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Phillies Nation TV – Episode 15 – Trade Rumors Begin

This week Pat and Corey break down how the recent trade between the A’s and Cubs will affect the Phillies come the trade deadline. They also paint the landscape in the AL and NL for prospective Phillies talent. Jayson Stark returns to discuss the dramatic downfall of Roy Halladay and the playoff-caliber team. Matt Stairs and Tommy Greene are back with pro tips for aspiring major leaguers.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Trades in Phillies History: #8 Amaro Makes a House Call

Acquired from Toronto in December 2009, Halladay pitched many memorable games in Philadelphia, including his May 2010 Perfect Game as seen above. Over the next two weeks, in conjunction with the run-up to the July 31 trade deadline, Phillies Nation will be presenting the Top 10 Trades in Phillies History. Consideration was given to the performance of the players traded with their...
Via Phillies Nation
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay takes out full-page ad in paper to thank Phillies fans

Roy Halladay announced his retirement on Monday after 16 glorious seasons in Major League Baseball.He will be remembered as one of the best pitchers this generation has ever seen.He will also be remembered for his amazing amount of class and humility. Naturally, Halladay put these traits on full display with a full page ad in Tuesday's Philadelphia Daily News, thanking fans for...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Roy Halladay expected to announce retirement

The great Roy Halladay is retiring from baseball, CBS’s Jon Heyman reports. Heyman also reports that Halladay will sign a 1-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, so he can retire with the team he spent 12 years of his dominant career with. Halladay finishes his career with a 203-105 record, good for an amazing .659 winning percentage that puts him at 17th all-time. Doc’s 65...
Via Fightin For Philly
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Phils GM has no problems running Roy Halladay into the ground

Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro is far and away one of our favorite punching bags here at TOC. Yet, most of the things he says are just stupid as opposed to downright offensive. After Roy Halladay's disastrous start in Miami last night, where the former ace topped out at 83 mph and threw just five of 16 pitches for strikes, a quote from Amaro via probably crossed...
Via The Outside Corner
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Oh Roy Halladay, Where Art Thou?

Roy Halladay has made three starts since rejoining the rotation following a DL stint due to shoulder surgery.  He's been okay, but not good.  His ERA and WHIP are mediocre, but the other numbers are worse (more BB than K, 4 HBP, % strikes thrown).  Also, he's only averaging about 87 mph with his fastball.Three Start Total:Pitches - 267Strikes - 160 (60%)Innings - 17Walks...
Via We Should Be GM's
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Rush Halladay Back? To Try To Trade Him?

With the ink barely drying on the tale of Roy Halladay‘s successful comeback start against the Diamondbacks, I’m here to suggest something pretty outrageous. The serendipitous aligning of the stars that allowed Halladay to pitch on Sunday was long ago a plan written in ink, Whited Out, and then put back down in Sharpie. The detour came last Tuesday night, when Doc threw only...
Via Phillies Nation
August 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Phillies' Roy Halladay on comeback, his youthfulness and team future

Roy Halladay apparanetly feels as good as he did 10 years ago as he works his comeback trail and ponders future with Phillies according to Todd Zolecki of When Roy Halladay announced he’d be having surgery on his right shoulder, he said his doctor’s hope was that the procedure could help Halladay “turn back the clock.” And according to Roy's wife, all is...
Via MLB Injury News
July 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay to rest 6-8 weeks after surgery

credit: getty images Roy Halladay’s return to the Philadelphia Phillies is uncertain after undergoing surgery. The Phillies right hander had a 8.65 ERA on the season prior to the surgery. Halladay had a bone spur in his shoulder removed and his torn rotator cuff repaired on Wednesday. Halladay will rest for the next six to eight weeks before resuming a throwing program according...
May 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Apologizes to fans

In a classy move, the injured Roy Halladay summoned reporters before tonight’s game so that he could offer some conciliatory words to Phillies fans. Below is a snippet of Roy’s comments. I’ve been thinking just the last couple of days. I just felt like I should address the fans. I know there is a lot of mixed opinions on pitching, not pitching, all that kind of stuff. I know...
Via Phillies Nation
May 10, 2013  |  1 Comment
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