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Cliff Lee Traded to the Phillies

The Phillies got the pitching they desperately needed in order to make a strong push into the Playoffs in defense of their World Series from a year ago. Now Philadelphia has the weapons they need to push the Yankees, and the Red Sox.

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"Cliff Lee won the American League Cy Young Award last season. Less than a year later, he'll join the defending world champions.

The Phillies and Indians reached agreement Wednesday that would send the left-handed Lee, along with outfielder Ben Francisco to Philadelphia for a package of four prospects -- Class A right-hander Jason Knapp and Triple-A right-hander Carlos Carrasco, catcher Lou Marson and shortstop Jason Donald. " via MLB

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