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Old 09-23-2013, 11:59 PM
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Default More trouble for Halladay

Faced only 3 batters tonight before being pulled. He topped out at 83 MPH. Phillies are calling it "right arm fatigue."

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/eye-on-...-three-batters

Will be an FA this off-season. It's going to be extremely interesting to see what kind of market exists for him.,
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Old 09-24-2013, 01:33 AM
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Faced only 3 batters tonight before being pulled. He topped out at 83 MPH. Phillies are calling it "right arm fatigue."

http://www.cbssports.com/mlb/eye-on-...-three-batters

Will be an FA this off-season. It's going to be extremely interesting to see what kind of market exists for him.,
He had shoulder surgery a few years ago, correct? It seems like once a pitcher suffers a shoulder injury, they just aren't the same anymore. Being 36 doesn't help much either.
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:03 PM
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I probably said this before on here, but I'm not so sure Halladay makes the HOF anymore like I thought he would after the no-no in the playoffs. Amazing how so many pitchers can only sustain their dominance for five years at most before flaming out into mediocrity at best. Cy Young and Walter Johnson would be shaking their heads if they knew what went on today.
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Old 09-24-2013, 12:46 PM
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I probably said this before on here, but I'm not so sure Halladay makes the HOF anymore like I thought he would after the no-no in the playoffs. Amazing how so many pitchers can only sustain their dominance for five years at most before flaming out into mediocrity at best. Cy Young and Walter Johnson would be shaking their heads if they knew what went on today.
Halladay was probably the best pitcher in the world for a solid decade from 2002-2011. He is a lock to win election to the Hall of Fame. I'm so confident in that prediction, I'm making it Smooth Jimmy's Lock of the Week.

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Halladay was probably the best pitcher in the world for a solid decade from 2002-2011. He is a lock to win election to the Hall of Fame. I'm so confident in that prediction, I'm making it Smooth Jimmy's Lock of the Week.

Yeah, if Doc isn't a HOF pitcher, there aren't any more HOF pitchers.
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Yeah, if Doc isn't a HOF pitcher, there aren't any more HOF pitchers.
The only argument that can be made against Halladay is the longevity argument but even that is shaky. He was certainly the most dominant pitcher of his time for an eight year span.
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Old 09-24-2013, 07:55 PM
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Halladay was probably the best pitcher in the world for a solid decade from 2002-2011. He is a lock to win election to the Hall of Fame. I'm so confident in that prediction, I'm making it Smooth Jimmy's Lock of the Week.

http://www.baseball-reference.com/pl...allaro01.shtml
Looking at similar pitchers doesn't really help my case for him. Only one of them is a Hall of Famer.
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Looking at similar pitchers doesn't really help my case for him. Only one of them is a Hall of Famer.
I would ask for some of what you're smoking, but I'm afraid that it'd erode my brain to the point where I start to think that Roy Halladay isn't a no-brainer hall of famer. He's in the hall within three years of becoming eligible, if he doesn't make it on the first ballot.
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