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Odds And Ends: Hamels, Lidge, Ruiz

Quick injury news before gamenight:

  • Cole Hamels has a grade 1 ankle sprain, according to Todd Zolecki (via Twitter). He will throw a session Friday, when they’ll know for sure whether he can pitch Monday.
  • Brad Lidge is unavailable tonight; he will be available from the bullpen Friday vs. the Mets.
  • Carlos Ruiz will start at catcher tomorrow for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, according to Scott Lauber (via Twitter). He was scratched from that position last night.
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  1. Bruce

    April 29, 2009 at 6:24 pm

    Lidge will be available Friday? It’s that the official word from the Phillies? That would be good news if that’s accurate. Knee inflammation can linger for a pitcher that puts a lot of stress on it with their pitch delivery.

  2. Georgie

    April 29, 2009 at 6:46 pm

    Has anyone really said exactly what is wrong with that knee? Knee injuries can vary so much, it depends on what’s going on in there.

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