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In an expected move, the Philadelphia Phillies placed right-handed starting pitcher Roy Halladay on the 15-day disabled list yesterday. While the team will look in-house to fill his vacant spot in the
rotation on Friday, they are exploring options outside the organization for a “long-term
answer,” according to Matt Gelb of The Philadelphia Inquirer.
Amaro said Phillies will go internal for call-up to fill Friday’s starting spot. Also looking outside org for long-term answer.
— Matt Gelb (@magelb) May 6, 2013
Jim Salisbury of CSN Philly adds that the Phillies will not
call up top pitching prospect Jesse Biddle to fill in for Halladay. Instead, general
manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said Tyler Cloyd and Adam Morgan are the top candidates
to receive the call.
Beyond Friday, the Phillies will be seeking a long-term fix
to their rotation issue. This would seem to indicate that Philadelphia expects
to be without Halladay – who’s struggled mightily this season – for an extended
period of time. It makes sense considering his ineffectiveness and the initial
diagnosis of shoulder inflammation.
It’s still early in the season, and the trade market for
starting pitchers isn’t in full swing. Some potential trade candidates –
including Matt Garza – are recovering from injury. Gavin Floyd checked himself off the list yesterday with his pending Tommy John surgery, while fellow
Chicago White Sox starter Jake Peavy could draw interest over the summer if the team elects to sell.
You can almost always count on the Houston Astros to make a
trade, and Bud Norris and Lucas Harrell could be targeted. There are also
veteran pitchers around the league currently playing on minor league contracts,
including Chris Young of the Washington Nationals, Chien-Ming Wang of the New
York Yankees or Freddy Garcia of the Baltimore Orioles.
At this point, the Phillies have a rotation that includes
Cliff Lee, Cole Hamels, Jonathan Pettibone and Kyle Kendrick. John Lannan could
be an option eventually, but he’s currently on the disabled list.
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Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will have arthroscopic surgery to repair a bone spur in his right shoulder.
The two-time Cy Young Award winner made the announcement before the Phillies played the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday.
He says ''I have a good chance to come back and pitch this year, hopefully be a lot more effective.''
On the 15-day disabled...
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After being put on the disabled list, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay will undergo surgery. In a press conference on Wednesday, Doc Halladay said he will be undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder. Halladay said he has a partial tear in his rotator cuff, due to a bone spur.
"The doctor seemed pretty optimistic that if what...
In a move that appeared to be a long time coming, the Philadelphia Phillies have placed veteran starter Roy Halladay on the 15-day disabled list:
RHP Roy Halladay placed on 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation.
— Todd Zolecki (@ToddZolecki) May 6, 2013
Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro also announced that Halladay would be visiting orthopedic surgeon...
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