Cliff Lee Lost in Philly during “Halladay” Season

Posted: 15th December 2009 by Michael Kirshenbaum in MLB
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If last July you were to tell me that the Phillies would acquire Cliff Lee for marginal prospects, make a big run to the World Series only to get stopped by the powerhouse, money driven, New York Yankees, I wouldn't believe you.á Not amidst a season in which our closer had one of the worst years on record.á Not amidst a season in which our so-called "ace" had been marginal at best, going through a ton of freak injuries due to him not ever wanting to leave the banquet room for the training room. Not amidst a season in which our shortstop was about as much of a threat at the plate as Desi Relaford. But all changed when the Phillies got their man, granting the second choice to the now incumbent ace Dr. Roy Halladay. There has never been a pitcher that I had such an immediate love for other ...

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