Description: Free agent righthander Roy Halladay will retire, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.
Insight: Always the perfectionist, Halladay struggled with shoulder problems and couldn't pitch at his usual high level last season. He'll finish his career with a 203-105 record, a 3.38 ERA, 1.178 WHIP and 2,117 stikeouts.
11/8/2013 10:42:00 AM
Description: Free agent righthander Roy Halladay and the Phillies have been in contact, according to a philly.com report.
Insight: Halladay is likely going to have to accept a short-term, incentive-laden deal given his injured status from last season.
9/23/2013 9:22:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia righthander Roy Halladay left Monday's start early because of arm fatigue. SOURCE: Jim Salisbury, Comcast Sportsnet Philadelphia
Insight: With nothing left to play for this season, the Phillies aren't taking any chances. It's worth noting that Halladay's fastest offering of the night was just 83 mph. Halladay's average fastball this season has traveled at 88.8 mph.
9/17/2013 9:54:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay has now thrown three quality starts and two poor ones since returning from the disabled list.
Insight: Halladay beat the Marlins Tuesday after throwing six innings and allowing four hits and a run. He's 2-0 with a 4.28 ERA in 27 1/3 innings since coming back from his shoulder surgery.
9/11/2013 9:56:00 AM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay's next start was pushed back to Thursday against the Padres because of flu-like symptoms.
Insight: Cliff Lee will move up to Wednesday and Tyler Cloyd took Halladay's spot Tuesday.
9/10/2013 9:23:00 PM
Description: The Phillies have pushed Roy Halladay's next start back to Thursday against the Padres, according to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com.
Insight: Halladay was supposed to start Tuesday but he is dealing with the flu. Cliff Lee will move up to Wednesday and Tyler Cloyd took Halladay's spot Tuesday.
9/8/2013 2:22:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia righthander Roy Halladay may have his next start pushed back while he deals with an illness. SOURCE: Philadelphia Inquirer
Insight: He's supposed to start on Tuesday but now it looks like he may be pushed back to Wednesday. Tyler Cloyd (2-3, 3.57 ERA) would move up a day if that is the case.
8/30/2013 9:38:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay allowed five earned runs on seven hits over five innings Friday afternoon against the Cubs.
Insight: Halladay allowed two runs over six innings to win his first start off the disabled list, but Halladay struggled Friday. Despite getting his shoulder cleaned up in surgery, Halladay's fastball velocity has not returned. He's worth owning in 12-team and NL-only leagues, but be prepared for some rough starts.
8/25/2013 7:38:00 PM
Description: Roy Halladay's first start in over three months was a good one. He pitched six innings for the win Sunday versus Arizona.
Insight: Hallday (6 IP, 4 H, 2 ER, 2 BB, 2 K's) outdueled All-Star Patrick Corbin for his third win of the season. The victory was Halladay's first since April 19th. The two-time Cy Young winner will be on the bump again Friday versus the Cubs.
8/25/2013 12:10:00 PM
Description: The Phillies have activated Roy Halladay from the disabled list to start Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Tyler Cloyd was scheduled to start but had to pitch in relief during Saturday's extra-inning affair. Halladay is a big name, but he has an 8.65 ERA and a 1.46 WHIP this season and is coming off shoulder surgery.
8/15/2013 8:47:00 PM
Description: Roy Halladay had an up and down return to the mound Thursday in his first rehab appearance. SOURCE: Todd Zolecki, MLB.com
Insight: Pitching for the Gulf Coast Phillies, Halladay gave up three runs in six innings of work, walking three with four strikeouts. It's a step in the right direction for Halladay, who is hoping to be back in the Philadelphia rotation by the end of this month. So far, he's missed about four months after undergoing shoulder surgery.
8/12/2013 8:04:00 PM
Description: Philadelphia righthander Roy Halladay will begin a rehab assignment with the Gulf Coast Phillies on Thursday. SOURCE: Jim Salisbury, Comcast Sports Philadelphia
Insight: Halladay is working his way back from shoulder surgery. It sounds like he could be back by the end of the month.
8/10/2013 8:54:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay (shoulder) threw a five-inning simulated game Saturday, according to CSNPhilly.com's Jim Salisbury.
Insight: Halladay, who had shoulder surgery in May, said he felt good, according to pitching coach Rich Dubee. The right-hander is hoping to return by the end of this month. While there's a chance the surgery will do nothing to reverse Halladay's decline, fantasy owners need to at least give him a chance given his track record.
7/18/2013 12:03:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay is long tossing and still looking at a late-August return.
Insight: Halladay, who had shoulder surgery, said he feels good but has a long way to go before he's back in uniform. If the Phillies stay in contention, Halladay could be a significant factor down the stretch. He'll be a free agent at the end of the season.
5/22/2013 9:53:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay's best-case scenario is a late-August return to the rotation, according to MLB.com.
Insight: Halladay, who had shoulder surgery last week, reported to Clearwater, Fla. Monday to to begin a rehab program. Everything will have to go well for Halladay to return this season.
5/16/2013 1:37:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay had surgery Wednesday to remove a bone spur and repair a torn rotator cuff and a frayed labrum in his right shoulder. He'll rest for 6-8 weeks, according to Philly.com.
Insight: However, there's no guarantee that he'll be ready to start a throwing program in 6-8 weeks, or that the surgery will reverse his declining performance.
5/8/2013 2:36:00 PM
Description: Phillies starter Roy Halladay has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the rotator cuff and a fraying of the labrum and will undergo surgery, according to a report from David Murphy of the Philadelphia Daily News.
Insight: No timetable for his return was mentioned, but it could be as short as three months or as long as the rest of the season. The struggling veteran can be dropped from all fantasy rosters.
5/6/2013 8:26:00 PM
Description: The Phillies have placed starter Roy Halladay on the DL.
Insight: He's dealing with some type of shoulder injury. The struggling veteran can be dropped from all fantasy rosters.
5/6/2013 9:35:00 AM
Description: Phillies right-hander Roy Halladay will be examined by Dr. Lewis Yocum sometime this week.
Insight: After two brutal outings in a row the Phillies ace is searching for an explanation for shoulder discomfort he's felt since a late April outing. Don't be surprised if Halladay (2-4, 8.65) winds up on the DL as a result of this.
5/5/2013 8:01:00 PM
Description: The Marlins had their way with Roy Halladay on Sunday (2 1/3 IP, 4 H, 9 ER, 4 BB, 4 K's).
Insight: That's two brutal outings in a row for the Phillies righthander (0-2, 25.50 ERA in his last two starts). He's been dealing with soreness in his shoulder and clearly it's beginning to affect his performance. Don't be surprised if Halladay (2-4, 8.65) winds up on the DL as a result of this.
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