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    Roy Halladay is on the market. Would you like him as a Yankee?

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    Originally Posted by jpz17
    Roy Halladay is on the market. Would you like him as a Yankee?
    Wow, dude was the leader for the cy young award before his injury in my opinion, lets try to get rid of Wang if this does happen.

    It probably won't though, but damn....

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    Beastly Pitching.

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    Philly/Rockies/Angels

    They are the 3 most in need with the pieces to make a serious run at it.

    Boston and NY are always considerations but I think all in all he will stay where he is.

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    Originally Posted by Englishman in NY
    Philly/Rockies/Angels

    They are the 3 most in need with the pieces to make a serious run at it.

    Boston and NY are always considerations but I think all in all he will stay where he is.
    I hope he does stay in toronto.


    We would have to probably give up good talent (joba and minor leaguers) for halladay.


    By staying in toronto he will not help an NL team that may eventually face us in the world series

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    Roy Halladay is 32 years old. In about three years, he's going to not be as good. In about five years, he's going to be league average.

    If we did somehow trade for Halladay (it'd cost us a bundle to convince the Jays to trade within the division), not only would it require us to give up some very, very valuable pieces (Joba Chamberlain, Phil Hughes, Jesus Montero our 40 HR power catcher in the minors, Austin Jackson our 5-tool AAA outfielder, etc.) but we'd have to sign Halladay to an extension once we got him. That extension would likely be for 5-6 years, and would be at 20 million dollars a year, 120 million in total. For a pitcher who's not going to be all that great in 5-6 years? I don't really think it's worth it.

    And those of you worried that the Red Sox are going to get him...needn't worry, as the Red Sox hardly need starting pitching right now - and if the Red Sox wanted to get him, they'd probably have to deal their star 1B prospect Lars Anderson - and given the fact that Mike Lowell is on his way out, they'll need a 1B since Youkilis is probably going to play third.

    Just let him go to some NL team like the Phillies where he'll never face us. Even if he did go to the Phillies and we faced the Phillies in the WS the rest of the Phillies' rotation sucks anyway so whatever

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    The Yankees have the tools to deal.

    Ian Kennedy
    Ryan Pope
    Zach McAllister
    Francisco Cervelli

    Did we give Ajack Montero Joba or Hughes in that?? NOOO!

    That deal would be great for the Jays, but we get Halladay

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