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If the Philadelphia Phillies Sign Bryce Harper, They Will Become Instant Contenders - Pro Sports Fandom
Outfielder Bryce Harper is still a free agent. He is 26 years old and Harper is one of the best players in the game. He has played in the majors since 19 years old and Bryce Harper started his career with the Washington Nationals in 2012. The Philadelphia Phillies are expected to meet with him this Saturday in Vegas. Harper is looking for a 10-year deal over $300 million. If Philadelphia decides to sign him, they would become instant contenders in the National League. The Phillies improved drastically in 2018. They finished in third place in the NL East with a 80-82 record. It was Gabe Kapler’s first year as the manager for this squad. The Washington Nationals had Bryce Harper for the entire 2018 season and they finished in second place in the NL East with a 82-20 record. If Washington lost Harper in free agency, there is no way that they would be better in 2019. Philadelphia had no true all-star last season and they won 80 games. The Philadelphia Phillies would maybe win an extra 10-15 games if they added Harper along. That would be good enough to win the NL East. The Atlanta Braves won the [...]