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Roy Halladay to retire after signing with Jays: reports

12/09/2013 11:28 EST | Updated 02/08/2014 05:59 EST
Former Toronto ace pitcher Roy Halladay reportedly will sign a one-day contract with the team so he can retire a Blue Jay.

The Blue Jays are scheduled to make an announcement at 12:30 p.m. Monday from baseball's winter meetings in Florida.

Halladay, who is a free agent, has endured many injuries in recent seasons.

In 2013, he was hampered by shoulder problems and had a 6.82 earned-run average in 13 starts for the Phillies. Halladay's fastball also averaged only 88 miles per hour.

The 36-year-old right-hander won 203 games with a 3.38 earned-run average between the Blue Jays and Philadelphia Phillies, who acquired him in a trade in December 2009.

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