Originally Posted by LoganBuck
Problem is they still have to pay Lidge, basically the exact same contract that Cordero has. The money is pretty close. I would love to grab one of the Phillies top prospects for Cordero, but if the idea is Payflex, I don't think Philly can help.
They've got a pretty robust payroll. The Reds may have to kick in a little, but it's not going to prevent a deal if he's the arm they want.