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Phillies complete Halladay deal

Updated: December 17, 2009, 5:41 PM ET
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The Philadelphia Phillies got ace Roy Halladay from Toronto and traded Cliff Lee to Seattle on Wednesday, completing a series of trades that featured four teams and a pair of Cy Young winners.

Oakland also was part of the nine-player swap. Money was a key factor, too. The Blue Jays sent $6 million to Philadelphia with Halladay, who then agreed to a $60 million, three-year contract extension through 2013.

"Without question, Roy is one of the top pitchers in the game today," Phillies ...

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