box score, what we're reading while waiting for our NFL Spring League invite. Happy birthday to Jack Ham, Jim Harbaugh, Raymont Harris, Brad Lidge, Paul Shirley, Scott Gomez and T. J. Oshie.On this date in 1972 Franco Harris made history...
Via Yardbarker
December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Phillies closer Brad Lidge has a new job

View image | gettyimages.com When Comcast Sports Net looked for a new broadcast partner for Tom McCarthy on Phillies televisions broadcasts, Brad Lidge's name came up. Citing some graduate studies at Regis University in his home Colorado, Lidge politely declined. After hosting part-time for Sirius XM's MLB Network Radio, Lidge...
Via Philliedelphia
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 Trades in Phillies History: #10 Phils Acquire Lidge

Acquiring Lidge instantly improved the Phillies’ bullpen. Photo AP Over the next two weeks, in conjunction with the run-up to the July 31 trade deadline, Phillies Nation will be presenting the Top 10 Trades in Phillies History. Consideration was given to the performance of the players traded with their new club v. the performance of the players acquired with the Phillies in addition...
Via Phillies Nation
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Halladay, Lidge among 5 Phillies guest instructors

Recently retired two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay and former closer Brad Lidge will be among five guest instructors for the Philadelphia Phillies at spring training. Other former players in the group include radio broadcaster Larry Andersen, a relief pitcher on the 1983 and 1993 National League Championship teams; special assignment scout Dave Hollins, an All-Star third...
Via Associated Press
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #65-61

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #65 through #61. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  Each weekday,...
Via Phillies Nation
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Lights Out is Out: Brad Lidge Not Interested In Phillies Broadcasting Job

Kevin Cooney of the Bucks County Courier Times has been on top of the Phillies broadcasting matters all week. Now he is reporting that one of the top choices for the Phillies broadcast booth is not interested: Take Brad Lidge's name out of Phillies broadcasting mix... Reliever says it "would...
Via Philliedelphia
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Brad Lidge Getting "Strong" Consideration For Broadcast Team

Bob Nightengale of USA Today is reporting that Brad Lidge is getting strong consideration to be the Phillies new color commentator for their broadcasts - if he wants the job. Since retiring, Lidge has served as a part-time host on MLB Network Radio. Lidge is well-educated and has a personality...
Via Philliedelphia
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Potential Phillies Broadcasters: Ricky Bottalico, Brad Lidge, Chris Coste

Three former Phillies reportedly are under consideration to replace the duo of Chris Wheeler and Gary Matthews. All three of them have broadcasting experience, though some more than others. They would be former Phillies closers Ricky Bottalico and Brad Lidge, along with former Phillies catcher Chris Coste. Rob Maaddi of...
Via Philliedelphia
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss
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