Tag: Brad Lidge

Apr 06

This Day in D.C Baseball History – A Brilliant Start to 2012

It’s often said that “it’s better to be lucky than good.” But it’s what you do with that luck that counts, and by making the most of the breaks that came their way Thursday in a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs, the Nationals are 1-0 to start the 2012 season, with plenty of optimism. …

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Feb 02

Edwin Jackson to Join Nats Rotation

The Nationals apparently aren’t finished with their pitching staff. The team added another veteran arm on Thursday, agreeing with right-hander Edwin Jackson on a one-year deal worth between $8 million and $12 million, according to CBS sports, whose Jon Heyman first reported the deal on Twitter. Jackson, who was traded from the Chicago White Sox …

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Jan 26

Nationals Sign Former Phillies Closer Lidge

A day after introducing Gio Gonzalez as the potential keystone of the pitching rotation, the Nationals have shored up their bullpen as well, announcing on their Web site the signing of former Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge. Lidge, who has 223 career saves, has been limited the past two seasons by elbow and shoulder innings. …

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