2011 MLB Free Agency: Colorado Rockies Talking With Brad Lidge's Representatives, According To Report

Earlier in the offseason, there was speculation that the Colorado Rockies might pursue veteran relief pitcher Brad Lidge, especially after the Rockies traded Huston Street. And according to an update from Troy Renck, the team has begun talking with Lidge's reps:

Rockies have talked to Brad Lidge's reps. Lidge will seriously consider Colorado, where he grew up and still has a home.

The fact that Lidge grew up in Colorado and owns a home in the state may give the Rockies an edge in negotiations.

Lidge pitched in just 19.3 innings for the Philadephia Phillies in 2011, striking out 23 and walking 13. In his 10-year major league career, Lidge has a 3.44 ERA, 223 saves and 789 strikeouts in 594 innings pitched.

For more coverage of all things Denver sports, stay tuned to SB Nation Denver. For more in-depth coverage of the Rockies, visit Purple Row. For more updates on the MLB Hot Stove, check out Baseball Nation and MLB Daily Dish.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Denver

You must be a member of SB Nation Denver to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Denver. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.