TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule

Report: Phillies, Angels making push for Jays' Halladay

TSN.ca Staff
12/10/2009 2:32:01 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

Move over Boston and New York, two front runners have reportedly emerged for Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay.

According to a Fox Sports report, the Philadelphia Phillies and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have stepped up their quest to acquire Halladay, who both teams tried to add last July at the non-waiver trade deadline.

The Phillies are said to be including pitcher J.A. Happ, and either outfield prospect Domonic Brown or Michael Taylor in their offer.

In a separate report, the New York Daily News says that there is a chance that left-handed pitcher Cole Hamels could be the pitcher included in a Halladay deal.

The Angels package is believed to include pitcher Joe Saunders, shortstop Erick Aybar and outfield prospect Peter Bourjos.

The report also suggest that if the Jays and Angels make a deal, that the Jays would likely try to flip Joe Saunders to another club to help fill other needs.

Halladay would have to approve any deal because of his no-trade clause, and any team that acquires him would more than likely want him to sign an extension before any deal would be completed.  For Halladay to agree to a deal with the Angels, he would have to train in Arizona, which is reportedly a sticking point.

The 32-year old went 17-10 last season with a 2.79 ERA. He threw a league-leading nine complete games and racked up an impressive 239 innings pitched.

Halladay has a 148-76 career record with a 3.43 ERA. He won the American League Cy Young award in 2003 and has finished in the top five in Cy Young voting four other times.

Roy Halladay (Photo: The Canadian Press)


(Photo: The Canadian Press)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story

  • [1] Felix Hernandez, SP, Seattle Mariners
  • [2] Mike Trout, CF, L.A. Angels of Anaheim
  • [3] Andrew McCutchen, CF, Pittsburgh
  • Top 200 - updated July 21
Baseball Canada

Keep up with the latest on Canada's national programs from the governing body for amateur baseball in Canada.

Baseball Canada Website


TSN 1050: Blue Lunch: July 9 - John McDonald

LA Angels infielder, John McDonald joined Blue Lunch to discuss his career from the time he left Toronto to the present.

TSN 1050: Late Night Game Night: Scott MacArthur - June 3rd

TSN 1050 Blue Jays Analyst Scott MacArthur joined Gareth Wheeler to recap the Blue Jays 5-3 win over the Detroit Tigers along with more Jays talk.

TSN 1050: The Baseball Podcast: May 28 - Episode 6

Scott MacArthur's sixth episode of The Baseball Podcast.

More Podcasts

© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television