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Moving on with Oswalt

Updated: July 29, 2010, 3:14 PM ET
By Buster Olney

If Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro finishes the deal for Roy Oswalt today, one of the first questions he's going to be asked afterward is: "Why in the world would you trade Cliff Lee last December and then trade for a more expensive, less effective pitcher today -- four months into the season?"

And this is what Amaro should say:

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