Roy Halladay's time with the Phillies
Halladay arrives in Philly
On Dec. 15, 2009, Roy Halladay was traded from the Blue Jays to the Phillies for three minor league prospects. He signed a contract extension worth $60 million.
The era begins
On opening day 2010, Halladay pitched seven innings in an 11-1 win over the Washington Nationals. Halladay recorded nine strikeouts and allowed just one run in his Phillies debut.
On May 29, 2010, Halladay threw the 20th perfect game in MLB history in a 1-0 win against the Florida Marlins. In August, Halladay presented every teammate with personalized watches commemorating his career game.
Halladay dazzles in postseason debut
On Oct. 6, 2011, Halladay made his postseason debut against the Cincinnati Reds by throwing a no-hitter in Game 1 of the NLDS. The Phils won, 4-0, and Halladay became the second pitcher in MLB history to throw a postseason no-hitter.
Outdueled by Carpenter
On Oct. 7, 2011, Roy Halladay and the St. Louis Cardinals' Chris Carpenter combined to pitch 17 innings of one-run baseball in the deciding Game 5 of the NLDS series. Halladay pitched a superb eight innings, allowing just one run in the losing effort. It would be his last appearance in the postseason.
Injury woes begin
On May 29, 2012, Halladay was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a shoulder strain. It was his first DL stint since 2009 and his first with the Phillies. He returned on July 17 and finished the season 11-8.
The last outing
After struggling through arm fatigue and rehab stints for the majority of the 2013 season, Halladay made the last MLB start of his career on Sept. 23. He lasted just a third of an inning before leaving the game with right arm soreness.
Halladay announces retirement
On Dec. 9, 2013, Halladay announced his retirement. He signed a one-day contract with the Toronto Blue Jays to retire with the team he spent the first 12 years of his career with.