Phillies Strike Deal for Cliff Lee

Indians trade away 2008 Cy Young winner
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 29, 2009 3:31 PM CDT
Phillies Strike Deal for Cliff Lee
This is a June 25, 2009 file photo showing Cleveland Indians pitcher Cliff Lee throwing in the first inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates in a baseball game in Pittsburgh.   (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

The Phillies will get pitcher Cliff Lee from the Cleveland Indians, Fox Sports reports. In return for the 2008 Cy Young winner and outfielder Ben Francisco, Philadelphia will trade Jason Knapp, Carlos Carrasco, Jason Donald and Lou Marson to the Indians.
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