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Brad LidgeHigh Level: MLB Status: MLB Years: 2002-2012
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Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
World Series Champion

PositionsP-678Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameBradley Thomas Lidge
Height6-5Weight200BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateDecember 23,1976 [41.061]PlaceSacramento,California
High SchoolCherry Creek (Englewood,CO)
CollegeUniversity of Notre Dame (South Bend,IN)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros in the 1st round (17th overall) of the 1998 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the San Francisco Giants in the 42nd round (1167th overall) of the 1995 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$1,070,000Signing ScoutsDavid LakeyJerry MarikService Time9.043 (2011)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2002-HOU-#5 ... 2003-HOU-#3
MLB DebutApril 26,2002 [25.124]
OrganizationsHOU [10] PHI [4] WAS [1] Awards7Awards Voting5-119
TBC Player ID4323Retrosheet IDlidgb001MLBAM ID400058
RelationshipsCousin of Ryan Lidge
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Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts92Walks36Hittable81SO/BB69vsPower81Hitting2Durability49Team.530Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
1996University of Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1Rel19105.40707000111.2877011103001.636.17--8.497.710.911.000-
1997University of Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1ST20436.21871000037.2413626322405001.679.800.725.269.561.82.571-
1998University of Notre DameBigEastNCAA-1ST21824.1516151000080.0724137539932221.388.070.564.3710.422.38.800-
1998Quad Cities River BanditsMidwAhou-ST21013.27440000011.010540561001.368.18--4.094.911.20.000-
1999Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-ST22023.38660000021.01388011192001.135.48--4.648.021.73.000-
2000Kissimmee CobrasFSLA+hou-ST23212.81880000041.2281413315461201.036.050.653.249.943.07.667-
2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou30ST24201.73550000026.0215517421001.087.270.352.4214.546.001.000-
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-Rel25112.45505001011.094303180001.097.36--2.4514.736.00.500-
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-S/R25553.39241950010111.28347429471105101.166.690.733.798.872.34.500-
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0663.302919100020122.29251459501285101.166.750.663.679.392.56.500-
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54Rel25106.2361500208.2126609120022.4212.46--9.3512.461.331.0004.00
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54Rel26633.6078078009185.0603634642974151.206.350.644.4510.272.31.6673.33
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54CL27651.908008000442994.25721208301573160.925.420.762.8514.935.23.5451.97
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54CL28442.297007000654270.25821185231038031.157.390.642.9313.124.48.5002.13
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54CL29155.287807800523275.0694744103610411061.408.281.204.3212.482.89.1673.79
2007Corpus Christi HooksTexAAhou-ST30000.0011000001.0000000000----------0.00--
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54R/CL30533.366606600341967.0542925930886041.257.251.214.0311.822.93.6253.88
2008Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-ST31009.0011000001.02111120003.0018.009.009.0018.002.00--
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi54CL31201.957207200614169.0501715235925011.236.490.264.5411.942.631.0002.41
2009Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-Rel32000.0010100101.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
2009Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-ST32000.0011000001.01000020001.009.00----18.000.00--
2009Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0000.0021100102.01000120001.004.50--4.509.002.00--
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi54CL32087.216706700553158.27251471134614051.8111.051.695.229.361.79.0005.45
2010Clearwater ThreshersFSLA+phi-S/R33017.9463300005.25550250001.247.94--3.187.942.50.000-
2010Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-Rel33000.0020200103.01000140000.673.00--3.0012.004.00--
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi-Rel33000.0010100001.00000100001.00----9.00--0.00--
2010Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor--S/R0014.6693600109.26550490001.035.59--3.728.382.25.000-
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi54CL33112.965005000382745.2321615524523111.236.310.994.7310.252.17.5003.87
2011Lakewood BlueClawsSALAphi-S/R34002.2542200004.05110050001.2511.25----11.250.00--
2011Reading PhilliesEastAAphi-Rel34004.9140400003.23220153001.097.36--2.4512.275.00--
2011Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--S/R0003.5282600007.283301103001.179.39--1.1711.7410.00--
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi-Rel34021.4025025004119.01633013232011.507.45--6.0510.711.77.0002.82
2012Potomac NationalsCaroA+was-S/R35016.7521100001.02110130002.2513.50--6.7520.253.00.000-
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas54Rel35019.641101100429.0121010111100002.4611.570.9610.619.640.91.0005.88
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter26323.54603160200368225600.149225723757287799463341.297.340.854.2811.922.78.4480.18
Minor League Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter10123.127551240040243.01839385149626713301.146.710.513.529.792.78.455-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter553.36251960010112.28347429481105101.166.630.723.838.792.29.500-
AA Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter311.9718711002045.2351110112714001.036.900.202.3613.995.92.750-
A+ Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter253.5024195001070.0502928431753201.126.250.503.879.372.42.286-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter013.00862000015.0156505111001.339.00--3.006.602.20.000-
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1354.86312290001128.2121847087214310221.498.400.565.009.931.99.722-
Houston Astros Totals - 6 Season(s)Filter23203.30378137700206123399.031016014738170561322261.206.960.853.8212.593.30.535-
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter3113.73214021400158100191.017087801810622814181.437.930.844.9410.632.15.214-
Washington Nationals Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter019.641101100429.0121010111100002.4611.570.9610.619.640.91.000-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings9123.5422002200013482220.0179948621105291171121.297.340.854.2811.922.78.4290.18
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings9113.126746210040220.01648376138623912301.146.710.513.529.792.78.450-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2001Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou30p2452000000001101000.000.333.000.333004.000.000.500.23525.0025.001.000.000.000.00
2002Round Rock ExpressTexAAhou-p2551000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2002New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-p2524231300000001204001.130.130.130.2603027.273.000.000.1160.0044.440.000.000.000.00
2002Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         29241300000001204001.125.125.125.2503028.250.000.000.1120.0042.860.000.000.000.00
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54p25520210020000000001.0001.0001.5002.5003121.000.500.5001.0740.000.000.000.000.0050.00
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54p26734000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou54p27771000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter1807021002000400000.286.286.429.715317.667.143.143.0000.0057.140.000.000.0050.00
Minor League Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter34261300000011305001.115.148.115.2633032.231.000.038.0003.1340.6313.000.000.000.00
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter24231300000001204001.130.130.130.2603027.273.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter103000000001101000.000.250.000.250005.000.000.333.00020.0020.001.000.000.000.00
Houston Astros Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1557021002000400000.286.286.429.715317.667.143.143.0000.0057.140.000.000.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1626021002000400000.286.286.429.715316.667.143.143.0000.0057.140.000.000.0050.00
Average Minor - Per 162 games162124514000000562024005.115.148.115.263140152.231.000.038.0003.1340.6313.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1998Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou21P4--13--441.0001.00------4100.02.9
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou22P6---------------6100.04.4
2000Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou23P8--37--10101.0001.25------8100.05.8
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou24P5--121-43.7500.60------5100.03.6
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou25P5---------------5100.03.6
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou25P24--76111413.9290.54------24100.016.7
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou25P6-8-2--221.0000.330.25-----6100.03.7
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou26P78-8524--661.0000.080.07-----78100.048.1
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou27P80-9422-1441.0000.050.04-----80100.049.4
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28P70-70241-76.8570.090.09-----70100.043.2
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou29P78-75562-1311.8460.140.15-----78100.048.1
2007Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou30P1---------------1100.00.7
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou30P66-6734-1771.0000.110.10-----66100.040.7
2008Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi31P1---------------1100.00.7
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi31P72-6937-110101.0000.140.14-----72100.044.4
2009Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi32P1---------------1100.00.7
2009Reading Phillies EastAAphi32P1---------------1100.00.7
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi32P67-5848211412.8570.180.21-----67100.041.4
2010Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi33P6---------------6100.04.3
2010Reading Phillies EastAAphi33P2---------------2100.01.4
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi33P1---------------1100.00.7
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi33P50-4518--991.0000.180.20-----50100.030.9
2011Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi34P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.9
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi34P4---1--111.0000.25------4100.02.8
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi34P25-1912--331.0000.120.16-----25100.015.4
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was35P2---------------2100.01.4
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas35P11-9-1--111.0000.090.113-100.0-11100.06.8
MLB Totals for P - 11 season(s)-   P603-5992348547671.9340.120.123-100.0-6030.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P25--76111413.9290.52------250.00.0
AA Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P18--131-54.8000.22------180.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 6 season(s)-   P24--37--10101.0000.42------240.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P8--14--551.0000.63------80.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1998Quad Cities River Bandits MidwAhou214----------
1999Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou226----------
2000Kissimmee Cobras FSLA+hou238----------
2001Round Rock Express TexAAhou245----------
2002Round Rock Express TexAAhou255----------
2002New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou2524----------
2002Houston AstrosNLMLBhou256----------
2003Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2678----------
2004Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2780----------
2005Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2870----------
2006Houston AstrosNLMLBhou2978----------
2007Corpus Christi Hooks TexAAhou301----------
2007Houston AstrosNLMLBhou3066----------
2008Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi311----------
2008Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3172----------
2009Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi321----------
2009Reading Phillies EastAAphi321----------
2009Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3267----------
2010Clearwater Threshers FSLA+phi336----------
2010Reading Phillies EastAAphi332----------
2010Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi331----------
2010Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3350----------
2011Lakewood BlueClaws SALAphi344----------
2011Reading Phillies EastAAphi344----------
2011Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi3425----------
2012Potomac Nationals CaroA+was352----------
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3511----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2000Maryvale SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor23014.50330000010.08750511001.307.200.004.509.902.206.30.000
2004Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB27002.0830300114.14110160001.228.310.002.0812.466.002.08.000
2004Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB27100.0040400328.010002140000.381.130.002.2515.757.000.001.000
2005Houston AstrosDiv SeriesMLB28000.0030300204.02000450001.504.500.009.0011.251.250.00.000
2005Houston AstrosChamp. SeriesMLB28017.2040400435.06441270001.6010.801.803.6012.603.507.20.000
2005Houston AstrosWorld SeriesMLB28024.9130300203.24221060001.259.822.450.0014.7304.91.000
2006United StatesWorld Baseball ClassicXXCollege29100.0020200212.0000032001.500.000.0013.509.000.670.001.000
2006Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB29007.1160600216.11055025001.9714.210.002.847.112.507.11.000
2007Houston AstrosMLB Spring TrainingMLB301011.0090900119.0131111247101.8913.002.004.007.001.7511.001.000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB31003.0030300323.03110141001.339.000.003.0012.004.003.00.000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB31000.0040400434.12000261000.984.150.004.1512.463.000.00.000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB31000.0020200222.01000030000.504.500.000.0013.5000.00.000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB32000.0003-300328.01010100101.2511.251.130.000.0001.13.000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB32000.0020200221.10000210001.820.000.0013.506.750.500.00.000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB32100.0030300312.21000131000.913.370.003.3710.123.000.001.000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesWorld SeriesMLB320127.0010100101.03330010003.0027.000.000.009.00027.00.000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB33000.0010100111.00000100001.000.000.009.000.000.000.00.000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesChamp. SeriesMLB33000.0030300313.03000250001.679.000.006.0015.002.500.00.000
2011Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34019.5360600105.21066246002.6915.883.186.359.531.509.53.000
2011Philadelphia PhilliesDiv SeriesMLB34000.0030300102.02000110001.509.000.004.504.501.000.00.000
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB35000.9010010005010.05310112000.604.500.000.9010.8012.002.70.000
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs014.50330000010.08750511001.307.200.004.509.902.206.30.000
World Baseball ClassicXX Totals - 1 yrs100.0020200212.0000032001.500.000.0013.509.000.670.001.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 5 yrs115.31313280012439.048262351130201.5111.081.152.546.922.736.00.500
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 6 yrs001.15150150010615.7112201017101.346.320.005.749.771.701.15.000
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 5 yrs211.571801800171023.013441935200.965.090.393.5213.703.891.57.667
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 3 yrs036.7560600526.78551010001.2010.801.350.0013.5006.75.000

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1998Big East Conference All-Conference Team (P) ... Big East Conference Pitcher of the Year2
2004Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP)1
2005Baseball America Second-Team Major League All-Star (RP)1
2008Delivery Man Award (MLB Reliever of the year) ... Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (RP) ... NL Comeback Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-12-02PFree Agent -RetiredRetiredAnnounced retirement  
2012-06-26RPFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Nationals  
2012-06-17RPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for AssignmentTeam Roster on 2012-06-17
2012-06-07RPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DLTeam Roster on 2012-06-07
2012-05-08PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Team Roster on 2012-05-08
2012-04-27PWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Abdominal wall strainTeam Roster on 2012-04-27
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionRoster for Current Team
2012-01-26ContractSigned by Nationals 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2011-07-22InjuredActivated from DL 
2011-04-29InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2011-03-30InjuredDisabled -- Right posterior rotator cuff strain 
2010-05-31InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-05-16InjuredDisabled -- Right Elbow Inflammation 
2010-04-30InjuredActivated from DL 
2010-04-01InjuredDisabled -- Recovering From November 2009 Right Elbow Surgery 
2009-06-25InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-09InjuredDisabled -- Sprained right knee 
2008-04-05InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-03-24InjuredDisabled -- Right knee surgery 
2008-01-17ContractSigned by Phillies (1-year) 
2007-11-07TradeTraded by Astros with Eric Bruntlett to Phillies for Geoff Geary, Michael Bourn and Mike Costanzo 
2007-07-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-20InjuredDisabled -- Oblique 
2007-01-16ContractSigned by Astros to avoid arbitration 
1998-07-02Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1998Houston Astros-211,070,000-------1,070,000Signing Bonus out of 1998 Draft (1st round - 17th overall)
2002Houston AstrosTeam Payroll25200,000-75734-2,011,045200,0001,270,000
2003Houston AstrosTeam Payroll26300,000-70333-2,163,527300,0001,570,000
2004Houston AstrosTeam Payroll27360,000-54423402,070,100300,0001,930,000
2005Houston AstrosTeam Payroll28500,000-49214442,189,055300,0002,430,000
2006Houston AstrosTeam Payroll293,975,000-195776++2,365,072327,0006,405,000
2007Houston AstrosTeam Payroll305,350,000-152682++2,459,737380,00011,755,000
2008Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll316,350,000-142785++2,696,252390,00018,105,000
2009Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3212,000,000-55393++2,746,792400,00030,105,000
2010Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3312,000,000-58694++2,812,412400,00042,105,000
2011Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll3412,000,0009.04359694++2,722,607414,00054,105,000
2012Washington NationalsTeam Payroll351,000,000-41815542,954,887480,00055,105,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red