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Despite pitching another gem in the playoffs, Roy Halladay was left to stomach the stinging reality that the run he allowed in the first inning turned out to be the difference in Friday's season-ending 1-0 loss to the Cardinals.
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If you listen to any Phillies players talk in their interviews regarding Game 5 of the NLDS, you get a sense that they’re very confident about their chances in the decisive game of the series. The reason for that sense of confidence? Their starting pitcher, Roy Halladay.
“If we’re going to have one guy to get [...]
PHILADELPHIA — They've fished together, split
the same spring training condo between their families and remained
close friends for nearly a decade after their last season as
Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter were drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays within two years of each other in the early to mid 1990s. The two friends, and mountains of men, were supposed to front a talented Toronto rotation heading into the new millennium.
However, in quite the Pulsipher-Wilson-Isringhausen fashion, the desired results were not yielded. Expectations were lofty, but Halladay...
PHILADELPHIA - Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and...
How many times have we heard what a great matchup it would be in game 5 between Chris Carpenter and Roy Halladay?
John Gonzalez of CSN Philly brought up a great point-Tony La Russa was talking about a game 5 way back in Philly.
I blame Tony La Russa for all this madness. He’s easy to loathe, and I think he willed a Game 5 by employing what must be a proprietary brand of sinister...
Shortly after the all-star break every baseball analyst in American had already crowned Justin Verlander and Roy Halladay as the A.L. and N.L. Cy Young Award winners. But when Clayton Kershaw finished with a 13-2 record and an earned run average below 2.00 over the last three months, including a 4-0 record with a 1.30 earned run average in September analysts notice and quickly...
Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages, and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies, 1-0, on Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their National League playoff series.
Chris Carpenter tossed a three-hitter to outpitch old pal Roy Halladay in a duel for the ages and the St. Louis Cardinals edged the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 Friday night in the deciding Game 5 of their NL playoff series.
I need to pay more attention to the National League. Take a gander at the outrageous stats of Mr. Ian Kennedy, especially when you compare 2011 to 2010. Kennedy is starting (right now) against the Brewers in the deciding game of that series.The other game is interesting too -- Roy Halladay pitching for Philly, at home, against Chris Carpenter in a down year (for him). It seems like...