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Kendrick Aims for Series Victory in Wake of No-Hitter

Up until their NLCS matchup with the San Francisco Giants, the 2010 season was a remarkable one for the Phillies, and in particular, Roy Halladay. As you may remember, Doc threw a perfect game against the then Florida Marlins in May of that season, just the second in Phillies history....
Via Philliedelphia
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Inside the Phillies Combined No-Hitter

Cole Hamels, Jake Diekman, Ken Giles, and Jonathan Papelbon combined to no-hit the Braves on Sunday, the first no-hitter since Roy Halladay, and 12th in franchise history. It was the first combined no-no in team history, and featured six innings from Hamels, and one each from Diekman, Giles, and Papelbon. Here are some other notes from the historic game: - Dating back to 1914, there...
Via Phillies Nation
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Calls Out Ruben Amaro...To Strike Out ALS

Roy Halladay joined thousands today when he took the “Ice Bucket Challenge” in order to raise awareness for “striking out ALS” (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis/Lou Gehrig's Disease.) Roy Halladay was nominated by twitter user @FantasyFocusedd and in turn nominated former NFL head coach/current NFL analyst for ESPN Jon Gruden, Professional Bass...
Via Philliedelphia
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Halladay Does Ice Bucket Challenge, Defends Amaro on Twitter

Roy Halladay is quite the man. This past weekend, he was in town to help induct Charlie Manuel into/onto the Phillies Wall of Fame. He also took the time to actually go to the Zoo with “Zoo with Roy.” Today, he’s busy raising money for ALS by taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, a new fad making its way around social media circles. With that, he challenged Phillies GM Ruben...
Via Phillies Nation
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Phils Narrowly Miss Second Four Run Comeback, Fall to Bartolo and the Mets

Amidst a season where a pitcher with the same performance as he had in 2010 wouldn't even help, Roy Halladay returned to the field at Citizens Bank Park. It was a bobblehead night for Doc in honor of his career in Philadelphia, and the two-time Cy Young winner threw out...
Via Philliedelphia
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Zoo With Roy goes to zoo with Roy Halladay, fulfills dream

In January of 2010, the Phillies-centric blog Zoo With Roy was created. The blogger, known as Zoo or ZWR, simply wanted to go to the zoo with his favorite new Phillies pitcher. Four and a half years later, it happened – ZWR went to the zoo with Roy Halladay. I'm at the zoo with Roy Halladay?! pic.twitter.com/5453vwPKvo — Zoo With Roy (@zoowithroy) August 8, 2014 Who could...
Via Awful Announcing
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay goes to zoo with editor of Zoo With Roy blog

Roy Halladay's on-field success is well known to baseball fans. The right-handed pitcher, who retired after last season, posted a 203-105 record with a career 3.38 ERA. He also won the Cy Young award in 2003 and 2010. Based on a very cool thing he did Friday morning, Halladay seems like just as big a winner off the field, too. Back in 2010, a Phillies fan started a blog, Zoo...
Via Fox Sports
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Retitled Storyline: Lee vs. Halladay as Phillies

Recently, earning the right to dominate conversations of Philadelphia Phillies fans for generations, two legends have toed the slab at Citizens Bank Park, but now Cole Hamels watches as only one can add numbers to his stat sheet. Will Cliff Lee or Roy Halladay finish with better statistics in Philly? This article was ready for editing before Lee was available for the second...
Via isportsweb.com
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay channels Mac from ‘It’s Always Sunny’ in Twitter fan letter to Chase Utley

Even though Roy Halladay announced his retirement from baseball last December, it’s clear that he still pays attention to the goings on in Major League Baseball, especially as it relates to keeping tabs on the achievements of his former teammates. One teammate in particular certainly appears to have made quite an impact on the former […] The post Roy Halladay channels Mac from...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Gushes About Chase Utley In Series Of Heartfelt Tweets

Chase Utley’s No. 1 fan is Roy Halladay, and it isn’t even close. On Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that Utley had won the Philadelphia Phillies Heart and Hustle Award for the fifth time in his career. The award, which is voted on by active as well as former players, is given to the individual who “demonstrates a passion for the game of baseball and best embodies the values...
Via NESN.com
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay burns Reds fan on Twitter

In addition to being one of the most dominant MLB pitchers of his generation, Roy Halladay is also one of the classiest. The former Toronto Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies ace always quietly went about his business during his career, but sometimes even the humble ones can’t resist burning a troll on Twitter. Over the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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.
Via Phillies Nation
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Joyner’s Departure the Reason for Brown’s Struggles?

Untouchable. Websters dictionary defines the word untouchable as “forbidden to the touch”, but in baseball the word untouchable has another meaning. If a player is deemed untouchable by an organization it is a sign to the fan base that this particular player is destined for greatness. So when Domonic Brown was deemed as such by the Phillies in 2009, Phillies fans took notice...
Via Phillies Nation
June 26, 2014  |  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
June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Phillies Ace Roy Halladay May Be On Twitter

Photo: Philliedelphia/Steve Trapani Could former Phillies ace Roy Halladay have joined Twitter? In the age of fake accounts, everyone must be somewhat skeptical. But, one thing is for sure: today @Dochalladay32 hit Twitter. Is this the real Roy Halladay? Generally, fake Twitter accounts are run by people who know how...
Via Philliedelphia
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jesse’s Journal, Vol 2: Getting Veteran Advice, Compliments From Halladay

Jesse Biddle, Image- Jay Floyd With the spring exhibition season underway, top Phillies pitching prospect Jesse Biddle took time this week to share his thoughts from inside big league spring training. Biddle, who was the Phils’ top draft choice (27th overall) in 2010, represented the organization in the MLB All-Star Futures Game last year.  Now, in his first time in big league...
Via Phillies Nation
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Retired Halladay returns to spring training

Retirement is not keeping Roy Halladay away from baseball. Halladay is a guest instructor with the Philadelphia Phillies for a few weeks this spring. The two-time Cy Young award winner says: ''I love being here. I definitely want to keep doing it.'' Halladay sounds as if he'd like to parlay his spring tutor work into a second career as a coach down the road...
Via AP on Fox
February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Happily retired, Halladay now pitches wisdom

The Phillies have depth issues with their starting pitching, but Roy Halladay is not the solution. He is not sneaking off and secretly throwing bullpen sessions, preparing to give it one more try. He is done. “Absolutely,” he said Wednesday. “For me it was a long decision. It wasn’t something that happened overnight. It was the right decision for me. It was the only option...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

The Phillies Nation Top 100: #28 Roy Halladay

The Phillies Nation Top 100 continues today with #28. Our mission is to assess the Top 100 Phillies players of all time using impact to the Phillies, individual achievement, team achievement, traditional stats, and analytics as our criteria. The list was compiled by Ian Riccaboni and Pat Gallen with input from the rest of the Phillies Nation staff.  From this point forward, each...
Via Phillies Nation
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Halladay, Lidge among 5 Phillies guest instructors

Recently retired two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay and former closer Brad Lidge will be among five guest instructors for the Philadelphia Phillies at spring training. Other former players in the group include radio broadcaster Larry Andersen, a relief pitcher on the 1983 and 1993 National League Championship teams; special assignment scout Dave Hollins, an All-Star third...
Via AP on Fox
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Phillies want Doc to return in 2014

The Philadelphia Phillies are still waiting to hear back from former manager Charlie Manuel on whether or not he’ll take a consultant role with the team. While they wait they’re looking to bring back someone else who left the team after the 2013 season, pitcher Roy Halladay. Doc retired after the season so the Phillies wouldn’t be looking to bring him back to the mound, they’d...
Via My Sports Rumors
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Roy Halladay dresses up like Jamie Moyer for 1980s-themed costume party

@kmo50Moyer Fallin in love with 1986 #49 @Cubs thanks Roy and Brandi for the tribute #80scostume pic.twitter.com/yb0Oi7gBmC— Jamie Moyer (@jmo50Moyer) December 30, 2013Recently retired pitcher Roy Halladay appears to be enjoying his newfound freedom as evidenced by this photo showing him dressed up as fellow retired pitcher Jamie Moyer for a 1980s-themed costume party.According...
Via Bush League Chronicle
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Won The Phillies 80′s Themed Party With This Amazing Costume

If you’re wondering what Roy Halladay is doing in his idle time since retiring you can rest easy knowing he’s keeping busy by attending 80′s themed costume parties. However instead of dressing as Magnum P.I. or fashioned in all neon spandex, Halladay paid tribute to former teammate Jamie Moyer, whom he played with in 2010. Moyer made the most of his time in the MLB by staying...
Via Next Impulse Sports
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay as Jamie Moyer Wins the Internet

It appears that the recently retired Roy Halladay has decided to leave the ugly Christmas sweaters to his former Philadelphia Phillies teammate Jonathan Papelbon.  Instead, the two-time Cy Young Award winner opted to hit an 80s-themed holiday party dressed as Jamie Moyer.  Yup, Halladay threw on a Chicago Cubs uniform (remember, Moyer debuted in 1986) and walked around as the...
Via Hall of Very Good
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Roy Halladay Goes To 80s Party Dressed As... Jamie Moyer

Everyone loves a good 1980's party. Former Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay appears to be making good use of his retirement by attending such parties. In doing so, he dressed up as one of our favorite former Phillies who played in the majors in the 80s. No, not Von Hayes, but...
Via Philliedelphia
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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