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A's go all-in in trade with Phillies

Following a week when the Phillies drop 5 of 6 to the Cardinals and Tigers they agreed to trade away their present for the future. It looked like this:

Cliff Lee, Chase Utley, Jonathan Papelbon, $3M in 2013, $10M in 2014, & $10M in 2015

in exchange for:

Sonny Gray, Jemille Weeks, Addison Russell, and Sean Doolittle.

This gives the A's a great bat for a 2B and another top end reliever for this year, plus Lee for the next two years at about $15M per year.

Well, wouldn't that be interesting.

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