Saturday, December 20, 2014

Lidge has knee discomfort

Brad Lidge has knee discomfort.

Lidge has knee discomfort

Brad Lidge was unavailable to close out tonight's 13-11 Phillies victory over the Nationals because he was suffering from discomfort in his knee, according to a team source. As a result, Scott Eyre pitched the eighth inning and Ryan Madson got the save in the ninth.

About a week ago, Lidge underwent an MRI on the knee, which was negative, according to the source.

UPDATE: Phils manager Charlie Manuel said the problem was "inflamation" in the right knee. He said the MRI showed "no structural damage," and that Lidge is listed as "day to day."

David Murphy Daily News Staff Writer
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