Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 1/2/13
Roy Halladay has been the most dominant pitcher the Philadelphia Phillies have had since Steve Carlton. He struggled in 2012 with back and shoulder issues though and as Doc approaches 36 years of age, one has to wonder if he can return to being one of the best pitchers in baseball. Reports from the Phillies have been vague. General Ruben Amaro said, ”Doc’s done very well. He’s going to start throwing off the mound here very shortly. Rich Dubee has seen him throw a couple times, at least long toss. I guess he’s working down there with Kyle Kendrick pretty extensively. He’s doing well, but we don’t know what kind of Doc we’re going to get until Doc’s down firing in Spring Training. But he’s feeling pretty good so far.” This is hardly a vote of confidence for the guy who is supposed to be the cover of the pitching staff and will be paid $20 million in 2013. Sure its a refreshing change that Amaro is being honest about the situation instead of putting the typical Phillies spin on it, bu...
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