In response to Roy Halladay's criticism, Roger Clemens says former Phillies ace used banned substance

Embed from Getty Images Former Phillies ace Roy Halladay spoke out on the eve of the 2016 Hall of Fame inductions about some potential inductees, namely former pitcher Roger Clemens and former outfielder Barry Bonds. Halladay tweeted (sic), "When you use PEDs you admit your not good enough to compete...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens and Roy Halladay are feuding over PED allegations

One person who’s not upset that Roger Clemens was not elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday? Former Blue Jays and Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay. Halladay and Clemens engaged in a contentious back-and-forth Wednesday and Thursday regarding performance-enhancing drugs allegations. The feud started with an out-of-nowhere Halladay shot at Clemens and Bonds on his Twitter...
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January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Shuts Down Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds; Rocket Fires Back

Roy Halladay’s stance on Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds: Just say no. Halladay, who won 203 games over parts of 16 seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies, ranted on Twitter early Wednesday before the 2016 Hall of Fame voting results were announced. The former major league pitcher insinuated that both Clemens and Bonds used performance-enhancing drugs and thus...
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Roger Clemens fires back at Roy Halladay over HOF dig

After he once again fell short of being elected to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Roger Clemens did something he hasn’t typically done in the past when he fired back at a critic. Only this time, said critic was a former teammate and could be a future Hall of Famer himself. Earlier this week, Roy Halladay sent an enthusiastic tweet urging voters to keep Clemens and Barry Bonds...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay doesn’t want Clemens, Bonds in Hall of Fame

    The 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees will be announced on Wednesday, and you can add Roy Halladay to the list of people who do not believe Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds should be among them. Halladay, who will be eligible for the Hall in 2019, has taken a firm stance against performance-enhancing drug users getting the Cooperstown nod. When you use PEDs you admit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Phillies ace Roy Halladay: no Hall of Fame for Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds

Embed from Getty Images Since retiring from baseball after the 2013 season, former Phillies ace Roy Halladay has had a good amount of fun on his Twitter account. But Halladay also uses his platform to speak his mind on the issues of the day. Early Wednesday morning - the day...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

The end of an error: Phillies part ways with former blue chip prospect Domonic Brown

View image | Domonic Brown was perhaps the most "untouchable" prospect there has ever been in Phillies history. As the Phillies looked to add final pieces to their championship-run teams from 2008 through 2011, the Phillies would not part with Domonic Brown. Not for Roy Halladay, not for anyone...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay supports Chase Utley on Twitter; Mets fans fire back

(Photo: Matthew Straubmuller/Flickr Creative Commons) Two-time Cy Young Award winner and eight-time All-Star, Roy Halladay, took to Twitter Tuesday afternoon to show his support of former Philadelphia Phillies teammate Chase Utley. Chase Utley plays the game the way it was meant! If Joe Torre knew him he would know he...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Flashback: Phillies' Roy Halladay throws no-hitter in NLDS

Philadelphia Phillies ace Roy Halladay waited his entire career to pitch in a playoff game. And he certainly made his postseason debut memorable.On Oct. 6, 2010, Halladay tossed a no-hitter in Game 1 of the NLDS against the Cincinnati Reds. Halladay, who had pitched a perfect game in May of that same season, allowed only a fifth-inning walk to Jay Bruce.It was just the second no...
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October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Popped Twice for Speeding

Roy Halladay has both a perfect game and a no-hitter (in the postseason no less!) to his credit and up until recently…his driving record was perfect as well. Is that lede a bit of a stretch? Probably. But considering the two-time Cy Young Award winner who, before Tuesday, had gone his entire life before wihtout a speeding ticket…it’s apropos. Thankfully, he shared the entire...
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July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay pulled over for speeding twice in one day

Roy Halladay had himself a rough day on Tuesday. The former Toronto Blue Jays ace was cruising around and enjoying his retirement when his foot got a bit heavy, and he was pulled over for driving 58 mph in a 45-mph zone. Halladay claimed it was the first time he had been issued a ticket....Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay is stopped by police...twice...and tweets about it.

Since he joined Twitter, there have been few Twitter accounts more entertaining then Roy Halladay. Halladay has shown us how to fly a plane, and mocked his fans who do not recognize him at the amusement park. Today, a traffic stop by police became something Halladay would share for our...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay snaps selfie while getting a speeding ticket

Former MLB pitching great Roy Halladay clearly took the news that he was about to get a speeding ticket in stride, as evidenced by the selfie he snapped of himself grinning after he was pulled over by a police officer while out and about on Thursday. Halladay did lament in his tweet, though, that the...Read More The post Roy Halladay snaps selfie while getting a speeding ticket...
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July 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Alert: A 2nd “Win Day” Season for the Phillies

Roy Halladay‘s favorite pitcher to watch is still on the Philadelphia Phillies and probably will be next year too. And even though Halladay is considering a comeback with the red pinstripes, his Lefty-like dominance is the memory here. That stated, Cole Hamels is the only remaining ace from 2011, and despite only nine victories last summer most of his other stats improved....
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay will undergo new bionic procedure, attempt comeback with Phillies

When Roy Halladay walked off the pitching mound for the last time in 2013, something just was not right. With a 4-5 record and 6.82 earned run average, it was not how Halladay envisioned exiting the game. Now, after spending some time at the zoo, flying planes, and taking selfies...
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April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay zings A-Rod over Twitter

Roy Halladay brings the heat even in retirement. The former two-time Cy Young winner sent a funny tweet Monday morning that included a zinger against A-Rod: I recorded my first strike out since retirement! Time for a comeback? She has a better swing then Arod! No steroids — Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay) March 23, 2015...Read More
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay rips Alex Rodriguez over PED use

Roy Halladay may still be retired, but that hasn’t stopped him from staying connected and weighing in on all things MLB. And even though he no longer plays baseball at the major league level, it hasn’t stopped him from throwing heat altogether. He recently posted a photo on Twitter which showed him “striking out” one woman. Halladay had a great caption to go along with the...
Via The Sports Daily
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Takes Twitter Shot At Alex Rodriguez’s PED Use (Photo)

Roy Halladay sure is good at this whole Twitter thing. The two-time Cy Young winner and former Toronto Blue Jays star tweeted a pretty funny jab Monday toward New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. I recorded my first strike out since retirement! Time for a comeback? She has a better swing then Arod! No steroids— Roy Halladay...
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Rips Into A-Rod Via Twitter

What does a retired Major Leaguer pitcher do to stay relevant? Bash Alex Rodriguez, of course! And while I usually hate attempts to be relevant, I’m a big fan of what former star pitcher Roy Halladay has been up to. I always thought it was a shame how Halladay went; as a Sox fan he was my least favorite pitcher to face and as a result the Blue Jays still make me cringe a bit–after...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay is considering a career as a sports psychologist

View image | Former Phillies Cy Young award winner Roy Halladay retired after the 2013 season at the ripe age of 36. So far in his retirement, Halladay has made appearances at Phillies camp, flown planes, gone to the zoo with an anonymous Phillies fan, and posed for pictures...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Jerome Williams takes to the mound against Toronto on Roy Halladay Bobblehead Giveaway Day, Part II

View image | Jerome Williams will make his second appearance of this young Grapefruit League season. Thus far, he has seen two innings of work, allowing just one hit and striking out a single batter. The Phillies (1-2-1) are in Clearwater for today's afternoon ballgame, as the Toronto Blue...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Phillies Prospects Lost and Found Part I - The Roy Halladay Trade

View image | It has been quite some time since the Phillies have been in postseason contention. Okay, well maybe three seasons isn't that many, but Phils fans don't have too much to look forward to in terms of potential playoff scenarios over the coming years. The team really...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Stroman’s Absurd Set of Pitch Comps

Some weeks ago, I was tooling around on the Baseball Prospectus PITCHf/x leaderboards, and one thing led to another, and I noticed that Marcus Stroman had developed a sinker that looked and worked an awful lot like Roy Halladay‘s sinker. It was a pitch that just came to Stroman during the course of the 2014 […]
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February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Marcus Stroman Discovered Roy Halladay’s Sinker

You’ve heard it all before. Regress to the mean. Don’t make too much of a small sample. Don’t believe in the predictive power of second-half statistics, if they look particularly different from the first-half statistics. You know all the ways you are and aren’t supposed to interpret a player’s numbers. But you also know the […]
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January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay catches preoccupied fan with fantastic photo

Retired major league baseball pitcher Roy Halladay posted a fantastic photo of himself at an amusement park behind a preoccupied fan, who happened to be wearing a Halladay T-shirt but didn't even notice him. Oopps you missed me! Walked right by me! Hope he gets to see his pic with me on Twitter, he doesn't know we took this— Roy Halladay (@RoyHalladay...
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January 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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