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After his injury-plagued 2012 season, Roy Halladay has every reason to want to get out and start pitching early. He has done just that in ramping up his offseason throwing programs. Halladay has already arrived at the Philadelphia Phillies spring training facility in Florida to begin throwing.
Jim Salisbury of CSN Philadelphia says Halladay threw 30 pitches yesterday at the complex.
Roy Halladay threw 30 pitches from mound today in CLW w pitching coach Rich Dubee watching. All went well as he ramped up offseason program
— Jim Salisbury (@JSalisburyCSN) January 23, 2013
Halladay appeared in just 25 games last season. It was the fewest games-pitched for the two-time Cy Young Award winner since he appeared in just 19 in 2005. Halladay struggled when he did pitch last season. He posted an 11-8 record with a 4.48 ERA.
Halladay battled through a strained lat last season. The injury ultimately landed him on the disabled list and clearly affected his pitching. Halladay, 35, had managed to stay relatively healthy throughout his time in Philadelphia up to that point. Halladay helped the Phillies to the postseason in each of his first two years with the club. He threw a no-hitter in the 2010 Division Series.
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