Bryce Harper

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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 1:33 pm
Mookie Betts was easily the best player in baseball last year, but his isn't even the best-selling jersey in the American League East. Betts finished third on the list of best-selling jerseys thus far in 2019, according to data released by MLB.com and compiled from Fanatics online shops. The...
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John Tomase
March 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
NBA free agency opened on July 1 and the fireworks started immediately. LeBron joined the Lakers! Chris Paul stayed in Houston! Paul George committed to the Thunder! Dallas landed DeAndre Jordan! NFL free agency opened on Monday amidst a frenzy of activity. The Super Bowl champs lost Trey Flowers...
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Rob Bradford
March 01, 2019 - 7:03 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- It's supposed to be a simple equation. You're a Major League Baseball player who has earned the right to make a significant career choice. Hence, FREE agency. Want to prioritize a certain organization in a specific part of the country? Sure. Or perhaps it's more about getting a...
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Bryce Harper
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Scott McLaughlin
February 28, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Bryce Harper's waiting paid off. With exactly one month to go until Opening Day of the 2019 season, the biggest name on the free agent market has finally agreed to his megadeal. According to multiple reports, Harper has agreed to a massive 13-year, $330 million deal with the Philadelphia Phillies...
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Alex Reimer
February 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Baseball’s glacial free agent market serves as a perfect symbol for the biggest problem that ails America’s former pastime: nothing happens, and when something actually does happen, it takes forever. In a sport where the ball isn’t even put into play 31-percent of the time, roughly two dozen...
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John Tomase
November 15, 2018 - 11:48 am
The Yankees won 100 games last year. Now imagine them with Bryce Harper. The former Rookie of the Year and MVP has hit the free agent market, and there’s only a handful of teams in baseball that can afford him. The Bombers top the list. Harper reportedly rejected a 10-year, $300 million extension...
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John Tomase
November 12, 2018 - 11:45 am
The Red Sox handled the Astros in five games in the American League Championship Series last month. Imagine beating the same team, but with Bryce Harper. That's nearly what happened, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic . Rosenthal wrote that the Astros and Nationals had agree to a...
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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2018 - 11:20 am
Life is good for Mookie Betts, and it only figures to get better. Just a few days removed from his 26th birthday the Red Sox outfielder won a World Series and welcomed his first child into the world. And in one week he will likely be named American League MVP. Then comes the really interesting...
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Kyle DaLuz
July 17, 2018 - 3:08 pm
Last night was a good night for those who have defended baseball over the last week, after the Boston Globe’s Dan Shaughnessy opined that ‘baseball is striking out in every way.’ A main talking point from baseball detractors over the last few seasons is the lack of marketing by Major League...
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Lucy Burdge
July 17, 2018 - 10:17 am
Bryce Harper won this year’s Home Run Derby on Monday night but it seems he didn’t quite follow the rules of the competition. His dad, Ron Harper, who was pitching to Bryce, is the one to blame here, as he broke the rule that states the previous ball must hit the ground before the next pitch can be...
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