Originally posted on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 4/8/13
If today wasn’t bad enough with the loss of Margaret Thatcher and Annette Funicello, it got worse sitting at Citizens Bank Park watching the death of Roy Halladay’s dominance against major league pitchers. The Philadelphia Phillies right hander couldn’t get the job done. In 4+ innings he labored, struggled with his command, and gave up 5 runs on 6 hits including a 3 run homerun, and 3 walks. It was reminiscent of a game I was at in the Spring of 1986 when Steve Carlton made one of his final starts as a Phillies pitcher. Carlton was a shell of himself that year and watching Doc now is a painful reminder how quickly you can go from being on top of your game to being a hero of yesterday. It may be too soon for this comparison, but watching Halladay tonight was a sorry sight. Halladay may not be done, but the excuses for his lack of success are wearing thin. Either there is something physically wrong with the 35 year old, or we have to face the facts that Halladay may be done. One thing...
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