Brad Lidge was selected by the Astros in the first round of the 1998 MLB Draft. He later was part of the only two Houston teams to win a postseason series out of the 10 that have made it (not including this season). Lidge was a member of the Astros in 2004 — when they knocked off the Braves in the National League Division Series before losing to the Cardinals in the NL Championship Series — and in ’05 — when they made it to the World Series before getting swept by the White Sox.
Lidge later pitched for the Phillies — winning the World Series in 2008 — and he finished his big league career with a brief stint with the Nationals in ’12. However, Lidge admits he still has special feelings for the Astros, who are looking to win their first World Series title this postseason and have taken a 2-0 lead over the Red Sox in the American League Division Series presented by Doosan.
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