COMMERCE CITY Colo. (Wednesday February 10 2010) – The Colorado Rapids announced today a trade with Toronto FC in which Colorado receives Toronto’s natural third round 2011 Major League Soccer SuperDraft pick in exchange for defender Ty Harden.
Harden was originally acquired by the Rapids on January 13 2009 in a trade with the LA Galaxy in exchange for Colorado’s 2009 third round MLS SuperDraft pick.
The two-year veteran made his return to MLS in 2009 after a one-year hiatus to pursue philanthropic endeavors and appeared in seven games with one start playing 87 minutes with the Rapids last season.
This is the second trade Colorado and Toronto have completed in the last four weeks. On January 21 the Rapids acquired allocation money from Toronto in exchange for midfielder Jacob Peterson.