Washington Nationals Activate Brad Lidge, Place Henry Rodriguez On DL The Washington Nationals have reshuffled their bullpen, reinstating right-hander Brad Lidge from the disabled list and putt righty Henry Rodriguez on the DL.
Elfin: With Storen Out The Nats Have Weathered The StormDrew Storen saved 43 games in his first full season with the big club, so when he went down followed by the injury of backup closer Brad Lidge, it could have easily spelled disaster for the first half of the year. Leave it up to wily Davey Johnson to find a way to patchwork saves together and still have his team sitting atop the NL East.
Lidge: Harper Light-Years Ahead Of ProgressNats pitcher Brad Lidge previews season and wowed by Bryce Harper.
Reliever Lidge Agrees To A One-Year Deal With NatsLast season, the right-hander only threw 19 1-3 innings for the Philadelphia Phillies, going 0-2 with a 1.40 ERA and one save.