Lidge throws in bull pen, says he’s ready

One of the biggest concerns heading into the season is the health of Phillies closer Brad Lidge.

Lidge’s last Grapefruit League game was March 11. The 34-year-old, who has been battling knee and shoulder injuries since 2009, says he looks to be ready for live games by Tuesday.

Lidge threw 35 pitches in a session earlier this morning and said he felt no discomfort in his arm at all.

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