• Harvey talked to Halladay about elbow tear

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Aug 29, 2013
    If there is a difference in the severity of Harvey's and Halladay's tears, one pitcher might be able to get away with rehab while the other needs Tommy John surgery. ROY HALLADAY'S second major league start 3 months after shoulder surgery is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon against the Cubs. Matt Harvey had no interest in speaking about his sudden optimism about potentially avoiding Tommy John surgery. We just talked a little bit about some of the strengthening stuff I did. But If he exhibits the same control of his pitches as he did in Sunday afternoon's start against Arizona, he is again likely to post encouraging numbers and fuel what is shaping up as a lively civic debate: Should the Phillies try to re-sign the man who gave them a discount during his peak years? Or is it a move heavy on sentiment and light on logic? Even before this unsightly season began, there was a growing public sentiment that the Phillies were too old, that a fire sale for "prospects" was the way to go, thus shortening the number of years needed to rebuild.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Worth betting on Phillies' Roy Halladay

      ROY HALLADAY'S second major league start 3 months after shoulder surgery is scheduled for tomorrow afternoon against the Cubs. Once again he will have the slight advantage of facing a watered down major league lineup. But If he exhibits the same control…
      Source: philly.com

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