Comments Off on What’s Up, Doc? How Roy Halladay’s Bad Start Changed the Course of 2010 Season
A Phillies fan leafing through his Philadelphia Inquirer on May 23 would have seen his team sitting atop the NL East with a 26-16 record—the best in the NL. The Phillies had a fairly comfortable 3.5-game lead on the second-place Atlanta Braves, and that was only after the Tomahawks had amassed a five-game winning streak. The Phillies were the all-but unanimous favorites to win the division, if not the pennant, for the third year in a row. Nothing had happened in the team's first 42 games to change that. That afternoon, the Phillies were to play the Boston Red Sox, who found themselves in a very different situation. The Red Sox had taken a seemingly endless amount of flack during the offseason for the loss of Jason Bay. Mainstream analysts blamed Boston's lineup for the team's early e ...

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