Halladay strikes out nine, doesn't make it out of the fourth inning
Roy Halladay's struggles continue.
Now, the bad news: he allowed four runs on six hits -- including two homers -- and three walks in just 3 1/3 innings. He threw 95 pitches. The fastball may be humming in at its usual velocity, but it's very clear there is something wrong with Halladay. He lacks his trademark command and relied heavily on his offspeed stuff.
Halladay, 35, has nearly 2,700 innings on his arm and missed time with a shoulder issue last season. He could be showing some wear and tear or it could be something else entirely. Whatever is it, the Phillies need to figure it out -- and soon. Despite that gaudy strikeout total against Atlanta, the Phillies can't send out their top right-hander every five days with what he showed on Wednesday.
Our Latest Stories
It's time to take a look at the NL West, including what SportsLine and Las Vegas think about...
It also works if you appear during a television broadcast
They call it the 'Triple Play'
This year is the 25th anniversary of the classic episode 'Homer at the Bat'
O's VP John Angelos is the son of team owner Peter Angelos
Judge is not not strong