Originally posted on Philliedelphia  |  Last updated 9/22/12
Watching the early blowup and early departure of Phillies ace Roy Halladay evoked a haunting memory from 2007.  In fact, the stats are eerily similar to June 9, 2007.   Although he only got five outs, the starting pitcher for the Phillies that day gave up six earned runs, and Charlie Manuel went out to get him and called to the bullpen.  Minutes later, Manuel followed Freddy Garcia into the tunnel and confronted him.  "Are you hurt?!" He was.  And Roy Halladay seems to be exhibiting a lot of the same signs Garcia did.  An earlier disabled list stint.  Lost velocity.  Missing spots badly.  Freddy Garcia waas coming off of a 17-9 the year before.  Roy Halladay went 19-6 last year.  No one saw either coming. So, the question I am left with is simple: is Roy Halladay hurt?   We all know that Halladay had a latissimus dorsi injury earlier this season.  This article I found online seems to indicate that surgery and a six-month recovery would be the right option.  Halladay went with res...
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