(BaseballStL) -- Now that the St. Louis Cardinals have made it to the playoffs, the team’s quest for an 11th World Series Championship will officially start on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies and two-time Cy Young winner Roy Halladay.
Halladay is 40-16 through his first two seasons with the Phillies.
The eight-time All-Star pitcher was 19-6 with a 2.35 ERA in 2011. He struck out a career-high 220 batters in 233.2 innings pitched this season.
Halladay is 2-1 with a 2.10 ERA in four career starts against the Cardinals. His only loss came on September 19 when he allowed four runs in eight innings pitched. Kyle Lohse was the winning pitcher for the Cardinals and Lance Berkman hit a solo home run in the 4-3 win over the Phillies.
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