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Sunday, May 2, 2010

Game 23: Intelligent Decision: Putting Roy Halladay on the Mound (13-10)

Thank you Mr. Anon E Mouse for the post title. It really is a no-brainer though. Halladay cruised on his way to a 5-1 record yesterday on the mound. He threw his 3rd complete game in his 6th start of the season. 6 Ks and 4 base runners in 9 innings isn't too shabby. I'm not a huge fan of letting pitchers go 9 innings when they're up by an absurd amount on the scoreboard, but he did have a shutout going, so I guess it's alright.

The Phillies bats' woke up, and showed Mike Pelfrey's true colors. The Phils had 6 extra-base hits including a 3 run homer by Victorino in the 4th that blew the game open.

Not much to talk about (seems to be the theme when Halladay is on the mound). I kind of think it's hilarious that Jose Reyes is in the 3-hole for the Mets. Although, where else (besides 7th-9th) could you put a player with a .592 OPS?

The Phillies attempt to take the series tonight as LHP Old Man River takes on LHP Johan Santana.


Anonymous said...

Scott Graham said...

blasphemy. That's absurd. are you one of THEM, Mr. Anonymous?