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Friday, September 28, 2012
There's nothing to say about this game in regards to the manager. Manuel probably missed a double-switch opportunity to leave Darin Ruf in the game (and remove Ryan Howard ) against LHP Mike Minor after he pinch-hit early in the game, but Howard homered in his next AB anyway. It is obvious that Halladay must be shut down for the season after this start for precautionary injury reasons, which means the Phillies will have him make his next start.