Moose is a "should be".
Their career totals compare well, but not CYA voting, nor peak seasons. Tim Hudson wasn't ever considered "best pitcher in baseball", whereas
Halladay was arguably the best pitcher in baseball for a 5 or 6 year period. He was the king of pitching after Pedro Martinez.
You're right. He "didn't go anywhere for more money" because he signed back with Toronto to a team-friendly contract. One year before the
No. 2 or 3 upgrades the rotation less than the loss of Gardner downgrades the lineup.
The 2 or 3 has to come with other players in the package
Ugh. He should just go away.