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Just what the doctor ordered.
The Indians continued their hot play on Tuesday as they routed the Philadelphia Phillies in a slugfest, 14-2. Tribe bats exploded for 14 runs on 16 hits to win their third consecutive game.
Offensively, Cleveland greeted Interleague play and Phillies starter Roy Halladay with a knockout, belting a Progressive Field record seven home runs in the contest. The team came just one long ball shy of tying the club record of eight homers set in 2004.
“We’ll take runs any way we can get them,” Tribe manager Terry Francona said. “The ball was carrying tonight, and I thought we had a really good approach.”
While it was a night to remember for Indians fans, it was a forgettable night for Doc Halladay as he surrendered eight runs on nine hits in just 3 2/3 innings.
Major League Baseball’s batting leader Carlos Santana would get the Cleveland offense rolling with his fifth homer of the season in the first inning. Just two batters later, first baseman Mark Reynolds ...
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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...
After three straight promising starts Roy Halladay turned in another clunker Tuesday night. In allowing eight runs on nine hits and two walks, Halladay finished April with a 6.75 ERA, 5.73 FIP and a ghastly 2.25 HR/9. He cost the Phillies 0.3 WAR last month.
MLB Network noted this morning that Halladay’s 5.59 ERA over the last calendar year (April 30, 2012 to April 30, 2013) is...
Roy Halladay has been one of the most frustrating players to own this year. After starting the year off with a 14.73 ERA (7.1 IP) in his first two starts, he allowed only 4 runs over his next 3 games (21 IP). Last night Halladay was just awful (3.2 IP, 9 H, 8 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) leaving fantasy owners wondering what to do with him.The velocity on Halladay’s cutter, which has sat right...
It took more time than he would have liked, but Roy Halladay has gotten back to the level at which he's accustomed to pitching.
That's good news for a Philadelphia Phillies team which manager Charlie Manuel believes is starting to click.
Philadelphia seeks a fourth straight victory as it visits the Cleveland Indians to open a two-game interleague series Tuesday night.
After the artist formerly known as Roy Halladay gave up an eight-spot in less than four innings of work, I was able to focus my undivided attention to the NBA and NHL playoffs. OK, so since I have two televisions in my living room with the NBA on one and the NHL on the other, [...]The post The 5 Differences Between The NBA And NHL Playoffs appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
After 3 straight solid starts, things seemed to be looking up for Roy Halladay. That all changed last night when he got scalped by the Indians. The Tribe took Doc deep 3 times; all 3 times there was a man on base. Those 6 runs, plus 2 more, chased Halladay from the game after only 3 2/3 innings. His ERA is now 6.75. Ouch.
But the pain did not end there. Chad Durbin and Raul Valdes...
Tim Hudson won his 200th game on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals, becoming just the 110th pitcher in MLB history to reach the milestone. On the same evening, Roy Halladay allowed 8 earned runs (3 HR) to the Cleveland Indians in 3.67 IP at Progressive Field.
Is Tim Hudson the most underrated pitcher in the 21st century? Has the Atlanta Braves ace pitched to the level...
Final: Phillies 2, Indians 14.
WP: Zach McAllister (2-3, 3.30 ERA) LP: Roy Halladay (2-3, 6.75 ERA)
I'm starting to think that the Drew Carey Show's theme song "Cleveland Rocks", created in 1997 for the hit sitcom, was meant just for tonight's game at Progressive Field 16 years later. Without a doubt, the Indians rocked Roy Halladay in his outing...
The Phils (12-14, 3rd NL East) start a brand new three-games series as they begin their second Interleague Series as they face the Indians (10-13, 4th AL Central) in Cleveland.
The Phils start the series tonight with a night game. The game will be played at Progressive Field and will begin at 7:05 pm EDT. The Phils will send to the mound Roy Halladay (2-2, 5.08) who is coming off...
Philadelphia Phillies (12-14) at Cleveland Indians (?-?)
Series 9, Games 24 and 25
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Heading into this season, the Phillies are caught in an in-between state and like the Indians, should rebuild in my opinion. No matter what happened last year, the presence of Hamels, Halladay and Lee makes them...
Just about the only thing Indians manager Terry Francona cared to remember about the opener of Sunday's day-night doubleheader against the Royals was that the Indians lost.
The night-cap proved to be much more enjoyable.
Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer and finished with a career-high five RBIs, and the Indians finally woke up their long-slumbering offense in beating the Royals...
What we learned from the two game series with the Cleveland Indians, the Phillies are far from a contender. In game one the Phillies lost by the long ball and if you were a believer that Roy Halladay was back in from you learned after a mere inning he is not. Giving up two home runs in the first, the Indian’s made Halladay’s night a quick one in a rout. The second game the opposite...
Slumping Indians first baseman Nick Swisher will miss the next few games because of a sore left shoulder.
Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Swisher received a cortisone shot after an MRI revealed no structural damage.
Swisher is expected to miss the three-game series against Kansas City. Francona said Swisher possibly could return Friday when the Indians open a three-game set...