Originally posted on Baseball Hot Corner  |  Last updated 5/2/13
Roy “Doc“ Halladay has struggled to start 2013 From 2002 until the beginning of the 2012 MLB season, when you wanted to define what exactly is an Ace pitcher, you looked no further than Roy Halladay. Halladay, or very commonly known as “Doc” was the cream of the crop when it came to starting pitchers. For 7 straight seasons (2003-2009), Halladay was the Opening Day starter for the Toronto Blue Jays and even after being traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in the 2009/2010 off-season, Halladay would start 3 more Opening Days for the Phillies. Every season, you could guarantee Halladay would give you 220+ innings, with an average of 16 wins and a ton of complete games. Halladay was always flat out dominant, his wide array of pitches could get the best hitters out and make other quality starting pitchers from around the majors look bad. Here is a look at some of Roy Halladay‘s resume builders for the Hall of Fame: 201-103 career record (through May 1st, 2013) with a 3.35 ERA and 2719....
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