Roy Halladay

Jonathon Niese

Mets Stun Papelbon, Phillies In The 9th

Jordany Valdespin had a pinch-hit three-run homer off Jonathan Papelbon in the ninth inning for his first major league hit, leading the New York Mets to a 5-2 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday night.


Ike Davis and David Wright of the New York Mets. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Coutinho: A Big Early Season Road Trip For The Mets

The Mets’ six-game road trip will be a test of their character and could define their season.


Philadelphia Phillies Photo Day

Vance Worley Worthy Of Recognition As Part Of Phillies’ Vaunted Rotation

Vance Worley might remain in the shadows of the Big Three, but if he can continue his success, it’s doubtful that either he or the Phillies will mind.


Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

A-Rod Homers, Yankees Beat Phillies, 7-4

Alex Rodriguez hit a home run and collected three hits in his spring debut as the Yankees defeated the Phillies, 7-4 on Sunday.


Alex Rodriguez (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images), Jonathan Papelbon (credit: Len Redkoles/Getty Images)

Keidel: Us, Evil Empire? And You? When Yankees Hating Becomes Insincere

Go ahead, hate us. You’ll find a Yankees fan unfazed by the vitriol. In fact, he or she may even invite you to squat on the bandwagon, take the pinstripes for a spin.


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Hartnett: Yankees Right To ‘Play It Cool’ With C.J. Wilson

C.J. Wilson may be the most talented starter on the free agent market but the Yankees should turn to other targets if his salary demands are too high.


Tino Martinez of the New York Yankees (R) is greeted at home plate by teammates Paul O'Neill (L) and Bernie Williams (C).(credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Brogna On Baseball: Who’s Better? The 1998 Yanks Or 2011 Phillies?

How does this year’s Phillies team stack up against the 1998 Yankees? Hint: It all comes down to pitching.


Prince Fielder

NL Takes Down AL With Power, Pitching And More Pitching

Prince Fielder hit a three-run homer and Roy Halladay and his relief combined on a six-hitter to lead the NL over the AL 5-1 Tuesday night, giving the senior circuit its first two-game winning streak since the mid-1990s.


Roy Halladay (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Roberts: MLB First Half Rankings And Awards

Evan Roberts releases his first half MLB power rankings and doles out some first half awards.


Roy Halladay (credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images)

All-Star Starters A Tough Task For Mets’ Beltran, Yankees’ Granderson, Cano

The managers for Tuesday’s All-Star game certainly won’t get many complaints for choosing Phillies ace of aces Roy Halladay and Angels star Jered Weaver to start the midsummer classic. But how will Mets outfielder Carlos Beltran and Yankees All-Star starters Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson fare against the fireballers?


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Coutinho: Mets’ Jonathon Niese Pitching Like An Ace

In his last five starts Jonathon Niese has pitched 33.2 innings, given up only 5 earned runs, struck out 33 batters and has given the Met rotation a real shot in the arm.


David Wright

Halladay Outduels Niese, Phils Beat Mets 2-1

Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.


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Mets Limp Home After 11-0 Loss To Halladay, Phillies

Roy Halladay pitched seven sharp innings for his first win of the season, Wilson Valdez had a career-high four hits, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 11-0 Thursday.


Roy Halladay (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Phillies’ Halladay Stands Between Mets And Series Win

Phillies starter Roy Halladay, the reigning NL Cy Young Award winner, will try for his sixth straight win over the Mets on Thursday in the finale of a three-game series in Philadelphia. “You know he’s going to be tough to beat,” said Ike Davis.


Tom Glavine (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) and Randy Johnson (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images) after their 300-win milestones. Will we ever see another one?

By The Numbers: Have We Seen The Last 300-Game Winner?

Roy Halladay has been so dominant the last few years, he will certainly achieve the 300-win milestone, right? Wrong.