The Denver Post's Troy Renck reported on Monday afternoon that the Colorado Rockies are interested in acquiring veteran third baseman Placido Polanco from the Philadelphia Phillies, though Renck says the team would have to free up some money first. Polanco is owed about $6 million in 2012.
The 36-year-old Polanco hit .277/.335/.339 with the Phillies in 2011 and earned an All-Star appearance as well as a Gold Glove. The Rockies might not expect his batting line to improve very much, but Polanco still provides a lot of value with his glove.
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