PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Roy Halladay has more free time than he’s used to, and is going to spend some of it on the internet.

The former Phillies and Blue Jays ace officially joined Twitter on Tuesday. The account is not verified, but has been confirmed by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.

Halladay used his first few tweets to ask for the patience of followers, and promoting a charity event.

He also posted a selfie. Roy Halladay is on Twitter and posted a selfie. 2014 is going to be a strange year.

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