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Halladay leaves after one inning with stomach virus

Halladay leaves after one inning with stomach virus

MLB.com ESPN.com Updated Mar 17, 2013
The Phillies were hoping that ace right-hander Roy Halladay would pitch well enough against the Orioles on Sunday to prove that his previous start, in which he gave up six runs in 2 2/3 innings, was nothing to worry about. He never had a chance. Hallada…
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  • Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies

    Woman who inspired 'The Natural' movie dies

    MLB.com Mar 17, 2013
    The inspiration -- namely, the woman who shot a Major Leaguer in her hotel room -- behind the movie, "The Natural," has died. Ruth Ann Steinhagen, a crazed Cubs fan who baited Phillies first baseman Eddie Waitkus into meeting with her in 1949,…
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  • Priceless! Philadelphia Phillies trade pitcher Mike Cisco to Lo…

    Priceless! Philadelphia Phillies trade pitcher Mike Cisco to Los Angeles Angels for ‘no compensation’

    yahoo.com Mar 17, 2013
    When it came down to dealing right-hander Mike Cisco, no price seemed fair to Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro. So he literally traded Cisco to the Los Angeles Angels for nothing. Minor League RHP Mike Cisco traded to Angels for no compensation, Phi…
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  • Video - Halladay's Struggles Continue 03:05

    Halladay's Struggles Continue

    Mar 17
    ESPN.com senior writer Jerry Crasnick on Roy Halladay being pulled after one inning in Sunday's spring training game against the Orioles.

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  • NFL mailbag - Proposed changes affect tuck rule, safety

    Mar 17
    The NFL is mulling the end of the unfair "tuck rule," and running backs are pushing back at another proposed change, writes John Clayton.