Larry David’s Reaction to Roy Halladay’s No Hitter

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roy halladay’s postseason debut — halladay threw a first-pitch strike to 25 of 28 (89.3 pct) of reds hitters, the 5th-highest percentage for any starter this year who faced a minimum of 20 hitters.


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the reds hit just four balls in play out of the infield all game.


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his shutout, let alone his no-hitter, was historic. he’s the 1st pitcher to toss a shutout in his postseason debut since bobby jones’ 1-hitter for the mets in game 4 of the 2000 nlds.


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roy halladay is the first starting pitcher in the history of postseason baseball to have more hits in a game than he allowed. halladay was 1-3 with this rbi single.


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the overmatched reds never came close to a hit. halladay allowed only one runner, walking jay bruce on a full count with two outs in the fifth. halladay struck out eight.


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halladay retired brandon phillips on a tapper in front of the plate to end it. catcher carlos ruiz pounced on the ball, getting down on his knee as the ball rolled near phillips’ bat, and made a strong throw for the final out.


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“this is what you come here for,” halladay said. “it’s a good team, they know how to win. … it’s been a great year, a fun year, we obviously have a ways to go.”

scott franzke and larry andersen’s call of the roy no-hitter

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