Lidge temporarily removed from closer's role
HOUSTON -- Astros closer Brad Lidge will probably not be used in save situations for the next couple of games as he makes adjustments that manager Phil Garner hopes will be a remedy for his recent struggles.
Relief Pitcher Houston AstrosProfile
2006 SEASON STATISTICS
GM W L BB K ERA
18 0 2 16 24 6.48
Garner told Lidge of the decision Friday before Houston's game against the Colorado Rockies.