With the 2009 free agent market beginning to turn the corner, names are being erased off the chalkboard and only a few big players remain. One week ago when the GM Meetings were taking place, we didn’t see too many signings, only trade rumors.
To start the week off, Phillies fans received a nice little Christmas gift from the Toronto Blue Jays. After being strongly connected to trade rumors involving SP Roy Halladay since June, the Phillies finally set the deal in stone and acquired Halladay.
Unfortunately the Phillies had to send SP Cliff Lee to the Mariners for financial reasons, but many agree that Roy Halladay is the better fit. The deal has yet to be finalized, but it will get done this week and send Doc to Philadelphia under a three-year extension worth about ...
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