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Roy Halladay on track to return soon after the All-Star break

Jul 3, 2012, 7:41 PM EDT

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Those Fightin’ Phils continue to get healthier.

According to Todd Zolecki of, Roy Halladay threw his second bullpen session since landing on the disabled list Tuesday at Citi Field.

He felt no abnormal discomfort during or after the workout and is on pace to return to Philadelphia’s starting rotation shortly after the All-Star break.

The Phillies seem comfortable with the idea of allowing Halladay to skip a minor league rehab assignment, instead having him get stretched out in simulated games.

“Doc” had a 3.98 ERA, 1.15 WHIP and 56/14 K/BB ratio in 72 1/3 innings before straining his right lat.

  1. dkphilly1122 - Jul 3, 2012 at 10:01 PM

    Can’t wait for Doc to come back and Howie. They need all the help they can get!!

    • Francisco (FC) - Jul 4, 2012 at 12:55 AM

      At this point they’re going to need a Saturn V rocket to climb up the standings.

  2. mungman69 - Jul 4, 2012 at 7:27 AM

    Yes, it may be too late, besides, the Phils have many holes to fill. I don’t see them making a run.

  3. giantssb42champs - Jul 4, 2012 at 7:38 AM

    I think they’re done. This Phils team reminds me of the Mets teams of the late 80s. One title when they should have had at least two, maybe three with their talent. Then injuries and age set in. Farm system is dry. I see rebuilding starting next year.

  4. ermur22 - Jul 4, 2012 at 7:57 AM

    Maybe next year!!!!!

  5. ermur22 - Jul 4, 2012 at 7:58 AM

    They should stop trying to buy a championship…..who do they think they are the Yankees?!

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