SP2: Roy Halladay - 48.4 WAR
Roy Halladay's tenure as a Toronto Blue Jay left an indelible mark on the franchise and cemented his status as one of the greatest pitchers of his era. Halladay's impressive career with the Blue Jays, which spanned from 1998 to 2009, was defined by his unparalleled work ethic, exceptional command, and unwavering dedication to perfection. Known for his unrelenting competitiveness, consistently delivering stellar performances on the mound and earning the respect and admiration of teammates, opponents, and fans alike.
Halladay's statistical achievements speak volumes about his greatness as he amassed an impressive 148 wins, a 3.43 ERA, and a 48.4 WAR with the team. His dominance was not limited to wins alone, due to his ability to pitch deep into games, often leading the league in complete games and innings pitched. His command and control were extraordinary, as evidenced by his incredible 2.0 BB/9 rate. His trademark cutter, curveball combination was lethal, and led him to earning six All-Star game selections, a Cy Young Award, and the respect of fans worldwide. Halladay will always be remembered for his impact on the Blue Jays and his status as one of the greatest pitchers of his generation.