Found September 30, 2011 on The Times Herald:
PHILADELPHIA --- Roy Halladay will pitch Game 1 of the NLDS for the Phillies tonight (5:07) against the St. Louis Cardinals at Citizens Bank Park.

Halladay Set to Lead Phillies Into October Once Again

Last year’s Game 1 of the NLDS was magical, remarkable, and historical.  On October 6th, 2010, Roy Halladay threw just the second postseason no-hittr in MLB history.  Even better, it was his first postseason start of his career.  Although the Phillies came up short in the NLCS, Halladay finished the 2010 postseason with a 2-1 record and a 2.45 ERA.  Tonight, he will make his...

Manuel On Halladay: "He was kind of like a Rocky movie."

Here at Buzz On Broad, we obviously love our Rocky references. When Charlie tossed out a Rocky comparison involving Roy Halladay, it fair to say we all got pretty pumped up. When asked about Roy's dominance after the 3-run inning, Manuel said "He was kind of like a "Rocky" movie. He got mad after he gave up the homer. That ticked him off. He hung in there and...

Roy Halladay Came Here To Bury, Not Praise The Cardinals

Crossing Broad brings us this tale of how Roy Halladay gives a menacing, literate answer to a reporter's silly softball: More »

Phillies-Cardinals NLDS Game 1 Thoughts

One down, 10 more wins to go.  After a sluggish start for both Roy Halladay and the offense, the Phillies woke up in time to pound the Cardinals, 11-6, and start off the 2011 playoffs with a win.  Here are some of my thoughts on the game:-Who else had a sinking feeling in their stomach after Halladay gave up the 3-run homer in the first inning and when the Phillies offense looked...

Phillies Game 1 Set for 5:07pm, Game 2 8pm

The Phillies knew the opponent, knew where the game was, and who was going to be their starter. And now they know the time. The Phillies will take on the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLDS on Saturday, with Roy Halladay throwing out the first pitch at 5:07pm. The Cardinals have yet to announce their starter for Saturday. If you want to consider this a day game, Halladay was...

St. Louis Cardinals (90-72) at Philadelphia Phillies (102-60), 5:07 p.m. (ET)

Roy Halladay opened last year's postseason with a no- hitter, but his year ultimately ended in disappointment. He's hoping for a different ending this time around.

Phillies 2011 Regular Season Review

Mayberry was the man in '11.1. Most surprising Phillie? Don M.: I would have to say Antonio Bastardo. For a long stretch this season he was nearly unhittable. For a team that lost Brad Lidge, Jose Contreras, and Ryan Madson to various injuries this season, Bastardo was outstanding for the Phillies at a time when they desperately needed bullpen help.Jon Nisula: I have to go...

Howard's HR backs Halladay, Phils win Game 1

Ryan Howard hit a huge home run, Roy Halladay overcame a shaky start and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 11-6 Saturday night in the opener of their NL division series.

Who Was the Real Hero In Phillies' Game One Victory?

At some point tonight, the regular-season Phillies became the playoff Phillies. It’s not certain when it happened exactly -- whether it was a slow metamorphosis or an instantaneous change. It could have been right after Skip Schumaker singled to lead off the second inning, becoming the last Cardinals batter to reach base against Roy Halladay. It could have been when Jimmy Rollins...

2011 Baseball Postseason Predictions

The 2011 baseball playoffs begin tomorrow. Yesterday was one of the most exciting days in baseball history. Can the 2011 baseball playoffs match that level of excitement? Probably not … but you never know. Here are our 2011 baseball postseason predictions: American League Texas Rangers Defeat Tampa Bay Rays (3-2) New York Yankees Defeat Detroit Tigers (3-1) Texas Rangers Defeat...

Game Picks - Sunday: October 2, 2011

This game picker was a perfect 4-0 yesterday and while it would be great to crow about those results like some proud rooster, the formula was fairly easy. All the home teams were picked and all the favorites. They just happened to all come in.  For the Yankees, Ivan Nova and Robinson Cano will get most of the credit and rightly so, but there were a lot of important events that...

Berkman says no no-no to Doc with early HR

Roy Halladay not only allowed a hit to the very first batter he faced, Rafael Furcal, but found himself trailing after Lance Berkman belted a three-run homer in the first inning of Game 1 of the NLDS.

At the Bank on Saturday Night: The Old Masters

Observations:1. I did learn from the Weather Channel that when they say there's a 50% chance of rain what they mean is that with the weather patterns presented, it has rained 50 times out of 100. Thankfully, we were on the favorable side of that prediction last night.2. We sat in the second deck in right field, about 10 feet on the "foul" side of the foul pole. Good...
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