Stat Line Of The Night — 8/30/11 — Roy Halladay

We all know what Roy Halladay is capable of doing from the pitcher’s mound.  He entered last night’s game against the Cincinnati Reds with a 15-5 record and a 2.56 ERA, and he reminded us all once again why he is one of the best pitchers in the Majors, recording seven shutout innings of two-hit ball while striking out nine batters.  However, one thing Halladay is not known for is his prowess in the batters box.

Roy entered the game with a .103 average at the dish, and while he would only record a single hit on the night, he sure did make it count.  Not only did Halladay’s one hit improve his batting average to .115, but it also came with the bases loaded, as his double in the sixth inning drove in all three base runners and gave the Phillies a 6-0 lead.  He and the Phillies bullpen would shut the door from there, securing the 9-0 victory over the Reds.  It was Halladay’s sixteenth win of the season, as his performance on the mound and at the plate have earned him “The Stat Line of the Night” for Tuesday, August 30, 2011.

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