Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 8/21/13
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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay initially hoped to make two rehab starts then return to the big league club. After struggling in Lakewood in his second start, Halladay will make his next start at Double A Reading. Prior to surgery to repair a tear in his rotator cuff, Halladay struggled to reach the velocity he had during his years as one of the most dominant pitchers in baseball. While he is still rebuilding arm strength, his average fastball speed of 87 MPH in his last start has raised concerns in the Phillies organization. Halladay once averaged 93-94 MPH. Halladay will be a free agent at the end of the season and is eager to prove that he can return to form after the surgery. Make the Click and discuss this and more on Philadelphia and New York’s BEST sports talk radio on MTR Radio. Listen 24/7 online and on our FREE Android and IOS apps.
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