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Ryan Howard got his 2010 season off to a quick start, but his performance was not the highlight of the afternoon. Besides President Barack Obama's unimpressive high and wide throw to start the season off, the most impressive part of the game was newly acquired pitcher Roy Halladay beginning his National League career with nine strikeouts in seven innings, giving the Phillies a 11-1 win. Halladay gave up six hits and one run in seven innings, including a double to Ryan Zimmerman who brought home the lone run. Ryan Howard hit a home run into deep right in the top of the fourth to bring home Chase Utley and end the Phillies drought, putting them up 2-1. That would not be all they would get in the fourth. Washington pitcher John Lannan would give up another three runs in the same inning befor ...

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