Verducci: Philadelphia Phillies "Very Aggressive" in Pursuit of Roy Halladay

Bleacher ReportAnalyst IDecember 11, 2009

ST LOUIS, MO - JULY 14:  American League All-Star Roy Halladay of the Toronto Blue Jays pitches during the 2009 MLB All-Star Game at Busch Stadium on July 14, 2009 in St Louis, Missouri.  (Photo by Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images)
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Tom Verducci, a baseball insider for Sports Illustrated and the MLB Network, reports that a source has told him that the Philadelphia Phillies have been "very aggressive" in their pursuit of Roy Halladay, and are the front-runners to acquire the right-hander.

The Phillies are looking for the players that Toronto wants for Halladay, and are putting together a package, even if it means they have to add another team into the mix, according to Verducci's source.

This coming one day after reported that the Phils are offering a package that includes J.A. Happ and either Dom Brown or Reggie Taylor.

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