Roy Halladay RUMORS & NEWS

  • Happily retired, Halladay now pitches wisdom

    CSN Philly "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..." February 20

  • Halladay retires after re-signing with Blue Jays for one day

    Sportsnet.ca "Roy Halladay is leaving major-league baseball the way he entered it – as a member of the Toronto Blue Jays. The two-time Cy Young Award winner re-signed Monday with the team that drafted and developed him into one of the generation’s best pitchers, and then he immediately announced his..." December 09

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    #Phiilies Roy Halladay pulled after only three hitters tonight with right arm fatigue. Time to shut down The Doc.

  • Utley, Halladay lift Phillies past Marlins, 6-4

    Philly.com "Roy Halladay’s frustrations came to a boil five nights earlier when his latest attempt to revive his career took a turn for the wild before he could complete five innings. Less than four months off shoulder surgery the 36-year-old Halladay sounded like a defeated man. Although he had hardly..." September 18

  • Halladay failing to command 3 of 4 pitches

    CSN Philly "Roy Halladay is running out of time to figure things out. Halladay who on Thursday starts for the fourth time since returning from shoulder surgery on Aug. 25 has made the Phillies’ eventual decision on his future no easier these last few weeks. He’s tossed two quality starts in three tries but..." September 12

  • Roy Halladay scratched with flu-like symptoms

    Hardball Talk "Roy Halladay coming off the best of his three starts since returning from shoulder surgery was scratched from his scheduled Tuesday outing with flu-like symptoms. Tyler Cloyd will pitch in his place against the Padres. Halladay allowed one run in six innings last time out against the..." September 10

  • Roy Halladay to start Sunday for Phillies

    Philly.com "Before Ryne Sandberg sent Tyler Cloyd from the dugout to the bullpen in the 11th inning he made a phone call. The Phillies needed to know if Roy Halladay could start in the majors — not double A — before burning Cloyd Sunday's scheduled pitcher. The first call went to general manager Ruben..." August 25

  • Roy Halladay takes another step in quest to return

    MLB.com "Rehabbing Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay feels he can see light at the end of the tunnel as far as returning to a big league mound. The two-time Cy Young Award winner who hasn't pitched for the Phillies since May 5 threw 90 pitches -- 52 for strikes -- in a six-inning effort for the Class A..." August 21

  • Progress for Halladay; DL likely for Lannan

    CSN Philly "Roy Halladay pitched in a competitive situation for the first time since May 5 when he worked six innings for the Phillies’ Gulf Coast League team in Clearwater Fla. on Thursday. Pitching against Pittsburgh’s rookie league club Halladay who had shoulder surgery in mid-May allowed six hits and..." August 16

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    Todd Zolecki @ToddZolecki

    Roy Halladay's pitching line today for the Gulf Coast League Phillies: 6.0 IP 6 H 3 ER 3 BB 4 SO 87 pitches.

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    Jim Salisbury @JSalisburyCSN

    Halladay to pitch Thur in Gulf Coast League. Might only need 2 rehab starts if all goes well Amaro said

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    Jim Salisbury @JSalisburyCSN

    Roy Halladay threw five innings in simulated game vs. minor leaguers today in Fla. Felt good went well says pitch coach Rich Dubee

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    Jason Wolf @JasonChadWolf

    Roy Halladay threw 30 pitches today will head to Clearwater tomorrow. He still hopes to pitch again this season. #Phillies

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    Jim Salisbury @JSalisburyCSN

    Roy Halladay is throwing off bullpen mound. Significant step in recovery. Mitt popping pretty good in empty stadium.

  • Halladay a reason to believe in mediocre Phillies

    Philly.com "It takes some searching for the Phillies organization to find a reason to believe, really believe, these days. There are games here and there that are uplifting, and individual accomplishments, like Domonic Brown's hot month and Cole Hamels' good start on Wednesday, that can brighten the darkness..." June 06

  • Timetable for Roy Halladay's return uncertain

    CSN Philly "The surgery was successful, and Roy Halladay may pitch again this season. But it seems just as possible he may not. Phillies team doctor Michael Ciccotti addressed the media Thursday afternoon to field questions following the team's announcement that Halladay underwent successful..." May 17

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    Ben Nicholson-Smith @bnicholsonsmith

    Roy Halladay had shoulder surgery yesterday and "may possibly begin a throwing program in 6-8 weeks" per Phillies.

  • Roy Halladay apologizes to Phillies fans as he prepares for shoulder surgery

    Sporting News "Philadelphia Phillies righthander Roy Halladay will have shoulder surgery next week that potentially could end his season and his tenure with the organization. And he made sure to thank Phillies fans and even apologize to them. "It's tough," Halladay said, according to The Philadelphia..." May 11

  • Halladay to have surgery on shoulder next week

    Philly.com "A day after his 36th birthday, Roy Halladay will undergo arthroscopic surgery on his right shoulder. The Phillies announced the news before last night's game against the Diamondbacks. Halladay had been mulling his options but decided to have the procedure done in Los Angeles on Wednesday by..." May 10

  • Phillies' Roy Halladay to have surgery to repair bone spur in shoulder

    Philly.com "It appears that Roy Halladay's season is not over, but the starting pitcher will need surgery before returning to the mound. Halladay will have surgery on his right shoulder to repair a bone spur and clean out the area that has caused him pain during this season. "[This route] is better than..." May 09

  • Phillies say little after Halladay's visit to doctor

    Philly.com "If the Phillies had information Tuesday regarding Roy Halladay's health, they were not sharing it with the world. A cloud of uncertainty remained over their rotation and the star righthander's future. Halladay saw a doctor Tuesday, this much is sure. But the Phillies did not release any further..." May 08

  • Former ace Roy Halladay heads to DL with shoulder ailment

    Philly.com "THE STRETCH RUN began around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Fresh off a 14-2 thrashing at the hands of the worst team in the National League, the Phillies dressed in silence and headed to the airport for the start of a 4-week window that could very well dictate how much meaningful baseball they play for the..." May 06

  • Halladay defends Dubee from Mitch Williams' criticism

    CSN Philly "Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay strongly defended pitching coach Rich Dubee against the criticisms of Mitch Williams. “Coming from the mechanical wonder,” Halladay said. "Yeah, I strongly disagree. To come from a guy who's not around, who's not involved. He's not involved in the conversations ......" May 04

  • Roy Halladay earns 200th career win as Phillies beat Marlins, 2-1

    Philly.com "For one afternoon, Roy Halladay was back. The two-time Cy Young Award winner returned to the city where he pitched a perfect game and collected his 200th career win. Halladay, who had gotten off to a horrendous start to the 2013 season, held the Miami Marlins to one run in eight sharp..." April 14

  • Amaro says 'Doc gets as long as he needs'

    Courier-Post "It’s no longer about a progression anymore with Roy Halladay. He says he’s fully healthy. He is fully conditioned for the start of the season. Yet, the results aren’t there. The Phillies, however, have no plans of altering anything concerning Halladay. “Doc gets as long as he needs,” Amaro..." April 10

  • Ex-Blue Jay Roy Halladay’s decline picks up speed

    Toronto Star "There were many things that made Roy Halladay easy to like, though from a distance. Prime among them was realism and an insistence on calling things by their proper names. In Halladay’s lexicon, he “felt good” in any game he pitched well in. Didn’t matter if the team lost. Halladay refused to..." April 09

  • Kratz sits out Halladay start

    Courier-Post "Standing in the visitors’ clubhouse in Atlanta a week ago, Roy Halladay mentioned many reasons for his struggles in his 2013 debut. He blamed his location, he partially blamed the weather, and he hinted at some communication problems with catcher Erik Kratz. Halladay made his second start of..." April 09

  • Harvey outduels fading Halladay as Mets rip Phils for third straight win

    New York Post "The past stood no chance against the future. Roy Halladay might be the top pitcher of the 21st century, with a Cy Young award in both leagues to support his case, but the whispers the Phillies right-hander is done will only continue after his latest debacle, last night against the..." April 09

  • Halladay roughed up once again

    Courier-Post "Nights like these are starting to become familiar for Roy Halladay. Not familiar in regarding the Roy of old, the Roy who won two Cy Youngs and had the command of an army sniper. No, this Roy is different. This one can barely make it out of five innings, with pitch counts creeping toward..." April 09

  • Halladay opens up after struggling again in Phillies' loss

    CSN Philly "Roy Halladay is hurting. Maybe not physically. But definitely mentally and emotionally. That much was clear after the one-time “Best Pitcher in Baseball” absorbed another beating, this time in a 7-2 loss to the New York Mets at Citizens Bank Park on Monday night. To get a read on just..." April 09

  • Scout: Halladay Is Like A No. 4 Starter

    Real GM Baseball "Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay had nine strikeouts, but managed just 10 outs in his season debut against the Atlanta Braves this week. The 10 hitters he faced that didn't strike out were 6-for-7 with an on-base percentage of .900. "If you didn't know it was Roy Halladay out..." April 06

  • Anxiety, uncertainty surround Halladay's first start

    CSN Philly "There was a time when Roy Halladay’s starts were some of the most exciting, most eagerly anticipated events in a Phillies season. Who knows? Maybe they will be again someday. But for now, all that surrounds Halladay’s first start of 2013 Wednesday night at Turner Field is anxiety and..." April 03

  • Big day for Phils, Halladay

    Courier-Post "Today might be the most important day of the Phillies’ spring training. Yes, it marks the end of the team’s time in Florida, as players, coaches and others in the organization will scurry to the airport shortly after the game to travel back north. This is a notable date for sure. But today,..." March 28

  • Roy Halladay looks rough, but Phillies still have faith in their ace

    Delaware County Times "Roy Halladay will get the benefit of the doubt. Two Cy Youngs, 199 wins and All-Star appearances will earn that for a pitcher. So will a $20 million salary. However, with one exhibition start remaining before he faces the Atlanta Braves April 3, Halladay is speaking a better game than he’s..." March 24

  • Halladay trying to regain strength

    Courier-Post "And the mystery continues. Roy Halladay sat at his locker Tuesday morning, fresh off eating breakfast. He looked skinny. And, considering Halladay’s last three or so days, holding down breakfast might have been a big accomplishment. Two days earlier, Halladay ignited a storm of worry by..." March 20

  • Stomach bug adds to Roy Halladay’s curious spring

    CSN Philly "A stomach bug has swept through Phillies camp. On Sunday, it prevented Jonathan Papelbon from pitching and knocked Roy Halladay from the mound after one inning. And so Halladay’s curious spring continues. On Tuesday, the 35-year-old righthander complained of feeling lethargic after being..." March 18

  • Bug takes a bite out of Halladay

    Courier-Post "Sunday was a strange day for the Phillies. Not strange in regards to the green uniforms they wore, or the green memorabilia that dotted the stands during the 5-3 win against the Orioles in front of a record crowd. No, the biggest news of the day happened in less than 30 minutes, or the time Roy..." March 18

  • Halladay leaves after first inning with stomach virus

    Philly.com "The Phillies were hoping for the best when Roy Halladay went to the mound Sunday against the Baltimore Orioles at Bright House Field. Instead, his day ended after just one inning. If it's possible to have good news after an early exit, this was it: The team said he had a stomach..." March 17

  • Phillies pitching coach Dubee insists Halladay is healthy

    CSN Philly "ay was completely healthy. Of course, that wasn’t true. After coming off the disabled list in July, Halladay admitted to feeling shoulder stiffness in spring training. Last month, he admitted he had lower-back issues during spring training 2012. Halladay’s health was a question last spring..." March 14

  • Concern in Clearwater: Halladay battered by Tigers

    CSN Philly "There was a hopeful and cautiously optimistic tone in Phillies camp the first month of spring training. That changed Tuesday. With every pitch that Roy Halladay threw, the atmosphere turned anxious and uncomfortable. In his fourth start of the spring, Halladay was bruised for six hits and..." March 13

  • Halladay adds fire to Phillies-Nationals rivalry

    CSN Philly "The rivalry between the Phillies and Washington Nationals keeps getting hotter. Roy Halladay tossed another log on the fire Wednesday when he threw a pitch behind the back of Nationals outfielder Tyler Moore. Halladay, pitching on an unusually chilly and blustery Florida day, blamed the wayward..." March 07

  • Roy Halladay's velocity not an issue this spring

    CSN Philly "It wasn’t the definition of crisp during parts of it, but Roy Halladay’s outing against the New York Yankees at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Friday afternoon was solid nonetheless. In his second appearance of the spring, Halladay allowed three hits, a walk and a run in 2 1/3 innings, Friday...." March 03

  • Halladay works on curve

    Courier-Post "Roy Halladay is arguably the most crucial piece to the Phillies’ success in 2013. The former ace pitched made his second appearance in Grapefruit League action in Friday’s 10-5 win against the Yankees, throwing 2 1/3 innings. He gave up three hits, one earned run, walked one and struck out..." March 02

  • Halladay takes strides in right direction

    Courier-Post "Around midday on an unusually chilly day in Florida, Roy Halladay took the mound to throw his first live batting practice of 2013. For Halladay, it seems like any step, however small, in the right direction is a victory after a mediocre 2012 marred by shoulder problems. The former Cy Young..." February 19

  • Roy Halladay Press Conference Illuminates 2012 Struggles

    The Good Phight "Former Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay admitted at Wednesday's press conference that a lower back issue last spring led to the right hander altering his upper body mechanics and aggravating his shoulder. The result was a really crummy season for the likely Hall of Famer, substantially..." February 13

  • Halladay: I want to retire as a Phillie

    Fightin Phillies "Roy Halladay doesn't say too much to the media, but what he said today made a lot of people take notice. Halladay wants to stay with the Phillies for the rest of his career. It kind of makes you feel proud as a fan of the Phillies team and of Philadelphia doesn't it? Many years ago, there were..." February 13

  • 2012 Phillies Exit Interview: Roy Halladay

    The Good Phight "In the same way I was intimidated by writing Roy Halladay's preview back in March, I've been dreading writing his Exit Interview. I've spent time searching for positive things to say. Tried to find a way to make this funny or even just slightly amusing. But in the end, I figured honesty was the..." November 15

  • Halladay eyes another start

    Courier-Post "With playoff hopes dimming, this week's chatter has been dominated by Roy Halladay and his short,quick, troubling start this past Saturday. After pitching 12/3 innings in a seven earned run mess, Halladay said afterward he was fine. He didn't have his best stuff and that the pain in his arm was..." September 27

  • Will Doc pitch again in 2012?

    Courier-Post "Roy Halladay's status for Thursday's game is still up in the air after days of speculation. Both Manuel and pitching coach Rich Dubee said Tuesday Halladay's right-shoulder ails are not structural but more related to spasms. Essentially, nothing is broken or in danger of causing long-term..." September 26

  • Time for Phillies to sit Doc, find out about Utley

    CSN Philly "The Phillies are five games out of a playoff spot with nine to play. Their spirited second-half run has been entertaining, and it showed that even a clubhouse full of highly paid, well-decorated veterans still has some fight in it. But the Phils aren't making the October tournament this year...." September 25

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