The Angels Fall Short On Lackey and Halladay

Posted: 14th December 2009 by Ian O'Brien in MLB
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The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim free agent pitcher John Lackey, above, is reportedly headed to the Boston Red Sox after signing a five-year deal worth $85 million. That means the Angels will be without both Lackey and Chone Figgins, who was also a free agent and departed for a four-year deal worth $36 million with the Seattle Mariners. The Mariners were also just involved in a three-way trade with the Toronto Blue Jays and the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies have reportedly traded for the Blue Jays' ace Roy Halladay. He will receive the remaining $15.75 million in his contract for 2010, and the Phillies will sign him to a three-year, $60 million contract extension. The Phillies are trading away Cliff Lee to Seattle. The Mariners are having a market boom with having signed Figgins and ...

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