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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

(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, 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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