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Inside the Matchups: Young vs. Halladay, Liriano vs. Blue Jays

Updated: April 15, 2009, 2:51 PM ET
By Tom Haberstroh | Special to ESPN Insider
Don't believe the Delmon hype

Delmon Young has owned Roy Halladay, whom he'll be facing Thursday night when the Blue Jays and Twins meet. In 11 career at-bats against the big righty, Young has six hits, including three doubles. This is particularly astounding because the Twins' left fielder is absolutely dreadful on pitches he chases below the strike zone (exactly where Doc thrives). Chalk it up to a small sample size and stay away from the free-swinging former top prospect.

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