Bryce Harper

Bryce Aron Max Harper (born October 16, 1992) is an American professional baseball right fielder who is a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Washington Nationals. He stands 6 feet 3 inches tall and weighs 220 pounds . The Nationals selected him with the first overall pick in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft. He won the 2010 Golden Spikes Award, awarded annually to the best amateur baseball player.
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  • Six of seven players decline $17.9M qualifying offers
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    Six of seven players decline $17.9M qualifying offers

    Bryce Harper, A.J. Pollock, Craig Kimbrel, Patrick Corbin, Yasmani Grandal, and Dallas Keuchel each rejected their qualifying offers.

  • Bryce Harper: Why the San Francisco Giants should sign the free agent
    The Indianapolis Star

    Bryce Harper: Why the San Francisco Giants should sign the free agent

    Bryce Harper, a National League MVP at 23, is a free agent at 26, peddling his services in an industry that's grown to nearly $11 billion in annual revenues. His combination of skills, age and marketing cachet make him an excellent fit for any major league baseball franchise. Particularly the San Francisco Giants. Harper, a career .279 hitter with 184 home runs, rejected a 10-year, $300 million contract in September from the Washington Nationals.  A look at why Harper could and should sign with the Giants – and why they should invest in him: On the field Is there a job opening for a power hitter in San Francisco? Well, consider the Giants' season-leading home run totals the past five seasons:

  • Braves' Mike Foltynewicz finishes 8th in Cy Young voting
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution

    Braves' Mike Foltynewicz finishes 8th in Cy Young voting

    It isn't the same as the Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. winning rookie of the year or Brian Snitker receiving the manager of the year award, but pitcher Mike Foltynewicz had an impressive result in voting for the National League Cy Young Award, which recognizes the best pitcher in each league. Foltynewicz finished eighth in the voting in the NL, which used 431 pitchers in 2018. He received a fourth-place vote and a fifth-place vote from members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Ballots were cast by two writers representing each league city and submitted prior to postseason play.  Foltynewicz was 13-10 with a .285 ERA and 202 strikeouts in the 2018 regular season. New York Mets ace Jacob

  • The Best of the Rest: Lance Lynn, Evan Gattis Among Valuable Free Agents Outside the Top 50
    Sports Illustrated

    The Best of the Rest: Lance Lynn, Evan Gattis Among Valuable Free Agents Outside the Top 50

    It's a talent-rich free agent market, so where is the best value outside of the top 50?

  • Why There's No Reason to Think Free Agency Will Get Better for Players
    Sports Illustrated

    Why There's No Reason to Think Free Agency Will Get Better for Players

    As teams continue to value skills that decline with player age, there's little reason to think free agency will ever again become the jackpot it once was.

  • NBC Sports BayArea

    MLB free agency debate: Where will Manny Machado sign this offseason?

    Manny Machado is a special talent, but now he comes with questions about his hustle. So, who will pay him the big bucks? Alex Pavlovic and Ben Ross debate.

  • Wire Taps: Nationals and Orioles' MASN dispute could end this week; Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña, Jr.'s friendship; More Bryce Harper rumors...
    Federal Baseball

    Wire Taps: Nationals and Orioles' MASN dispute could end this week; Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña, Jr.'s friendship; More Bryce Harper rumors...

    Welcome to the bad part of November: when players want to “hang out” with their “families” instead of thinking about important things, like contracts. Here's the scoop from South Capitol: The Nationals-Orioles MASN dispute could finally end this week (WaPo) The Nationals have spent years waiting for money from MASN. They have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees. This week, it could all finally come to a close, providing a neat and tidy ending to the affair — providing the Orioles don't call foul play again and appeal the decision until the courts finally shut them down. The Soto-Acuña rivalry is just getting started (MASN) "Rarely do you see two exceptionally young rookies burst

  • MLB Trade Rumors: Jacob deGrom Willing To Talk Extension With Mets
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    MLB Trade Rumors: Jacob deGrom Willing To Talk Extension With Mets

    While this week is primarily focused on baseball handing out its biggest awards, the trading market is also heating up.

  • Is it even worth going after Kimbrel or Harper?
    92.9 The Game

    Is it even worth going after Kimbrel or Harper?

    It's been a fun few days for Braves Country as Ronald Acuna Jr. wins the NL Rookie of the Year followed by Brian Snitker taking the NL Manager of the Year award.   We are always looking to improve, get better and Rick and John talk about the biggest needs going into the 2019 Season. Rick wants the Braves to be aggressive with moved in the off season, specifically going after Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel. Rick thinks they should give the former Brave pitcher as much money as he wants to come back to Atlanta.   John disagrees and thinks the Braves should be more focused on getting a legit starting pitcher but wants the front office to pay top dollar for Washington Outfielder Bryce Harper. John

  • Wire Taps: Nationals and Orioles' MASN dispute could end this week; Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña, Jr.'s friendship; More Bryce Harper rumors...
    Federal Baseball

    Wire Taps: Nationals and Orioles' MASN dispute could end this week; Juan Soto and Ronald Acuña, Jr.'s friendship; More Bryce Harper rumors...

    Welcome to the bad part of November: when players want to “hang out” with their “families” instead of thinking about important things, like contracts. Here's the scoop from South Capitol: The Nationals-Orioles MASN dispute could finally end this week (WaPo) The Nationals have spent years waiting for money from MASN. They have spent hundreds of thousands of dollars in legal fees. This week, it could all finally come to a close, providing a neat and tidy ending to the affair — providing the Orioles don't call foul play again and appeal the decision until the courts finally shut them down. The Soto-Acuña rivalry is just getting started (MASN) "Rarely do you see two exceptionally young rookies burst

  • Projecting Three Different Record-Setting Contracts for Bryce Harper
    Sports Illustrated

    Projecting Three Different Record-Setting Contracts for Bryce Harper

    Bryce Harper appears to be in line for a historic payday. How he gets there, though, isn't exactly a linear path. We projected three possible tracks for his next contract.

  • NBC Sports BayArea

    MLB free agency debate: Where will Michael Brantley sign this offseason?

    Teams that need outfield help and treasure on-base percentage might find a fit in Michael Brantley. So where will he go? Alex Pavlovic and Ben Ross discuss.

  • NBC Sports Chicago

    Sox Drawer Q&A: Are the White Sox really gonna get Bryce Harper?

    Unsurprisingly, it's a Bryce Harper heavy edition of the Sox Drawer Q&A. Chuck Garfien opens things up and talks about bringing the biggest fish on the free-agent market to the South Side.