Roy Halladay For Cliff Lee: It Could Happen, But Should Phillies Do It?

Posted: 12th December 2009 by Jared Sherman in MLB
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With the winter meetings over and the Phillies' bench restocked, fans have turned their attention to Ruben Amaro Jr.'s non-attempts to trade for Toronto's Roy Halladay. What was once an exercise in prospect roulette may have taken a turn towards blockbuster. FOXSport's Ken Rosenthal thinks there is a good possibility the Phils could dangle playoff and World Series stud Cliff Lee as part of a potential Halladay deal. The gist of it being the Phillies trade Lee for a bevy of prospects and then flip some or all of them to Toronto for Halladay. Halladay would get a contract extension in exchange for him waiving his no-trade clause. Would this make sense though? Pros What it may do is keep some of the Phillies' top prospects like Dominic Brown and Kyle Drabek safely off the table and secure a ...

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