John Lackey: A Better Fit for New York Than Roy Halladay

Posted: 6th December 2009 by Oystein Dahl in MLB
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The best moves are sometimes the ones you don't make. I my opinion, one of the good no-moves of Yankees GM Brian Cashman was not trading for Johan Santana (and I think highly of Johan Santana, one of the best there is). Likewise, I hope the Yankees only show interest in Halladay in order to drive the price up for BoSox. To land him they would first have to let go one of the young pitchers in which they still have high expectations—Joba Chamerblain or Phil Hughes—and at least one of the top prospects, Jesus Montero or Austin Jackson. If they trade for Roy Halladay they will still have to treat him like a free agent when it comes to money—and even the Yankees have to spend it wisely, albeit they have more of them than the other teams—he will demand a contract in the C ...

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