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Roy Halladay Was Flying 'Jet Ski With Wings'

Fatal crash came in aircraft designed for novice, recreational pilots

(Newser) - Investigators still don't know what caused the fatal crash involving former star pitcher Roy Halladay in his recreational plane off the coast of Florida on Tuesday. Halladay, who was the lone occupant, had issued no mayday call prior to the crash, reports Sports Illustrated . The 40-year-old had been flying... More »

Former Star Pitcher Killed in Florida Plane Crash

Roy Halladay was 40

(Newser) - Roy Halladay, a two-time Cy Young Award winner who pitched a perfect game and a playoff no-hitter, died Tuesday when his private plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico, the AP reports. He was 40. Pasco County Sheriff Chris Nocco said during a news conference that Halladay's ICON A5... More »

Phillies' Roy Halladay Throws Historic No-Hitter

It's only the second in playoff history

(Newser) - Talk about a postseason debut. Roy Halladay threw the second no-hitter in postseason history, leading the Philadelphia Phillies over the Cincinnati Reds 4-0 in Game 1 of the NL division series today. Don Larsen is the only other pitcher to throw a postseason no-hitter. He threw a perfect game for... More »

Phillies Get Halladay; Lackey, BoSox Near Deal

Philly may also ship Lee to Seattle; Angels sign Matsui

(Newser) - Baseball’s hot stove was boiling mightily today, with the Philadelphia Phillies making the biggest news, reaching a deal to land Toronto right-hander Roy Halladay. That move could be part of a three-team trade, Jayson Stark hears, with Philadelphia sending left-hander Cliff Lee to Seattle. Toronto and Seattle would receive... More »

Halladay Stays; ChiSox Get Peavy

(Newser) - The biggest move on today’s baseball trading deadline looks to be one that wasn’t made, Fox Sports reports: Toronto kept ace right-hander Roy Halladay, who’d drawn interest from contenders in both leagues. The biggest name dealt was right-hander Jake Peavy, sent from San Diego to the Chicago... More »

Halladay, Lincecum Will Start MLB All-Star Game

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(Newser) - Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay were selected today as the starting pitchers for tomorrow night's All-Star game in St. Louis. Lincecum, last year's National League Cy Young Award winner, is 10-2 with a 2.33 ERA for the San Francisco Giants; he got the nod from NL manager Charlie Manuel.... More »

Indians' Lee Cruises to AL Cy Young

Lefty who scratched way onto roster tops Toronto's Halladay

(Newser) - Left-hander Cliff Lee, who had to compete just to get on the Cleveland Indians’ regular-season roster, became the team’s second consecutive American League Cy Young Award winner today, easily outdistancing Toronto’s Roy Halladay, MLB.com reports. Lee led the league with a 22 wins and a 2.54... More »

Stairs' Slam Lifts Jays Over Twins

(Newser) - Matt Stairs hit a grand slam and Roy Halladay rebounded from a shaky start to help the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Minnesota Twins 6-5 on Wednesday night. Halladay (4-5) has been the victim of poor run support all season, getting only 3.14 runs per outing entering Wednesday. Stairs'... More »

Indians' 6-run Rally Defeats Blue Jays

Blake, Francisco hit two-run doubles to spark big inning

(Newser) - Casey Blake and Ben Francisco hit two-run doubles in a six-run seventh inning to help C.C. Sabathia and the Cleveland Indians defeat Roy Halladay and the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 in a duel of Cy Young Award winners last night. Blue Jays center fielder Vernon Wells jammed his left... More »

Halladay Shuts Down White Sox

Toronto ace gets first win in four starts

(Newser) - Roy Halladay won for the first time in four starts, Matt Stairs scored twice and drove in two runs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the White Sox 4-3 on Sunday, handing Chicago its fifth straight loss. Halladay (3-4) had thrown complete games in his previous four starts, but lost... More »

Lester Outduels Halladay

BoSox rally with two outs in the ninth against Toronto's ace

(Newser) - Kevin Youkilis lined a run-scoring single to center field in the ninth, ending a brilliant pitching duel between Roy Halladay and Jon Lester and giving the Boston Red Sox a 1-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. Halladay (2-4) retired the first two batters in the inning before walking David... More »

Longoria, Hammel Lead Rays Over Jays

Tampa Bay's Disney World record improves to 5-0

(Newser) - Jason Hammel allowed four hits in six innings and Evan Longoria drove in two runs with a bases-loaded single to help the Tampa Bay Rays rally against Roy Halladay and the Toronto Blue Jays for a 5-3 victory at Disney World on Wednesday night. The Rays improved to 5-0 in... More »

Padilla 7 Strong, as Rangers Beat Blue Jays 4-1

Roy Halladay pitches complete game for Toronto in loss

(Newser) - Vicente Padilla pitched seven strong innings, Ian Kinsler had three hits and the Texas Rangers beat Toronto 4-1 tonight, handing the Blue Jays their fifth straight home defeat. Padilla allowed one run and seven hits with three walks and two strikeouts. Rangers outfielder David Murphy went 3-for-4 with three doubles.... More »

Halladay Stymies Rangers

Hill drives in 3 to give Blue Jays ace all the support he needs

(Newser) - Roy Halladay threw a six-hit complete game, and Aaron Hill drove in three runs to lead the Toronto Blue Jays past the Texas Rangers 4-1 last night. Marlon Byrd broke up Halladay's shutout bid with an RBI double with one out in the ninth. Halladay (2-1) struck out six, walked... More »

Yanks Win Yankee Stadium Opener, One Last Time

Toronto's Halladay sharp, New York's Wang sharper in 3-2 pitchers' duel

(Newser) - In the final season-opener at historic Yankee Stadium, the Yanks nailed a record 11 consecutive home openers won by topping the Blue Jays, 3-2. It was a taut duel between aces Roy Halladay, a celebrated Yankee-killer, and sinkerballer Chien-Ming Wang. Alex Rodriguez's eighth-inning trot home on a groundout proved the... More »

Another Red Sox Call-Up Shines

Manny's understudy provides power, Beckett befuddles Jays for 17th win

(Newser) - Fresh-faced outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury came a double short of the cycle last night as the Red Sox downed Toronto, 5-3. The rookie has two homers in 31 major-league at-bats, including a two-run bomb in the fourth inning last night, compared to two in 436 Double- and Triple-A at-bats this season.... More »

Yanks Down Jays in 10 Innings

Toronto plunks A-Rod, Yanks win 3-2 in the 10th

(Newser) - The Yankees downed the Jays last night in the Bronx, taking an oddball outing, 3-2, in 10 innings. After Toronto's Jeremy Accardo balked in the tying run in the 9th, reliever Casey Johnson beaned A-Rod in the 10th, then sent him to second on a wild pitch. Two batters later,... More »

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