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Hunter Pence is adding his big bat to a pennant race.
Jose Contreras's strained right forearm was examined by team doctor Michael Ciccotti in Philadelphia on Monday and the Phillies' closer is scheduled for an MRI on Tuesday.
For Roy Halladay, opening day means it's just one day closer to the postseason.
The Washington Mystics announced Tuesday the addition of guard/forward Sequoia Holmes and forward Angel Robinson to the Mystics roster. Both are currently playing in Europe.
Phillies closer Brad Lidge is expected to miss three to six weeks after an MRI exam Tuesday showed he has a strained right shoulder.
How's this for pressure? Anything less than a World Series title will be considered a failure for the Philadelphia Phillies this season.
The Phillies shut down closer Brad Lidge on Friday with shoulder soreness and say he is likely to begin the season on the disabled list.
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Philadelphia Phillies closer Brad Lidge has a sore arm that will keep him off the mound for a few days.