Roy Halladay To Philadelphia, Cliff Lee To Seattle

Posted: 14th December 2009 by Christian Karcole in MLB
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Sports Illustrated is reporting that the Philadelphia Phillies have acquired Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jays. The Phillies are also said to have dealt Cliff Lee to the Seattle Mariners, who are included as a third team. The rest of the players in this blockbuster deal are yet to be confirmed. Halladay, 32, is expected to sign a contract extension with the Phillies to complete the deal. Lee, 31, was acquired by the Phillies at the trading deadline this past season. Much of the speculation was that it would be Halladay the team would trade for midseason, but negotiations with Toronto fell through and they looked elsewhere. Until now. Initially, I was torn on how I felt about the swap. It is difficult to evaluate a trade so shortly after it breaks, especially with only two of the pl ...

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