Bye-Bye Brad Lidge, Part 2

More numbers on Brad Lidge, including a detailed breakdown of his 48-save performance in 2008:

♦ Lidge pitched in 22 postseason games in his Phillies career. He allowed runs in just two of them.

♦ Lidge in 2008 (regular season and postseason): 105 strikeouts in 78.2 innings.

♦ In his 48 save opportunities in 2008, Lidge's strikeouts-per-nine-innings number was 13.22.

♦ Nineteen of his 48 saves in 2008 were 1-2-3 innings.

♦ In addition to his 11 blown saves in 2009, Lidge was 0-8 (7.21). Only one player in Phillies history (Russ Miller 0-12 in 1928) had a worse record in one season without a victory.

Here are how his 48 saves in 2008 broke down:

LEAD                  BATTERS FACED
One Run      19   Three Batters      19
Two Runs 16   Four Batters 12
Three Runs 13   Five Batters 10
      Six Batters 6
      Seven Batters   1
 
PITCHES   HOME RUNS
0 to 9 Pitches 2   0 Home Runs 46
10 to 19 Pitches   28   1 Home Run 2
20 to 29 Pitches 16      
30 to 39 Pitches 2      
 
RUNS HITS
0 Runs 41   0 Hits 29
1 Run 7   1 Hit 12
      2 Hits 4
      3 Hits 3
 
WALKS STRIKEOUTS
0 Walks 32   0 Strikeouts 7
1 Walk 9   1 Strikeout 16
2 Walks 6   2 Strikeouts 20
3 Walks 1   3 Strikeouts 5

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