Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Surrender of civilization and triumph of terror, Halladay homecoming eliminated due to fear of G20 animals

The three-game series between the Jays and the Phillies at the end of June has been relocated to Philadelphia's Citizens Bank Park because of security concerns surrounding the G20 in Toronto.

  • The June 25-27 series would have been Halladay's first return visit to Rogers Centre after the former Jays ace was traded to the Phillies in the off-season. It's the lone interleague matchup between the clubs this season.

"After reviewing all of the options with the parties and taking all of the security considerations into account, it was determined that the best course of action is to play the series in Philadelphia," Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said in a release Tuesday.

  • While the game will be played in a National League park, the Jays will still bat last and the designated hitter rule will be used."...
"Pitching and politics don't mix for Jays,"


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