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Joe Savery will likely return to Allentown when Halladay returns. Photo (AP)
Just over a week ago, we took a look at the moving pieces of the Phillies roster and assessed who would stay and who would go when the Big Piece returned. With Raul Valdes suffering a right-hip strain and placed on the 15-day DL retroactive to July 9, the person headed back to Triple-A Lehigh Valley may not be much of a surprise.
He Survived Howard, He Will Survive Halladay
Jason Pridie – Pridie is one of just five left-handed hitters on the team and, when the team is facing a righty or a righty reliever, likely one of only two lefty bench options, the other being Juan Pierre. Pridie has had only 7 PA appearances for the Phils but serves as an OK left-handed hitter off of the bench. Pridie will survive Roy Halladay‘s return but will likely be the odd man out when Laynce Nix returns barring a trade of either Shane Victorino or Pierre.
9.95 ERA and 4 HR in 6.1 IP – But He’s Probably Staying
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Roy Halladay will start for the Phillies on Tuesday. (AP)
After watching him throw a 28-pitch bullpen session earlier today, Rich Dubee announced that Roy Halladay had completely recovered from his shoulder strain and will start when the team visits the Dodgers on Tuesday. Halladay–who has not started a game since May 27, and has been on the DL since May 29–will be on a pitch...
Roy Halladay will need to lead the Phillies to 7 out of 10 wins for the rest of the season for the Phils to have a shot at the playoffs. I'd be sweating, too, Roy. Photo: AP
With the Phillies’ win today against the struggling Rockies, the Fightins moved to 11 games behind co-Wild Card Leaders Atlanta and Pittsburgh with six teams in between. At this point, the Phils need to...
Even Roy Halladay encountered it before rejoining the Philadelphia Phillies. What team did he face in Clearwater for his rehab outing?
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Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay threw a rehab start on Thursday night in Single A Clearwater. He pitched 3 innings, gave up two hits and an unearned run. Yesterday, Halladay threw another bullpen session and more importantly was cleared to come off of the disabled list.
Halladay will make his first start on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
It’s good news for the Phillies...
The Philadelphia Phillies made official on Sunday what had been suspected on Saturday - that Roy Halladay will be their starting pitcher on Tuesday against the Dodgers in Los Angeles. Halladay has been on the disabled list since May 28 with a right lat strain and has not pitched since May 27. Halladay, 35, made a rehab start on Thursday with the Class A Fort Myers Miracle...
The Phillies celebrated Roy Halladay’s return with a pitching-dominated 3-2 win over the Dodgers, befitting of the ace of aces.
Roy Halladay was back on the mound (AP)
DOC MAKES HIS RETURN
- 42 days. 42 long days. While he was out, the Phillies went 15-27–the second worst winning percentage in baseball during that span. It was a long, dark road. But Roy Halladay finally returned...
Philadelphia Phillies (40-51) at Los Angeles Dodgers (48-43)
Roy Halladay (4-5, 3.98) vs. Stephen Fife, RHP
Time: 10:10 PM ET, Dodger Stadium
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The Phillies put together a three game winning streak! Can they make it four in a row? The return of Roy Halladay gives the Phillies a decent chance.
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That is what the Phillies fans are screaming tonight. (Well, the ones that are able to stay up until 10:10 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time.) Roy Halladay makes his much-anticipated return to the Phillies rotation tonight AND Kyle Kendrick is officially a member of the bullpen and a sizeable...
Even Roy Halladay encountered it before rejoining the Philadelphia Phillies. What team did he face in Clearwater on Thursday?
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LOS ANGELES -- It was supposed to be the night that made the struggling Philadelphia Phillies whole again -- Roy Halladay returning from the disabled list to take on the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers.
After getting injured second baseman Chase Utley and first baseman Ryan Howard back from the DL in the past 12 days, one of the final puzzle pieces that would put the team's turnaround...
The Phillies won an ugly game last night, and there is no other way to describe it. Atrocious base-running and poor fielding have doomed the Phillies all season, but somehow they were able to escape the unfortunate outcome Monday night in Los Angeles, beating the Dodgers 3-2.
First, the positives. Joe Blanton gave the Phillies eight innings and rarely gave up a big hit. The Dodgers...
Joey Votto needs knee surgery, and Jose Bautista is out with a wrist injury.
Two of baseball's best hitters were sidelined in a matter of hours Monday, one night before a pair of top pitchers are slated to return to the mound.
Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia are both set to come off the disabled list Tuesday - and the way things are shaping up this summer, pennant races all over...
With their fourth straight win, a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers, and the latest news out of Phillies camp, they could be buyers, or do nothing, as the trade deadline approaches.
Oh, there may be a small trade for a reliever, or a minor outfielder trade, but …
It is reported in several Web sites that the Phillies have offered $130 million, six-year contract to Cole Hamels...