Manuel talks trade at presser

Updated: January 26, 2010, 5:35 PM ET
Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA -- Just like the boisterous fans that pack the ballpark, manager Charlie Manuel wishes the Philadelphia Phillies still had Cliff Lee.

Six weeks after the two-time NL champions made the blockbuster moves to acquire Roy Halladay from Toronto and send Lee to Seattle, Manuel spoke about the deals at a news conference.

He sounded like a fan when asked how he felt about the team trading away Lee to get Halladay.

"Halladay is the best pitcher in baseball right now. ...

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