Originally posted on Nationals Enquirer  |  Last updated 3/6/13
Above, just a couple of screenshots of the pitch Roy Halladay threw behind Tyler Moore on Wednesday afternoon, an inning after Stephen Strasburg plunked Chase Utley with a pitch."It slipped." Halladay told reporters (with a smile) after the game. Here's Roy, via Philly.com: "Really, I think, we do need to protect our guys to an extent. I'm not saying that's what happened. It slipped. But that's important. We've had a lot of guys hit over the years. As a staff, we need to do a good job of protecting those guys. Spring training you're not necessarily trying to do it. But it wouldn't have been the worst thing had it got him after hitting one of our good guys." (Roy Halladay, via Philly.com, 3/6/2013) And here's Strasburg on his pitch that hit Utley, and the aftermath, also via Philly.com: "I don't have any reason to throw at him, do I? I mean, I don't understand why they'd think I was throwing at them. Obviously you can tell the conditions weren't great
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