Recent talk surrounding the Philly sports scene has been about Doc Halladay and his infamous shoulder. Halladay had been suffering from shoulder pain during his past two starts and was lit up against the lowly Miami Marlins and Cleveland Indians. His record stands at 2-4 and ERA has ballooned to 8.65 runs which is unheard of for a pitcher of his caliber. Most of the talk since he was placed on the DL included talks of his injury being so serious it could be career ending.
On Wednesday Halladay spoke to the media and advised he’ll have arthroscopic surgery and hopes to return to the Phils late this season. He seemed very optimistic when speaking to the media and even went as far as saying if all goes well with the surgery and the doctor finds nothing else that wasn’t already revealed in the xray that he could in fact turn the clock back 2-3 years on his shoulder. Halladay clearly is grasping that notion as him and Phillies fans around the Delaware Valley hang on to his word that he can possibly return to form late this season and help the team make a playoff run.Continue Reading