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  • In Memoriam: Soler's 2015 ROY Hopes
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/16/2015 -  11
    tabbed Soler as my NL ROY favorite. So, too, did Eno. We are all fallible. And now, here we sit, staring at an epitaph that reads Jorge Soler .265/.322/.402 with a 32.2% strikeout rate Also had

  • Marcus Stroman Discovered Roy Halladay's Sinker
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 1/14/2015 -  32
    . The resulting pool of comparable sinkers: Roy Halladay's sinker And that's it. That's the whole group. Granted, in 2013, Halladay was bad. In 2012, he was close to average. But from 2008 - 2011, Halladay

  • Roy Halladay Shocker: "I'm Not Really a Doctor"
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 12/10/2013 -  11
    Halladay never even took organic chemistry. LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Just a day after announcing his retirement from baseball, former Philadelphia and Toronto right-hander Roy Halladay returned

  • Effectively Wild Episode 345: Roy Halladay and Mark Prior Retire
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 12/10/2013 -  0
    Ben and Sam discuss Roy Halladay, Mark Prior, rumors from the Winter Meetings, and more.

  • Roy Halladay, Deserving Hall of Famer, to Retire.
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/9/2013 -  112
    Roy Halladay is calling it a career, having been prematurely pushed out of the game by a shoulder that simply would no longer cooperate. According to Jon Heyman, the Blue Jays will officially sign

  • Contract Crowdsourcing 2013-14: Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 10/11/2013 -  13
    is likely to receive, FanGraphs is also requesting that readers make note of how much they'd pay each free agent were they, themselves, actual GMs. In this edition: Roy Halladay. Some relevant

  • Roy Halladay Returns, Looks Mediocre
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 8/26/2013 -  4
    With the Phillies in need of a starter in wake of Saturday’s 18 inning affair against the Diamondbacks, the team turned to Roy Halladay. The former Cy Young Award winner was supposed to start

  • Roy Halladay Not Back, But Back
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/26/2013 -  16
    , by the name of Roy Halladay. Halladay was making his first start since going under the knife, and given who he is and who he's been, the game captured the interest not just of Phillies fans

  • Daily Notes: A Version of Roy Halladay to Return Today
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 8/25/2013 -  6
    Table of Contents Here's the table of contents for today's edition of the Daily Notes. 1. A Version of Roy Halladay to Return Today 2. Today’s MLB.TV Free Game 3. Today's Complete Schedule

  • Daily Notes: Largely Concerning Roy Oswalt's Rockies Debut
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/20/2013 -  17
    Schedule Featured Game: Colorado at Washington, 19:05 ET The Purpose of This Post The purpose of this post is to alert the reader to how veteran right-hander Roy Oswalt is making his debut tonight

  • Roy Howell Is Oral Tradition
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 5/23/2013 -  12
    Roy Howell is oral tradition. If you are of a certain age, then you may believe you have seen Roy Howell play our baseball. You did not because he did not. If your grandfather tells you

  • How the Scouts Saw Roy Halladay and Todd Helton
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/9/2013 -  43
    Two of the great players of the aughts are on their last legs. Two days ago, apropos of Roy Halladay's shoulder surgery, Eno Sarris asked, "Is Roy Halladay Done Done?" and a month ago, Paul Swydan

  • Is Roy Halladay Done Done?
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/7/2013 -  11
    It looks like Roy Halladay is done -- at least for a while, as he is expected to hit the disabled list with a shoulder problem -- but the real question is if he is Done. He's about to turn 36

  • Roy Halladay Doesn't Answer the Question
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 4/4/2013 -  42
    There are, I imagine, several questions one could ask about Roy Halladay. Does he eat breakfast? does he eat granola for breakfast? Which is his favorite breakfast granola? But, regarding Halladay

  • Q&A: Jedd Gyorko, Padres 2B [and 2013 NL RoY?]
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 3/20/2013 -  4

  • Effectively Wild Episode 160: The Outlooks for Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Ben Lindbergh - 3/15/2013 -  0
    Ben and Sam discuss their expectations for Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay after their disappointing 2012 seasons and struggles this spring.

  • Explaining Miley For NL ROY
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 10/8/2012 -  31

  • Q&A: Roy Oswalt, Evolution of a Career
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 9/7/2012 -  18
    Much like the old gray mare, Roy Oswalt isn’t what he used to be. That doesn’t mean the 35-year-old right-hander is ready to be put out to pasture. He can still be an effective pitcher, he simply can

  • Daily Notes: Roy Oswalt to Make Rangers Debut
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 6/22/2012 -  15
    ) 3. Today's Complete Schedule Featured Game: Colorado at Texas, 20:05 ET Regarding This Game, What the Big Deal Is The big deal regarding this game is that 34-year-old right-hander Roy Oswalt

  • Roy Halladay Out 6-8 Weeks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/29/2012 -  40
    Roy Halladay began the year battling diminished velocity and has struggled to pitch at a Halladay-esque level on a consistent basis. On Sunday, he left his start after just two innings, and after

  • What To Do About Roy Oswalt
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/29/2012 -  23
    We're deep in the heart of Roy Oswalt Watch 2012, which is not quite a hullabaloo but is slowly ratcheting up the volume and frequency. Now the rumor is that he'll go to the Rangers. Should he picked

  • Roy Halladay, In Relief of Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 4/17/2012 -  49
    Given his excellence over the last decade, it's become difficult to discuss Roy Halladay without merely descending into a list of superlative adjectives. Indeed, Roy Halladay posted the league's

  • Roy Oswalt and the Must Trade Clause
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 2/23/2012 -  54
    According to Jerry Crasnick, Roy Oswalt may announce today that he's going to sit out the first half of the season, then make himself available to contenders for the second half of the season, also

  • 2012 Roy Oswalt Projections: The Wizard of DL?
    in FanGraphs by Bradley Woodrum - 2/23/2012 -  24
    It sounds as if Roy Oswalt should sign sometime this very Thursday. Since you are reading this in the future -- which, to you, will feel like the present, but trust me: it's the future -- you may

  • Roy Oswalt and the Rangers
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/30/2012 -  47
    , these pieces won't take the place of the more in-depth articles you've come to expect from the site. A few weeks ago, I talked about how Roy Oswalt could end up as the steal of the off-season

  • Roy Oswalt, Potential Steal
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 1/13/2012 -  35
    A few minutes ago, Buster Olney tweeted out a note that the asking prices on free agent pitchers is on the way down, specifically naming Edwin Jackson, Hiroki Kuroda, and Roy Oswalt. In the message

  • Roy Halladay, Chris Carpenter, and B.J. Ryan Go To The Amazon...
    in NotGraphs by Eric Augenbraun - 1/3/2012 -  5
    ... for a fishing trip.  Roy Halladay and Chris Carpenter help a local fisherman who was bitten on the ass by an anaconda. They are celebrated as heroes. (In case you were wondering: anacondas

  • Clayton Kershaw's Cy Young, Roy Halladay, and 23
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 11/17/2011 -  82
    of age. The fact that he has accomplished so much by age 23 is phenomenal. At age 23, Roy Halladay was setting the MLB record for the highest ERA in a season, posting a 10.64 ERA in 67.2 innings

  • Be Careful Overvaluing ROY Winners
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 11/17/2011 -  7

  • FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron, ROY Instanalysis!
    in FanGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/14/2011 -  5

  • Young Roy Halladay
    in NotGraphs by Dayn Perry - 11/14/2011 -  8
    Young Roy Halladay was born in that letterman's jacket. Over the years, it grew with him. The look in Young Roy Halladay's eyes says, "I might make love to you in the back of a sensible sedan

  • Keeper Question: Roy Oswalt
    in RotoGraphs by Dan Wade - 10/19/2011 -  1
    their end of the bargain. The title was only rendered false by Roy Oswalt turning in a career worst season as the fourth expected ace. While his comparatively poor year didn’t do much to inhibit

  • Roy Oswalt Ages, Adapts, Achieves
    in RotoGraphs by Michael Barr - 10/13/2011 -  5
    Roy Oswalt heads into the off-season with about as much uncertainty as he's ever had as a major league pitcher. After suffering through some back injury and flirtations with retirement, Oswalt, 34

  • Your 2012 NL ROY Candidates
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 10/4/2011 -  26

  • Your 2012 AL ROY Candidates
    in FanGraphs by Brandon Warne - 9/27/2011 -  42
    and a .939 OPS across two levels later, Lavarnway has to be at least mentioned in the discussion for ROY nominees. In a sense, Lavarnway is in a similar situation as Montero, replacing a legend

  • Keeper League 'Would You Rather?' -- Roy Halladay or Stephen Strasburg
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 9/8/2011 -  25
    and very few cons.  So if it were up to you... Would you rather keep Roy Halladay or Stephen Strasburg? To a certain extent, it's somewhat pointless, or should I say redundant, to start listing

  • Roy Halladay for NL MVP
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 8/25/2011 -  155
    the entire National League in WAR, Roy Halladay is getting virtually no support for MVP. When it comes to the MVP award, one thing is clear: pitchers are extremely undervalued. The American League

  • Roy Halladay: The Modern Day Sandy Koufax
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 6/27/2011 -  108
    all-time greats, but his peak was so good that it was impossible to come to any other conclusion than that he belonged in Cooperstown. It's time we say the same thing about Roy Halladay

  • Roy Oswalt's Back Scare
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 6/24/2011 -  22
    After only throwing 37 pitches through two innings, Roy Oswalt left his start last night due to back soreness. This is definitely disappointing news for the Phillies' starter, considering he's

  • 2011 Could Be Roy Halladay's Best Season Yet
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 5/27/2011 -  53
    What a terrifying thought for the National League. Roy Halladay, a 34-year-old pitcher with a history of utter dominance, is beginning 2011 with the best numbers of his career, and by a wide margin

  • Roy Halladay Throwing Tons of Cutters
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 4/25/2011 -  28
    Yesterday Roy Halladay continued the excellent start to his 2011 season, striking out 14 batters -- tied for a career best -- and allowing a single run over 8.2 innings. Five starts into the season

  • Early AL RoY Favorite: Zach Britton
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/11/2011 -  29

  • Early NL RoY Favorite: Brandon Belt
    in FanGraphs by Marc Hulet - 4/5/2011 -  54
    in the Giants organization. It was an easy decision and he also came in at No. 16 on FanGraphs' Top 100 Prospects list published in late March. He's definitely my early favorite for RoY in the NL, over the likes

  • Roy Halladay & Cliff Lee: Efficiency Experts
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 1/28/2011 -  35
    shows/live tv specials and hatred, but with state income taxes (albeit a low one). Now teamed up with Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels and (for the time being) Joe Blanton, everyone outside

  • Received: Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 1/7/2011 -  6
    advance proof, Neil Lanctot's forthcoming Campy: The Two Lives of Roy Campanella. The book goes on sale March 8th, and we'll provide a review of some sort before that date. In the meantime, some

  • Extry, Extry: Roy Halladay Spokesman for MLB 2K11
    in NotGraphs by Carson Cistulli - 11/15/2010 -  0
    This photo confirms our suspicions: Roy Halladay is actually three different people. 2K Sports, makers of sporting video games, have announced via their Facebook page (and maybe some other places

  • The Roy Oswalt Decision
    in FanGraphs by Pat Andriola - 10/21/2010 -  74
    In a tight playoff game that could be the tipping point in Charlie Manuel's season, the veteran skipper decided to go to starter Roy Oswalt in the bottom of the ninth to face the heart of the Giants

  • The Roy Oswalt Trade: Houston's New Prospects
    in FanGraphs by Bryan Smith - 7/29/2010 -  69
    if this is repetitive, but by trading Roy Oswalt to the Phillies today, the Astros acquired a Dominican shortstop with some raw, exciting tools (Jonathan Villar), and a former first-round slugger whose been

  • The Roy Oswalt Trade: Houston's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 7/29/2010 -  21
    Before we can fully understand Houston's motive in dealing Roy Oswalt, we have to answer a number of questions. Just a couple off the top of my head: 1) Was moving Oswalt necessary from a payroll

  • The Roy Oswalt Deal: Philadelphia's Perspective
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2010 -  44
    Reports are that the deal is done, and the Phillies have acquired Roy Oswalt. Regardless of why it was necessary, this looks like a pretty big win for Philadelphia. In exchange for J.A. Happ

  • The Complexity Of Roy Oswalt As A Philly
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/29/2010 -  73
    According to a report out of Houston, the Astros and Phillies have agreed on a deal that will send Roy Oswalt to Philadelphia, pending his approval. Details of the deal haven't been released yet

  • Roy Oswalt's Demand
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 5/21/2010 -  69
    Roy Oswalt is having a nice season. He’s started nine games while averaging about seven innings per outing. For his efforts, he has a 3.28 xFIP and an even flashier ERA to show. All of which

  • Roy & 250
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 4/19/2010 -  27
    ); Livan Hernandez (2004); and yes, Roy Halladay (2003). Halladay actually tossed 266 innings in 2003, the most of the group. That puts him third on a list since the last strike, with those two guys, Johnson

  • Of Roy
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/18/2009 -  15
    to break across. It sounds ridiculous because there are probably hundreds of occurrences of a scoreless game after three innings throughout a season, but it felt like it occurred every time Roy

  • Roy Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Dave Allen - 12/15/2009 -  27
    extension, Roy Halladay. Halladay is also a slight upgrade over Lee. Over the past three years Halladay has been the second most valuable pitcher in the game and one of only seven twenty-win players. He

  • Roy Halladay's Trade Value
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 7/8/2009 -  45
    Yesterday, Toronto GM J.P. Ricciardi created quite the stir when he told several reporters that he was going to start listening to offers for Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay. He talked with Halladay

  • Roy Halladay and Risk
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 1/27/2009 -  14
    In 2004 and 2005, Roy Halladay missed significant time with first a shoulder injury and then a leg injury. Since then he’s started 31 or more games three consecutive years but some fantasy players

  • Restructuring Roy
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 12/12/2008 -  0
    presented by one Roy Oswalt. The 31-year old ace of the Drayton Gang has expressed interest in restructuring his contract. Roy wants to win and feels that his salary may hinder GM Ed Wade from signing

  • Does Marcel Undervalue Roy Oswalt?
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 11/19/2008 -  6
    It was a tale of two halves for Roy Oswalt in 2008. Before the All-Star break, Oswalt suffered from injuries (strained abductor muscle, hip injury) and a bad case of gopheritis. But in the second

  • Should I Trade Roy Oswalt?
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 5/8/2008 -  14
    I trade Roy Oswalt? He's got a 5.33 ERA and is giving up a ton of home runs." Though I initially scoffed at the idea of getting rid of arguably the most consistently good pitcher of the decade

  • Roy "The Complete Game" Halladay
    in FanGraphs by Eric Seidman - 4/30/2008 -  11
    Blue Jays righty Roy Halladay has earned his reputation as being a top-tier pitcher, one of the best this decade. Predominantly utilizing a combo of fastballs, cutters, and curveballs, Halladay