Brad Lidge: (Sports Hernia) Activated From DL Staff

Update: Lidge (sports hernia) has been activated from the DL, the Washington Post reports.

Recommendation: After spending over a month on the DL, Lidge returns to the Nationals' bullpen, where he will likely assume a middle relief role. With Tyler Clippard pitching effectively as the closer, Lidge doesn't figure to steal away any save opportunities anytime soon. However, if Clippard falters in his next few outings, Lidge would be a prime candidate to take over the role until Drew Storen returns.

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