Roy Halladay

A fan of Derek Jeter holds up a custom No. 2 jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s No. 2 Tops 2010 MLB Jersey Sales

Last week, Derek Jeter was voted New York’s all-time favorite athlete in a Siena College poll. This week,the shortstop has been crowned king of MLB jersey sales.


New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia, center, consults with catcher Russell Martin, left, and first baseman and former catcher Jorge Posada with two out in the bottom of the second inning of their spring training baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Brighthouse Field in Clearwater, Fla., Thursday, March 10, 2011. The Phillies shutout the Yankees 7-0, but Sabathia pitched five scoreless innings. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Halladay Goes 6 Shutout Innings, Phils Beat Yanks

Roy Halladay and CC Sabathia both pitched like aces Thursday and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Yankees 7-0.


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Keefe To The City: Is The Bronx Burning?

The baseball world has revolved around the Yankees the last few days and it called for an emergency discussion with the voice of reason, Sweeny Murti.


Cliff Lee

Liguori: The Great Snub

As much as we New Yorkers know that this is the greatest city in the world, it’s not for everyone and apparently, it’s not where Cliff Lee and his family wanted to be.


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It’s Official: Phillies, Lee Finalize $120 Million Deal

Cliff Lee and the Phillies have finalized a $120 million, five-year contract that brings the star pitcher back to Philadelphia. Lee spurned more lucrative offers from the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers to return to the Phillies.


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Mets’ Nightmare: With Lee, Phillies’ Rotation Could Be Best Ever

Roy Halladay, Roy Oswalt, Cole Hamels — and Cliff Lee. Yes, Cliff Lee. The Philadelphia Phillies have assembled quite an impressive starting rotation that could eventually go down as one of the best in baseball history.


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Sweeny Says: The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

Why is Cliff Lee taking so long to decide which bazillion dollar offer he will accept? Probably because he can.


Roy Halladay

Phils’ Halladay Unanimously Wins NL Cy Young Award

Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies has unanimously won the NL Cy Young Award, making him the fifth pitcher to earn the honor in both leagues.


Phillies-Giants Game 5

Halladay, Phillies Push NLCS To Game 6

Roy Halladay pitched through a groin pull, outdueling Tim Lincecum and keeping the Philadelphia Phillies alive in the NL championship series with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Thursday night.


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Halladay Vs. Lincecum With Giants On Verge Of Pennant

Facing elimination, Roy Halladay and the visiting Philadelphia Phillies look to prevent Tim Lincecum and the Giants from reaching the World Series in Game 5 on Thursday.


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Mike Schmidt: Where Have The October Hitters Gone?

The playoffs have followed the regular season trend back to pitching dominance. Not that aces haven’t done this in past postseasons, it’s just that their supremacy this year stands out.


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Shout Outs For Shutouts: Pitchers Rule Postseason

With pitchers ruling these playoffs, Matt Cain made it six shutouts — a half-dozen, count ’em! — in only 22 games this postseason.


San Francisco Giants v Philadelphia Phillies, Game 1

Lincecum Outduels Halladay

Lincecum outdueled Roy Halladay, Cody Ross hit a pair of solo homers and the San Francisco Giants beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-3 in Game 1 of the NLCS.


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Kallas Remarks: The Mick And Other Playoff Miscellany

Maybe, if you are old enough, you understand that there is something inherently wrong with Jorge Posada passing Mickey Mantle for NINTH place on the “All-Time Post-Season RBI” list.


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Larsen Congratulates Halladay On No-Hitter

Don Larsen was watching the news Wednesday night when he saw an item of particular interest. His most exclusive of clubs had just picked up another member.