• Inside the Phillies: Health issues leave Roy Halladay and Chase Utley in limbo

    Summary of 4 articles · Updated Sep 26, 2012
    There is nothing more important than the $35 million on the current roster invested in Halladay and second baseman Chase Utley. Once the Phillies are eliminated, Utley could see time at third base. If it goes well, the Phillies said Halladay will pitch this Saturday against the Miami Marlins at Marlins Park. Amaro said all examinations of Halladay's shoulder and back have "seemed OK." On Tuesday, Dubee expressed his belief that a few alterations to Halladay's conditioning routine could help prevent a repeat of 2012, when the 35-year-old workhorse spent 7 weeks on the disabled list and entered his final trip through the rotation with a 4.40 ERA and 151 2/3 innings in 24 starts. While that requires an end to the days of 130-pitch outings and gratuitous complete games, it also requires a supporting cast capable of winning without three Cy Young candidates in the rotation. The biggest need is no secret.
    Source: philly.com
    • Halladay on track to start Saturday vs. Marlins

      After throwing 32 pitches in a bullpen session Wednesday, Roy Halladay is expected to start as scheduled Saturday against the Marlins in Miami.
      Source: MLB.com
    • David Murphy: Phillies must be prepared for Halladay to be a mere mortal in 2013

      ROY HALLADAY does not have the benefit of the doubt written into his contract, but that never has stopped the Phillies from giving it to him. Pitching coach Rich Dubee said it best on Tuesday afternoon when asked why the club was looking to get its vete…
      Source: philly.com

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