Roy Halladay apologized for his bad performance while pitching hurt. As Steve Silver argues, the problem is he was only doing what the fans expect.
The Philadelphia Phillies top pitching prospects saw their immediate futures take an interesting turn this past week when the team signed Carlos Zambrano to a minor league contract. With Roy Halladay and John Lannan on the disabled list,...Show More Summary
Due to a very unfortunate event regarding Roy Halladay's switching to the disabled list because of shoulder problems, the Philadelphia Phillies are currently on the look for outer options to fill in the Halladay’s role. The general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. Show More Summary
Roy Halladay apologized to Philadelphia fans, saying he let them down by trying to push himself to pitch injured. The Phillies starter, who is scheduled to have surgery to remove bone spurs and repair a frayed labrum and partially torn rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder, said he felt terrible for his struggles on the [...]Show More Summary
Carlos Zambrano is certainly an enigma, but some people have been wondering if the Philadelphia Phillies might be interested in bringing him on board after Roy Halladay and John Lannan landed on the DL. There was even a rumor that the Phillies had already signed him to a contract (debunked by Hardball Talk). Show More Summary
Roy Halladay struggled throughout the 2013 season. HIs arm slot has changed, likely due to Halladay trying to find a comfortable way to get the ball to the plate. That change is common and signals damage inside the shoulder, which is exactly what was found upon imaging. Show More Summary
Baseball has finally done it. It's finally broken Roy Halladay. And that may not be such a bad thing, for now he can be put back together again rather than merely patched up. If you haven't heard the latest news, yes, Doc Halladay is indeed broken. Show More Summary
It started with a meaningless pitch in spring training and just might end with a plaque in Cooperstown.
For the last decade, Roy Halladay has been—with little question—the best pitcher in all of baseball. Sure, there have been other challengers to his dominance: Johan Santana, Tim Lincecum and Justin Verlander, to name a few. But since 2003, none has been able to match Halladay’s durability, consistency and longevity. Show More Summary
Roy Halladay's A-game rides off into the sunset.
Nobody knows how long Roy Halladay will be out of the lineup, and the already pitcher-needy Philadelphia Phillies must now think about making a trade for another starting pitcher. MLB.com's Todd Zolecki broke the sobering news on Monday...Show More Summary
While the Phillies didn ’t have an all-out “fire sale” in 2012, they obviously felt their chances for a playoff spot were slim when they traded away starting outfielders Hunter Pence and Shane Victorino on July 31st. And who could blame them? At the time of the deal, they were in last place with a 45-57 record and 13 games out of a wild-card spot. Show More Summary
We're still waiting for the medicals, but we don't need the medicals to tell us that Roy Halladay's hurting, and yesterday was placed on the Disabled List. What's wrong? Well, maybe it's just a little discomfort but sometimes a little discomfort can mean big things on the field. Show More Summary
After trading so many top talents to acquire Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Hunter Pence, among others, the Philadelphia Phillies may finally be starting to get back to having a serviceable farm system. Most notably, the Phillies are stacked at the low levels of their organization with pitching talent. Show More Summary
Throwing a baseball is as violent and unnatural a motion as you'll find in sports. The amount of stress, torque and wear-and-tear that pitchers put on their arms is unrivaled. Sooner or later, the constant changing of grips, arm angles and speeds takes it's toll on even the most decorated of veterans. Show More Summary
Alex Anthopoulos spent the first three years as general manager of the Toronto Blue Jays stocking up on minor league talent. His first move as GM sent Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies for three prospects and has continued to develop the team from the bottom up ever since. Show More Summary
It’s a good thing that some of the Philadelphia Phillies minor league pitching prospects have had success this season, because it appears another call-up will soon be needed. John Finger of CSNPhilly.com reported that Roy Halladay admitted to having a sore throwing shoulder. Show More Summary
Roy Halladay gave up five runs on two hits in the first inning of the Phillies' 14-2 loss to the Miami Marlins on Sunday. After a clean second inning, Halladay allowed another four runs to cross in the third, leaving the game after surrendering nine runs while only recording seven outs. Show More Summary
The final curtain may be coming down on Roy Halladay's once-dazzling run as a starting pitcher in Philadelphia. Whether the show can reopen in another city some other day is, well, some other day's question. The here and now is pretty awful. Show More Summary
Roy Halladay's tumultuous season just got a lot worse. After the veteran starting pitcher got chased in the third inning Sunday afternoon by the Miami Marlins, the Philadelphia Phillies revealed even more terrible news (via the Bucks County Courier Times' Kevin Cooney): Uh-oh. Show More Summary