MLB Hot Stove: Lackey to Red Sox, Halladay to Phillies, Lee to M’s

Posted: 14th December 2009 by Doug Phipps in MLB
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The winter meetings are underway, and multiple important details have already dripped out. áJason Bay is unlikely to re-sign with Boston. áBecause of this setback, the Sox have taken the opportunity and extra money from not signing Bay, and have invested it in John Lackey, a 31-year-old ace. áThe deal is about the same as Burnett's. áFive years for about 82.5 million dollars.á

But Lackey and Bay aren't the only big names coming out right now. áThere is breaking news about Roy Halladay and Cliff Lee as well. áA three-team deal that would send Halladay to the Phillies (he will sign an extension as well) and Lee to the Mariners is in place. á Although I am probably a biased Sox fan (although I try not to be) I think it's fair to say that with the Lackey signing, we have argu ...

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