Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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As McD discussed last week, there are a ton of people yakking about Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay, his mechanics and the reasons for his recent struggles. That isn’t going to stop any time soon, as the 35-year-old was roughed up again Monday night against the New York Mets. Halladay lasted just four innings in his second start of the season Monday night, allowing seven runs (all earned) on six hits, with three walks, three strikeouts and he surrendered a three-run home run to John Buck. That came on 99 pitches, only 59 of which were thrown for strikes. After a terrible start last Wednesday Doc’s ERA sits at 14.73 for the season so far, while his WHIP is an atrocious 2.45. Sure it’s early in the season but those numbers won’t just wipe away easily. In 7.1 innings so far this season, Halladay has been touched up for 12 runs (all earned), 12 hits, six walks and has already given up three home runs. Last season Halladay struggled with consistency and some nagging injur...
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